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Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Men’s 400 Medley Relay

Adam Peaty leads Great Britain at the top of the rankings in the 400 Medley Relay. USA and Russia are close behind in the chase for the gold.

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Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Men’s 400 Free Relay

Caeleb Dressel leads the Americans to the top ranking in the 400 Free Relay. Close behind are the Russians, who will be challenging for the gold.

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Pandemic Postpones 48th Annual Midmar Mile Race Until March

Amidst South Africa’s second wave of Covid-19 cases, Midmar Mile Race Director Wayne Riddin has postponed the event by 1 month and added safety precautions.

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Tokyo Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Women’s 400 Medley Relay

The US women of Regan Smith, Lilly King, Kelsi Dahlia, and Simone Manuel lead the pack in the 400 Medley Relay with a WR time of 3:50.40

Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Women’s 800 Free Relay

Valentine Dumont, who set who Belgian records in 2020, has helped Belgium move into a wildcard spot in the Women’s 800 Free Relay

Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update – Women’s 400 Free Relay

Charlotte Bonnet and the French women now have the fifth fastest 400 Free Relay time as they look ahead to Tokyo while other countries fight to qualify.

2020 Swammy Award For African Coach Of The Year: Rocco Meiring

For the third consecutive year, South Africa’s Rocco Meiring of Tuks has earned the Swammy Award for African Coach of the Year.

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SSPC: Zane Waddell Discusses Retiring From Lack of Funding

Waddell discussed not being able to financially support himself with swimming and why he wasn’t able to compete in the ISL as he had planned.

2020 Swammy Awards: African Male Swimmer of the Year – Mohamed Samy

Samy set six new Egyptian National Records in just two appearances during the 2020 International Swimming League (ISL) season.

High-Level International Meets For January 2021

January 2021 is essentially here, which means we’re finally seeing the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games on the horizon.

2020 Swammy Awards: Female African Swimmer of the Year – Tatjana Schoenmaker

For the third year in a row, the Swammy for African Female Swimmer of the Year goes to South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker.

2019 World Champion Zane Waddell Announces Retirement

2019 World Champion Zane Waddell of South Africa has announced his retirement from competitive swimming. Waddell was also a NCAA champion for Alabama.

Schoenmaker Lowers African Record In 50 Breast At NTS C’ships

South Africa’s breaststroking queen just put up the fastest 50m of her career, registering a new continental record in the process.

KZNA Premier Provincial C’ships Moved To 2021

2020’s version of the annual KZNA Premier Provincial Championships in South Africa has been postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

2020 ISL Final – Day 1 Live Recap

Caeleb Dressel will try to follow-up on his stellar semi-final performances with another big point haul here to help his Condors edge out defending ENS.