17 April 2015

Swimmers Successes

During the weekend of 21 March 2015, James Visagie (Grade 6) participated in the Level 2 Swimming Championships, an inter-provincial competition, in East London. James qualified to swim the 50m and 100m Freestyle as well as 50m and 100m Backstroke events. He also entered the 50m Butterfly and 200m Freestyle events, plus two relays.

James competed against more than 40 swimmers in his age group, reaching the final for the 50m Backstroke and received a finalists’ ribbon. James was extremely happy with his performances overall, bettering his times in every event by between 1 and 10 seconds per event.

Nicholas Pretorius (Grade 6) participated in the Level 1 Swimming Nationals in Malmesbury. Nicholas made the finals in the u12 50m and 100m Freestyle events; 50m Breaststroke as well as 200m Individual Medley. He was placed 3rd in the 50m Freestyle final and improved his times in every event.