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.
Schoenmaker’s 2:20.17 200 breaststroke was the only swim of the night to get under the South African Olympic selection criteria.
Chad le Clos ed il 17enne Ethan Du Preez si sono qualificati per le Olimpiadi di Tokyo nei 200 metri farfalla maschili durante i Trials
Chad le Clos qualified for the 2021 Olympics with his national title-winning time of 1:55.88 in the 200 fly. Also qualifying was Ethan du Preez, 17 years old.
El firmante de la Universidad de Georgia, Matt Sates, fue una fuerza a tener en cuenta en los eventos de 100 libre, 100 estilos y 50 mariposa esta noche.
University of Georgia commit Matt Sates got it done for gold on 3 separate occasions on night 3 of South African Championships.
Check out how teenagers made their presence known on the final day of the 2020 South African Grand Prix in Stellenbosch.
South African dynamo Chad Le Clos competed on his home turf today, winning two gold medals at the Grand Prix Stellenbosch.
Durante esta penúltima jornada de competición se han batido dos récords de los campeonatos y un récord del mundo júnior.