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.
While some got close, no swimmers managed to hit the Olympic selection cut in their respective events on day 2 of South African Trials.
Schoenmaker’s 2:20.17 200 breaststroke was the only swim of the night to get under the South African Olympic selection criteria.
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.
Sates, de 17 años, concluyó con estilo su campaña en el Campeonato Sudafricano de Piscina Corta 2020, agregando otro oro a su gran botín.
17-year-old Matt Sates impressed across several events at these 2020 South African Short Course Championships in Pietermaritzburg.
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.
Swimming South Africa has revealed its National Team selections for the 2020/21 season, based on world rankings and medal potential.
South African swimming is looking strong in the younger set, with teens Ethan du Preez and Rebecca Meder clocking huge lifetime bests in Durban.
The 2nd and final South African Grand Prix kicks off tomorrow, Thursday, February 20th in Durban, with Tatjana Schoenmaker set to compete.
South African dynamo Chad Le Clos competed on his home turf today, winning two gold medals at the Grand Prix 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.
South African national record holder Erin Gallagher doubled up on sprint wins in Durban, taking the women’s 50m free and 50m back events.
16-year-old Matthew Sates busted out a huge new personal best in the men’s 200 IM on day 1 of the KZNA Premier Provincials.
South Africa’s Calvyn Justus, who trains under Dave Salo stateside, is set to race this week at the KZNA Premier Provincial Championships.