October 11, 2015

New Zealand wins Bronze in Swimming at the Asia Pacific Deaf Games

Taoyuan, Taiwan, 10th October 2015 – Santana Chapman (17) of the Coastal Wanderers Swimming Squad, Kapiti Coast, has won two Bronze Medals in the 50m and 200m Breaststroke at the 8th Asia Pacific Deaf Games in Taoyuan, Taiwan. These are New Zealand’s first ever medals at the Asia Pacific Deaf Games, which has attracted 1,500 athletes from 22 countries. Santana has been supported by her family, Grant Campbell – Swimming Coach, and Daniel Harborne – President for Deaf Sports New Zealand. These Games have provided an opportunity for Santana to meet and compete with other Deaf and hard of hearing […]
September 10, 2013

Deaf International Short Course Swimming Championships 2014

The USA Deaf Sports federation has sent us a letter of invitation to attend the 2014 Deaf International Short Course Swimming Championships which will take place on 13 January to 18 January 2014 at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York, USA. SCHEDULE Saturday, January 11 Arrival/Rest/warm-up/Sightseeing Sunday, January 12 Arrival/Rest/warm-up/Sightseeing Monday, January 13 Warm-up/Sightseeing Tuesday, January 14 Warm-up AM/Preliminary – Long Distances PM Wednesday, January 15 Preliminary AM/Finals PM Thursday, January 16 Preliminary AM/Finals PM Friday, January 17 Preliminary AM/Finals PM Saturday, January 18 Finals Long Distances early PM/Banquet & Awards PM Sunday, January 19 Departure Total: 7 […]