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Le Clos, Sates Head Up Partly Self-Funded South African Worlds Roster

Swimming South Africa has revealed its 19-strong roster for pool swimming for the 2022 FINA Aquatic World Championships.


Van Niekerk, Canny, Coetze Qualify For Budapest World Championships

Lara van Niekerk made it happen today in the women’s 50m breaststroke, becoming the first South African female to ever dip under 30 seconds in the event.


Meeting Edimburgo: Freya Anderson Vince I 100 Stile-Recap Day 3

Si è conclusa l’edizione 2022 del Meeting Internazionale di Edimburgo. Tante prestazioni degne di nota nel nostro recap del Day 3

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Freya Anderson Sneaks Ahead Of Anna Hopkin To Close Out Edinburgh Int’l

Catch up on the final day of action from the 2022 Edinburgh International Swim Meet, starring Olympic mixed relay medalist Freya Anderson.


Virginia-Commit Aimee Canny Hits New South African Record In 200 Freestyle

While competing at the 2021 Swim England National Winter Championships, South Africa’s Aimee Canny put up a new national record in the women’s 200m freestyle.


Jacob Peters Becomes GBR’s 4th Fastest Man All-Time In 50 Fly

Jacob Peters busted out the best short course meters 50 fly of his life en route to becoming Great Britain’s 4th fastest man ever.


17-Year-Old Aimee Canny Never Trained Long Course Before Making the Olympics

Canny talks us through what it’s like qualifying for her first Olympics at just 17 as well as doing so without having ever trained in a long course pool.


Tokyo 2020 Olympian Aimee Canny Commits To Virginia

South African Olympian Aimee Canny joins an already-loaded class of 2022 for the defending NCAA Champion Virignia Cavaliers.


Olympic Results Digest: All The Medalists & Records Set In The Pool In Tokyo

Everything you need for a quick refresher on what went down over eight days of swimming in Tokyo’s Olympic Aquatics Centre.


Tokyo 2020, Africa Day 7: Chelius Makes 50 FR Semis, Breaks 4th RSA Record

South African Emma Chelius qualified into the 50 free semifinals in 24.65, a national record. 22 more national records from Africa fell in the 50 free.

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Tatjana Schoenmaker Breaks the Ice With 2:18.95 200 Breast World Record

Schoenmaker threw down the first sub-2:19 women’s 200 breaststroke just 5 years after her country sent 0 women to the Olympic Games.


Tokyo 2020, Africa Day 5: Schoenmaker/Corbett Qualify Into 200 BR OLY Final

RSA’s Tatjana Schoenmaker and Kaylene Corbett qualified top 4 into the women’s 200 breast final. The last RSA OLY champ in the pool was in Atlanta 1996.

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Woman-Less South African Swimming Roster In Rio Now Boasts Six For Tokyo

South Africa had zero women in the pool at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. This time around there will be six women representing the country in Tokyo.


Emma Chelius Gets Under FINA A & South African Record With 24.72 50 Free

Chelius not only got under the former national record in the 50 freestyle but also swam a time fast enough to earn a spot on the 2021 Olympic team.


Matt Sates Just Misses OLY Qualification In 400 IM, 1 Shot Left With 100 Fly

While some got close, no swimmers managed to hit the Olympic selection cut in their respective events on day 2 of South African Trials.

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