Pupils from St Andrew’s College, DSG and St Andrew’s Preparatory School participated in the annual River Mile which was swum on Sunday 24 January in the Bushman’s River in ideal conditions. Close to 300 swimmers took part in the two events. The Junior event, over half a mile, went off first and was a close fought affair up front with Martin Wolmarans coming home first in a time of 6min 20 sec, and he was followed by Dan Stijkel in second and Busang Mlile in third place.
In the senior event, over the full Mile, there was also a close tussle with John Maree and Heath Field exiting the water together, John just crossing the line ahead of Heath in 15 min 4 sec. Jack Emary was close behind in third place.
The overall house results were as follows: