16-year-old Ethan du Preez just hacked almost 2 seconds off his lifetime best to check-in as South Africa’s 4th fastest 200m flyer ever.
Hang onto your swim caps, as March is just the beginning of the hectic Olympic-qualifying schedule that is already upon us with Tokyo just over 150 days away.
The 2nd and final South African Grand Prix kicks off tomorrow, Thursday, February 20th in Durban, with Tatjana Schoenmaker set to compete.
Check out what South African swimmers need to do to qualify for Tokyo, including how now-banned Roland Schoeman could potentially still be in the mix.
Led by Anna Hopkin (above), the British women may have the 4th-best 400 free relay at the Olympics – if they choose to swim it.
The 2020 Midmar Mile open water race took place over the weekend at the Midmar Dam north of Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
Schoeman says that he believes a tainted supplement was responsible for his positive test, and that the ordeal has changed his perspective on other athletes’ doping cases.
39-year-old South African Olympian Roland Schoeman has been banned for one year after reportedly having tested positive for a banned substance.