Pupkewitz Gala

Swimming

St Pauls Primary School won the team competition with a total if 493 points, followed by DHPS Primary School on 470, While Windhoek Gymnasium Primary School came in third with 385 points.

This was the first Pupkewitz Interschools Gala since the 2019 due to COVID-19. A total of 459 swimmers from thirteen primary and secondary schools competed at this year's gala.

In the  Boys 19 and under 50m backstroke, Mikah Burger of Windhoek International School set a new record of 28,81s, breaking Xander Skinner's record of 28,86s that was set seven years ago.

In the Girls 16  and under category, Reza Wersterduin who does homeschooling, broke Monica Dahl's longstanding 50m butterfly record of 30,21s with a new time of 30,09s. 

In the Boys 12 and under 50m butterfly, Rodney Feris of St Georges primary School set a new record of 31,45s to break the former mark of 32,45s set by Jose Canjulo two years ago. 

In the Girls 14 and under 50m backstroke, Jessica Humphrey of St Paul's Primary School set a new record of 32,77s, to break Zune Weber's former mark of 33,95s that was established in 2015.

In the Boys 14 and under 200m freestyle relay, Windhoek Gymnasium Primary School team set a new record of 1:54,57, to break the former mark of 1:58,35.

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Pupkewitz Foundation 15 March, 2022
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