The South African swimming team concluded the aquatics programme of the 12th African Games with a total of 45 medals

Casablanca, Saturday, 24th August 2019  - The South African swimming team concluded the aquatics programme of the 12th African Games in Casablanca, Morocco, tonight with a phenomenal total of 45 medals (20 gold, 13 silver and 12 bronze) and claimed the top spot of the medal table. Jessica Whelan finished the competition on a high note, winning the gold medal in the 200m individual medley in 2:19.44, just over a second ahead of Algeria’s Hamida Nefsi in 2:20.57 and Mzansi’s Christin Mundell in 2:21.70. Erin Gallagher and E... Read More

5 gold and 5 silver medals for the South African swimming team on day 3 of All Africa Games

Casablanca, Friday, 23rd August 2019  - Five gold and five silver medals for the South African swimming team as the second last day of the 12th African Games’ aquatics programme came to a close in Casablanca, Morocco, tonight. Kaylene Corbett made it three out of three by adding the 200m breaststroke gold medal to her tally in 2:29.23, over 6secs ahead of team-mate Christin Mundell in 2:35.30 and Egypt’s Rawan Eldamaty in 2:38.22. Corbett now holds the 50, 100 and 200m breaststroke titles from the 2019 Games. Mundell also... Read More

The South African swimming team added thirteen more medals to their tally on the second day of the aquatics programme at the 12th African Games

Casablanca, Thursday, 22nd August 2019  - The South African swimming team continued to dominate the pool, adding thirteen medals (five gold, four silver and four bronze) to their tally on the second day of the aquatics programme at the 12th African Games in Casablanca, Morocco tonight. With a fast and golden time of 1:09.75, Kaylene Corbett scooped the 100m breaststroke title ahead of teammate Christin Mundell, who grabbed the silver in 1:10.67. The bronze medal in the event went to Egypt’s Sarah Soliman in 1:13.36.... Read More

Day 01 of the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Budapest

Budapest, Tuesday, 20th August 2019  - It was a slow start for the young Mzansi team during the first day of the 7th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, taking place at the Danube Arena, in Budapest, Hungary today. 16 year old Lara van Niekerk successfully qualified for the final of the 50m breaststroke after she concluded the semi-finals in an overall fourth position, clocking 31.28, which is an improvement from the 31.51 she swam in the heats of the event. Team-mate Hanim Abrahams managed a 24th place finish ... Read More

The South African swimming team heads to Morocco for the 12th All Africa Games

Johannesburg, Monday, 19th August 2019  - Morocco will be hosting some of Mzansi’s top aquatics talent when the swimming programme of the 12th All Africa Games take place from 21st to 24th August 2019 in the capital city of Rabat. The South African swimming team topped the medal podium in 2015 with a total of 54 medals and will be looking to better that count with the likes of Douglas Erasmus returning to the competition in the 50 and 100m freestyle as well as the 50m butterfly. The 50m breaststroke wil... Read More