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BHP Billiton Aquatics Series
Samantha Viney
Posted on 03 Feb 2014

Well Done to Karin Prinsloo on her performances on Friday 31 January 2014 in Australia at the BHP Billiton Aquatic Series.

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Tuks's Karin Prinsloo Takes Top Honours
Samantha Viney
Posted on 24 Jan 2014

KARIN PRINSLOO FEMALE AFRICAN SWIMMER OF THE YEAR DECEMBER SW MAGAZINE

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USSA Results 2013
Samantha Viney
Posted on 05 Dec 2013

The TuksSwimming and TuksWaterpolo teams competed in their 2013 USSA tournaments this week.

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Final opportunity for Tuks swimmer stars to book their ticket to the London 2012 Olympic Games
Sonia Egas
Posted on 20 Apr 2012

Durban, Friday, 13 April 2012 – Tuks swimming stars will be in a race against the clock to post Olympic A standard qualifying times when the SA National Aquatic Championships, doubling as official Olympic Trials, will take place at the Kings Park Aquatics Centre in Durban, from 16 to 22 April 2012.

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TuksTriathlon in two recent races
Sonia Egas
Posted on 20 Apr 2012

Members of TuksTriathlon showed their mettle last weekend in two triathlon competitions.

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TuksSwimmer Karin Prinsloo breaks 4-year old SA Record edging closer to Olympic qualification.
Steven Ball
Posted on 08 Mar 2012

After a few days of racing at the British Nationals and Olympic trials, currently taking place in the London 2012 Olympic pool, our TuksSwimmers have had some mixed racing performances.

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TuksSwimming dominate at NTS Champs
Sonia Egas
Posted on 15 Dec 2011

The NTS Provincial Championships proved to be another series of competition where TuksSwimming talent was displayed.

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TuksSwimmers at the African Junior Championships
Steven Ball
Posted on 06 Dec 2011

Tuks Swimming is very proud of our new breed of up-and-coming swimmers that returned from the African Junior Championships with outstanding individual performances.

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TuksAquatics tied second at USSA
Steven Ball
Posted on 05 Dec 2011

Team TuksAquatics tied second

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USSA 2011
Steven Ball
Posted on 02 Dec 2011

Wishing TeamTuksAquatics all the best!

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USSA 2011 - Student Team Caps
Steven Ball
Posted on 02 Dec 2011

TuksSwimmers after their capping ceremony

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TuksSwimming & TuksAquatics represents all around the World.
Steven Ball
Posted on 02 Dec 2011

As we move into Friday, 2nd December 2012, TuksSwimming & TuksAquatics represents all around the World.

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USSA 2011 - Water Polo Ladies
Sonia Egas
Posted on 02 Dec 2011

TuksWaterpolo ladies kicked off the USSA2011 tournament by competing against the team from Maties – USSA 2010 Winners. It was a demanding experience; the girls lost 15-2.

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TuksSwimmer nominated as SA Disabled Sports Woman of the Year.
Steven Ball
Posted on 12 Jul 2011

Emily Gray, TuksSwimmer has been nominated for SA Disabled Sports Woman of the Year Award.

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TuksSwimmers Excel in Mare Nostrum Series
Sonia Egas
Posted on 08 Jun 2011

TuksSwimmers got off to a great start while representing South Africa at the first leg of the Mare Nostrum Series in Barcelona on the 4th and 5th June.

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TuksSwimmers Selected for World Champs
Steven Ball & Sonia Egas
Posted on 20 May 2011

Congratulations to Our TuksSwimmers representing SA in China in July!

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TuksAquatics : Lifesaver selected for Commonwealth Games
Sonia Egas
Posted on 11 May 2011

Tuks swimmer and lifesaver, Cassandra de Wet, was selected for the Commonwealth Games.

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TuksAquatics : Tuks take USSA crown
Posted on 02 Dec 2010

Tuks have broken a three year drought by claiming the USSA title of overall champion at the recent USSA Aquatics Championships.

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FINA World Cup Series
Posted on 11 Nov 2010

Our Congratulations goes out to Roland Schoeman, our TuksSwimmer, who returned yesterday to the TuksSwimming pool after returning from a very successful FINA World Cup Series.

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TuksSwimming : Roland on medal spree in Tokyo
Posted on 21 Oct 2010

TuksSwimming ace Roland Schoeman has already won three medals at the Final World Cup gala in Tokyo, Japan.

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TuksSwimming : Roland bags silver in freestyle final
Posted on 10 Oct 2010

He might be coming to the end of his illustrious international career, but TuksSwimming ace Roland Schoeman still made his presence felt at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi by winning three medals.

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TuksSwimming : First Commonwealth Games medal for Tuks
Posted on 04 Oct 2010

TuksSwimming today won their first medal at the Commonwealth Games in India.

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Tuks' Karin breaks African record
Posted on 14 Sep 2010

With over 252 participants from 19 countries, the 10th Senior African Swimming Championships in Morocco kicked off with 11 medals and 4 Championship Records for Team South Africa.

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New season off with a bang
Steven Ball
Posted on 12 Jul 2010

The 2010/2011 season has started with a bang, with our swimmers kicking off the new season with already many hours in the swimming pool.

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40 Tuks swimmers gear up for medal feast at SA National Championships
Steven Ball
Posted on 11 Apr 2010

With one day to go before the SA National Swimming Championships commence at the Kings Park Aquatics Centre opposite the new Moses Mhabidhi 2010 World Cup Stadium in Durban, the steady stream of almost 40 Tuks swimmers have been arriving in Durban to compete in this year’s event.

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Natasha qualifies for Youth Olympic Games
Posted on 18 Mar 2010

TuksSwimming Academy athlete Natasha de Vos was one the top performers at the Level 3 SA Age Group Championships in East London which concluded on 16 March.

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Gold for speedster Nico in 50 freestyle
Steven Ball
Posted on 16 Mar 2010

During the premier swimming event of the Level 3 age group nationals, the 50m freestyle, TuksSwimming member and HPC academy student Nico Meyer was crowned the fastest swimmer at this years event, when he won gold last night (Monday, 15 March).

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Three gold medals for TuksSwimming
Posted on 15 Mar 2010

TuksSwimming is set to improve on their 2009 performance list at the Telkom SA Level 3 National Swimming Championships currenty under way in East London.

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Action for TuksSwimming
Steven Ball
Posted on 04 Mar 2010

As the 2009/2010 season comes to a swift end the TuksSwimming club members find themselves in the final preparation phase.

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Level 3 & Youth Olympics qualifying event
Steven Ball
Posted on 04 Mar 2010

The level 3 age group national competition, taking place next week from the 12th to the 16th of March 2010 forms a key gala for the age groups swimmers in South Africa.

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Roland overall World Cup runner-up after another three medals in final event
Posted on 23 Nov 2009


In the final Fina/Arena World Cup in Singapore on the weekend (21, 22 November), Roland Schoeman once again took three medals – one gold and 2 Silver to end second overall on the rankings table for the World Cup competition and pocket $50 000 for his efforts.

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World Cup: Roland show just carries on . . .
Posted on 12 Nov 2009

The Roland Schoeman show carried on Day 2 of the FINA World Cup event in Stockholm with him bagging a further silver and bronze medal in the 50m Freestyle and 50m Breaststroke events respectively.

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Roland's World Cup brilliance continues
Steven Ball
Posted on 11 Nov 2009

So the FINA World Cup Series has moved onto Stockholm, Sweden.

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Roland keeps on bagging gold, records
Steven Ball
Posted on 10 Nov 2009

Roland Schoeman bagged another three medals at the Fina/Arena World Cup gala in Moscow on 6 and 7 November, just as he did in Durban on 16 and 17 October in Durban.

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Tuks Swimming and Olympic Training Centre shine in Rome
Steven Ball
Posted on 30 Jul 2009

The FINA World Swimming Championships are currently being held in Rome in Italy and Tuks and the Olympic Training Centre, or HPC, are shining with some incredible performances.


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A good haul for TuksSwimming in Rome so far
Steven Ball
Posted on 30 Jul 2009

TuksSwimming is well represented at the 13th FINA World Aquatic Championships in Rome with a 11 swimmer contingent representing their various countries. This excludes the numerous other swimmers that made TuksSwimming and the HPC their home for a period of time in preparation for these championships.

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Tuks and hpc well represented at World Swimming Champs
Manfred Siedler
Posted on 21 Jul 2009

The World Swimming Championships started in Rome on Saturday 18 July, and as expected Tuks and the hpc are well represented in the South African Team with Roland Schoeman heading up that list. Included are also up and coming youngsters Darren Murray, Thabang Moeketsane and William Diering.

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Tuks' golden lifesavers
Posted on 29 Jun 2009

Two of our lifesavers brought back double gold and silver from the Commonwealth games on Canada.

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Diering and Schoeman receive bronze medals in Barcelona
Posted on 09 Jun 2009

Roland Schoeman and William Diering each won a bronze medal at the first Mare Nostrum Swim Series in Barcelona over the weekend of 7 and 8 June.

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NTS Awards
Posted on 07 Jun 2009

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that TuksSwimming scooped numerous awards and prizes at the NTS prize giving and AGM last week Saturday.

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Four Tuks swimmers off to Rome
Steven Ball
Posted on 24 May 2009

The strong culture of swimming at Tuks, aided by the facilities and services on offer of the High Performance Centre, has seen 4 of the clubs swimmers book their tickets on the plane to Rome for the Fina World Swimming Championships in July.

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University of Pretoria and the American Swimming Coaches Association formalise an educational agreement
Posted on 24 May 2009

After many months of working on the systems and programs to be offered, a final agreement between the University of Pretoria and the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) has been reached regarding the inclusion of the ASCA Swimming Coaching Accreditation system and materials into the Tuks Bachelors programs for B(Sports Science) and BA(Human Movement Sciences), as well as a continued education system for the TuksSwimming coaching staff.

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Sharing information – Tuks Swimming and the HPC show the way
Steven Ball
Posted on 27 Apr 2009

January to April have been busy months for Tuks Swimming and the High Performance Centre on the grounds of the University of Pretoria as teams from India, Denmark, Switzerland, France, Finland and Stockport, England were visiting and training at the world-class facilities.

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Tuks Swimming on track for 2016 and beyond
Steven Ball
Posted on 27 Apr 2009

Level 2 Championships
Overall 3rd by a mere 4 points with a small contingent of swimmers at the recent Level 2 National Championships in East London have left Rocco Meiring (Coach) and Steven Ball (Manager & Coach) at Tuks Swimming grinning from ear to ear.

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Tuks Swimming power, SA Nationals 2009
Steven Ball
Posted on 27 Apr 2009

The recent Telkom National SA Aquatic Championships in Durban (14-19 April) showed once again that the focus and vision of Tuks Swimming of looking to improve times, as opposed to winning competitions from a Club perspective, is the right one.


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TuksAquatics supporting AMATuks
Steven Ball
Posted on 27 Apr 2009

Tuks Aquatics is really proud of the successes of their colleagues & fellow TuksSport club, the AmaTuks Football team during this years PSL 1st Division season and more importantly their successes within the Nedbank Cup tournament.

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