Two gold medals and a new Championship record on the fifth day of the 30th Summer Universiade in Napoli

Napoli, Monday, 8th July 2019  - Tatjana Schoenmaker and Tayla Lovemore bagged their second gold medals, while Michael Houlie posted a new Championship record during the fifth day of the 30th Summer Universiade, taking place at the Scandone Swimming Pool in Napoli, Italy. Schoenmaker climbed to the top of the medal podium once again, this time in the 200m breaststroke, touching the wall in an impressive 2:22.92 ahead of the USA’s Emily Escobedo in 2:23.65 and Japan’s Kanako Watanabe in 2:24.18. SA’s Kaylene Corbett fin... Read More

Zane Waddell wins gold on the fourth day of the 30th Summer Universiade in Napoli  

Napoli, Sunday, 7th July 2019  - Zane Waddell wins South Africa's third gold medal during the fourth day of the 30thSummer Universiade, taking place at the Scandone Swimming Pool in Napoli, Italy. After winning both the heats and the semi-finals of the 50m backstroke, Waddell was more than happy to share the gold medal with the USA's Justin Ress when they both touched the wall in 24.48, while the bronze medal went to Russia's Grigory Tarasevich in 24.94. Waddell also finished 22nd in the morning heats of th... Read More

FINA mourns Vice-President Dennis Miller (FIJ)

FINA has learnt with immense sadness about the loss of its Vice-President Dennis Miller, from Fiji, who lost his brave fight against illness. Mr Miller was 61 years old and is survived by his wife and three children. As an administrator working behind the scenes, Dennis Miller dedicated his career to the development of Aquatics in Oceania, but also worldwide, within the FINA family. Hailing from Fiji, Miller was a former national champion in the 100m butterfly. Having studied in Australia, Mr Miller joined the Fijian Public Service and Tr... Read More

Ecole Technique Gisenyi breaks ground to win Inter-Schools Swimming Competition

Ecole Technique Gisenyi swimming team (ESTG) yesterday, showed that they are capable of growing their profiles in the sport-all they need is better preparation and opportunities to showcase their talent. The 6th edition of Inter-School Swimming Competition attracted over 200 swimmers from 25 schools teams at Green Hills Academy.  ESTG dominated the medal tally with 15 medals altogether in different age categories with 5 gold, seven silver, and four bronze.ESTG’s Cedrick Niyibizi was the hero of the day after winning gold in the... Read More

Sierra Leone RC Bank Swim For All

  La sierra Leone Swimming, la plongée et l'eau Polo Association mercredi, le 22 mai, ont lancé le bain pour toute la banque de campagne aka avec RCBank, bain au-dessus des eaux préoccupées chez le Siaka Stevens Stadium Swimming Complex à Freetown. L'objectif de ce projet est d'obtenir autant de personnes à la banque car natation possible et les fait également mises au courant des activités aquatiques. Il offrira également une option pour l'exercice cor... Read More