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.
17-year-old Matt Sates dropped 1.48s in the 2IM to hit 1:57.60 in Durban, cracking the top 15 times in the world this season. Sates also hit 51.83 in the 1FL.
Evgeny Rylov’s European Record in the men’s 200 backstroke is among the top performances we’ve seen in 2021.
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.
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.
South African national record holder Erin Gallagher doubled up on sprint wins in Durban, taking the women’s 50m free and 50m back events.
The 2019 African Games wrapped up its swimming competition tonight in Morocco, but not before several more meet records bit the dust.
The 2019 African Games’ swimming competition kicked off with 20-year-old Erin Gallagher not wasting any time making her mark on the competition.
The South African women set a new Continental Record in the 400 freestyle relay on the opening day of the 2019 World Championships.
Aux championnats d’Afrique du Sud qui se sont tenus à Durban pendant six jours, 29 filles et garçons, ont réalisé les minima requis pour entrer dans l’équipe nationale pour les Jeux du Commonwealth.
Only one woman previously held all of the top ten times– Karin Prinsloo, who is the national record holder at 54.48 from 2014.
Chad Le Clos easily won the men’s 200m freestyle in a Commonwealth Games-qualifying time, but he wasn’t the only one to notch an event on South Africa’s line-up for next year.