About SwimZim

Welcome to Swimzim.org a handy guide to all things ‘swimming’ in Bulawayo.  We have news from our Learn to Swim school, Barracudas Swimming Club and the ins and outs of competitive swimming in Matabeleland.

You will be able to access the latest news at the swimming club, programmes for training if you are away from home, or what galas are coming up.  We will post pictures of our swimmers and keep you up to date if you are away.

Competitive swimmers and their parents will be able to get access to the National swimming records, the Matabeleland Records and the programme of events for the season ahead.  Details of tours will be available and general reminders will be on hand.

If you subscribe to our page you will be updated automatically by e-mail of all ‘breaking news’ thereby keeping you in touch with our world.

AFRICAN SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018

All roads lead to Algiers, Algeria!  Swimmers from all over the Continent are gathering for the African Senior Swimming Championships 2018 which start tomorrow the 10th September and continue until the 16th.  28 Countries, which is the best attendance rate in the...

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LEWIS PUGH NEARS DOVER AFTER SWIMMING OVER 500 KM

Lewis Pugh is an amazing swimmer, born in South Africa who swims long distances in freezing cold water!  His latest expedition is swimming from Lands End to Dover over 500 km in 50 days, water temperatiure is around 15 degrees, the sea is filled with jelly fish and he...

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IRISH SUMMER CHAMPS ENDS ON A HIGH NOTE

What a great event this turned out to be for the swimmers, great exposure and loads of successful swims.  In all Team Zimbabwe netted one silver (Denilson for the 200m Backstroke today, 3 National records - 2 for Denilson (100 and 200 Back) and one for Liam (50m...

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2018 IRISH SUMMER CHAMPS

Good day at the office in Dublin, some good pb's from the swimmers and 2 more bronze medals along with a new National record.  Congratulations to Denlison Cyprianos on his new record for the 16 year old boys 100 Backstroke, his time 1.01.02 taking another of Peter...

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LIAM DAVIS BREAKS THE 200M BREASTSTROKE RECORD

Zimbabwe has a modern history of producing good breaststrokers, and the competition is hotting up once more.  Tim Ferris had a stranglehold on the breaststroke records for many years until James Lawson came through breaking the majority of them.  In the last couple of...

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2018 SWIM CLINIC

Two of Zimbabwe's favourite swimming personalities are putting together a clinic to be held in Harare from the 20th to the 22nd August 2018.  Kirsty is no stranger to swimmers and coaches around the country and clearly has plenty to give any swimmer who wants to know...

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