Funds for swimming gala secured
Bank Windhoek sponsored the Namibia Swimming Union (NASU) with N$110 000 for the fourth consecutive year in order to host the Long Course Swimming Gala season aimed at grooming swimmers to compete at regional and international levels.
The Bank Windhoek Long Course Swimming Series started in October this year and will end in April 2017.
“Bank Windhoek is proud to be associated with the Namibia Swimming Union as swimming continues to be one of the sport codes in Namibia that performs well at international, continental and national level with a great local support base, including the swimmers, parents, coaches, volunteers and administration,” Jacquiline Pack, Executive Officer: Marketing and Corporate Communication Services at Bank Windhoek said.
The Long Course (50m) season will include ten galas and a five day Bank Windhoek Namibia National Long Course Swimming Championship
NASU, which has been operating since the 1950’s, is recognized as the national association responsible for swimming and is affiliated to the Federation Internationale de Nation (FINA), The Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) and the Namibian National Olympic Committee (NNOC).
The administration of NASU expressed their gratitude for the generous sponsorship as it contributes immensely to the development of the sport
Meanwhile, the remainder of the series will take place as follows: Windhoek – 2 and 3 December;Windhoek – 27 and 28 January 2017; Bank Windhoek Limited National Long Course Swimming Championships –-23 to 26 February 2017; Windhoek – 6 April 2017 and Windhoek – 7 April 2017.