Swimming South Africa has revealed its National Team selections for the 2020/21 season, based on world rankings and medal potential.
The 2020 Midmar Mile open water race took place over the weekend at the Midmar Dam north of Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
The 2019 South African Open Water Championships took place at Marina Martinique in Jeffrey’s Bay over the weekend.
Australian Kareena Lee took the women’s title in the 2019 Midmar Mile, the world’s largest open water race.
Over 1,000 swimmers took part in the inaugural Daman DXB SwimFest 2018 in Dubai, UAE earlier this week.
American Ashley Twichell earned her 4th Midmar Mile title over the weekend.
France’s Marc-Antoine Olivier won the first gold medal of the 2017 FINA World Championships with a win in the men’s 5k.
Olympic gold medalist Ferry Weertman will look to defeat reigning World Champion Jordan Wilimovsky in the men’s 10k.
“Was a good swim, happy with how it went,” says South African Chad Ho on winning the men’s 10k last weekend at Nationals.
Cameron van der Burgh will represent South Africa in Rio and will be joined by both veterans and newcomers alike.
Jordan Wilimovsky will lead the 25 swimmers who have qualified for the Olympic 10k Marathon Swim in Rio this summer.
Lijun Zu lead the charge of fifteen Olympic qualifiers today in Setubal, Portugal at the 2016 Marathon Swimming Olympic Qualifier
Michelle Weber became the first female swimmer to earn a berth on the South African Olympic team…
Chad le Clos of South Africa’s butterfly performances and world rank earn him this year’s Swammy Award for African Male Swimmer of the Year.