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Speedo Launches New Tech Swimsuits Ahead Of 2020 Olympics

Speedo, the world’s leading swimwear brand, has launched its smartest ever Fastskin range as it aims to combine the latest technology with almost 20 years of pioneering performance.

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Australians Kareena Lee, Nick Sloman Take Midmar Mile

Australian Kareena Lee took the women’s title in the 2019 Midmar Mile, the world’s largest open water race.

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South Africa Includes Racial Component in National Team Selection

The Swimming South Africa National Team selection criteria reads fairly straightforward, but there is a notable clause related to race within several of the squads’ determination criteria.

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FINA Publishes 2019 Open Water Swim Series Schedule

The world’s swimming governing body, FINA, has revealed the 2019 open water schedule as it pertains to the FINA Marathon Swim World Series and FINA UltraMarathon Swim Series.

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Seychelles Selected As Site Of 2020 World Junior Open Water C’ships

The nation of Seychelles will be come the first African country to host an elite junior swimming competition when it becomes the site of the 2020 World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships.

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Practice of a Postgrad: How to Perfect Your Underwaters (Video)

After capturing P+P with the Tennessee men, I stayed to watch postgrad and Commonwealth Games bronze medalist (50 fly) Ryan Coetzee’s solo workout

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High-Level International Meets For February 2019

Jot down these key dates on your swimming calendar.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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