Africa

Le Clos Takes 4th South African Title, 51.39 100 Fly

Chad Le Clos threw down the 4th fastest 100m fly time of the season to log another event win here in Durban.

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Coetzee Catches World Championships Qualifying Mark In 100 Fly

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.

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4 More Names Added To South Africa’s Worlds Roster Through Day 2

Check out who has made the grade two days in to the 2019 South African Nationals.

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Erin Gallagher On A Roll, Clocks 50 Fly South African Record

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.

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Olympic Silver Medalist Chad Le Clos Misses 200 Free Worlds Cut

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.

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2 Swimmers On South African Roster For Gwangju Through Day 1

Chad Le Clos and Erin Gallagher are headed to Gwangju.

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Le Clos Clears World Championships Qualifying Cut In Durban

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.

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South Africa’s World C’ships Trials Arrive With Olympic Implications

Chad Le Clos arrives at Kings Park next week for South African Nationals.

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South Africa’s Kings Park Finally Getting Block Wedges

Now-retired South African Karen Prinsloo competed her whole career at Kings Park without starting block wedges.

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23 South Africans Notch World Junior C’ships QT’s, But Getting There..

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.

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Heemskerk Reaps 2 Wins, Shymanovich Makes History In Marseille

Dutch Olympian Femke Heemskerk was on-fire in Marseille, collecting 2 golds tonight to close out the meet.

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Shymanovich Joins Sub-59 Club With 58.79 1Breast In Marseille

Ilya Shymanovich just clocked the fastest 100m breaststroke time of his life, joining an exclusive club in the process.

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South Africa’s Youth Getting It Done At Age Group C’ships

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.

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Hosszu Rocks 2:08.55 2IM, Goosen Upsets Proud In 50 Fly In Marseille

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.

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Heemskerk Produces 53.58 100 Free Prelim In Marseille

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.

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