A New African Record for Tatjana Schoenmaker during the opening day of the 2021 SA National Aquatic Championships

Gqeberha, Wednesday, 7th April 2021 – The battle for fast times has begun as Mzansi’s swimmers kicked off the 2021 SA National Aquatic Championships, doubling as the official Olympic and Paralympic Trials, at the Newton Park Swimming Pool in Gqeberha today, Wednesday, 7th April. Tatjana Schoenmaker showed off her record breaking form with a new African Record in the 50m breaststroke. During the morning heats session, Schoenmaker shattered her own 2019 African Record time of 30.82 to 30.42 and improved on that time once again i... Read More

Angolan Swimming On The Rise In Coimbra

The athletes pre-selected by the Angolan Swimming Federation who train in Portugal and fight for access to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Pedro Pinotes, Henrique Mascarenhas and Daniel Francisco will participate in a competition organized by the Swimming Association of Coimbra / Portugal, taking place on the 27th and 28th of March in Coimbra. In addition to the pre-selected, three more Angolan athletes will participate in the event, namely Maria Lopes, João Gonçalves and João Duarte. Prior to the sporting event, a coope... Read More

Catherine van Rensburg and Connor Albertyn win the 7.5km during Day 02 of the 2021 SA National Open Water Swimming Championships

Jeffrey's Bay, Saturday, 20th March 2021 – South Africa's Open Water swimmers continued to shine during the second day of the Championships, taking place at the Marina Martinique in Jeffrey's Bay. This year's competition also doubles as the official trials for the FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships and the top two athletes in the 5, 7.5 and 10km events from the relevant age groups (14-15, 16-17 and 18-19) will be considered for selection. Tshwane's Connor Albertyn and KZN's Leshen P... Read More

Michael McGlynn and Michelle Weber defended their 10km titles during Day 01 of the 2021 SA National Open Water Swimming Championships

Jeffrey's Bay, Friday, 19th March 2021 – The 2021 South African Open Water Swimming Olympic Trials and qualification for the FINA World Junior Championships began today at the Marina Martinique in Jeffrey's Bay. The top two swimmers from the men's and women's 10km race will be eligible for national selection and the first to pencil their names on that list were defending champion Michael McGlynn and Gauteng's Henre Louw, who won the gold and silver in 1:54:49.83 and 1:55:04.44, respectively, with the bronz... Read More

CAMEROON SWIMMING RETURNS TO THE POOL

The Cameroonian Swimming and Lifesaving Federation (FECANAS) inaugurated its sports season on the 15th of February at the 25m pool of Bassa in the presence of the president of the federation, El hadj Relouanou Charouboutou and the members of the board of directors. On the previous day, some decisions have been taken and we shall come back to this shortly. It should be noted that some swimmers have asserted their supremacy. These are Miss Kafack Ngueli Lisa and Mabob David from the TSER OLYMPIQUE club, thé twins Nguichie&nb... Read More