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The ‘Amphibian’ guns for gold

Nasilowski in Action, hoping to make an impact at the South African senior national swimming championship.

Paralympic swimmer, Gideon ‘Amphibian’ Nasilowski will be competing against the big gun swimmers like Chad Le Cloe and Cameron Van Den Berg, in South Africa at the South African senior national swimming championship which is one of the biggest swimming competitions for the year.

Nasilowski will be leaving the country on Sunday to compete in the championships to be held in Durban from the 13 to 16 April.
Nasilowski last week broke a record in SA at the Nedbank South African Sport Association for People with Disability (SASAPD). The Amphibian broke an African record time in the 100m freestyle in a time of 3min 18sec. As he was the only paralympic swimmer to compete in the s3 category.
The SA senior national swimming championships is a swimming competition platform where able and disabled athletes are combined. Nasilowski is determined, fit and in high spirits and hopes to break at least two African record.
“I’ll be hoping to break some more African records at this years national swimming championships and I’m hoping to keep my title as the fastest man in Africa and also to get my qualifying stand for the World championships in Scotland in July,” Nasilowski said.
Nasilowski has one gold, two silvers and two bronze medals to his name that he won back in 2013 in Durban.
Meanwhile The Namibian national Paralympic team claimed 30 gold, 6 silver and 3 bronze medals for Namibia at this year’s SASAPD.

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