Matthew Sates

Could Matt Sates Be The Next Michael Phelps?

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.


Emma Chelius Gets Under FINA A & South African Record With 24.72 50 Free

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.

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Chad Le Clos Manca Il Tempo Limite Nei 100 Fa, Qualifica Nei 200

Chad le Clos ha mancato il tempo limite di qualificazione olimpica nei 100 farfalla, ma potrà essere convocato poichè realizzato a Gwangju

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Chad le Clos Just Misses Automatic Olympic Qualification In 100 Fly – 52.13

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.


Matt Sates Just Misses OLY Qualification In 400 IM, 1 Shot Left With 100 Fly

While some got close, no swimmers managed to hit the Olympic selection cut in their respective events on day 2 of South African Trials.

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Schoenmaker Sole Addition To South African Olympic Roster On Day 3 Of Nationals

Schoenmaker’s 2:20.17 200 breaststroke was the only swim of the night to get under the South African Olympic selection criteria.


Chad Le Clos Scommette Su Una Medaglia Olimpica Per Schoenmaker

Chad le Clos si spinge in una previsione sulle prossime Olimpiadi di Tokyo e punta su un oro per Tatjana Schoenmaker nella rana

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Le Clos, ausente de los campeonatos sudafricanos en piscina corta

A partir de la ausencia de Chad le Clos, podríamos ver a talentos jóvenes como Matthew Sates o Ethan du Preez luchar por lo más alto.

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No Le Clos At 2020 South African Short Course Championships

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.

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Schoenmaker, Du Preez Get It Done In Durban To Close Out Grand Prix

200 fly standout Ethan du Preez tried the 100m sprint on for size, as Tatjana Schoenmaker was also in the water to close out Durban’s Grand Prix.

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Schoenmaker Set For South African Grand Prix #2 – Durban

The 2nd and final South African Grand Prix kicks off tomorrow, Thursday, February 20th in Durban, with Tatjana Schoenmaker set to compete.

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Teens Reign On Final Day Of 2020 South African Grand Prix – Stellenbosch

Check out how teenagers made their presence known on the final day of the 2020 South African Grand Prix in Stellenbosch.

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South African Chad Le Clos Kicks Off 2020 In Stellenbosch

Here we go, Chad Le Clos, as the South African is set to take to Stellenbosch waters this weekend at his nation’s Grand Prix.


16-Year-Old Matthew Sates Hits 53.8 100 Fly In Durban

After a solid 2:03.62 200 IM in Durban, 16-year-old Matthew Sates wrapped up KZNA Provincials with a 53.84 100 fly gold medal.

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Gallagher Takes Double Gold On KZNA Premier Provincials Night 3

South African national record holder Erin Gallagher doubled up on sprint wins in Durban, taking the women’s 50m free and 50m back events.

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