FINA Men’s Water polo World Cup September 11-16, 2018 Berlin (GER)

A lot to learn Africa was represented by a South African team playing in Group A. They have lost against Serbia 3/21, Croatia 2/25 and USA 6/15.  In the quarter finals and ranking matches, the African representatives were beaten respectively by Germany 24/5 , once more by Croatia 16/3, and Japan 21/9. The brave South African players finally finished 8th behind the winner of the competition Hungary, Australia, Serbia, Germany, Croatia, USA and Japan. In comparison, in the previous edition of 2014, held in Almaty (Kazakhstan), the S... Read More

FINA World Junior Artistic Swimming Championships July 18-22, 2018 Budapest (HUN)

Hana Heykel (EGY) and Leila Ali (EGY) the most representative of the continent As in Kazan in 2016, the Egyptian swimmers have maintained their continental supremacy in the solo and duet events.  However African participation in this competition is still limited to the swimmers of the Nile and those of Pretoria. In free solo, Leila Ali (EGY) finished 21st with a score of 72.700 ahead of competitors from Serbia, Australia, Turkey, Uruguay, Lithuania, Porto Rico, Hong Kong and Singapore. The South African Guilia Torino finished 31st... Read More

Final Day of the CANA Zone IV Swimming Championships in Windhoek

Windhoek, Wednesday, 20th February 2019  - The CANA Zone IV Championships came to a close in Namibia today and the South African team topped the medal table with an overall total of 102 medals across three disciplines (Swimming, Open Water and Water Polo), followed closely by the host nation with 90 medals, Mauritius with 47 medals and Zimbabwe with 39 medals. South Africa’s Kelly-Ann Brown (14) won two gold medals and one silver medal, posting a new Championship Record time of 1:01.42 in the 100m freestyle, winning the 200m butte... Read More

Day 03 of the CANA Zone IV Swimming Championships in Windhoek

Windhoek, Monday, 18th February 2019  - An impressive total of six new Championship Records were achieved during the third day of the CANA Zone IV Swimming Championships in Windhoek, Namibia today, with South Africa remaining top of the medal table, followed by the host nation and Mauritius. In the girls’ U12 200m breaststroke, Zimbabwe’s Vhenekai Dhemba (12) claimed the gold in 3:12.94, ahead of Namibia’s Ariana Naukosho (11) in 3:13.20 and Mozambique’s Melyssa Rocha (12) in 3:14.20, while Rocha and Dhemba ... Read More

Day 02 of the CANA Zone IV Swimming Championships in Windhoek

Windhoek, Sunday, 17th February 2019  - The South African team remained on top of the CANA Zone IV Championships medal table after an action packed day of Open Water Swimming at the Oanob Dam in Windhoek, Namibia. The day started with the men’s 14-15 age group 5km event, where South Africa’s Dennis de Villiers, Connor Albertyn and Alex Wehmeyer won the gold, silver and bronze in 01:04:28, 01:04:29 and 01:15:52 respectively, while on the ladies’ side, it was SA’s Leigh McMorran and Catherine van Rensburg that clai... Read More