Lize-Mari Retief

Battle of the Jessica’s in Grand Prix

Western Cape swim sensation Jessica Pengelly will line up against 12-year old breaststroke prodigy Jessica Liss and Kathryn Meaklim in the Samsung Swimming Grand Prix series’ 400m Individual Medley, at the University of the Western Cape on the weekend. Eastern Province swim sensation Jessica Liss has set her sights on coming out top in the […]

Retief Storms to Six Podium Places

Lize-Mari Retief got off to a flying start in the all-new Samsung Grand Prix swimming series, held at the Delville pool in Germiston on Saturday when, with the Olympic swimming trials barely six weeks away, the Tuks swimmer showed endurance to win three of six events entered, and placing second in the other three.

Keri and Co set for Butterfly Showdown

Keri-Leigh Shaw pictured receiving her gold medal after picking up gold in the 200m Butterfly at the 2007 FINA Arena Swimming World Cup, in Brazil. Picture: Robert Serbinenko / IVPIX African 100 metres butterfly record-holder Keri Shaw will be aiming to celebrate her return to big time swimming on a winning note, when she partakes […]

Swimming SA Announce FINA Team

Melissa Corfe, pictured during the FINA/ARENA World Cup in Durban during October 2007, has been named by Swimming SA as one of eight women to represent South Africa at the FINA World Short Course Championships in England during April. Picture: © Anesh Debiky Swimming SA has announced a full-strength line up that will challenge for […]

SA’s Best reach for FINA Bonanza

Melissa Corfe pictured during the FINA/Arena World Cup at the Kings Park Aquatic Centre in Durban, where she medalled in backstroke and freestyle. Picture: Anesh Debiky KwaZulu-Natal swimming sensation Melissa Corfe will join freestyle sprinter Leizel Burger as women representing SA en route to FINA/Arena Swimming World Cup action in Singapore (October 27-28) and Sydney, […]

Lize-Mari Sets New African Record

African 50 metres butterfly record-holder Lize-Mari Retief (right) and Chanelle van Wyk show off their respective gold and silver medals at the Telkom SA Short Course Championships, just completed at the GC Jollife Swimming Pool in Pietermaritzburg. Pictures courtesy Swimming SA Lize-Mari Retief is feeling on top of the world after her African record-breaking feat […]

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