Africa

Akaram Mahmoud Only Warmed Up 4 Minutes before his 800 (Video)

Thinking the event was slowest to fastest, Mahmoud ended up nearly missing his event and was only able to warm up for less than 5 minutes

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South African Jarryd Baxter Making Noise at NJCAA Indian River State

After just one semester at Indian River State College, Baxter has already set three new NJCAA records.

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Erin Gallagher Wins Multiple Medals at South African Grand Prix

Short Course World Championships finalist Erin Gallagher isn’t resting on her laurels, producing some solid early-2019 swims in Nelspruit.

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2019 LCM Year Kicks Off With First South African Grand Prix

Promising sprinter Erin Gallagher headlines the first South African Grand Prix meet of 2019.

2018 Swammy Awards: Rocco Meiring, African Coach Of The Year

Rocco Meiring, coach of Tatjana Schoenmaker, is our Swammy Award winner for African Coach of the Year.

2018 Swammy Awards: Schoenmaker is Female African Swimmer of the Year

Schoenmaker established herself as the top breastroker of the Commonwealth Games in May, posting times that would stand high in the world rankings for all of 2018.

2018 Swammy Awards: Chad le Clos, Male African Swimmer of the Year

In 2018, Chad le Clos cemented his legacy as one of the most dominant butterfly swimmers of all time, and particularly as one of the greatest short course meters swimmers.

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South African Olympian Calvyn Justus Joins Trojan Swim Club

South African Olympian Calvyn Justus has been training with the Trojan Swim Club under Dave Salo.

28 Olympians & 2 World Champions Attend ISL Meetings in London

American swimmer Ryan Murphy, an Olympic champion and World Record holder, was among the athletes in attendance in London this week.

Justus & Erasmus Race Their Way To South African Sprint Titles

Calvyn Justus and Doug Erasmus both took gold in Durban to wrap up 2018.

2018 SC Worlds: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

2018 FINA SHORT COURSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Tuesday, December 11th – Sunday, December 16th Hangzhou, China Tennis Centre, Hangzhou Olympic &…

Cameron vd Burgh; Katinka Hosszu Are SwimSwam’s Swimmers of the Meet

Cameron van der Burgh wrote a fairytale ending to his professional swimming career.

United States Wins Another FINA Championship Trophy

While the American point total was a historic

America Led Medal Table Wire-to-Wire in Hangzhou

Olivia Smoliga’s double individual gold helped push America to the top of the medal standings from start-to-finish in Hangzhou.

Cameron van der Burgh Ends Career With Textile WR, Gold Medal In 50 BR

Cameron van der Burgh finished off his career in style in Hangzhou, swimming the 2nd fastest 50 breast in history.

2018 SC Worlds: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Daiya Seto will race for 400 IM gold tonight.

Gallagher Lowers African Record Again In 50 Free Semi-Finals

South African Erin Gallagher got under the Continental mark for the second straight time in 24.38.

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