The Ladies Dominate The Second Day Of The SA National Aquatic Championships

Durban, Tuesday, 9th April 2019 - The ladies dominated the second day of the SA National Aquatic Championships taking place at the Kings Park Aquatics Centre in Durban today. Tshwane’s Tatjana Schoenmaker and Kaylene Corbett brought the crowd to their feet when they both clocked FINA Qualification times in the 200m breaststroke in 2:24.44 and 2:25.62, winning the gold and silver in the process, while the bronze went to Tailyn Seyffert in 2:32.85. Nathania van Niekerk sprinted to a thrilling finish in the 200m backstroke, posting her... Read More

The Fina And IPC World Championships Qualification Times Poured In On The Third Day Of The SA National Aquatic Championships

Durban, Wednesday, 10th April 2019 - The FINA and IPC World Championships Qualification times poured in at Durban’s Kings Park Aquatics Centre during the third day of the SA National Aquatic Championships tonight. There was no stopping Erin Gallagher and Chad le Clos as they both added the 100m butterfly to their list of FINA Qualification times. Gallagher sped to the finish with a new African and South African Record of 57.67, shedding 0.16secs from Egypt’s Farida Osman’s 57.83, while Tayla Lovemore ended second in 59.6... Read More

Tatjana Schoenmaker And Christian Sadie Post New Qualification Times On The Fourth Day Of The SA National Aquatic Championships

Durban, Thursday, 11th April 2019 - Tatjana Schoenmaker made her second time, while Christian Sadie posted his fourth IPC World Championships qualification time during the fourth day of the SA National Aquatic Championships in Durban tonight. There was plenty of action in the 100m breaststroke as Schoenmaker clocked her second FINA Qualification time of the competition in 1:06.83, just under a second from the required 1:07.43, while Kaylene Corbett and Rebecca Meder ended second and third in 1:09.03 and 1:10.06, respectively. Dune Coetzee... Read More

The Final Day Of The 2019 SA National Aquatic Championships In Durban

Durban, Friday, 12th April 2019 - The SA National Aquatic Championships successfully concluded tonight with nine athletes clocking 12 FINA Qualification times and seven Para-swimmers posting 14 IPC Qualifying times during the five day competition, which took place at the Kings Park Aquatics Centre in Durban. In the 50m freestyle, Brad Tandy raced to a FINA Qualification time of 21.92 in the morning heats session but was not able to better that time in the finals, touching the wall with a golden 22.25 ahead of Douglas Erasmus in 22.... Read More

FINA World Women’s Youth Water Polo Championships August 27- September 12, 2018.

Even if the young South African women’s team managed to stay at the 14th place between the 2016 edition ( 15 countries) and that of 2018 (16 countries) , the overall performance of the team was better and encouraging with a victory against Argentina 11/8 and honorable defeats against New Zealand 11/5 and Brazil 10/7. In qualifying matches, the South Africans lost to Netherlands 18/3 and Russia 23/1.The goal average has been improved from 2016 to 2018 with 27 goals scored and 70 conceded against 18 goals scored to 88 conceded in 2016. Read More