Top Ten Age Group gala - 1970

In April 1970 the ten best qualifiers in each age group event were invited to compete in the Top Ten Age Group champions gala held in Durban. The results have yet to be located, but in all 12 new South African age group swimming records were set, and one equalled.


South African Age Group swimming records before 11 April 1970:

  Boys    Girls   
  under 10      
100m freestyle Simon Gray (Griquas) 1:07,0 M Roodt (Noord Transvaal) 1:11,8
50m butterfly Simon Gray and Ettienne vd Merwe (NT) 35,3 Esme Oosthuisen (Transvaal)  
100 breaststroke T van der Walt (Transvaal) 1:30,3 M Roodt and A de Greef (T) 1:30,7
200 IM Simon Gray (Griquas) 2:49,3 Esme Oosthuisen (Transvaal) 3:01,8 
100 backstroke Dean Price (Transvaal) 1:19,0 Esme Oosthuisen (Transvaal) 1:31,4 
         
  11 - 12      
         
100 freestyle Paul Blackbeard (Natal) 1:03,8 Jackie Ludick (Noord Transvaal) 1:05,5
100 butterfly Jannie Horn (OFS) 1:12,0 S Potgieter (Rhodesia) 1:15,6
100 breaststroke Gerhard Braak (Noord Transvaal) 1:21,0 Irene van der Linde (Natal)  1:21,5
200 IM Paul Blackbeard (Natal) 2:41,2 J Duncan  (Natal 2:45,0
100 backstroke Peter Storzner (WP) 1:14,5 Jackie Ludick (Noord Transvaal) 1:14,6  
         
         
  13 - 14      
100 freestyle D Jackson (NT) and Mike Fairall (T) 1:00,3 E Steyn (Noord Transvaal)  1:04,7
100 butterfly Roy Abromowitz (Transvaal) 1:04,0 Gina van der Merwe (Griquas) 1:14,0
100 backstroke Mike Fairall (Transvaal) 1:08,5 Karen Muir (Griquas) !:13,9
200 breaststroke P Pretorius (Rhodesia) 2:48,6  R van Zyl  (Noord Transvaal) 2:54,2
200 IM Roy Abromowitz (Transvaal) 2:24,2 Myra Eager (OFS) 2:38,3
         
         
  15 -17      
100 freestyle Lee McGrogor (Natal) 56,8 Katinka Germishuis (Noord Transvaal) 1:04,1
100m butterfly Roy Abromowitz and George Jacobson (T) 1:03,0 Karen Muir (Griquas) 1:09,4 
100 backstroke Lee McGrogor (Natal) 1:05,6 Karen Muir (Griquas) 1:08,3   
200 breaststroke Rob Hatherley (Rhodesia) 2:41,3 R van Zyl  (Noord Transvaal) 2:55,5
200 IM  Lee McGrogor (Natal) 2:20,0 Karen Muir (Griquas) 2:38,3

 


 

 

 

            NEW CONTENT