Every South African a Swimmer

CANA 13th African Junior Swimming Championships in Tunisia

CANA 13th African Junior Swimming Championships in Tunisia
Johannesburg, Wednesday, 11th September 2019 - A strong team of 28 athletes will be representing South Africa at the CANA 13th African Junior Swimming Championships in Tunis, Tunisia from 11th to 14th September.

Considered a springboard for the development of future champions, the Junior Championships will feature some of the country’s top age-group swimmers.

Fourteen girls and 13 boys will be dipping their toes in the water over the next few days as they look for continental supremacy.

The competition will also feature a 5km Open Water race with Trinity Hearne, Leigh McMorran and Leshen Pillay representing Mzansi on September 15.

SA Junior Swimming team: 


Lisa Kleyn, Samantha Lowman, Rachel Groepes, Lise Coetzee, Alexandra Eagles, Keesha Adams, Trinity Hearne, Dakota Tucker, Lara van Niekerk, Grace Hudson, Veronique Rossouw, Hannah Pearse, Catherine Morrison, Tori Olivier, Jayden Sivai. 


Kian Keylock, Sirhaan Mia, Elijah Dredge, Kieran Grant, Jonathan Adams, Pieter Coetze, Jonathan Heslop, Kobe Ndebele, Luca Hotzhausen, Matthew Randle, Matthew Sates, Ryan Zasas, Leshen Pillay. 


For further information please contact:

Swimming South Africa

011 404 2480

Swimming South Africa is the governing body of aquatics in South Africa.

Its objective is to encourage the practice of aquatic disciplines for all in South Africa with the purpose of promoting swimming as a life skill through Learn To Swim programmes; providing healthy exercise to South Africans of all ages and races; recruiting recreational swimmers to compete in the various competitions; and promoting competition and athlete development to the highest level. Swimming South Africa is kindly supported by SASCOC, National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund, Arena, Sport & Recreation SA and Rand Water.