South Africa National Team member Dakota Tucker will join the Tigers next fall with Ivy A-final potential in the 200/400 IM and 200 fly.
19-year-old Lara van Niekerk ended her 2022 South African Short Course Championships on a high note, taking the women’s 200m breaststroke.
18-year-old Rebecca Meder hit a near-lifetime best in the 200 IM at 2:12.98, frightening Kathryn Meaklim’s 2009 national record of 2:12.53.
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.
The 2019 CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships in Tunis, Tunisia concluded on Saturday, September 14th, with South Africa coming out as the big winner.