South Africa rounded off a hugely successful campaign in the pool by adding another two medals to their total on Tuesday night, writes GARY LEMKE on Australia’s Gold Coast.
This was truly one of the golden nights in South African sporting history as Chad le Clos, Cameron van der Burgh and Tatjana Schoenmaker produced special performances in the pool, while Akani Simbine was crowned Commonwealth champion in the men’s 100m on the track, writes GARY LEMKE on Australia’s Gold Coast.
Chad le Clos booked his place at the top table of men’s 100-metre freestyle sprinting with a brilliant silver medal at the Commonwealth Games, writes GARY LEMKE on Australia’s Gold Coast. The 48.15 seconds also happens to be the fastest he has ever swum in 100m.
It was always going to be the stuff that wild dreams are made of. But, such is the brilliance of Chad le Clos that he allowed us to dream like that, writes GARY LEMKE on the Gold Coast in Australia.
By her own admission, Erin Gallagher has spent the past few months thinking about nothing else other than the Commonwealth Games, writes GARY LEMKE in the Gold Coast.
Cameron van der Burgh has never lacked determination to go with a punishing training regime, world-class talent and a steely mentality, which when all thrown together make him one of the greatest breaststroke swimmers in history, writes GARY LEMKE in the Gold Coast.
South Africa’s swimming superstar Chad le Clos has dramatically been given permission to enter the men’s triathlon, the first medal event of the 2018 Commonwealth Games after a passionate plea to the event’s organisers.
South Africa’s women breaststrokers powered their way into the spotlight at the KZN Aquatics Premier Championships in Durban on Monday night.
Commonwealth Games qualifying times continued to tumble on the second day of the KZN Aquatics Premier Championships at the Kings Park Aquatics Centre in Durban on Sunday.
South Africa’s Chad le Clos and Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom were the big winners as they were crowned series champions at the Fina/airweave Swimming World Cup in Singapore, on Sunday.