Every South African a Swimmer

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History

The first National Swimming Association was established in 1899 and was called the South African Amateur Swimming Union (SAASU).

The association was present in two provinces at the time, the Eastern Province and Western Province. At the time the only disciplines practised were swimming and water polo. In 1908 came the establishment of FINA and by 1909 the SAASU was accepted as a member of FINA.

The first swimmer to represent South Africa at an Olympic Games was in 1912 and in 1928 South Africa won its first swimming medal at the Olympic Games. Between 1934 and 1948 South African swimming represented South Africa at the 1934 Empire Games in London, 1938 Empire Games in Sydney and in 1948 Olympic Games in London.

Anti-Doping

South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS)

The link address is: https://drugfreesport.org.za/

News

Matt Sates and Chad Le Clos continued to add gold medals to their tally with another two solid performance on the second day of the Berlin Swimming World Cup

Oct 23, 2022

Rising star Matt Sates and veteran Chad le Clos carried the South African flag high as they raced to two gold medals on the first day of the Swimming World Cup in Berlin

Oct 23, 2022

SA National Qualifying Times 2022-2023

Oct 06, 2022

Lara van Niekerk wins big at the GSport Awards 2022

Sep 16, 2022