1946 - 1970

Olympic Medals and World Records

The Golden Era of South African swimming started with a gold medal at the 1952 Olympic Games and ended with the retiring of world champion Karen Muir in 1970.

1946 - Pretoria
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1947 - Port Elizabeth
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1948 - Salisbury
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1949 - Pietermaritzburg
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1950 - Kimberley
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1951 - East London
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1952 - Cape Town
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1953 - Johannesburg
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1954 - Port Elizabeth
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1955 - Pretoria
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1956 - Durban
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1957 - Bulawayo
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1958 - East London
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1959 - Johannesburg
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1960 - Cape Town
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1961 - Kimberley
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1962 - Cape Town
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1963 - Pretoria
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1964 - Port Elizabeth
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1965 - Salisbury
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1966 - Durban
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1967 - Johannesburg
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1968 - Bloemfontein
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1969 - Cape Town
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1970 - Pretoria
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