South African Swimming

The State Of Female Swimming In South Africa: Karin Prinsloo Interview

With its Rio line-up composed of 11 males and 0 females, the gender imbalance in South African swimming has been placed directly under the spotlight. SwimSwam spoke with Karin Prinsloo, South African swimmer, about her nation’s current situation.


Le Clos Nominated for South African Sportsman of the Year

Chad le Clos has been nominated for two of this year’s South African Sports Awards…

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Van der Burgh Ready for Rio After Reigniting His Passion for the Sport

Olympic champion Cameron van der Burgh discusses how he changed his approach after the 2014 Commonwealth Games…

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Van der Burgh Feels That Swimmers ‘Borrow’ Records

“The reality is that you just ‘borrow’ a record…

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South Africa Announces 10 Swimmer Team for IPC World Championships

South Africa announced it’s 10 member team for the IPC World Championships that will run from July 13th-19th in Glasgow…

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Mustang Quartet Selected For World University Games

The SMU women’s swimming team will send four student-athletes to the World University Games held in Gwangju, South Korea, July 2-14 at the Nambu University International Aquatics Center.

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15 Year Old Baxter Goes 1:51.91 to Break South African Age Group Record

15 year old Jarryd Baxter and 12 year old Luan Grobbelaar both dominated their age groups at the South African SA National Level 3 Age Group Championships…

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Chad le Clos and Michael Andrew headline the South African Swimming Grand Prix in Durban

Olympic gold medalists Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh, and United States upstart Michael Andrew headline the SA Grand Prix in Durban.

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Le Clos Has High Tea with South African President

Chad le Clos was included in a group of prominent South Africans that joined President Zuma for high tea before his State of the Nation address…


Le Clos Looks to Replicate Short Course Success in Kazan

In Kazan Chad le Clos will swim all three butterfly events as well as the 200 freestyle and possibly the 200 IM…

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2014 Swammy Awards: African Female Swimmer of the Year

In 2014 South African Karin Prinsloo broke the African records in both the long course 100 and 400 freestyle…

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Fans Give le Clos a Hero’s Welcome

Upon his return home from Doha South African Chad le Clos received an overwhelming greeting by several fans…


Brazil Matches Spain With Three Golds for the Lead in the Medal Standings

Spain and Brazil now top the medal podium with three gold each…

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Belmonte Puts Spain On Top of the Medal Table

With her told wins Mireia Belmonte has Spain sitting on top of the medal table…

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Le Clos, Hosszu Named 2014 FINA Swimmers of the Year

South African Chad le Clos and Hungarian Katinka Hosszu were named the Male and Female Athletes of the Year at a gala…


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