Dune Coetzee claimed a silver medal and the first for the aquatics team at this year’s Youth Olympic Games, in the women’s 200m butterfly in Buenos Aires. The teenager was also a member of the Commonwealth Games squad earlier this year and took Team SA’s medal tally to two. The 16-year-old, won her heat in 2min and 12.42 sec and… Read more →
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.
Three more medals, two of them gold, went into the bank as South Africa’s swimmers continued to do their part to ensure the country has something to celebrate, writes GARY LEMKE in Gold Coast, Australia.
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.
Another 10 Commonwealth Games qualifying times were set as the KZN Aquatics Premier Championships powered past the halfway mark in Durban on Tuesday.