Final Day of the CANA Zone IV Swimming Championships in Windhoek

Windhoek, Wednesday, 20th February 2019  - The CANA Zone IV Championships came to a close in Namibia today and the South African team topped the medal table with an overall total of 102 medals across three disciplines (Swimming, Open Water and Water Polo), followed closely by the host nation with 90 medals, Mauritius with 47 medals and Zimbabwe with 39 medals. South Africa’s Kelly-Ann Brown (14) won two gold medals and one silver medal, posting a new Championship Record time of 1:01.42 in the 100m freestyle, winning the 200m butte... Read More

Day 03 of the CANA Zone IV Swimming Championships in Windhoek

Windhoek, Monday, 18th February 2019  - An impressive total of six new Championship Records were achieved during the third day of the CANA Zone IV Swimming Championships in Windhoek, Namibia today, with South Africa remaining top of the medal table, followed by the host nation and Mauritius. In the girls’ U12 200m breaststroke, Zimbabwe’s Vhenekai Dhemba (12) claimed the gold in 3:12.94, ahead of Namibia’s Ariana Naukosho (11) in 3:13.20 and Mozambique’s Melyssa Rocha (12) in 3:14.20, while Rocha and Dhemba ... Read More

Day 02 of the CANA Zone IV Swimming Championships in Windhoek

Windhoek, Sunday, 17th February 2019  - The South African team remained on top of the CANA Zone IV Championships medal table after an action packed day of Open Water Swimming at the Oanob Dam in Windhoek, Namibia. The day started with the men’s 14-15 age group 5km event, where South Africa’s Dennis de Villiers, Connor Albertyn and Alex Wehmeyer won the gold, silver and bronze in 01:04:28, 01:04:29 and 01:15:52 respectively, while on the ladies’ side, it was SA’s Leigh McMorran and Catherine van Rensburg that clai... Read More

Day 01 of the CANA Zone IV Swimming Championships in Windhoek

Windhoek, Saturday, 16th February 2019  - The 2019 CANA Zone IV Swimming Championships got underway at the Olympia Swimming Pool in Windhoek, Namibia today with South Africa topping the medal podium, followed closely by the host nation and Zimbabwe. South Africa's Lise Coetzee (14) and Kelly-Ann Brown (14) claimed the gold and silver in the 800m freestyle with new Championship Record times of 9:32.31 and 9:37.00, respectively, while the bronze in the event went to Mauritius' Ines Gebert (14) in 10:36.11. Coetzee als... Read More

Day 04 of the CANA Zone IV Swimming Championships in Windhoek

Coetzee was not done for the day, also winning the 200m backstroke with a new Championship Record time of 2:26.88, with Kuhn taking the silver in 2:30.29 and Gebert the bronze in 2:38.57. Kuhn managed a third silver medal in the 100m breaststroke in 1:17.69 ahead of Uganda’s Kirabo Namutebi in 1:22.37 and behind Mauritius’ Alicia Kok Shun in 1:16.90, while Namutebi pulled all the stops to win the 50m freestyle with a new Championship Record time of 27.74, followed by Enger in 28.35 and Coetzee in 28.36. Nam... Read More