Day 5 of the Para World Swimming Championships in London For immediate release

London, Saturday, 14th September 2019 - The records continued to tumble as Christian Sadie and Alani Ferreira both posted new African Records during the fifth day of the World Para Swimming Championships in London last night, Friday, 13th September 2019.   Sadie came very close to a medal when he finished the final of the SM7 200m individual medley in 4th place with an African Record time of 2:38.35, while the gold medal went to Colombia’s Carlos Serrano in a new Championship Record time of 2:31.11. ... Read More

The South African swimming team added 18 more medals to their tally during day 03 of the 13th CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships

Tunis, Friday, 13th September 2019  - The South African swimming team is flying the Mzansi flag high after adding 18 more medals (10 gold, 7 silver and 1 bronze) to their tally during the third day of the 13th CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships in Tunis tonight. The 15-16 200m breaststroke saw Matthew Sates scoop the gold medal with a new Championship Record time of 2:16.41 ahead of teammate Matthew Randle in 2:20.37 and Tunisia’s Fedi Mahdaoui in 2:29.31. “I’m really happy with my time an... Read More

Day 4 of the Para World Swimming Championships in London For immediate release

London, Friday, 13th September 2019 - Alani Ferreira was the star performer for South Africa during the fourth day of the World Para Swimming Championships in London on Thursday, finishing seventh in the women's 100m breaststroke SB13 final.   Ferreira produced another African record-breaking swim, clocking 1:23.86 and finished in seventh place in the final, 0.08secs faster than the time she set in the morning heats, which was also a continental record.   Compatriot Cornelle Leach came painstakingly close to ... Read More

Day 02 - Another 16 medals for the South African junior swimming team during day 02 of the 13th CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships

Tunis, Thursday, 12th September 2019  - The South African youth continued to showcase their passion and skills during the second day of the 13th CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships in Tunis tonight with an additional 16 medals (11 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze). Lara van Nieker’s time if 32.10 won her the gold in the 15-16 age group 50m breaststroke ahead of teammate Dakota Tucker, who clocked 34.03 to claim the bronze in the event. The silver went to Egypt’s Sara Soliman in 33.04. Later in the evening,... Read More

Day 3 of the Para World Swimming Championships in London

London, Thursday, 12th September 2019 - The South African team produced another excellent day in the pool at the World Para Swimming Championships in London yesterday, Wednesday, 11th September 2019.   None of the country’s swimmers were involved on the second day of the Championships on Tuesday, but they were back in action the following day.   Commonwealth Games silver medallist Christian Sadie finished seventh in the men’s 100m breaststroke SB7 final clocking a new African Record of 1:23.72. Sadie ... Read More