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Loots and Kemp Win Gold in Kenya

South Africa’s women swimmers have dominated the 11th African Senior Swimming Championships, with Mandy Loots and Lehesta Kemp the latest to bag gold medals. The Championships end on Sunday, 16 September.

Medals Galore for SA Swimmers

South Africa’s women swimmers are taking the 11th African Senior Swimming Championships by storm. They have bagged 12 medals after just two days of competition. The Championships end on Sunday, 16 September.

Ashley-Cooper Headlines Short Course Champs

Jessica Ashley Cooper in the 50m Backstroke semifinal and Marne Erasmus in the 50m Butterfly (final) and 100m Butterfly (SF) picked up FINA World Short Course Championships Qualification Times on Day 3 of the SA National Short Course Champs in Pietermaritzburg

Triple Qualification Joy for Pengelly

Jessica Pengelly led the way for women swimmers the South Africa Short Course Championships in Pietermaritzburg, setting A Qualification times in three events, to secure her place in the South African team for the FINA World Championships in Turkey in December.

Pengelly Headlines Short Course Champs Again

Jessica Pengelly is making international waves at the SA National Short Course Champs in Pietermaritzburg, booking her second FINA Turkey ticket in the 800m freestyle on Friday. Saturday’s heats begin at 9:30 with finals starting at 4pm

Top Swimmers Qualify for Turkey

Day 1 of the SA National Short Course Championship in Pietermaritzburg saw FINA World Championships qualifying times from Jessica Pengelly, Kathryn Meaklim, Karin Prinsloo and Jessica Ashley-Cooper.

Jessica is Too Hot to Handle

Teenage swimming sensation Jessica Pengelly powers her way to breaking Suzaan van Biljon’s 200m individual medley record at the Samsung Swimming Grand Prix on Sunday. Photo: Barry Lamprecht Somerset West-based swimming golden girl Jessica Pengelly doubled up on her national record-breaking spree, in shaving a fraction of a second off of Suzaan van Biljon’s previous […]

Jessica Smashes Own SA Record

Jessica Pengelly looks at the clock in disbelief after smashing her own SA 400 metres IM record at the University of the Western Cape. Picture: Barry Lamprecht Western Province teenage swim sensation Jessica Pengelly battled to contain her surprise after smashing her national 400 metres individual medley record, in front of a vocal crowd at […]

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.

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