SA Schools’ Swimming Trials

Three talented swimmers from Union High School, Graaff-Reinet – Ben Lemke, Zoë Mills and Gerda Clarke – made their mark at the SA Schools’ Swimming Trials in East London this past Saturday, 17 February.

Representing the Sarah Baartman District Team, these athletes competed against formidable opponents, with two of them clinching well-deserved medals.

𝗕𝗲𝗻 𝗟𝗲𝗺𝗸𝗲, a standout competitor, impressed in 8 events, achieving great results: 1st place in the 200m Breaststroke and 100m Butterfly, 2nd place in the 200m Freestyle, 50m Breaststroke, and 100m Breaststroke, and 3rd place in the 50m Butterfly.

𝗭𝗼ë 𝗠𝗶𝗹𝗹𝘀, competed in 7 events and stood out with a medal-winning performance in the 200m Freestyle.

Additionally, Zoë also secured 4th place in both the 50m and 200m Breaststroke events.

𝘞𝘦 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘪𝘮𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘦𝘭𝘺 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘥 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘢𝘤𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘱𝘭𝘪𝘴𝘩𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘨𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘧𝘶𝘭 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘦𝘹𝘤𝘦𝘱𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭 𝘳𝘦𝘱𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘰𝘧 𝘜𝘯𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘚𝘢𝘳𝘢𝘩 𝘉𝘢𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘮𝘢𝘯 𝘋𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘤𝘵.