South African Masters Swimming 35th Long Course Championships

held at the Newton Park Swimming Pool in Port Elizabeth in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality area of the Eastern Cape Province from the 20th to the 23rd of March 2019.

The SAMS Open Water Championships were held at the Marina Martinique in Jeffreys Bay on the 20th.


RESULTS


2292 entries for individual events were received from 446 swimmers (229 women and 217 men) from 23 clubs.
9 swimmers were from foreign countries – Germany (1), Tenerife (1), Botswana (2) & Namibia (5).
425 swimmers eventually competed.
404 swimmers scored points for their club in individual races.
12 swimmers won all 6 of their individual events.
367 relay teams were entered.
There were 170 swimmers entered who were 60 years and older.
68 of them were 70 years and older.
9 of them were 80 years and older.
The oldest female competing was Wendy Saunders (84) from Synergy MSC. The oldest male competing was Ted Beukes (89) from Coelacanth MSC.
In the Open Water events 227 swimmers entered and 200 swimmers competed.

RECORDS

FINA Records:

  • 3 (4) FINA World Masters Swimming Records (one of them twice) were broken by Sanderina Kruger (70) of the Cape Town MSC in the 50, 100 & 200m Freestyle.
  • 1 FINA World Masters Swimming Record was broken by the Mixed 240-279 Cape Town MSC team consisting of Andre Steynberg, Graham du Toit, Cecilia Stanford & Di Coetzee in the 4x100m Medley Relay.

SAMS Records:

Individual:
  • 33 South African Masters Swimming Records (plus 2 in the Dash-for-Cash) were broken or established by 14 different swimmers from 8 different clubs.
    Plus 4 second place finishers also bettered the previous SAMS Record.
Relays:
  • 6 South African Masters Swimming Records were broken or established by 3 different Clubs.
    Plus 3 (a 2nd, a 3rd and a 4th place) finishing teams also bettered the previous SAMS Record.

 


COLOURS

POOL:

  • South African Masters Swimming Colours qualifying times were bettered 70 times by 30 SAMS Swimmers (19 women & 11 men) during the championships.
  • 31 swimmers (20 women &amp 11 men) who qualified throughout the 2018/2019 season were awarded their SAMS Colours.
  • In addition there were 5 swimmers who qualified on time in the 2018/2019 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 14 SAMS Swimmers at the Open Water event.
  • 8 swimmers (7 women & 1 man) who qualified throughout the 2018/2019 season were awarded their SAMS Colours.
  • In addition there was 1 swimmer who qualified on time in the 2018/2019 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:

(The 800m Freestyle events are listed at the end because their event numbers had to be set to 51 and 52)

Individual events:

Women:

18 – 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
Men:
18 – 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
Relay events:
Women
Men
Mixed

BY EVENT:

(The 800m Freestyle events are listed at the end because their event numbers had to be set to 51 and 52)

All events by event number (BIG file)

 


RECORDS & COLOURS:

WORLD Records broken or equalled by Event – IndividualRelays
WORLD Records broken or equalled in the Dash-for-Cash events.

SAMS Records broken or equalled by Event – IndividualRelays
SAMS Records broken or equalled by Club – IndividualRelays
SAMS Records broken or equalled in the Dash-for-Cash events.

SAMS Colours Qualifying Times achieved in the Pool events.
SAMS Colours Qualifying Times achieved in theDash-for-Cash events.


SCORES:

Clubs:

Regions:

SUMMARY:

Medals and Scoring places count by Club

Championship summary

DASH-for-CASH:

Results
Results by Masters age groups


OPEN WATER SWIM:

1km and 3km Open Water Swims were held on Wednesday 20th March at the Marina Martinique in Jeffreys Bay.

SAMS OW Colours qualifying times achieved at this 3km event

Medal and point scorers tally

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

Regional scores
– The winning Region (Tshwane MS) – There is no Trophy for this category.


Results – Pool Events

Results – Open Water Events

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