Event History

Start of the raceThe Sun City Swim was started in 1998 by a committee of enthusiastic open water swimmers from Gauteng Masters Swimming. Many of the members of the 1st organizing committee are still involved today in organizing and helping to run the event. The 1st swim attracted 173 swimmers swimming 2 laps of a 750m course on a sunny Saturday afternoon in October.

Sun City have remained committed since 1998 - this being the 20th year. The event has grown each year.



Individual Results 1998-2016


Boys 13 & Under

Time

Girls 13 & Under

Time


1500m


1500m


1998

Gavin Kyte

21:50

Jenna Kamps

23:21

1999

Tyron Venter

16:56

Erna Wedemeyer

17:02

2000

Garry Jackson

22:31

Sasha Schwendenwein

21:28

2001

Jacque Human

19:34

Nicole Verbiest

19:12

2002

Carlos Lavos

22:30

Natasha Boshoff

20:59

2003

Jay Cee Thompson

20:51

Tamzin McGee

23:09

2004

Trevor Johnson

21:53

Tamzin McGee

21:23

2005

Edward Bond

19:26

Jenny White

21:28

2006

Murray Pretorius

19:29

Natalie Videira

20:23

2007

Merrick Stevenson

20:52

Alison Greer

22:03

2008

Merrick Stevenson

21:18

Ashley van den Heever

22:14

2009

Derryn Nel

20:32

Anel de Vos

20:55

2010

BF Burger

19:48

Marlies Ross

20:27

2011

Reegan Tait

17:43

Savannah Barman

18:51

2012

Evan Fair

20:51

Heike Thormahlen

21:36

2013

Kyle Letley

21:47

Gabrielle Gerritsen

22:33

2014

Ruan Breytenbach

20:21

Samantha van Veryern

21:46

2015

Zander Landman

20:38

Jenna-Leigh Lange

22:48

2016

Zander Landman

18:29

Zoë Phillips

21:37







Mens 14 - 30

Time

Ladies 14 - 30

Time


1500m


1500m


1998

Rob Mackay

19:07

Cara Jean Gough

23:21

1999

Rob Mackay

15:43

Lizette Hattingh

16:55

2000

Anthony van Wijk

19:29

Kim van Deventer

20:13

2001

Tyron Venter

17:44

Erna Wedemeyer

18:07

2002

Dominik Meichtry

19:58

Kim van Deventer

21:42

2003

David van der Bijl

19:35

Sasha Schwendenwein

19:59

2004

Dominik Meichtry

18:21

Natalie du Toit

19:50

2005

Chad Ho

16:30

Veila Jansen van Rensburg

17:50

2006

Chad Ho

17:04

Veila Janse van Vuuren

18:45

2007

Shaun Diaz

17:31

Megan Stephens

19:34

2008

Tyron Venter

18:52

Natalie du Toit

20:27

2009

Terrance Parkin

17:33

Karlien van Heerden / Natalie du Toit

18:04

2010

Abdul Malik Railoun

18:49

Megan Stephens

19:40

2011

Jasper Venter

15:18

Zoe Venter

15:54

2012

Abdul Malik Railoun

18:09

Megan Stephens

19:09

2013

Abdul Malik Railoun

18:55

Megan Stephens

20:08

2014

Rueben Schoeman

17:58

Michelle Weber

18:27

2015

Chad Ho

17:40

Carmen le Roux

18:48

2016

Chad Ho

16:51

Robyn Kinghorn

18:51







Men 31 & over

Time

Ladies 31 & over

Time


1500m


1500m


1998

Terry Downes

21:14

Clare Davie

22;24

1999

Christopher Buchanan

18:12

Chris MacKinnon

18:43

2000

Gregg Price

22:41

Chris MacKinnon

22:47

2001

Terry Downes

19:48

Clare Davie

21:23

2002

Terry Downes

22:58

Claudia Enslin

25:01

2003

Gregg Price

21:37

Cheryl Young

23:22

2004

Gregg Price

21:13

Rachelle Isakov

22:09

2005

Gregg Price

18:40

Rachelle Isakov

21:22

2006

Gregg Price

19:23

Rachelle Isakov

22:27

2007

Gregg Price

19:17

Rachelle Isakov

21:39

2008

Steve Hurley

21:20

Heather Morris-Eyton

21:45

2009

Steve Hurley

19:26

Heather Morris-Eyton

21:22

2010

Emiel van Vuuren

21:17

Nadia Bacchini

24:15

2011

Gregg Price

18:26

Rachelle Isakov

19:38

2012

Terence Parkin

20:19

Heather Morris-Eyton

22:04

2013

Michael Phillips

20:30

Andrea Landau

23:31

2014

Gary Albertyn

19:32

Megan Albertyn

21:43

2015

Gary Albertyn

18:48

Megan Albertyn

21:48

2016

Gary Albertyn

19:44

Megan Albertyn

21:38







Mens 3000m

Time

Ladies 3000m

Time

2006

Shaun Diaz

35:25

Veila Janse van Vuuren

36:03

2007

Shaun Diaz

35:16

Natasha Di Rago

38:54

2008

Tyron Venter

37:09

Natalie du Toit

41:28

2009

Tyron Venter

35:14

Natalie du Toit

38:16

2010

Abdul Malick Railoun

38:23

Zoe Venter

40:08

2011

Jasper Venter

30:56

Zoe Venter

33:13

2012

Abdhul Malick Railoun

37:46

Danica McWilliam

40:41

2013

Abdhul Malick Railoun

38:11

Megan Stephens

39:49

2014

Rueben Schoeman

37:49

Carmen le Roux

37:53

2015

Chad Ho

34:33

Carmen le Roux

37:18

2015

Chad Ho

33:42

Carmen le Roux

37:25