Part-blind pupil makes Rio Olympics swimming team

18 April 2016 - 09:50 By DAVID ISAACSON

Matric pupil Matthew Meyer knew his Olympic qualification bid in the 1500m freestyle at the weekend was going well when he started feeling sick and sore."It's just a general rule that the 1500 is going well if after 1200m you feel sick to your stomach. I was absolutely dying but I went for it," said the Clifton College pupil, who won the last spot in the SA swimming team to the Rio Games in August.

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