The South African junior swimming team opened the 13th CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships with 23 medals

Tunis, Thursday, 12th September 2019  - A phenomenal start for the youth of Mzansi as the 13th CANA Junior Africa Swimming Championships got underway in Tunis, Tunisia yesterday, Wednesday, 11th September 2019. The South African swimming team opened the competition with a total of 23 medals (15 gold, 6 silver and 2 bronze). Trinity Hearne and Veronique Rossouw were the gold and silver duo in the 15-16 age group 50m butterfly, clocking 28.62 and 28.66, respectively, and followed that performance with a silver medal... Read More

CANA 13th African Junior World Swimming Championships in Tunisia

Johannesburg, Wednesday, 11th September 2019 - A strong team of 27 athletes will be representing South Africa at the CANA 13th African Junior Swimming Championships in Tunis, Tunisia from 11th to 14th  September.    Considered a springboard for the development of future champions, the Junior Championships will feature some of the country’s top age-group swimmers.  Fourteen girls and 13 boys will be dipping their toes in the water over the next few days as they look for continental supremacy.  ... Read More

Day 1 of the Para World Swimming Championships in London

London, Tuesday, 10th September 2019 - A five-member South African team was in final form on the first day of the World Para Swimming Championships in London setting new continental records on Monday.    Three swimmers spearheaded by Commonwealth Games silver medallist Christian Sadie featured in the finals where they pushed for medals.   Sadie came painstakingly close to a podium spot finishing in fifth place in the men’s 50m butterfly S7 final.  He hit the wall in fifth place in a new African re... Read More

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