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.
Chelius not only got under the former national record in the 50 freestyle but also swam a time fast enough to earn a spot on the 2021 Olympic team.
Chad le Clos qualified for the 2021 Olympics with his national title-winning time of 1:55.88 in the 200 fly. Also qualifying was Ethan du Preez, 17 years old.
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.
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