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Inter-Provincial Swimming Gala - St Andrew's College pupil achieves Gold

Jan 19, 2017
 Inter-Provincial Swimming Gala - St Andrew's College pupil achieves Gold

This term promises to be a busy one for the swimmers of St Andrew's College. The annual River Mile will be swum on Sunday 29 January and the Inter-House Gala will take place over the following days:

The 400 METRE FINALS will be held on Monday the 13 February at 4PM;

The 200 METRE FINALS will be held on Monday the 20 February at 4PM;

The INDIVIDUAL and RELAY GALAS will both be held on Wednesday 22 of February at 2:30PM and 6:30PM respectively.

A squad of College swimmers will also compete in the Graeme College Long Course Gala on Tuesday the 31 January.

During the December/January holidays, Martin Wolmarans competed in an Inter-Provincial Gala, winning 3 bronze medals in the 50-metre backstroke, the 100-metre backstroke and the 50-metre butterfly; and a gold medal in the 200-metre freestyle relay. He also swam in a 3-kilometre open water event and clocked his fourth consecutive qualification time for South African Nationals.

Davoren Swales and Iain MacPherson have been selected as Captain and Vice-Captain of Swimming for 2017.

Caption: Martin Wolmarans (back row, tallest) was awarded a gold medal in the 200 m freestyle relay at the recent Intre-Provincial Gala during the December/January holidays.