CANA NOMINATES 1st AFRICAN WOMAN FOR FINA BUREAU

The newly elected CANA Bureau held its first meeting on Saturday 19 December 2020. The Bureau members considered a number of items in preparation for 2021. President Sam Ramsamy proposed that the CANA representation to FINA should represent all the Zones of CANA. The Bureau unanimously accepted the following nominations for the FINA General Congress scheduled for 5th June 2021 in Doha, Qatar: FINA Vice President: Dr Sam Ramsamy (South Africa) FINA Bureau Member: Dr Mohamed Diop (Senegal) FINA Bureau Member: Dr Donald Rukare (Uganda) FI... Read More

CANA GIVES UNANIMOUS SUPPORT TO HUSAIN AL MUSALLAM FOR FINA PRESIDENCY

Delegates from over 40 countries gathered today (12 December 2020) for the virtual General Congress of the African Swimming Confederation (CANA). The Congress originally scheduled for April 2020 in Durban, South Africa had to be postponed due the global COVID pandemic. The Congress was held on the 50th anniversary of CANA, which was formed in Cairo, Egypt in November 1970. The Congress reviewed its activities over the last four years and acknowledged the rapid growth on the African continent at both the Continental and Regional Championships... Read More

2020 SA NATIONAL SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS

The 2020 SA National Short Course Championships concluded today with a total of 5 athletes swimming 10 FINA Qualification times Pietermaritzburg, Tuesday, 27th October 2020 – The SA National Short Course Swimming Championships successfully concluded today with 5 athletes swimming a total of 10 FINA Qualification times during the four-day competition, which was held at the Seals Swim Centre in Pietermaritzburg. 18 year old Rebecca Meder continued to shine, winning gold and a bronze medal during the final day. In the 400m... Read More

SA NATIONAL SHORT COURSE - THE RECORDS AND FINA QUALIFICATION TIMES

The Records and FINA Qualification times continue to pour in during Day 03 of the SA National Short Course Championships Pietermaritzburg, Monday, 26th October 2020 – After three days of competition, South Africa’s top athletes have no plans of slowing down as the Records and FINA World Championships Qualification times continue to pour in at the SA National Short Course Swimming Championships in Pietermaritzburg. Tatjana Schoenmaker was once again in top form, adding the 200m breaststroke gold medal to her tally wit... Read More

A NEW AFRICAN RECORD FOR TATJANA SCHOENMAKER

A new African Record for Tatjana Schoenmaker during Day 02 of the SA National Short Course Championships Pietermaritzburg, Sunday, 25th October 2020 – The second day of the SA National Short Course Swimming Championships in Pietermaritzburg saw Tatjana Schoenmaker set a new African Record with a FINA Qualification Time in the 100m breaststroke, while Matthew Sates added the 100m butterfly and Rebecca Meder the 200m individual medley. Schoenmaker broke her own 2018 African Record of 1:05.12 during the morning heats session,... Read More