Africa

Africa: Farida Osman Wins Second Consecutive Bronze In 50 Fly

Farida Osman of Egypt won her second consecutive bronze medal at the World Championships in the women’s 50 fly, clocking a time of 25.47 in the final.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 6 Finals Live Recap

After Australia’s Matthew Wilson tied the World Record in 200 breast semis, we’ll see both WR holders (Wilson and Japan’s Watanabe) in the final.

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Africa: Schoenmaker Becomes First SA LC World Medalist In 200 Breast

Tatjana Schoenmaker became the first South African woman to win a medal at the LC World Championships with her silver medal in the women’s 200 breast.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Team USA’s Chase Kalisz swims his first individual final of the meet tonight as he competes for back-to-back 200 IM titles.

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Africa: Kaylene Corbett Swims Pair of PBs, Joins Schoenmaker In 200 BR Final

South African Kaylene Corbett produced back-to-back best times to qualify for the final of the women’s 200 breaststroke at Worlds.

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Tatjana Schoenmaker Sets African, South African Records in 200 Breast in 2:21.7

In the semifinals of the women’s 200 breaststroke Thursday evening, Tatjana Schoenmaker registered a 2:21.79 for a new South African National Record.

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Katie Ledecky to Return to Competition for the USA in 4×200 Free Relay

After scratching the 200 free prelims and 1500 free final due to illness, the USA’s Katie Ledecky will return to competition tonight in Gwangju.

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FINA Reportedly Threatens Bans and Revocation of Medals Over Podium Protests

FINA issued a new Code of Conduct provision prohibiting athletes from “any political, religious or discriminatory statement or behaviour.”

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Farida Osman Lowers Egyptian Record in Women’s 100 Free

24-year-old Farida Osman recorded a new lifetime best and Egyptian National Record in the prelims of the women’s 100 freestyle this morning.

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Africa: Le Clos’ Gold Medal Window Closing With Emergence of Dressel, Milak

Chad Le Clos may see his gold medal window closing with the emergence of Caeleb Dressel and Kristof Milak in the 100 and 200 fly respectively.

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Caeleb Dressel Scares American Record with 47.3 in 100 Free Prelims

Though he wasn’t able to match his 2017 speed on the 400 free relay on night one, the USA’s Caeleb Dressel looks like his freestyle is in top form.

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Africa: Michael Houlie Fails To Advance Out Of 50 Breast Heats

Despite coming into the World Championships with the fourth-fastest time of 2019, Michael Houlie failed to advance out of the men’s 50 breast heats.

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2019 FINA World Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Great Britain’s Adam Peaty made history last night as the first man to ever break 57 in the 100 breast semis. Tonight, he may lower his World Record further.

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USA and Australia Tied Atop Medal Table After Day 2

The USA got a gold from Caeleb Dressel in the 50 fly, while Australia’s total was boosted by Emma McKeon earning bronze in the 100 fly.

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Schoenmaker Closing In On Becoming First South African Female LC World Medalist

Tatjana Schoenmaker is on the cusp of becoming the first South African woman to win a medal at the World Aquatics Championships.

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