Swimming, Tatjana Schoenmaker, Tuks, break reord, 200m breaststroke, Short Course, Suzaan van Biljon, trials, South African Shortcourse Swimming Championships, Pretoria, coach, Rocco Meiring, Pretoria, Speed, gold, Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Penny Heyns, FINA World Championships, Gwangju, South Korea, Russia, Yuliya Yefimova, 2018 gsport Sasol Emerging Athlete, 2019 Minister’s Recognition of Excellence Award, 2019 Momentum gsport Awards,
The gsport Team is proud to announce the 2020 Momentum gsport Awards Finalists list as Springbok Women’s captain, Babalwa Latsha, leads in three categories!
2020 Momentum gsport Awards ambassador, Penny Heyns, is enjoying the opportunity to be part of this year’s campaign as she plays her part to inspire South Africa’s next generation of women athletes. Heyns chatted to Marc Lewis of Newzroom Afrika about the need for more female role models.
Youth Olympic silver medallist, Duné Coetzee, is on her way to the United States of America when she matriculates later this year. She chats to Celine Abrahams about being the first SA female swimmer to win a medal at the Youth Olympics and how she plans to build on that success with her US move.
Michaela Whitebooi has broken boundaries in judo and plans to go even further than her double African success in 2019, as she tells Celine Abrahams about her dream to participate in the Olympics.
Biggest monthly list as 19 gsport newsmakers are featured this May as we continue our build-up to the second gsport Annual List event in December 2020.
South African women in sport use their voices to celebrate Mother’s Day as they share special memories of how their mothers have played a vital role in their sporting careers.
South African sport’s golden girl and 2019 Momentum gsport Ministerial Award recipient, Tatjana Schoenmaker, shares her excitement after successfully graduating from University of Pretoria.
1996 Double Olympic Champion and 2006 gsport Hall of Fame winner, Penny Heyns, is using her global experience to give up and coming athletes insights into the journey and what it takes to get to the top, as she chats to Celine Abrahams about her online training programme.
As South Africa faces a 21-day nationwide lockdown, athletes will be hoping that the International Olympic Committee reschedules Tokyo 2020 amid the global coronavirus pandemic.