Swimming events ‘a boost’ for Pietermaritzburg

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Seals’ veteran coach and race director, Wayne Riddin.
Seals’ veteran coach and race director, Wayne Riddin.

Seals’ veteran coach and race director, Wayne Riddin, believes that the SA National Swimming Championships, coupled with the Midmar Mile, gives a mighty boost to the sport in the region and helps promote Pietermaritzburg as a destination.

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The Short Course Champs will open at Seals’ cherished facility in Pine Street on Saturday afternoon and features 200 swimmers from around the country, meaning there is a financial spin-off for the city in terms of accommodation rentals, food sales etc.

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