Chad le Clos qualified for the 2021 Olympics with his national title-winning time of 1:55.88 in the 200 fly. Also qualifying was Ethan du Preez, 17 years old.
Tatjana Schoenmaker got off to a quick start at 2021 South African Nationals by lowering her own NR not once, but twice on day 1.
Tatjana Schoenmaker broke her own 50 BR national record twice in the same day at the 2021 South African Nationals, going 30.42 to 30.32 just hours apart.
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Brazil is expected to send 2, and South Africa 4, to the final open water Olympic qualifying event in May in Fukuoka, Japan. Above: Guilherme Costa,
Olympic medalist Daiya Seto will be racing in April at the 2021 Japan Swim, the meet which acts as the nation’s sole Olympic-qualifying opportunity.
Omar Shaaban, a 21-year-old Egyptian swimmer, broke the world monofin record and was recognized by Guinness World Records for his feat.
The world’s largest open water race is now virtual due to restrictions from South Africa’s Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife rejecting the event.
We may see China’s backstroking king Xu Jiayu in the water this March, with the nation hosting its 2nd national meet of the year.
South Africa’s national team took part in a time trial competition over the weekend, with a few notable results shaking out of the racing tree.
In a recent survey done by Kyodo news, over 85% of respondents think that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games should be postponed or canceled.
The Kenya Swimming Federation, currently suspended by FINA, has named a pool of 13 swimmers from which it will choose 2 Universality entries for the Olympics.
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