Day 05 of the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea

Gwangju, Wednesday, 17th July 2019  - The South African men’s Water Polo team celebrated a well deserved draw, following their second match of the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, today. After the team presented some strong opposition in many areas of the pool, the final score against New Zealand was 8-8. Etienne le Roux, Captain of the SA men’s Water Polo team had this to say after the match: “We are very happy and disappointed at the same time but a draw at the World Champs is ... Read More

Day 04 of the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea

Gwangju, Tuesday, 16th July 2019  - New Zealand was too strong for the South African women’s Water Polo national side when they won 17-4 during the 18th FINA World Championships fixture today. Amica Hallendorff (two), Yanah Gerber (one) and Christine Abrahamse (one) were on point for the Mzansi ladies, who will be playing their final Group A game against the USA on Thursday. New Zealand’s goals came from Bernadette Doyle (four), Morgan McDowall (four), Emmerson Houghton (three), Emily Nicholson (two), Katie... Read More

Day 03 of the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea

Gwangju, Monday, 15th July 2019  - The South African men’s Water Polo team got their 18th FINA World Championships campaign underway with a match against Spain, who overpowered the Mzansi side by 23 goals to 3 on Monday, 15th July 2019 in Gwangju, South Korea. Nicholas Rodda (two) and Jason Evezard (one) scored the only goals for the South Africans. Spain’s goals came from Blai Mallarach (five), Alvaro Granados (four), Roger Tahull (four), Felipe Rocha (four), Alberto Munarriz (two), Sergi Cabanas (one... Read More

Gwangju, Sunday, 14th July 2019 - The South African women’s Water Polo team was overcome by the more experienced Netherlands side

The South African women’s Water Polo team was overcome by the more experienced Netherlands side when they fell 33-0 in their opening match of the 18thFINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea today. Scorers for the Netherlands were Maud Megens (six), Dagmar Genee (four), Sabrina van der Sloot (three), Iris Wolves (three), Nomi Stomphorst (two), Bente Rogge (three), Maartje Keuning (two), Simone van de Kraats (seven) and Rozanne Voorvelt (three). Earlier on in the day, Michelle Weber and Robyn Kinghorn raced in the Open Water ... Read More

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