Chad Le Clos threw down the 4th fastest 100m fly time of the season to log another event win here in Durban.
While competing in the heats of day 3 of the 2019 South African National Swimming Championships, which serve as the selection meet for this summer’s World Championships in Gwangju, Korea, 23-year-old Ryan Coetzee hit a qualifying mark in the men’s 100m butterfly.
Check out who has made the grade two days in to the 2019 South African Nationals.
While competing on day 2 of the 2019 South African Nationals, the meet which serves as qualification for this summer’s World Championships, 20-year-old Erin Gallagher clocked a new 50m fly national standard.
Although Chad Le Clos notched a World Championships-worthy time last night in the men’s 200m fly finals, the 26-year-old South African icon was unable to make the same magic happen in tonight’s 200m freestyle final.
Chad Le Clos and Erin Gallagher are headed to Gwangju.
Olympian Chad Le Clos completed the dirty double of the 200m fly and 100m free on night 1 of the 2019 South African National Swimming Championships.
Chad Le Clos arrives at Kings Park next week for South African Nationals.
Now-retired South African Karen Prinsloo competed her whole career at Kings Park without starting block wedges.
23 South African swimmers earned FINA qualification times for this summer’s World Junior Championships. But, with the nation’s selection criteria stating it is a ‘self-funded’ affair, the number who can actually go remains to be seen.
Dutch Olympian Femke Heemskerk was on-fire in Marseille, collecting 2 golds tonight to close out the meet.
Ilya Shymanovich just clocked the fastest 100m breaststroke time of his life, joining an exclusive club in the process.
The youth of South Africa continued to clean up FINA World Junior Championships cuts on days 3 and 4 of the nation’s Junior Age Group Swimming Championships.
Katinka Hosszu took the women’s 200m fly/200m IM double in Marseille, putting up the world’s fastest 200m IM mark this season in the process.
Katinka Hosszu and Miriea Belmonte were in the pool multiple times on day 2 in Marseille, while Femke Heemskerk made the most of her 100m free prelim.