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SAMS Long Course Championships:

Pretoria, Tshwane, Gauteng Province - 2018:

Tshwane Masters Swimming and Northern Tigers Swimming very successfully hosted the 34th South African Masters Swimming Long Course Championships in March 2018.

The Championships were held at the Hillcrest pool (cnr Jan Shoba Street & Duxbury Road) in Pretoria (Tshwane Metro) in the Gauteng Province.

The Open Water Championships were held at the Ebotse Dam in Rynfield Benoni.

Dates: Pool from Wednesday 14th to Saturday 17th March 2018. Open Water on Sunday 18th March 2018.

Correspondence to the secretary: Joyce Fyfe

SAMS Short Course Championships:   

The SAMS Short Course Championships are held each year during October as a “Postal” type Championships where each Region is at liberty to hold a leg of these Championships and send in their results for consolidation.

The events are changed from year to year using a 2 year cycle. The order of the events may be changed by SAMS but every Region must adhere to the same programme as published by SAMS.

  2018 SAMS Short Course Championships:



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This page last updated: JWP 18 June 2018