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Rebecca Meder Swims 2:12.98 in 200 IM, Frightens 2009 RSA Record in Durban

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.

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17-Year-Old South African Matt Sates Swims 1:57.60 IM/51.83 FL In Durban

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.

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Le Clos, Nel, and Sates Collect 2 Golds Each On Day 2 Of CANA Grand Prix

Matt Sates picked up a gold medal victory in the 200 IM after having hit the FINA A standard in the event during the prelims.

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CANA Grand Prix Day 1 Prelims: Matt Sates Hits FINA A Cut In 200 IM – 1:59.02

After missing the cut by 0.02 at South African Nationals, Sates cleared the FINA A and will likely become the newest addition to the country’s Olympic squad.

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Matt Sates Just Misses OLY Qualification In 400 IM, 1 Shot Left With 100 Fly

While some got close, no swimmers managed to hit the Olympic selection cut in their respective events on day 2 of South African Trials.

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Schoenmaker Sole Addition To South African Olympic Roster On Day 3 Of Nationals

Schoenmaker’s 2:20.17 200 breaststroke was the only swim of the night to get under the South African Olympic selection criteria.

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