Team SA return from the World Aquatics Champs in Doha without a medal among the women’s swimmers, setting a bar for expectations as the nation’s elite fine-tune their Olympic programmes to peak at the right time
SA’s Commonwealth Games champion Lara van Niekerk is nerve-wracked but excited after progressing to Sunday’s 50m breaststroke final at the World Aquatics Championships in the UAE on Saturday night
Erin Gallagher is elated to have qualified for her second final of the World Aquatics Championships on Thursday evening, and will join Emma Chelius, Lara van Niekerk and Team South Africa in the day’s action in the UAE on Saturday
Featuring a mix of youth and experience, the African Games will be a stepping stone towards bigger accomplishjments for the younger members of the Team SA, with the squad gunning for another big medal haul in Ghana, from 8-23 March 2024.
A lot of work to do as Team South Africa swimmers at the Aquatics World Cup focus on making fine-tune adjustments with an eye on the year ahead, includign the 2024 Paris Summer Olympic Games
Erin Gallagher kicked off the World Aquatics Championships by setting a new African record in the 100m butterfly and booking a place in her first-ever World Championships final, in Doha, Qatar on Sunday
2024 aQuellé Midmar Mile champion Tory Earle earned her maiden win in rough conditions after emerging as an early leader, and then powering away to win by 25 seconds, in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday
Alani Ferreira braved the big waves and tricky conditions to emerge as the women’s winner in the visually impaired category, on the first day of racing at the aQuellé Midmar Mile, in KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday.
Julia Vincent did South Africa proud as she managed to secure a 9th place finish in the 3m Springboard final on Friday, ahead of the nation’s swimmers preparing to make a splash in the pool starting on Sunday.
Sharon van Rouwendaal won’t be defending her Midmar Mile title, and 2022 runner-up Samantha Randle, two-time champ Michelle Weber and Corné van Schalkwyk will be racing Tuks students Carli Antonopoulos and Tory Earle for the title
It’s was an action packed opening few days for South Africa’s participants at the World Aquatic Championships in Doha, Qatar, and those involved have struggled to make their mark in the talent-packed international showpiece
Retired school teacher and Cape Town-based Gail Bristow is aiming to finish the aQuellé Midmar Mile for an incredible 50th time, when the event takes place at the famous KwaZulu-Natal dam in February.