CANA remembers Chief Thomas

On 15 December 2019 we lost Chief Olakunbo Thomas. He passed  away after a short illness. "Chief Thomas was a member of the CANA and FINA Bureau 2000 –2012. He was also a member of the FINA Swimming Technical Committee for several years. At the time of his death he was a FINA Honorary Member. During the recent FINA World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, Korea many of us did chat with Chief Thomas. Although he mentioned he was not well; but he looked hale and hearty. He will be dearly missed by the entire a... Read More

Olympic A Qualifiers

The athletes have above have all managed A qualifiers for the olympics fot the respective strokes: Ali Khalafalla: 50m Freestyle - 21.98 Ahmed Hafnaoui: 800m Freestyle - 07:49.09 Oussama Sahoune: 50m Freestyle - 21.96 & 100m Freestyle - 48.51   We wish them will with all their preparations leading up to the Olympic games and even greater success to those competing at the games. Read More

Olympic A Qualifiers

The athletes have above have all managed A qualifiers for the olympics fot the respective strokes: Ali Khalafalla: 50m Freestyle - 21.98 Ahmed Hafnaoui: 800m Freestyle - 07:49.09   Chad le Clos: 100m Butterfly - 51.16 & 200m Butterfly - 01:54.15 Christopher Reid: 200m Backstroke - 01:57.04 Kaylene Corbett: 200m Breastroke - 02:24.18 Michael Houlie: 100m Breastroke - 59.64 Oussama Sahoune: 50m Freestyle - 21.96 & 100m Freestyle ... Read More

Vote For Tity Dumbuya

Sierra Leone swimming sensation Tity Dumbuya, who is currently training & preparing at the Fina Development Centre in Dakar, Senegal for the 2020 Olympics to be held in Japan, has been nominated for the National Entertainment Awards,as the best sports women of the year. Let us get behind the rising swimming superstar and cast our votes. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.neavote  Read More

CANA Learn to Swim Programme "EVERY AFRICAN A SWIMMER", Feb 2020

The African Swimming Confederation (CANA) launched the African Learn to Swim Programme in Johannesburg, South Africa. The CANA Bureau agreed to implement this important initiative to reduce the high level number of drownings on our Continent. This programme held huge potential for Africa to save the lives of many Africans and grow aquatics on our continent.  CANA’s objective is to ensure that “Every African is a Swimmer”. Participants from 19 countries across the continent attended the four day programme in Johannes... Read More