Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

2016 Olympic champion Ferry Weertman of the Netherlands joined thousands of swimmers today at the 44th annual aQuellé Midmar Mile in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

While his much anticipated race against 7-time Midmar Mile champion Chad Ho is tomorrow, Weertman wanted to gain a bit more experience swimming the mile-long point-to-point race.

Today’s Top 10 athletes in Non-Company Relay Division:

1 Myles Brown 19:37
2 Tyrone Kruger 19:40
3 Martin Binedell 19:48
4 Brendon Levy 19:55
5 Hanre Van Geffen 20:23
6 Carmen Le Roux 20:44
7 Christiaan Jacobsz 20:47
8 Sasha-Lee Nordengen-Corris 20:47
9 Reino Von Wielligh 20:53
10 Ruben Du Pisanie 21:08

Today’s Top 10 athletes in Family Relay Division:

1 Ferry Weertman 18:41
2 Tyrone Kruger 18:55
3 Neil Fair 18:59
4 Calvin Stott 20:13
5 Connor Grobler 20:21
6 Evan Fair 20:23
7 Eric Le Roux 20:26
8 Ruben Du Pisanie 20:30
9 Gary Albertyn 20:30
10 Terry Heller 20:35

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