Kyle and Clayton were selected as part of a small team, selected from the whole Gauteng province - Ekurhuleni,Johannesburg, Sedibeng, Tshwane, west rand and Gauteng schools. They will be monitored over the next few months to ensure dedication and willingness to train and a final selection will be announced early in 2018. The final team will travel to Italy to compete in the Tricolour Games.
The Aquatic Academy sent a squad of enthusiastic junior swimmers to compete in the Mini ‘Lympics held annually at the Linden Pool in Emmarentia. This event draws juniors from around Gauteng, and the 25m races are hotly contended by many of the top provincial juniors. Ribbons are awarded to the top 8 swimmers in each event. The Academy team brought home 17 Finalist ribbons as well as 2 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medal. Star of the day was Kyle North who won a gold, silver and
Four ESP swimmers were selected to compete for Ekurhuleni in the O R Thambo Socini Inaugural Games. The opening Ceremony was held at the Germiston Stadium. The Ekurhuleni team were well sponsored, and proudly wore new memorial tracksuits, golf and t shirts, caps, swimming caps, and kit bags…… a definite bonus considering the icy weather. Cold weather in conjunction with outdoor pools is not condusive to encouraging fast swimming, however all the provincial athletes showed the
Clayton Malaza was recently selected to swim as a member of the South African team that took part in an international event held in Dar es Salaam. The CANA Zone 3 Swimming Championships had participating teams from around Africa. Clayton was selected to swim 12 events, swimming his best times in all. Clayton’s efforts placed 94 points on the score board. He won Gold for the 100m breaststroke and a bronze medal in the 50m Breaststroke events.