Swimming

DHL announces Title Partnership of Lifesaving South Africa

Seen here:  DHL Lifesaving South Africa lifeguards at Clifton 4th Beach, Cape Town. Photo Credit:  Carl Fourie. Cape Town, 24 June 2021:  DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, today announced its exciting new title partnership with Lifesaving South Africa (LSA). The partnership covers three key areas, including Primary Partner to LSA’s duty lifeguards, Naming Rights to the National Championships and Presenting Partner ...

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aQuelle Throws Lifeline to Africa’s Oldest swim

Gqeberha, SOUTH AFRICA: The continents oldest swimming event has found a way to keep going.  Thanks to the support of well-known drinks company, aQuelle, the NMB River Mile will go ahead this year when it makes its way back to the now familiar venue at the Cannonville slipway in Colchester.  The event was postponed when the country moved to alert ...

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2019 Cape Mile’s swansong

After five action packed years of racing, the organisers of the Western Cape’s most popular open water swim, the Cape Mile, have announced that the event will not continue in 2020.   “For the past five years the Cape Mile was ‘the open water swim to do’ in the Western Cape,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports. “Entry totals ...

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Ho, Antonopoulos claim gold at 5th annual Sanlam Cape Mile

Chad Ho (Morningside, Durban) and Carli Antonopoulos (Durbanville) sprinted to victory at the 5thannual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the serene Eikenhof Dam (Elgin Grabouw Country Club/Western Cape) on Sunday, 17 February 2019.   Ho claimed a hat-trick victory in an impressive time of 16 minutes 57 seconds. “I tried to go out as hard as ...

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Sanlam Cape Mile attracts SA’s cream of the crop

Reigning champions Chad Ho (Morningside, Durban) and Michelle Weber (Franschhoek) together with Danie Marais (Clifton) will lead the charge at the 5thannual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the Eikenhof Dam (Elgin Grabouw Country Club) on Sunday, 17 February 2019.   In 2017 Ho secured his first Sanlam Cape Mile title in an impressive time of ...

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Team Relay guarantees added excitement at Sanlam Cape Mile

Returning to the serene Eikenhof Dam (Elgin Grabouw Country Club) on Sunday, 17 February 2019, the 5thannual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments features a fun 500m team relay category (four swimmers per team) that guarantees to be the source of much excitement.   One of the first teams to enter, Team Kannemeyer will comprise three brothers ...

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Dam level looks great for 2019 Sanlam Cape Mile

Eleven months after donating 10 billion litres of waterto the Cape Town water supply, and with just-over one month to go to the 5thannual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments (taking place on Sunday, 17 February 2019) the Eikenhof Dam boasts a water level of over 70%.   “At the beginning of 2018 Day Zero was a ...

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Sanlam Cape Mile announces an impressive Prize Purse for 2019

Celebrating its 5thanniversary in 2019, Stillwater Sports is excited to announce that the Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments will boast an impressive prize purse of R170 000.   “The Sanlam Cape Mile has grown from strength to strength since the event’s inception in 2015,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “Thanks to the unwavering support received ...

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