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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.

News

24 additional medals for the South African swimming team on the third day of the CANA Zone IV Championships

Feb 18, 2019

The South African Open Water swimming team dominated the second day of the CANA Zone IV Championships

Feb 17, 2019

The South African swimming team tops the medal podium on Day 01 of the CANA Zone IV Championships

Feb 16, 2019

Team announcement for the CANA Zone IV Junior Championships

Feb 06, 2019