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Colin Cable

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Colin Cable was a pool and open water swimmer who was the oldest swimmer to complete the Midmar Mile in South Africa at the age of 87. He was also the oldest swimmer at the 2002 IX World Masters Swimming Championship in Christchurch, New Zealand.

He is also the namesake for the Colin Cable Award (Donated by Western Province Masters Swimming and Lynda Gower) that is awarded by Swimming South Africa to the Masters Male or Female Swimmer at the SAMS Long Course Championships, who is 60 years or over, swam 6 events, and scored the most points, with the events being scored on a scale of endurance. In the event of a tie, the oldest swimmer receives the award.

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