South Africa had zero women in the pool at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. This time around there will be six women representing the country in Tokyo.
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.
After missing the cut in both the prelims and the finals, Corbett managed to crack the 200 breast FINA A during a Saturday night time trial.
On the 4th day of racing at South African Nationals, Schoenmaker rocketed to a 1:05.74 100 breaststroke to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
The two-time silver medalist in the event was just over the required 51.96 that it would have taken to automatically qualify for the Games.
Schoenmaker’s 2:20.17 200 breaststroke was the only swim of the night to get under the South African Olympic selection criteria.
Olympian Chad Le Clos will not be racing at the South African Short Course Championships later this month, but plenty of young guns are ready to step up.
Swimming South Africa ha rivelato le selezioni della sua Nazionale per la stagione 2020/21. Sono state formate le squadre di nuoto ed open water
Swimming South Africa has revealed its National Team selections for the 2020/21 season, based on world rankings and medal potential.
Sud Africa Swimming (SSA) ha pubblicato l’aggiornamento del calendario delle competizioni 2020-21, modificato alla luce della pandemia di coronavirus.
Our 2019 Swammy award winner for African Coach of the Year, Rocco Meiring, has been facing training difficulties over the course of the coronavirus pandemic.
Tatjana Schoenmaker (above) is on target to become South Africa’s first female Olympic medalist in swimming since Penelope Heyns at the 2000 Olympic Games.
World Championships medalist Farida Osman of Egypt is making her presence known at the 2019 African Games taking place in Morrocco.
Egyptian World Championships medalist Farida Osman collected hardware through 2 days of swimming competition at the 2019 Africa Games in Morrocco.
After Australia’s Matthew Wilson tied the World Record in 200 breast semis, we’ll see both WR holders (Wilson and Japan’s Watanabe) in the final.