TERENCE PARKIN – ATHLETE EXTRAORDINAIRE

  Wayne Ridden welcomes Terence Parkin on his arrival from Johannesburg on his epic journey of 902kms -8 miles of the aQuelle Midmar Mile this weekend, run to the start of the Dusi Canoe Marathon on Monday and paddle to Durban over the 3 days!! Well done Terence! A true example of a sportsperson giving back to…

ROBYN LEE IS NOT STATESIDE

Congratulations to Robyn Lee who has moved from Australia to the USA to study and further her swimming career.  She has joined the Mean Green who are a womens’ swim team from the University of North Texas, and currently in Division 1.  Good luck Robs!

Big 2018 Matabele weekend

78 Juniors took to the pool this morning in the final Junior League of the season before the Matabeleland Junior Champs take place next Sunday morning 4th February at 8 am.  Click here for the full results.  At the same time Waterpolo was taking place at CBC where teams from Falcon, CBC and GC were…

FLY HIGH BILLY JOHNS

Today we learned that Billy Johns has passed away.  Billy, his wife Jean, daughter Bev and grand daughters Brenda and Diane have all contributed massively as coaches and swimmers here in Zimbabwe.  Billy coached for the majority of his life only retiring in 2014 from the pool deck having served for nearly 50 years in…

2017 ANSA SPORTS AWARDS

ZIMBABWE AQUATICS HAVE SO MUCH TO BE PROUD OF!   Tonight at the Annual Sports Awards we were presented with 3 awards, Sports Administrators of the year, Compliancy and for the third year running the Women & Sport Award.  We were treated to night out at the Harare International Conference Centre, and were extremely proud of…

2017 THE YEAR OF GOOD GOVERNANCE!

Today, members of our administration attended the 2nd Sport and Recreation Conference at the Rainbow Towers, the theme of this year has been “the year of good governance’.  Mary Kloppers, President of the Zimbabwe Aquatic Union was asked to present a Case study of our Union and how they continually manage to reach total compliance. …

2017 NTS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Zimbabwe has one swimmer, Liam O’Hara competing in these Championships.  He has swum 4 events to date and achieved 4 pb’s and a National Record (to be ratified) and has one swim left.  Day one saw him swim the 50m Breast in a time of 29.82, win the gold medal and the national record, Day…

CONGRATULATIONS HEATHER

Zimbabwe swimming Olympians are few and far between!  Heather, now married to Matt, swam with Kirsty for the majority of her swimming career both here in Zimbabwe and later in the States (although they were at different Universities).  Heather attended the 2008 Olympics in Beijing swimming 100m Butterfly.  Heather and Matt now have 2 beautiful…