TO: The Provincial/ District Chairman
The Provincial/ District Offices for onward distribution to clubs
Lifesaving Eastern Cape Club Chairman and Secretaries
CC: The President, Vice President and Members of the Management Board, Directors
ILS Sport Commission Secretary – Jelle Meintsma, General Manager and LSA Staff
Date: 27th August 2019
Lifesaving South Africa is saddened at the loss of Mvakalisi Nomtulo of Nyandeni Lifesaving Club whom was lost in the surf whilst attempting his retest at Mthatha Mouth Beach on Sunday 24th August. Lifeguards, police and residents have a search and rescue operation active at present.
An inquest docket has been opened with the local police station and Lifesaving South Africa will be investigating the incident as well.
Our sincere condolences are forwarded to all family members and friends of Mvakalisi as well as the members of Nyandeni Surf Lifesaving Club and OR Tambo Lifesaving District.
Yours in lifesaving
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