Swimming South Africa has revealed its 19-strong roster for pool swimming for the 2022 FINA Aquatic 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.
Si è conclusa l’edizione 2022 del Meeting Internazionale di Edimburgo. Tante prestazioni degne di nota nel nostro recap del Day 3
Catch up on the final day of action from the 2022 Edinburgh International Swim Meet, starring Olympic mixed relay medalist Freya Anderson.
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 busted out the best short course meters 50 fly of his life en route to becoming Great Britain’s 4th fastest man ever.
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.
South African Olympian Aimee Canny joins an already-loaded class of 2022 for the defending NCAA Champion Virignia Cavaliers.
Everything you need for a quick refresher on what went down over eight days of swimming in Tokyo’s Olympic Aquatics Centre.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
While some got close, no swimmers managed to hit the Olympic selection cut in their respective events on day 2 of South African Trials.