Youth Olympics Qualifying Time For Kerryn

Kerryn Herbst, a grade 10 pupil at St Andrew’s School for Girls, participated in the South African Senior National Swimming Championships in Port Elizabeth and achieved the following:

    • 100m backstroke – bronze medal youth elite ( 18 & under )
    • 50m butterfly – bronze medal youth elite ( 18 & under )
    • 100m backstroke – senior bronze medal ( open )
    • 50m backstroke senior bronze medal (open) with a Youth Olympic qualifying time.

The final teams for the Youth Olympic Games in Argentina, the AUSC Region Five U20 Youth Games in Gaborone, Botswana and the African Youth Games in Algiers, Algeria will be selected by SASCOC, while Swimming SA will select the final team for the Senior Africa Swimming Championships.

The staging of this event has been made possible through the support provided by Swimming SA partners, Sport and Recreation South Africa, SASCOC, National Lotteries Commission, Arena and Rand Water.

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