The 2019 Baltic States Swimming Championships wrapped up in Tartu, Estonia over the weekend, with Estonian, Latvia, Lithuanian and different international locations putting their top swimmers to the take a look at. Meet Results Competing in lengthy route, Povilas Strazdas of Lithuania pulled down three victories over the path of the two-day affair, which include taking the 50m freestyle gold in 23.Fifty-two. He observed that up with a 200m freestyle podium-topping attempt of one: fifty-three .24 and concluded with a 200m IM victory of 2:05.74. Strazdas additionally earned bronze in the men’s 100m free in fifty-one 70. Taking that 100m unfastened name became 21-year-antique Daniel Zaitsev. Zaitsev hit the wall in 50.99. Andrejs Frolovs of Latvia were given the job finished in an ever-so-close men’s 50m breaststroke final, clocking 28.86 to runner-up Martin Allikvee‘s silver medal attempt of 28.87. Allikvee exacted some revenge inside the form of the 100m and 200m breaststroke victories, but, clocking times of two:14.46 and 1:03.03, respectively for gold in every. Margaret Markvardt of Estonia made matters show up for the girls, taking the 50m and 100m backstroke races in instances of one:04.Sixty eight and 30.81. The 28-yr-vintage, 28-time Estonian National Champion hit the wall in 2:22.95 to also take gold in the women’s 200m IM. In a sweep of the women’s breaststroke activities, Estonia’s Maria Romajuk scored times of 32.34 within the 50m, 1:10.50 in the 100m and a couple of:36.02 within the 200m. Just for angle, Romanjuk produced a mark of 31.92 within the 50m and 1:08.E mighty one inside the 100m breast at the 2017 World Championships, completing in twenty sixth place in both occasions.
Few excessive colleges offer their ladies the possibility to get down within the ruck, make the address and go for the attempt. Krugersdorp High School’s (KHS) women rugby programme aims to be the top of its type, not just at the West Rand, but inside the united states. On top of that, and among the various opportunity sports the faculty is presently providing, the in the main women swimming crew is also making waves.
Early in March, the rugby women played their first video games of the season. The U/sixteen KHS Blue crew confronted off towards a rugby membership crew from Naledi and won with a score of 10–0. The U/sixteen White team received with a rating of 20–5 against the Protea Glen women team. KHS’ first crew walked away with an superb win of 73–zero, also in opposition to Naledi. Mphumelelo Dlamini racked up 5 attempts throughout the sport, with Relebogile Motlhabane also impressing the gang with 4 conversions.
As for the swimmers, the group got here in second at the annual inter-high gala, earning them a gap inside the Prestige Gala on 5 March. KHS is constructing up a sturdy swimming crew and will take part in lots of activities during the 12 months, in opposition to the toughest opponents in South Africa’s colleges.