Tatjana Schoenmaker wins her second gold medal at the FINA Swimming World Cup in Tokyo

Tokyo, Saturday, 3rd August 2019 Tatjana Schoenmaker claimed her second gold medal during day two of the FINA Swimming World Cup in Tokyo today. Schoenmaker’s time of 1:06.54 in the 100m breaststroke final secured her the top spot on the medal podium ahead of Japan’s Miho Teramura and Reona Aoki in 1:06.77 and 1:07.06, respectively. The Tokto leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup concludes tomorrow with Schoenmaker racing the 50m breaststroke.   ENDS For further information please contact: Swimming South ... Read More

Gold for Tatjana Schoenmaker during the first day of the FINA Swimming World Cup in Tokyo

Tokyo, Friday, 2nd August 2019 Tatjana Schoenmaker won her first FINA Swimming World Cup gold medal as the Series kicked off at Tokyo’s Tatsumi International Swimming Center today. Schoenmaker bagged the gold in the 200m breaststroke with an impressive new World Cup record time of 2:22.35, shedding 0.52secs from Viktoria Gunes’ 2015 time of 2:22.87. The silver and bronze in the race went to Japan’s Reona Aoki and Spain’s Jessica Vall Montero in 2:24.33 and 2:25.32, respectively. Schoenmaker will tak... Read More

Tatjana Schoenmaker heads for the FINA Swimming World Cup in Tokyo

Johannesburg, Thursday, 1st August 2019  - Newly minted world silver medallist Tatjana Schoenmaker will be flying the South African flag high at the opening leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup taking place in Tokyo, Japan from 2nd to 4th August 2019. Schoenmaker will be making her debut at the annual series a week after she became South Africa’s first female medallist at the FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea and will share the stage with swimming legend and three-time World Champion Roland Schoeman. Schoenmaker wo... Read More

Comme les championnats ont une fin ici, nous avons quelques citations de nos nageurs

Jeann Boutbien ( Senegal ,20ans)   J`esperais accomplir une meilleure performance sur 100 m nage libre (59.79) surtout avoir bien nage lors du relais mixte 4x100m nage libre qui fut malheureusement disqualifie . Je ferais de mon mieux lors de l`epreuve du 50m . Mon objectif de la saison sera de bien figurer aux jeux africains au Maroc le mois prochain pour s`approcher le plus possible du podium et faire mieux que lors des championnats africains d`Alger 2018 (6eme sur 100m nage libre) .   Chloe Savourel (Republique Centrafr... Read More

Final Day of the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea

Gwangju, Sunday, 28th July 2019 - Zane Waddell brought the curtain on a spectacular FINA World Long-Course Championships winning the 50m backstroke gold medal in Gwangju, South Korea on the final day of the championships (Sunday evening).    The United States-based swimmer won South Africa’s fourth medal of the global showpiece winning the country’s only gold. Four-time Olympic medallist Chad le Clos won bronze in the 100m and 200m butterfly while Tatjana Schoenmaker won the women’s 200m breaststroke ... Read More