South African Masters Swimming
31st Long Course Championships

held at the Ellis Park 50m pool in Johannesburg in the Gauteng Province
from the 18th to the 21st of March 2015.

The SAMS Open Water Championships were held at Victoria Lake in Germiston on the 22nd.


2332 entries for individual events were received from 484 swimmers (246 women and 238 men) from 23 clubs.

3 were foreign swimmers from Swaziland and Great Britain.

447 swimmers eventually competed.

434 swimmers scored points for their club in individual races.

16 swimmers won all 6 of their individual events and scored 72 points for their clubs.

323 relay teams were entered.

There were 50 swimmers entered who were 70 years and older.
12 of them were 80 years and older.

The oldest female competitor was Kascha Kloos (90) from Cape Town MSC.
The oldest male competitor was Don Johnston (86) from Phoenix MSC.

In the Open Water events 207 swimmers entered and 135 finally competed.


RECORDS

 

COLOURS

South African Masters Swimming Colours qualifying times were bettered 62 times by 24 different South African Swimmers during the championships.
Heather Campbell, Di Coetzee & Elsa Craig bettered the SAMS Colours qualifying time in all 6 of their individual events.

27 swimmers (16 women & 9 men) who qualified throughout the 2014/2015 season were awarded their SAMS Colours.

In addition there were 8 swimmers who qualified on time in the 2014/2015 season but have yet to fulfil the requirement of participation in 3 SAMS National Long Course Championships.

In the 3Km Open Water event on Sunday 1 additional swimmer achieved a SAMS Colours qualifying time.
 


ENTRY LISTS:

Club list
Competitors by Name

Competitors by Age
Competitors & Relays by Club

AWARDS:

See what Awards were presented.

RESULTS:

BY AGE GROUP:

Individual events:

Women:

19-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59
60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 90-94 95-99

Men:

19-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59
60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 90-94 95-99

Relay events:

Women

Men

Mixed

BY EVENT:

See Real-time results

All events by event number
 

RECORDS & COLOURS:

FINA World Records broken or equalled. (All by event)

SAMS Records broken or equalled. (All by event)

SAMS Records broken or equalled. (By Club) Plus 2 records in relay lead-off legs - see link immediately above

 

South African Masters Swimming Colours Qualifying Times achieved at the Championships.

 

SCORES:

Clubs:
    All events (Women, Men, Combined)
    Individual events (Combined)
    Relay events (Combined)

Regions:
    All events (Combined)

Individuals:
    Individual events

SUMMARY:

Medal count

Places count

Championship summary
    Overall
    By Club

DASH-for-CASH:

Results

Results by Masters age groups

OPEN WATER SWIM:

1000m and 3000m Open Water Swims were held on Sunday 22nd March at Germiston Lake.

1000m results
3000m results


Event 1 scores
Event 2 scores

Total scores - The winning Club (Wahoo MSC) will be presented with the SAMS Open Water Club Trophy at the Awards Function next year.

 

 


This page last updated: JWP 12 April 2015