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.
Tatjana Schoenmaker ha stabilito il nuovo record continentale africano nei 100 metri rana femminili con il tempo di 1:05.74
Tatjana Schoenmaker broke her own 50 BR national record twice in the same day at the 2021 South African Nationals, going 30.42 to 30.32 just hours apart.
For the third consecutive year, South Africa’s Rocco Meiring of Tuks has earned the Swammy Award for African Coach of the Year.
The 2019 CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships in Tunis, Tunisia concluded on Saturday, September 14th, with South Africa coming out as the big winner.
Day 1 prelims of the 2019 World Junior Championships saw 2 meet records go down, courtesy of Hungary’s Gabor Zombori and Italy’s Thomas Ceccon.
Chad Le Clos threw down the 4th fastest 100m fly time of the season to log another event win here in Durban.
The youth of South Africa continued to clean up FINA World Junior Championships cuts on days 3 and 4 of the nation’s Junior Age Group Swimming Championships.