SOUTH AFRICAN JUNIOR NATIONALS 2019

SANJ 2019 COMPETED AT THE KINGS Park pool in Durban. This facility is one of the best (if not the best) in the country. With the well-lit, indoor 50m pool, and large raised surround stadium, all spectators are treated to excellent views of the swimming. The competition extends over 5 full days. The outdoor heated pool accommodates the need for swimmers to keep agile. This separate warm up and cool down facility is available to the swimmers and coaches, throughout the competition. ESP awarded “Colours” to Kyle Mckenzie, Bernelee Doster, and Tambai Dutiro by giving them the striking white honours Piranha Jacket. Many successes and life lessons will always be realized at this level of co

Eastern Aquatics Level 3 Regionals 2019

Eastern Aquatics Level 3 Regionals was swum at the Delville pool in Germiston. Over 800 swimmers took part in this 4day competition, leading to long mornings and early afternoons. Heats needed to be swum first for swimmers to qualify to compete in the finals, that were swum in the evenings. Usually, around 50 heats of Men and Woman swam the same event. This lead to long days, and late nights at the Delville pool. Our small team of 5 Piranhas swam exceptionally well. The Tanzanian team joined our small team, supported by their Coach Alex Mwaipasi and manager Inviolata Itatiro. Great teams. Great teamwork – from both teams. PB times from all 5 of our Piranha swimmers. They qualified in

CGA End of Season Level 2 Championships

Our ESP Level 2 swimmers competed in the CGA End of Season Level 2 Championships, swum at Ellis Park Pool. As expected, the piranhas made coaches and parents proud of their competition ethics. ESP Piranhas held 6th place with 825 points. 27 teams took part. This team is always bursting with fun, games, and energy. They ensured the coaches and Manager, Sam Burgess, were kept on their toes. Christina Pon won 1 silver, bettered all her times and was our top point scorer with 125 points. Kerrin Burgess won 3 silver and 1 bronze medal, scoring 103 points. Francois Alers scored 56 points and won a silver. Zivana Kriel, Danika Brechenmacher, Oratile Matli, and Ethan Hooper all added t

ESP Piranhas wins Regional Championships

Kyle McKenzie used his experience, to give back to swimming, by leading this young inexperienced team, along with the assistance of Charlotte Malaza as ESP team Manager. All the ESP coaches (Debbie Mcgee, Tertia Biffi, Liz Humphrey were present to back the team for the 2day event, held at the Hillcrest pool in Pretoria. Our Level 1 swimmers raced to the best of their abilities. Their behaviour over the weekend was exemplary. We are all proud to be part of this dedicated team. ESP Piranhas scored a total of 1772 points securing 13 first places, 13 second places, and 16 third places. Relays collected another 5 first places, 1 second and 2 third positions. The balance of the points was scored f

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