South Africa

Bowling Green gets commitment from South African NCAP-er Christin Swanepoel-Stevens

Another member of Nation’s Capital Swim Club’s great senior class has made a college decision, as breaststroker Christin Swanepoel-Stevens will head to Bowling Green State University next fall.

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A Look Back: All 2014 Commonwealth Games medalists and times from Glasgow

See every medalist from each of the 44 swimming events contested at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, one of the most competitive and entertaining Commonwealth Games meets in recent memory.


Australia Doubles England in Commonwealth Medal Count After Day 5

Day five of the 2014 Commonwealth featured finals of the women’s 800 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 200 butterfly and the 100…


Commonwealth Games Medal Count: South Africa Jumps Ahead of Scotland On Day 3

Australia continues to lead the running medal count for swimming with 26 total medals. Today, the Aussies earned four gold…


Swimming South Africa building accreditation system for schools, with 12 already signed on

Swimming South Africa announced last week that it had signed Memoranda of Understanding with 12 schools to begin building a system to accredit schools that could serve as good development homes for young swimmers.

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Arena signs South African breaststroker Giulio Zorzi

Arena has added a new athlete to its sponsorship roster – Barcelona bronze medalist Giulio Zorzi.

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TYR Signs Ashley Twichell American Pool and Open Water Swimmer

“It’s an honor to be representing the TYR brand alongside so many incredible athletes,” said Twichell. “I’m so excited to be a part of this family, and I can’t wait to see what the future has in store.”

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Open Water Deja Vu – Twichell and Ho Repeat at Midmar

It’s the work d largest open water swimming race and anything can happen, but just like last year Ashley Twichell…

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It’s HUGE – World’s largest open water race, Midmar Mile, set for the weekend

The Midmar Mile is one event that over 15,o00 swimmers keep on their calendar every year. The race begin in 1974…

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Africa Report, Day 4 Continued, Cameron Van Der Burgh and Giulio Zorzi: The Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. of Breaststroke

This is the second half of the story about training partners and best friends, Cameron Van Der Burgh and Giulio Zorzi. They earned the Gold and Bronze medals in the 50m breaststroke on Day 4 of the 2013 FINA World Championships. (Photo Credit: Gil Levy / @SwimCoachLevy)

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Africa Report, Day 4, Cameron Van Der Burgh and Giulio Zorzi: The Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. of Breaststroke

South Africa wins the medal count on Day 4 with medals from Chad Le Clos, along with training partners and best friends, Giulio Zorzi and Cameron Van Der Burgh. (Photo Credit: Gil Levy / @SwimCoachLevy)


Africa Report, Day 1, Ismail Breaks Egyptian National Record

The African continent puts two swimmers into finals and breaks one National Record on day 1 of the World Championships.


Prinsloo Crushes Record in Robben Island Open Water Swim

photo credit: Mike Lewis, Ola Vista Photogaphy

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Aussies win the first day of competition at the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series

After the first day of the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series the Aussies took the lead in the competition’s top…


James Magnussen Ready to Prove Himself after London Debacle

“After a lot of pre-London chest thumping, the Magnussen lead 4×100 freestyle relay netted 4th, and Team USA’s Nathan Adrian snatched the Olympic gold from Magnussen in the 100 freestyle.”