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.
Olympian Chad Le Clos is among the 11 South African swimmers who made their nation’s Short Course World Championships squad; but, there’s a catch.
South African stars Cameron van der Burgh, Chad Le Clos and Brad Tandy were all in the Durban pool collecting qualification times for Short Course World Championships.
Chad Le Clos is making things happen in the short course pool at South African Nationals this weekend.
Australia overloaded the podium tonight on their home turf, completing sweeps in the men’s 200m backstroke and women’s 800m freestyle.
100 back medalists Taylor Ruck, Kylie Masse and Emily Seebohm will do battle once again in the 200 back final on day 4 of the Commonwealth Games.
Erin Gallagher of South Africa lowered the Continental Record in the semis of the women’s 100 freestyle.