The body of a man has been recovered on Oasis Beach, opposite Moses Mabhida Stadium.
Durban Search and Rescue divers recovered the body of the man, Dave Lewiston, who is believed to be a British citizen, Berea Mail reported.
Provincial police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbhele said it was unclear what had led to the drowning.
“The 79-year-old victim was swimming in the shorebreak after cycling on the promenade and when he drowned. An inquest docket has been opened at the Durban Central SAPS.”
“The victim is a British citizen who regularly visits SA to train for triathlons. His next-of-kin in Australia has been notified,” she said.
– Caxton News Service