Day 02 - Another 16 medals for the South African junior swimming team during day 02 of the 13th CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships

Tunis, Thursday, 12th September 2019  - The South African youth continued to showcase their passion and skills during the second day of the 13th CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships in Tunis tonight with an additional 16 medals (11 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze). Lara van Nieker’s time if 32.10 won her the gold in the 15-16 age group 50m breaststroke ahead of teammate Dakota Tucker, who clocked 34.03 to claim the bronze in the event. The silver went to Egypt’s Sara Soliman in 33.04. Later in the evening,... Read More

Day 3 of the Para World Swimming Championships in London

London, Thursday, 12th September 2019 - The South African team produced another excellent day in the pool at the World Para Swimming Championships in London yesterday, Wednesday, 11th September 2019.   None of the country’s swimmers were involved on the second day of the Championships on Tuesday, but they were back in action the following day.   Commonwealth Games silver medallist Christian Sadie finished seventh in the men’s 100m breaststroke SB7 final clocking a new African Record of 1:23.72. Sadie ... Read More

The South African junior swimming team opened the 13th CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships with 23 medals

Tunis, Thursday, 12th September 2019  - A phenomenal start for the youth of Mzansi as the 13th CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships got underway in Tunis, Tunisia yesterday, Wednesday, 11th September 2019. The South African swimming team opened the competition with a total of 23 medals (15 gold, 6 silver and 2 bronze). Trinity Hearne and Veronique Rossouw were the gold and silver duo in the 15-16 age group 50m butterfly, clocking 28.62 and 28.66, respectively, and followed that performance with a silver medal... Read More

CANA 13th African Junior World Swimming Championships in Tunisia

Johannesburg, Wednesday, 11th September 2019 - A strong team of 27 athletes will be representing South Africa at the CANA 13th African Junior Swimming Championships in Tunis, Tunisia from 11th to 14th  September.    Considered a springboard for the development of future champions, the Junior Championships will feature some of the country’s top age-group swimmers.  Fourteen girls and 13 boys will be dipping their toes in the water over the next few days as they look for continental supremacy.  ... Read More

Day 1 of the Para World Swimming Championships in London

London, Tuesday, 10th September 2019 - A five-member South African team was in final form on the first day of the World Para Swimming Championships in London setting new continental records on Monday.    Three swimmers spearheaded by Commonwealth Games silver medallist Christian Sadie featured in the finals where they pushed for medals.   Sadie came painstakingly close to a podium spot finishing in fifth place in the men’s 50m butterfly S7 final.  He hit the wall in fifth place in a new African re... Read More