Chad Le Clos s’est emparé de son quatrième titre national de champion d’Afrique du Sud 2019 avec sa victoire dans le 100 papillon.
Take a look at the list of 8 South African swimmers who have nailed FINA A cuts through the penultimate night of their nation’s World Championships Trials.
Commonwealth Games double gold medalist Tatjana Schoenmaker made some magic happen tonight in Durban by clocking the 3rd fastest women’s 100m breaststroke time this season.
Chad Le Clos threw down the 4th fastest 100m fly time of the season to log another event win here in Durban.
Check out who has made the grade two days in to the 2019 South African Nationals.
Although Chad Le Clos notched a World Championships-worthy time last night in the men’s 200m fly finals, the 26-year-old South African icon was unable to make the same magic happen in tonight’s 200m freestyle final.
Chad Le Clos arrives at Kings Park next week for South African Nationals.
19-year-old Kaylene Corbett of South Africa notched a new 200 breast personal best of 2:25.98 in Stellenbosch, clearing her previous lifetime best by over a second.
South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker registered the 3rd fastest performance of her career for gold in Stellenbosch.
24-year-old Pernille Blume underwent heart surgery last month and is entered in the South African Grand Prix this weekend for her first race back.
This month, we’re recounting the top performers and performances of the year 2018. Keep track of all of our Swammy Award winners here, with links out to full Swammy Award stories and honorable mentions.
Rocco Meiring, coach of Tatjana Schoenmaker, is our Swammy Award winner for African Coach of the Year.
Schoenmaker established herself as the top breastroker of the Commonwealth Games in May, posting times that would stand high in the world rankings for all of 2018.
The award is Le Clos’ 2nd such honor. Double Commonwealth Games champion Tatjana Schoenmaker was named Newcomer of the Year.
Cameron van der Burgh is one of eight South African athletes joining a newly-created Athletes Committee.