Matt Sates, the 18-year-old bound for the Georgia Bulldogs this spring, did some damage tonight in the 100m fly in his native South Africa.
Quick swims characterized day one of the 2021 South African Short Course Championships, with Matt Sates & Pieter Coetze headlining.
Close to 300 swimmers will be descending upon the GC Jolliffee Pool beginning tomorrow for the 2021 South African Short Course Championships.
Clayton Whetstine will move from the Norfolk Academy Bulldogs to the Georgia Bulldogs in the fall of 2022.
27.0/1:00.9/2:16.3 breaststroker Kristian Pitshugin from the Greater Jerusalem Swimming Club in Israel will begin at Georgia in January 2023.
Phelps is the only swimmer that has been faster than Sates, a rising star in South Africa, in the 200 IM, 400 IM and 100 fly among 17-18 year-olds.
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.
A Durban, in Sud Africa, si è svolta la quarta tornata del 2021 South Africa Grand Prix. La manifestazione è qualificante per le Olimpiadi
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.
Sates swam a 52.30 to take gold in the men’s 100 butterfly final, out-touching le Clos who was a 53.37 for the silver medal.
CANA Gran Prix. Durante il secondo giorno di finali Chad Le Clos conquista due ori mentre Matt Sates nuota il personale nei 50 farfalla
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.
Il CANA Gran Prix è iniziato in Sudafrica con molti nuotatori provenienti da diversi paesi che tenteranno la qualifica olimpica.
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.
200 free/200 back specialist Cooper Cook has made a verbal commitment to the in-state Georgia Bulldogs for the 2022-23 school year.