The FINA Athletes Committee met in Hangzhou over the past two days, alongside the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m), and discussed plans to further develop all aquatics disciplines while making sure that athlete voices are heard within FINA’s decision-making processes.
Penny Heyns, South African double Olympic champion back at the 1996 Games in Atlanta, will be replacing Canadian cross-country skier Beckie Scott on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Compliance Review Committee (CRC).
Cameron van der Burgh is one of eight South African athletes joining a newly-created Athletes Committee.
100 back medalists Taylor Ruck, Kylie Masse and Emily Seebohm will do battle once again in the 200 back final on day 4 of the Commonwealth Games.
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.
Michelle Weber became the first female swimmer to earn a berth on the South African Olympic team…