Swimming

Jade Neser, Hannah Jacobs and Emma Franck spent a week swimming in Durban at the South African Junior National Championships. The next important event for them is the Youth and Senior National Championships for which selection is based on times.

Jade has qualified to swim at Senior Nationals in all the below-mentioned events except for the 50m butterfly. Her results are as follows:

 

50m freestyle 27.25
100m freestyle 1:00.85
50m backstroke 31.75
100m backstroke 1:07.36 (new personal best time swum
at Junior Nationals)
50m breaststroke 33.24
100m breaststroke 1:12.94 (new personal best time swum
at Junior Nationals)
50m butterfly 28.90
200m individual medley 2:28.54

 

At Junior Nationals, all Hannah’s times were personal bests. She took an unbelievable 13 seconds off her time in the gruelling 200m butterfly, to earn a bronze medal. Her results are as follows:

 

200m individual medley

2:37.50
200m butterfly 2:30.43
50m butterfly 30.64

 

Most exciting for Hannah is that she has swum a Youth National time for 100m butterfly – 1:06.60.

At Junior Nationals, Emma made the finals for 50m freestyle, 50m backstroke and 100m freestyle. She has qualified to swim at Youth Nationals in the 50m and 100m freestyle. Her results are as follows:

 

50m freestyle 28.16
100m freestyle 1:00.65 (new personal best time)
200m freestyle 2:16.23 (new personal best time)

 

Congratulations, swimmers. We are very proud of you. Good luck at the Youth and Senior Nationals.

 

Quix

Head of Sport

 


 

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