The Lowvelder

Relay records fall at Mpumalanga Sprint Gala

- Mark Kinnear

Records were smashed in the relay events of the Mpumalanga Sprint Gala held at Van Riebeeck Park on Saturday.

Five relay records were set during the day.

The Nelspruit Swimming Academy Developmen­t team of Nina Oosthuizen, Minette Swartz, Mieke van der Merwe and Makanaka Makoto set a new record time of 02:51:13 in the girls’ 11-12 200m medley relay.

In the boys’ 13-14 200m medley relay, Eden Obermeyer, Aiden Els, Ronewa

Myeza and Henning Radley of Curro Swimming Academy set a record of 02:34:98.

Curro Swimming Academy added another record to the team’s achievemen­ts for the day when Dian de Klerk, Neil Burger,

Dylan Scholtz and Janco Rademeyer swam a time of 01:58:41 in the boys’ 15 and over 200m medley relay.

Uniswim members were also in a recordbrea­king mode, with Emma Roberts, Erin Beyers, Miela Banza and Karmen van Rensburg clocking 02:17:33 in the girls’ 13-14 200m medley relay.

Their teammates, Lys Banza, Jodi dos Santos, Lucy Friedentha­l and Brooklyn Croxon, set a record of 02:16:32 in the girls’ 15 and over 200m medley relay.

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Maricus Seaman.
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Anja Buitendach.
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Jodi dos Santos.

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