South African Swimmers Shine at National Championships, Secure Olympic Qualification

In a spectacle of athleticism and determination, South Africa's swimming elite demonstrated their prowess at the South Africa Senior National Championships held in Gqeberha. The event witnessed thrilling races and remarkable performances, with several athletes clinching coveted spots for the upcoming Olympic Games. Aimee Canny, Pieter Coetzé, Kaylene Corbett, Erin Gallagher, Tatjana Schoenmaker Smith, Matthew Sates, and Chad Le Clos emerged as standout performers, securing their places in various events at the Olympics. Aimee C... Read More

Olympic places on the line at SA Swimming Championships in Gqeberha

5 April 2024 – The country's top swimmers head to Gqeberha next week for the National Championships which this year take on extra importance as they serve as Olympic trials ahead of Paris 2024. Among them, and looking to confirm his spot at a fourth Olympic Games, is veteran Chad le Clos. The 31-year-old has returned to the country from his training base in Frankfurt, Germany and says being at home for the past week has made all the difference. “It’s been a little bit hard being away for so long.  So it’s ... Read More

Tunisian Swimmer Khalil Ben Ajmia Wins NCAA Championship

In a stunning display of aquatic prowess, Tunisian swimmer Khalil Ben Ajmia emerged victorious in the highly competitive NCAA Championship for the Men's 1650-Yard Freestyle. The event, held at the prestigious venue, showcased Ben Ajmia's exceptional talent and dedication to his craft. Hailing from Tunis, the capital city of Tunisia, Ben Ajmia has been making waves in the swimming world since his early years. His journey to the NCAA Championship has been marked by relentless determination and unwavering commitment to excellence. Th... Read More

Marwan Elkamash Makes History as Best African Athlete

In a groundbreaking achievement for Egyptian sports, swimmer Marwan Elkamash has etched his name in the annals of history, becoming the first Egyptian swimmer to qualify for three consecutive Olympic Games. This remarkable feat is coupled with Elkamash's recent triumph in the Ghana Accra African Games, where he earned the prestigious accolade of the best African athlete. Elkamash's journey to greatness has been one marked by dedication, perseverance, and an unwavering commitment to excellence. His passion for swimming ignited at... Read More

Eswatini Swimmers Luca Fraser and Hayley Hoy Crowned Junior Sportsman and Junior Sportswoman of the Year

In a celebration of talent, dedication, and excellence, Eswatini's sporting community came together to honor its brightest stars at the prestigious Eswatini National Sports Awards for 2023. Among the standout awardees were young swimmers Luca Fraser and Hayley Hoy, who were crowned Junior Sportsman and Junior Sportswoman of the Year, respectively. Additionally, the coaching prowess of Welcome Nhlabatsi was recognized as he clinched the Sports Coach of the Year title. Luca Fraser: At just 13 years old, Luca Fraser has emerged as a ri... Read More