Van der Burgh named South Africa’s best swimmer


Multiple gold-medallist Cameron van der Burgh held off strong challenges from fellow swim stars Natalie du Toit and Chad le Clos to be named Swimmer of the Year’ at the SA Annual Aquatic function held in Johannesburg today. Swimming SA’s awards committee took into account performances set between the period of May 2010 to April 2011, including Van der Burgh’s two gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in India and a gold and silver medal from the FINA World Short Course Championships in Dubai. Read more here on


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