Africa

2019 Swammy Awards: African Female Swimmer of the Year Tatjana Schoenmaker

Schoenmaker had a historic year in 2019, becoming the first South African to medal at the LC Worlds meet just 3 weeks after picking up double WUGs golds

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16-Year-Old Matthew Sates Hits 53.8 100 Fly In Durban

After a solid 2:03.62 200 IM in Durban, 16-year-old Matthew Sates wrapped up KZNA Provincials with a 53.84 100 fly gold medal.

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Gallagher Takes Double Gold On KZNA Premier Provincials Night 3

South African national record holder Erin Gallagher doubled up on sprint wins in Durban, taking the women’s 50m free and 50m back events.

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High-Level International Meets For January 2020

Hungarian multi-Olympic gold medalist kicked off her 2019 swimming year with the Euro Meet and the meet highlights our January calendar for 2020 as well.

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16-Year-Old South African Matthew Sates Logs 2:03.62 200 IM

16-year-old Matthew Sates busted out a huge new personal best in the men’s 200 IM on day 1 of the KZNA Premier Provincials.

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2019 KZNA Provincial Championships: Calvyn Justus Among Entrants

South Africa’s Calvyn Justus, who trains under Dave Salo stateside, is set to race this week at the KZNA Premier Provincial Championships.

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FINA Announces Suspensions of Kenyan and Micronesian Federations

The national federations of Kenya and the Federated States of Micronesia have both been suspended by FINA until they hold new elections.

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Japan, South Africa & Spain Among Queensland C’ships Visiting Nations

IM ace Yui Ohashi is just one of the key Japanese competitors headed to Brisbane for the 2019 Queensland Championships this weekend.

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Swim Cup Amsterdam Welcomes Spanish, Swiss, British & More To Olympic Qualifier

Spanish Olympic champion Mireia Belmonte is among the visiting Spanish contingent set to race in this weekend’s Swim Cup Amsterdam.

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Mixed Relays Eliminated from 2022 Youth Olympics Swimming Program

Kristof Milak springboarded from a 3-gold medal performance at the 2018 Youth Olympics to a World Record in the summer of 2019 in the 200 fly.

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High-Level International Meets for December 2019

Sarah Sjostrom will be competing in December as part of the International Swimming League (ISL) Team Energy Standard, but check out what else is going on.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Schooling Launches Skincare, Ledecky Joins A New Team

Check out this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Joseph Schooling, Cate Campbell, Katie Shanahan, Katie Ledecky and more.

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Tatjana Schoenmaker Named South Africa’s Sports Star of the Year

Schoenmaker made South African history in 2019 when she became the country’s first-ever female swimming medalist at the FINA World Aquatics Championships.

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Vlad Morozov: “I’m Glad Grinev Wasn’t In Doha”

After racing at every stop of this year’s World Cup Series, Vlad Morozov had no problem admitting he ‘wasn’t fresh’ during his final few races in Doha.

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Michael Andrew Busts Out 2 Wins, C1 Scorches 100 Free Field To Wrap Up Doha

20-year-old Michael Andrew snagged 2 golds to close out this FINA World Cup Series campaign, including the 50m fly and 100m back.

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