Gwangju, Saturday, 13th July 2019 - It was a slow start for the South African aquatics team at the 18th FINA World Championships

 The 18th FINA World Championships, which officially kicked off yesterday in Gwangju, South Korea. Gauteng diver Julia Vincent opened the Championships with a 4th place qualification in the 1m Springboard Preliminary round, scoring 241.35 points but fell behind in today’s final, concluding the event in an overall 12th position with 236.40 points. Vincent, alongside team-mate Micaela Bouter, will also participate in the 3m Springboard event on Thursday, 18th July 2019. KZN brothers Michael and Christo... Read More

The final day of the 30th Summer Universiade in Napoli  

Napoli, Wednesday, 10th July 2019  - The South African swimming team successfully concluded the 30th Summer Universiade in Napoli with a total of five gold and one silver medal, as well as two new Championship Records. During the final day of swimming action, Tatjana Schoenmaker improved on her 50m breaststroke semi-final time of 31.50 to conclude the race in 4th place, clocking 31.14, just 0.01secs behind Australia’s Chelsea Hodges in 31.13. The gold was claimed by Brazil’s Jhennifer Alves in 30.73 and t... Read More

Universiade Day 6 results

MEDIA STATEMENT A silver for Michael Houlie during the sixth day of the 30th Summer Universiade in Napoli   For immediate release                                                           Napoli, Tuesday, 9th July 2019  - Michae... Read More

Tayla Lovemore set a new record National Record for South Africa in the womens 50 fly

Tayla Lovemore set a new record National Record for South Africa in the womens 50 fly at the World University Games in Napoli, clocking a time of 26.25 winning gold  Skeeming 5 seconds off her national teammate Erin Gallagher's time of 26.30 set in April at the South Africans Championships. Whereas Tayla Lovemore set a tim of 26.51  Ai Soma of Japan was the runner-up in 26.38, and South Korean Soeun Jeong took bronze in 26.41. Jeong was the top seed coming out of the semi-finals in 26.50.  Read More

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