In 1963 a Dutch girls team toured South Africa and Rhodesia, including swimmers like world champion Ada Kok, synchro swimmers and a diver. Ada returned to spend some years coaching on the east Rand. Items in this article from Ada Kok's own tour scrapbook.
Springbok swimmers Desiree Lundie, Jill Beyers, Irma Wieringa, Dawn Roxburgh, Ann Fairlie and Dianne Luforf
with Premier HF Verwoerd and his wife.
Dutch swimmers in Port Elizabeth - Hetty Balkenede, frieda Eichenberg, Annie Apples, Betty Heukels, Nienkie te Riet, Tiny Bakker, Anita Smith, Erica Terpstra, Ada kok, Ria van Velsen, Klenie Bimolt - with manageress Mrs V Vlotman.
Ada Kok sets a new European record in Durban - see the Beach Baths in the background.
Dutch swimmers in Bulawayo
Dutch girls swim tour ends in Ndola - Nothern Rhodesia.