Another Golden Evening For SA swimmers In Monaco

Monday, 23 May 2022 – Matt Sates picked up where he left off on day two of the Mare Nostrum meeting in Monaco on Sunday, adding two more gold medals to his identical haul from Saturday. First up was the 400m individual medley where the Maritzburg swimmer claimed victory in 4:12.74 – almost five seconds ahead of Britain’s Olympic fourth-place finisher in Tokyo, Max Litchfield. Sates then added another gold in the 200m freestyle, powering home in 1:46.69 with Brazil’s Fernando Scheffer second in 1:47.48. &ldq... Read More

Angolan Vice President Dr. de Sousa Visits Angolan Swimming Federation

The Angolan Swimming Federation had the privilege of receiving a visit from HE Mr. Vice President of the Republic of Angola, Dr. Bornito de Sousa, in what was the first time that this happened with the federation. On this visit, he got to know the (humble) facilities of the Federation, we took a guided tour of the Alvalade swimming pool (our swimming cathedral), met and talked with the athletes who have been part of the national teams since 2021 (those in Angola) and at the end, there was a working meeting with the Federation's boar... Read More

NOC South Africa Honour Sam Ramsamy With Inaugural Honorary President Award

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has presented an Honorary President of SASCOC award to the high-profile anti-apartheid campaigner Dr. Sam Ramsamy. The appointment was made at SASCOC's first General Council Hybrid Meeting for 2022, where 63 Members attended. The SASCOC President, Barry Hendricks, congratulated Ramsamy on the Honorary President of SASCOC Award, "Congratulations to Dr. Sam Ramsamy, a dedicated leader who contributed to the history and growth of sport, protected the integrity of ... Read More

Veteran Le Clos Joins Teenage Brigade in SA team For Swimming World Championships

Monday, 9 May 2022 – Chad le Clos has been included in the team to represent South Africa at the FINA World Championships for an incredible seventh time. Swimming South Africa announced the team that will compete at the event in Budapest, Hungary from 18 June to 3 July 2022 with Le Clos leading the charge along with several young guns who will be competing at their first world championships. Among them is teenage sensation Lara van Niekerk, who beat Olympic 100m breaststroke silver medallist Tatjana Schoenmaker to the national title... Read More

FINA Swimming World Cup 2022 Calendar Revealed

LAUSANNE (Switzerland) – The FINA Swimming World Cup 2022 will touch down in three cities over three consecutive weeks with three days of action-packed 25m racing at each series stop this fall. The compact cluster of events kicks off in Berlin (GER) from 21-23 October before heading to North America for tour stops in Toronto (CAN) from 28-30 October and Indianapolis (USA) from 3-5 November. A regular FINA Swimming World Cup stop, Berlin has hosted 17 events since 2000. At last year’s series op... Read More