Tatjana Schoenmaker And Christian Sadie Post New Qualification Times On The Fourth Day Of The SA National Aquatic Championships

Durban, Thursday, 11th April 2019 - Tatjana Schoenmaker made her second time, while Christian Sadie posted his fourth IPC World Championships qualification time during the fourth day of the SA National Aquatic Championships in Durban tonight. There was plenty of action in the 100m breaststroke as Schoenmaker clocked her second FINA Qualification time of the competition in 1:06.83, just under a second from the required 1:07.43, while Kaylene Corbett and Rebecca Meder ended second and third in 1:09.03 and 1:10.06, respectively. Dune Coetzee... Read More

The Final Day Of The 2019 SA National Aquatic Championships In Durban

Durban, Friday, 12th April 2019 - The SA National Aquatic Championships successfully concluded tonight with nine athletes clocking 12 FINA Qualification times and seven Para-swimmers posting 14 IPC Qualifying times during the five day competition, which took place at the Kings Park Aquatics Centre in Durban. In the 50m freestyle, Brad Tandy raced to a FINA Qualification time of 21.92 in the morning heats session but was not able to better that time in the finals, touching the wall with a golden 22.25 ahead of Douglas Erasmus in 22.... Read More

FINA World Women’s Youth Water Polo Championships August 27- September 12, 2018.

Even if the young South African women’s team managed to stay at the 14th place between the 2016 edition ( 15 countries) and that of 2018 (16 countries) , the overall performance of the team was better and encouraging with a victory against Argentina 11/8 and honorable defeats against New Zealand 11/5 and Brazil 10/7. In qualifying matches, the South Africans lost to Netherlands 18/3 and Russia 23/1.The goal average has been improved from 2016 to 2018 with 27 goals scored and 70 conceded against 18 goals scored to 88 conceded in 2016. Read More

FINA Women’s Water Polo World Cup September 4-8, 2018 Surgut (RUS).

A lot to learn Africa was represented by a South African team playing in Group A. They have lost against Serbia 3/21, Croatia 2/25 and USA 6/15. In the quarter finals and ranking matches, the African representatives were beaten respectively by Germany 24/5 , once more by Croatia 16/3, and Japan 21/9. The brave South African players finally finished 8th behind the winner of the competition Hungary, Australia, Serbia, Germany, Croatia, USA and Japan. In comparison, in the previous edition of 2014, held in Almaty (Kazakhstan), the South African ... Read More