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Last chance to enter Blue Ocean Aquatics Junior Splash Gala

Blue Ocean Aquatics Swim Club will be hosting their Junior Splash Gala at Creston College swimming pool in Oslo Beach on Saturday, 19 October. The gala is open to all 13 years and under swimmers, with the exception of swimmers of any age with a level 3 or higher qualifying

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Blue Ocean Aquatics swimmers blast off at Beavers

Blue Ocean Aquatics participated in the annual Beavers Swimming Championships in Durban recently. Fifteen swimmers represented the club and were on form. They were able to improve on their times and achieve qualifying times for the national and regional championships. Daniel Fisher won two gold medals in the 50m and

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Blue Ocean Aquatics celebrate awesome season – photo gallery

Blue Ocean Aquatics closed the book on another successful season when they held their annual general meeting and prize-giving function at Margate Hotel recently. The club’s swimmers worked hard throughout the season to achieve their individual goals and excelled at regional, provincial and national level. Members were rewarded for their

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Local swimmers end season on a high

Blue Ocean Aquatics (BOA) swimmers recorded great results at the recent South African Level Two Regional Championships in Sasolburg. The final medal count was four gold and four silver medals achieved by three swimmers, with two other club swimmers making finals in their respective events. Nelzaan Strydom made six finals,

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Blue Ocean Aquatics swimmers shine at regional champs

Blue Ocean Aquatics (BOA) members excelled at the recent South African Level Three Regional Championships in Bloemfontein. Amber Vorster, Gemma Allchin, Daena Robinson, Hannah Scott and Daniel Fisher represented BOA and won two gold medals, four silver medals and two bronze medals. Gemma won a gold medal for her 50m

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Young South Coast swimmer best in SA

Four Blue Ocean Aquatics (BOA) swimmers participated in the South African National Junior Age Group Swimming Championships in Durban recently. The meet is for swimmers 18 years and younger who have swum quailing times in their respective events with teams from Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Kenya also attending. Milla Drakopoulos,

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South Coast swimmer earns KZN open water colours

Nelzaan Strydom is making a splash in open water swimming The Blue Ocean Aquatics swimmer swam a South African open water qualifying time in the 3km at the provincial champs in December at Midmar dam, placing first in her age group. This saw her being selected for the KwaZulu-Natal provincial

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Super swimming in BOA Short Distance Club Champs – photo gallery

Blue Ocean Aquatics (BOA) hosted its 20th short distance club championship at Creston College recently. There was a festive atmosphere with racing, music and some record-breaking swims. Michelle Kretzschmar broke the 100m backstroke record, Ella Bunge broke the 25m backstroke and 25m breaststroke records, Gemma Allchin broke the 100m breaststroke

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Swimmers smash records in BOA Junior Splash Gala – photo gallery

A total of 148 swimmers participated in this year’s Blue Ocean Aquatics (BOA) Junior Splash Gala that took place at Creston College recently. Connor Franken, 11, was one of the standout swimmers and set four new records – in the 100m individual medley,50m butterfly, 50m backstroke and 50m freestyle. Eight-year-old

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Blue Ocean Aquatics swimmers come up big at KZN Champs

Blue Ocean Aquatics swimmers achieved outstanding results at the recent KwaZulu-Natal Level Two Championships. The club came home with six gold medals, seven silver medals and 10 bronze medals. This is due to the hard work done by the swimmers who competed, made finals and then medalled in the finals.

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Blue Ocean Aquatics swimmers impress at KZN Champs

Swimmers from Blue Ocean Aquatics Swim Club clinched medals at the KwaZulu-Natal Speedo Provincial Championship held at Kings Park recently. These championships were for swimmers who’d qualified at Level Three and higher levels of swimming such as junior national, youth national and senior national swimmers. Blue Ocean Aquatics had 11

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Blue Ocean Aquatics swimmers make presence felt at KZN Open Water Champs

Blue Ocean Aquatics swimmers Mandy Koegelenberg, Nelzaan Strydom and Ricardo Carthew took park in the KZN Open Water Championships at Midmar Dam this past weekend. Koegelenberg’s time was 49.56, Strydom’s time was 47.28 and Carthew’s time was 49.02 Winé and Marnu Koekemoer took park in the Capital K, also at

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Blue Ocean Aquatics swimmers shine in Westville Sprints

Blue Ocean Aquatics Swim Club competed in the TYR Westville Sprints Swimming Championships last weekend and came home with medals, personal best times, swimmers qualifying for the next level and a record. In total, the club came home with three gold medals, 11 silver and eight bronze medals. Daniel Fisher

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Records shattered in BOA Spring Splash Gala – photo gallery

Blue Ocean Aquatics Swim Club hosted its annual Spring Splash Gala at Creston College on Saturday. A total of 124 swimmers from all over the province attended the event in very trying weather, but the swimmers and parents persevered and the gala went on. The standard of swimming was high

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Countdown to BOA Spring Splash Gala continues

Blue Ocean Aquatics Swim Club will be hosting their Spring Splash Gala at Creston College Swimming Pool in Oslo Beach on Saturday, 20 October. The popular annual gala is open to 13 years and under swimmers, with the exception of swimmers of any age with a level three or higher

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Blue Ocean Aquatics swimmers clock terrific times at Beavers Gala

Milla Drakopoulos and Marnu Koekemoer from Blue Ocean Aquatics swam national junior qualifying times and raked in medals at the Beavers Gala at Kings Park recently. Drakopoulos won two bronze medals in the 400m freestyle and 200m freestyle events, while Koekemoer clinched a silver medal in the 400m freestyle and

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Blue Ocean Aquatics swimmers take Polar Bear plunge

Blue Ocean Aquatics Swim Club had a chilly fun swim in a non-heated pool recently. At a temperature of 19 degrees, this was by far the warmest Polar Bear Swim yet out of eight swims. This shows that it has been a very mild winter and the swimmers were cold

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PHOTOS: Blue Ocean Aquatics celebrate superb year

Keytin Vorster and Gemma Allchin scooped the top awards at Blue Ocean Aquatics Swim Club’s prize-giving function held at Suid-Natal on Friday. The club has had an awesome 2017/2018 season, bringing home 35 gold medals, 38 silver medals and 35 bronze medals from the 18 galas they participated in. Coach

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Records tumble in BOA Junior Splash Gala – photo gallery

Blue Ocean Aquatics (BOA) Swimming Club hosted its annual Junior Splash Gala at Creston College recently with 130 swimmers from all over the province attending the event. The level of competition was competitive with full heats in most of the events. Daniel Fisher broke the 11-year-old 50m breaststroke record in

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