Africa

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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Proud 21.85, Hosszu 4:33.8, Baker 59.05 On Day 1 In Marseille

Ben Proud, Kathleen Baker, Katinka Hosszu were among the competitors in Marseille who threw down some head-turning times on day 1 of the FFN Golden Tour.

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Coetzee Collects 2 More World Jr C’ships Qualifying Times In Durban

16-year-old Dune Coetzee was on a roll again on day 2 of the 2019 South African National Junior Age Group Swimming Championships.

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South Africa’s Dune Coetzee Punches Spot At World Juniors

16-year-old Dune Coetzee led the charge of young South Africans with an impressive 400m freestyle effort of 4:15.02.

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Over 40 High-Level International Meets On Calendar For April 2019

Take a deep breath now, as the month of April contains than 40 competitions on the schedule, most of which carry notable qualifying significance.

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ISL Team Energy Standard Names Sjostrom, Le Clos Captains

On the heels of the International Swimming League’s (ISL) introduction of 5 elite team members comprising Team Energy Standard, the nationally diverse squad revealed its team captains.

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Watanabe, Sakai & Irie Headed To FINA Champions Series

World Record holder Ippei Watanabe, 2016 Olympic silver medalist Masato Sakai and triple medalist from the 2012 Olympic Games Ryosuke Irie have now been confirmed as FINA Champions Series swimmers. 

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Weber Takes Double Gold At South African Open Water C’ships

The 2019 South African Open Water Championships took place at Marina Martinique in Jeffrey’s Bay over the weekend. 

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Six Meet Records Bite The Dust in Milan, Hosszu 2:10 2IM

Katinka Hosszu snagged her usual 200m IM/400m IM combo in Milan.

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Cseh Tops Le Clos, Pellegrini Clocks 1:57.18 200 Free In Milan

Italian swimming icon Federica Pellegrini took the women’s 200m freestyle tonight in Milan, checking in among the top 3 performers in the world this season.

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Olympians Flock To Trofeo Citta Di Milano This Weekend

South African Olympian Chad Le Clos produced 3 meet records at the Trofeo Cittá di Milano in 2018 and is slated to race again there this weekend.

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Michael Houlie On Transition to US, First SEC’s (Video)

Houlie scored in both the 100 and 200 breast for the Vols at the SEC Championships

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