Don Liebermann 1972 Rhodesian Olympic Team member, Rhodesian and South African Diving Champion. Picture from the Mount Pleasant Pool Grand Opening, 1968
The arrival of Sandra Morgenrood (above), Rhodesia, who won the women’s 3m title in 1959 was the beginning of a Rhodesian dominance of the diving scene in Southern Africa
For more than 2 decades Rhodesian diving was at the top in Southern Africa. From 1960 to 1979 no South African won a South African diving title. From Jean Bands, Sandy Morgenrood Stead, Chris Theodosiou, Dottie Armstrong and Sarie Bezuidenhout in 1960 through the champions in Terry Rossiter (at least 10 titles) Lindsay Grant Stewart (similar) Don Lieberman (11 titles) Lina Pretorius (multiple titles), Robin Lieberman, Adrienne Cameron, Jane Figueiredo, Mike Ashwin, Dave Parrington, Leslie Smith, Nora Duffield.
|Nigel Vernon Oxenden||Sandra Morganrood|
|Ian Grace||Jean Ward|
|Tony Steele||Lindsay Grant-Stuart|
|Terry Rossiter - read more||Sarie Bezuidenhout|
|Don Liebermann - read more||Lina Pretorius - read more|
|Robin Liebermann - read more||Debbie Hill|
|David Parrington - read more||Antoinette Wilken|
|Geof Cox||Lesley Smith|
|Rob Stewart||Tracey Cox|
|Evan Stewart||Jane Figueiredo|
|John Pemberthy||Jane Woodard - read more|
1970 - top l - r Jerry Emmerton, David Parrington, John Penberthy, Rhett Gardener, upside down Don Lieberman, Robin Lieberman, Mrs. Jean Ward (chaperone), coach Mrs. Pat Morgenrood, coach Ron Ward and Margie MacGraw.
Les Brown pool, Salisbury.
Mozambiçue and Angolan swimming pools