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

GHANA'S JACKSON RECEIVES KAZAN SCHOLARSHIP

Ghana Swimming Association today officially announced that Ghanaian swimmer Abeiku Jackson has received a 1 year scholarship to the FINA Development Centre Kazan in Kazan-Russia at a conference held at Accra Sport Stadium media center. In attendance at the press conference was Mr Ben Nunoo-Mensah (President of Ghana Olympic Committee), Theophilus Wilson Edzie (GSA President) , Farida A. Iddriss (GSA Treasurer) and CANA Bureau Member, Charles Mensah (TD GSA), Abbiw jackson (National Coach GSA) and Seth Nti (Sport Development Officer... Read More

SUDANESE SUPERSTAR SWIMMER SETS HIS EYES ON TOKYO

Sudanese swimmer Yousif Ibrahim has made it clear, he is gunning for the Tokyo Olympic Games, after setting a national record in the 100m freestyle, in 2018 at the 14th edition of the FINA World Short Course Championships held in Hangzhou, China. The swimmer went on to post an image on the socials, with the caption stating "Happy to have finished the season with a New national record (100free). Enjoying the journey as it comes! #tokyo2020" Since then, Yousif has kept up with training and progression is evident as he claims victo... Read More