3 More Medals For Team SA In Birmingham Pool

Sunday, 31 July 2022 – South African swimmers added a full complement of medals to Team South Africa's collection at the Commonwealth in Birmingham on Sunday night. Olympic champion and world record holder Tatjana Schoenmaker made sure the gold was never in doubt in the 200m breaststroke, the defending champion leading from start to finish to win in a time of 2:21.92. Claiming the bronze medal in the same race was Schoenmaker's Tuks teammate and friend Kaylene Corbett, who produced a great final 50m to finish ... Read More

Double Gold For SA Swimmers In Birmingham

Saturday, 30 July 2022 – Teen swimming sensations Lara van Niekerk and Pieter Coetzé led the medal charge on the second night of swimming at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Saturday. Van Niekerk claimed Team South Africa’s first medal of the Games by powering to gold in the 50m breaststroke final which featured three South African swimmers.  She claimed the victory in another Commonwealth Games record time of 29.73 seconds. Tatjana Schoenmaker finished fourth in 30.41 and Kaylene Corbett sixth in 31.10. &ld... Read More

Van Niekerk Beaks Games Record As 3 South Africans Book Spot In same final

Friday, 29 July 2022 – Four South African swimmers booked their places in their respective Commonwealth Games finals on the first evening of swimming at the Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Birmingham, three of them in the same race. Lara van Niekerk was again in sensational form as she dived in for the semifinal of the 50m breaststroke. Having set a new Commonwealth Games record of 29.82 in the morning heats, the 19-year-old went even quicker in the evening, winning in a time of 29.80. “I’m happy. Just breaking the Games rec... Read More

FINA Announces Competition Dates For 21st FINA World Championships Doha 2024

LAUSANNE (Switzerland) – FINA has today announced that the 21st FINA World Championships Doha 2024 will take place from 2-18 February 2024 in Doha, Qatar, following a decision by FINA and the Doha 2024 Local Organising Committee.   The 21st FINA World Championships Doha 2024 were originally scheduled for the summer of 2023. However, due to the rescheduling of the 20th FINA World Championships in Fukuoka, Japan, to the summer of 2023 necessitated a change in the Doha event dates.   The Qatari... Read More