2017 FINA INTERMEDIATE CLINIC HARARE ZIMBABWE

For the past few days (and a few to come) coaches in Zimbabwe have been attending an Intermediate Fina Clinic facilitated by Steve Haupt from Johannesbsurg, South Africa.  From all accounts it has been a very well received event and our thanks go to Fina for their continued assistance to the Zimbabwe Swimming Development plan.

LOVE IS STILL IN THE AIR

More wedding news on the horizon.  This time it’s Claudine Pullen, a former Matabeleland swimmer, daughter of Caroline and Rob Pullen.  Chloe was a backstroker in the same vintage as Kirsty Coventry who is now living in Bermuda.  Totally romantic proposal by her boyfriend who flew her over the island with the special message carved…

STATISTICS IN MATABELELAND

There are always people who intrigue me!  Today I received a fantastic e mail from a parent in my club advising me of the following statistics.  He was comparing results from 2009 against those of 2016.  2016 swimmers swam faster 72% of the time compared to swimmers in 2009  2016 Girls were way faster.  80%…