Anton van Niekerk

Anton was a graduate of Afrikaans Hoër in Pretoria, and a Northern Transvaal Springbok who first won the 400 IM at nationals in 1977. He died of a heart attack in Durban on 19 April 1983. He was an accountancy student at the University of Pretoria, and was completing his studies in Durban, where he also swam for Natal at the 1982 nationals in Pretoria, winning both the 200 and 400 IM's.