North West Swimming Association held its annual prize-giving on Sunday 23 September. Local swimmer, Hlalele Chaane (photo), a member of the Matlosana Swim Club, was awarded a trophy for the Best International Performance for the 2017/18 swim season. This was achieved at the 3rd CANA zone III champs in Tanzania during October 2017. Hlalele won a Bronze medal in the 100m breast stroke. He also won a Bronze medal in the 200m breast stroke. Recently, Chaane was selected to be part of the SA Elite Youth swim.squad for 2018/19 swim season. He has a passion for swimming and is a swimmer who let’s his swim performances speak for him. Mila Fourie, a swimmer from the Matlosana Swim Club, was awarded as the Best Girl swimmer in the 7 year and under category for her performances at the NW Swim Championship on Sunday 23 September. Matlosana Swim Club swimmers; Eva Markovic, Damian Wolmarans and Clayton Wright were awarded North West Junior swim colors for their achievements and performances during the 2017/18 swim season on Sunday 23 September.