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(Above pic Tiko Mae left and Max Mowen right)
On 12 January 1971, which is 50 years from today, a train on squad of 21 swimmers were named in preparation of the 4th South Pacific Games in Tahiti. As you will see below, one surname continues to pop-up till today.
The men’s squad is:
Robert van Haaren
The women’s squad is:
Kevin Pini, a surname now synonymous with swimming, was only 11 years old when selected in the team.
On 16 June that same year, the final team was cut down and these are the swimmers that were named for the Games in Tahiti.