Nominations are open for the 10th annual gsport Awards, South Africa’s longest running women’s sports Awards, launched in 2006 to raise the profile of South African women in sport, and significantly encourage Corporate South Africa to back female athletes.
South Africa’s three top swimmers ended their European sojourn with a bag-full of silverware over the weekend.
Olympic gold medallist Chad le Clos added the 200m freestyle silver medal to his medal tally on the second night of the Barcelona leg of the Mare Nostrum series on Thursday.
The second stop of the 2015 Mare Nostrum Series got underway on Wednesday in Barcelona. With just 48 days to go to the FINA World Championships in Kazan a number of athletes are out there getting in important racing exposure well before their sjorn to Russia. None so more than the South African contingent that is gracing the series.
The South African swimming contingent delivered a mixed bag of results at the opening leg of the Mare Nostrum Series in Canet-en-Roussillon, France over the weekend.
Cameron van der Burgh will start his international campaign this weekend when he will compete in Canet-en-Roussillon leg of the Mare Nostrum Series in France. He will also compete in Barcelona next weekend.
Ten athletes, including four Paralympians and reigning world champion Kevin Paul, will compete at July’s IPC Swimming World Championships.
Nedbank Madibaz swimmers and identical twin brothers Alard and Alaric Basson will represent South Africa in the pool at the World Student Games in Gwanju, South Korea, from July 3 to 14.
The SA swimming contingent will be looking to put in impressive performances in the hope to make their mark when they participate in the 28th International Meeting of Canet en Roussilion in France taking place on June 06 and 07. The Mare Nostrum Tour is one of the most prestigious among the swimming meets all over the world.
Swimming South Africa is proud to join forces with the Ministry of Sport and Recreation and the Ministry of Arts and Culture as part of their responsibility to lead and promote nation building and social cohesion against the unlawful acts of xenophobia.
Fourth FINA World Championship Qualifying Time for Le Clos to Finish SA National Aquatic Championships
Olympic gold medallist Chad le Clos brought the curtain down at the 2015 South African National Championships with his third gold medal on Saturday evening.
Disabled swimmer Kevin Paul, smashed his world record in the 200m breaststroke with a time of 2:22:27.
Myles Brown continued with his sizzling form at the 2015 South African National Championships in Durban breaking the 800 metre freestyle on Thursday.