On Saturday, 12 March, seven Union High School swimmers participated in a Level 1 Intra District Gala at the Newton Park indoor swimming pool in Gqeberha.
Many of the events had up to 10 heats of 8 swimmers each participating, but, despite some tough competition, a lot of our swimmers did well to place in the Top 3 positions in their respective age groups.
𝙒𝙚 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙮 𝙥𝙧𝙤𝙪𝙙 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙪𝙡𝙩𝙨 𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙨𝙬𝙞𝙢𝙢𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙖𝙘𝙝𝙞𝙚𝙫𝙚𝙙.
• Miley Burger came second in the 50m Backstroke Girls 10 & Under;
• Gerda Clarke came second in the 100m Backstroke Girls 11 Years;
• Zoë Mills came third in the 50m Breaststroke Girls 11 Years and;
• Daniel Marais came first In the 50m Backstroke Boys 14 Years, second in the 50m Freestyle Boys 14 Years and second in the 100m Freestyle Boys 14 Years.
Our mixed relay team, consisting of Miley Burger, Zoë Mills, Connor Horn and Daniel Marais, placed second in the 200m Freestyle relay which made for an exciting finish to the day.
𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘰𝘸𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘴𝘸𝘪𝘮𝘮𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘳𝘦𝘤𝘦𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘥 𝘳𝘪𝘣𝘣𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘪𝘤𝘪𝘱𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘳𝘪𝘣𝘣𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳 1𝘴𝘵, 2𝘯𝘥 𝘰𝘳 3𝘳𝘥 𝘱𝘭𝘢𝘤𝘦 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴: Miley Burger, Zoë Mills, Gerda Clarke, Brogan Koeberg, Jourdon Koeberg, Connor Horn and Daniel Marais.