All eyes will be on a pair of Chinese stars as they race on their home soil tonight.
Il Sudafrica ha aggiornato la nazionale dei Mondiali 2023 a 12 nuotatori totali. In particolare, sono assenti Matt Sates e Pieter Coetze.
The South African roster for next month’s World Championships in Fukuoka has shrunk from 19 to 12 swimmers. See the changes here.
si sono conclusi i campionati nazionali sudafricani e Pieter Coetze è riuscito a qualificarsi nei 200 dorso per Mondiali e Olimpiadi
Cal commit Pieter Coetze completed the backstroke treble at the South African National Championships, capturing 200m back gold in 1:56.66 this evening.
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.
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.
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.
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.