Kirsty Coventry

Olympian Kirsty Coventry Named To Youth Olympic Games Committee

‘As an African I’m extremely proud to be a member of the Evaluation Commission so we can show the world what Africa has to offer.’ – Kirsty Coventry

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IOC to Pursue African Cities as Host of 2022 Youth Olympic Games

The IOC is going to try and elect an African host for the 2022 Youth Olympic Games at its upcoming session in Buenos Aires in October.

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Kirsty Coventry Appointed IOC Athletes’ Commission Chairperson

Zimbabwean Olympic legend Kirsty Coventry is adding another feather in her post-retirement accomplishment hat, as the 34-year-old has been appointed Chairperson of the IOC’s Athletes’ Commission.


FINA AC Announces Re-Appointments And Six New Members

The 2017 – 2021 Fina Athletes Committee (FINA AC) was recently announced with a number of former members re-appointed and six (6) new members appointed.


Sarah Sjostrom – Queen Of All The Sprints

Sarah Sjostrom had a remarkable World Championships in Budapest. She broke the World Records in the 50m and 100m freestyles, winning gold and silver in the individual events.


Le Zimbabwe sélectionne 2 nageurs et 2 nageuses pour les Mondiaux

L’Union aquatique du Zimbabwe (ZAU) a annoncé que quatre nageurs représenteront le pays aux Championnats du monde de 2017 cet été à Budapest.

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Zimbabwe’s Budapest Line-up Has First Male World C’ships Qualifier

The Zimbabwe Aquatic Union (ZAU) has announced a 4 swimmer-strong line-up for the 2017 World Championships in Budapest this summer.

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Kirsty Coventry : d’athlète à dirigeante

Au Zimbabwe, c’est la double championne olympique Kirsty Coventry, qui s’est présentée, le 30 avril, à Harare, à l’élection, elle, du Comité Olympique national, au titre de vice-présidente.

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5-Time Olympian Kirsty Coventry Up For Zimbabwe Olympic Committee VP

Already prolific throughout multiple Olympic organizations, 5-time Olympian Kirsty Coventry of Zimbabwe is running for her nation’s Olympic Committee VP.

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2016 Swammy Awards: Africa Female Swimmer of the Year Farida Osman

Egyptian swimming has been on a roll over the past Olympic quad, and it culminates in back-to-back Africa Female Swimmer of the Year Swammy Awards for Farida Osman.


Kirsty Coventry To Be Elected VP of International Surfing Association

Kirsty Coventry is set to be elected as the next vice-president of the International Surfing Association.

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16 Swimmers Will Carry Nations’ Flags in Closing Ceremonies

While not as widely recognized as those that open the bi-annual event, every Olympic Games ends with a parade of…


Kirsty Coventry Wraps Busy Olympics With Medals and Flag

Zimbabwean swimmer Kirsty Coventry, one of her country’s most accomplished athletes in any sport, will wrap up a busy two weeks…


Coventry and Salnikov Make Strange Bedfellows in Olympic Awards Ceremony

Coventry, an athlete representative for WADA and the IOC who competed for Zimbabwe at these Games, was paired with Vladimir Salnikov, head of the Russian Swimming Federation and member of FINA, in tonight’s medal ceremony.


2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Seven Finals Live Recap

Assuming Michael Phelps isn’t making a comeback down the road, this will be his last individual race ever where he will look to four-peat in this event winning gold number five of these games and 23 all time.


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