36th Long Course Championships
held at the Delville Swimming Pool in
in the Ukurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality area of Eastern Gauteng
from the 11th to the 14th of March 2020.
The SAMS Open Water Championships were held
at the Homestead Dam in Benoni on the 15th.
2117 entries for individual events were received from 407 swimmers (213 women and 194 men) from 21 clubs.
1 swimmer was from a foreign country - Namibia.
371 swimmers eventually competed.
362 swimmers scored points for their club in individual races.
8 swimmers won all 6 of their individual events.
305 relay teams were entered.
There were 5 swimmers entered who were younger than 25 years.
There were 153 swimmers entered who were
60 years and older.
64 of them were 70 years and older.
15 of them were 80 years and older.
The oldest female competing was
Wendy Saunders (85) from Synergy MSC.
The oldest male competing was Richard Hills (88) from PE Masters Aquatics.
In the Open Water events 153 swimmers entered and 101 swimmers competed.
23 South African
Masters Swimming Records (plus 2 in
the Breaststroke Dash-for-Cash) were broken or established by
13 different swimmers from
3 South African
Masters Swimming Records were broken or established by
3 different Clubs.
Plus 2 (a 2nd, and a 3rd place finishing) teams also bettered the previous SAMS Record.
South African Masters Swimming Colours qualifying times were bettered 46 times by 18 SAMS Swimmers (13 women & 5 men) during the championships.
In all 30 swimmers (18 women & 12 men) who qualified throughout the 2019/2020 season were awarded their SAMS Colours.
A South African Masters Swimming Colours qualifying time was bettered by 1 SAMS Swimmer at the Open Water event.
8 swimmers (5 women & 3 men) who qualified throughout the 2019/2020 season were awarded their SAMS Colours.
Club list with entry count
See what Awards were presented.
BY AGE GROUP:
Mixed 800m Freestyle
See Real-time results
All events by event number (BIG file)
RECORDS & COLOURS:
SAMS Records broken or equalled by Event - Individual - Relays
SAMS Records broken or equalled by Club - Individual - Relays
SAMS Colours Qualifying Times achieved in the Pool events - by Swimmer - by Club
All events (Women, Men & Combined)
Individual events (Women, Men & Combined)
Relay events (Women, Men & Combined)
All events (Combined)
Medals and Scoring places count by Club (Includes individual and relay)
Results by Masters age groups
OPEN WATER SWIM:
1km and 3km Open Water Swims were held on Sunday 15th March at the Homestead Dam in Benoni.
SAMS OW Colours qualifying times achieved at this 3km event
Medal and point scorers tally
Total scores - The winning Club (Coelacanth MSC) will be presented with the SAMS Open Water Club Trophy at the Awards Function next year.
Regional scores - The winning Region (Tshwane MS) - There is no Trophy for this category.
This page last updated: JWP 01 May 2020