Pietermaritzburg swimming stars face country’s best in Gqeberha

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Alani Ferreira from the Pietermaritzburg-based Seals swimming club.
Alani Ferreira from the Pietermaritzburg-based Seals swimming club.
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City swimmers will be putting their skills up against the country’s best at the SA National Aquatic Championships in Gqeberha in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro this week.

The event doubles as Olympic and Paralympic Trials, starting on Wednesday at the Newton Park Swimming Pool and running until Monday.

The hopefuls from Pietermaritzburg-based Seals include the ever-improving Matthew Sates in the Olympic-related section and Alani Ferreira in “Paralympic waters”.

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