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Meder & Sates Claim 16 Total Titles At South African SC C’ships

Matt Sates continued his tear at these 2021 South African Short Course Championships, bringing his total number of titles to a remarkable 10.

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Sates Triples On Penultimate Night Of South African SC C’ships

These 2021 South African Short Course Swimming Championships may also be considered ‘The Matt Sates Show’, as the future Georgia Bulldog is wreaking havoc.

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Matt Sates Set For 12 Events At South African SC C’ships

Close to 300 swimmers will be descending upon the GC Jolliffee Pool beginning tomorrow for the 2021 South African Short Course Championships.

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Olympic Results Digest: All The Medalists & Records Set In The Pool In Tokyo

Everything you need for a quick refresher on what went down over eight days of swimming in Tokyo’s Olympic Aquatics Centre.

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Tatjana Schoenmaker Breaks the Ice With 2:18.95 200 Breast World Record

Schoenmaker threw down the first sub-2:19 women’s 200 breaststroke just 5 years after her country sent 0 women to the Olympic Games.

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Tokyo 2020, Africa Day 5: Schoenmaker/Corbett Qualify Into 200 BR OLY Final

RSA’s Tatjana Schoenmaker and Kaylene Corbett qualified top 4 into the women’s 200 breast final. The last RSA OLY champ in the pool was in Atlanta 1996.

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Rebecca Meder Swims 2:12.98 in 200 IM, Frightens 2009 RSA Record in Durban

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.

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17-Year-Old South African Matt Sates Swims 1:57.60 IM/51.83 FL In Durban

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.

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Matt Sates Out-Swims Le Clos In 100 Fly To Close Out 2021 CANA Grand Prix

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.

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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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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.

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T. Schoenmaker Breaks Own 50 BR National Record (30.32) at 2021 RSA Nationals

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.

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Sates arrasa en los 400 estilos para cerrar el campeonato sudafricano

Sates, de 17 años, concluyó con estilo su campaña en el Campeonato Sudafricano de Piscina Corta 2020, agregando otro oro a su gran botín.

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Sates Takes 400 IM To Close Out South African C’ships

17-year-old Matt Sates impressed across several events at these 2020 South African Short Course Championships in Pietermaritzburg.

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