Africa

Farida Osman Honored as One of Forbes’s Middle East 30 Under 30

Egyptian Olympian Farida Osman has been named by Forbes as one of the Middle East’s 30 most influential people under the age of 30 for the year 2020.

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Pieter Coetze Snags 6 Golds At South African Regionals

Pieter Coetze got it done for gold in Pretoria…..6 times over at the South African Regional Short Course Championships.

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Schoenmaker Nears South African Record In 100 Breast

Tatjana Schoenmaker was close to making her 2nd national record happen in as many days, producing South Africa’s 4th fastest 100 breast all-time.

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Schoenmaker Strikes Down Over-Decade Old SCM 200 Breast African Record

South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker established a new national and continental record in the women’s SCM 200 breast while competing in Pretoria.

Brad Tandy, Tomomi Aoki Beef Up Tokyo Frog Kings’ Sprint Group

South African sprinter Brad Tandy, who spent last season with the New York Breakers, will join the expansion Tokyo Frog Kings for the 2020 ISL season.

ISL Rosters: Kayla Sanchez Out for Regular Season for Toronto Titans

The expansion Toronto Titans of the International Swimming League have lost one of their biggest stars for the 2020 regular season, but added 2 new swimmers.

High-Level International Meets For October 2020

Be sure to mark your aquatic calendars for the key international swimming meets set to take place during the month of October.

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Cameron van der Burgh, Nefeli Valakelis Announce Birth of their First Child

World Record holder and Olympic gold medalist Cameron van der Burgh and his wife Nefeli Valakelis have announced the birth of a son, Harry David.

SwimSwam Podcast: Cam van der Burgh on Secrets to Being a Power Based Swimmer

VDB shared how he figured out how to do things differently for himself that led to success considering he was a power-based swimmer. 

High-Level International Meets For September 2020

Take a look at the upcoming swim meets happening around the world in the month of September, knowing things can change in an instant.

SwimSwam Podcast: Ous Mellouli on Winning 15 Gold Medals, $150K at 1 Meet

We dove deep into a piece of trivia you may not know about: Mellouli’s performance at the inaugural Pan Arab Games in 2011.

Beyond The Lane Lines: Former Tennessee Swimmer Starts Adaptive Clothing Line

Read up on this week’s swimming stories from around the web, featuring former Tennessee swimmer Mary Cayten Brakefield’s new project.

High-Level International Meets For August 2020

With the next edition of the Summer Olympic Games fewer than 1 year away, swimmers are narrowing their focus once again on their Tokyo target.

South African National Champ Matt Sates Gives Georgia Its First 2022 Commit

South African National Champion Matthew Sates is one of the first few swimmers to announce a verbal commitment as part of the incoming college class of 2026.

Swimming South Africa Reveals National Squads For 2020/21 Season

Swimming South Africa has revealed its National Team selections for the 2020/21 season, based on world rankings and medal potential.