The South African swimming team came out first in the 13th CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships with a total of 78 medals

Tunis, Sunday, 15th September 2019  - The 13th CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships in Tunis, Tunisia concluded today with the South African swimming team claiming the top spot on the medal table with a total of 78 medals (46 gold, 22 silver and 10 bronze). The Mzansi team won 21 more medals than the 2015 competition in Egypt, where they still topped the medal table with a total of 57 medals. On the final day of the Championships today, Leigh McMorran won South Africa’s final gold medal in the 5km Open Water... Read More

The South African swimming team claimed 20 additional medals during day 04 of the 13th CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships

Tunis, Saturday, 14th September 2019  - With twenty medals (9 gold, 6 silver and 5 bronze) out of eighteen races, the fourth day of the 13th CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships in Tunis concluded on a high note for the South African swimming team tonight. In the closely contested 15-16 200m backstroke, Pieter Coetze finished with the gold, clocking a new Championship Record time of 2:05.07 to Sudan’s Ziyad Salemm’s 2:06.98 and Tunisia’s Mohamed Ben Ajmia’s 2:09.94. Coetze only managed... Read More

Day 5 of the Para World Swimming Championships in London For immediate release

London, Saturday, 14th September 2019 - The records continued to tumble as Christian Sadie and Alani Ferreira both posted new African Records during the fifth day of the World Para Swimming Championships in London last night, Friday, 13th September 2019.   Sadie came very close to a medal when he finished the final of the SM7 200m individual medley in 4th place with an African Record time of 2:38.35, while the gold medal went to Colombia’s Carlos Serrano in a new Championship Record time of 2:31.11. ... Read More

The South African swimming team added 18 more medals to their tally during day 03 of the 13th CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships

Tunis, Friday, 13th September 2019  - The South African swimming team is flying the Mzansi flag high after adding 18 more medals (10 gold, 7 silver and 1 bronze) to their tally during the third day of the 13th CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships in Tunis tonight. The 15-16 200m breaststroke saw Matthew Sates scoop the gold medal with a new Championship Record time of 2:16.41 ahead of teammate Matthew Randle in 2:20.37 and Tunisia’s Fedi Mahdaoui in 2:29.31. “I’m really happy with my time an... Read More

Day 4 of the Para World Swimming Championships in London For immediate release

London, Friday, 13th September 2019 - Alani Ferreira was the star performer for South Africa during the fourth day of the World Para Swimming Championships in London on Thursday, finishing seventh in the women's 100m breaststroke SB13 final.   Ferreira produced another African record-breaking swim, clocking 1:23.86 and finished in seventh place in the final, 0.08secs faster than the time she set in the morning heats, which was also a continental record.   Compatriot Cornelle Leach came painstakingly close to ... Read More