South African Masters Swimming
34th Long Course Championships

held at the Hillcrest Swimming Pool in Pretoria
in the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality in the Gauteng Province
from the 14th to the 17th of March 2018.

The SAMS Open Water Championships were held
on the Ebotse (CR Swart) Dam in Rynfield, Benoni on the 18th.


Results


2329 entries for individual events were received from 477 swimmers (250 women and 227 men) from 27 clubs.

8 swimmers were from foreign countries - Great Britain (4), Poland (2), Botswana (1) & Namibia (1).

443 swimmers eventually competed.

422 swimmers scored points for their club in individual races.

9 swimmers won all 6 of their individual events.

325 relay teams were entered.

There were 171 swimmers entered who were 60 years and older.
72 of them were 70 years and older.
21 of them were 80 years and older.

The oldest female competing was Jane Asher (87) from Kings Cormorants SC (GBR).
The oldest male competing was Don Johnston (89) from Phoenix MSC.

In the Open Water events 190 swimmers entered and 109 swimmers competed.


RECORDS

 

COLOURS

POOL:

South African Masters Swimming Colours qualifying times were bettered 63 times by 21 SAMS Swimmers (14 women & 7 men) during the championships.

26 swimmers (15 women & 9 men) who qualified throughout the 2017/2018 season were awarded their SAMS Colours.

In addition there were 2 swimmers who qualified on time in the 2017/2018 season but have yet to fulfil the requirement of participation in 3 SAMS National Long Course Championships.

OPEN WATER:

South African Masters Swimming Colours qualifying times were bettered by 2 SAMS Swimmers at the Open Water event.

10 swimmers (9 women & 1 man) who qualified throughout the 2017/2018 season were awarded their SAMS Colours.

In addition there was 1 swimmer who qualified on time in the 2017/2018 season but has yet to fulfil the requirement of participation in 3 SAMS National Long Course Championships.

 

 

  


ENTRY LISTS:

Club list with entry count
Competitors by Name
Competitors by Age
Competitors by Club
Relay teams by Club

AWARDS:

See what Awards were presented.

RESULTS:

BY AGE GROUP:

Individual events:

Mixed 800m Freestyle (Women and Men)

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:

World Records broken or equalled by Event - Relays

SAMS Records broken or equalled by Event - Individual - Relays

SAMS Records broken or equalled by Club - Individual - Relays

 

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:

1km and 3km Open Water Swims were held on Sunday 19th March at at Wriggleswade Dam near Stutterheim 75km inland from East london.

1km results
3km results

 

1km scores
3km scores

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

 

 


This page last updated: JWP 14 April 2018