Swimmers make club PROUD

2015-06-04 06:00
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Samantha Labuschagne will represent South Africa in a swimming competition this month.

Photos: supplied Samantha Labuschagne will represent South Africa in a swimming competition this month.

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BLUE Ocean Aquatics Swimming Club is proud and excited as two of its swimmers continue to cover new ground in the sport.

Samantha Labuschagne will represent South Africa in the Mare Nostrum Series this month in France and Spain.

A Seagulls contingent which includes Chad le Clos, Erin Gallagher, Myles Brown, Danie Marais, Calvyn Justus, Michelle Webber, Emily Visage­, Dayne Odendaal, Josh Dannhauser, Jamie Isemonger and coach Graham Hill, is currently in Doha, Qatar­, where they have been preparing for the first leg of the series.

Paralympian world record holder Kevin Paul and the Tuks duo of Olympic champion Cameron van der Burgh and the promising Nico Meyer will be leaving early next week to join up with the KZN trio, Le Clos and Hill.

Another local group will leave on Sunday to participate in the series.

These include Roxanne Brown, Samantha Labuschagne, Evan Matthysen, Bailey Musgrave, Daniel Ronaldson, Catherine Sainsbury, Timothy Sates, Reegan Taite and Peter Wetzler.

Managing the team will be Northern­ Tigers president Anton Jordaan.

During the Blue Oceans Aquatics prize giving on Friday, Izotsha Primary pupil Ricaode Carthew received the following awards - victor ludorum, best junior swimmer, most improved male swimmer at galas, U12 boys’ age group winner, fastest 800m freestyle junior male and best open water­ j–unior swimmer. He also received eight gold medals and nine merit certificates.

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