Cameron van der Burgh winning a gold medal in the final race of his illustrious career is one of SportsClub‘s most memorable moments of 2018.
South African Chad le Clos and Hungarian Katinka Hosszu have been named the male and female Fina Swimmers of the Year.
Cameron van der Burgh finished his swimming career with gold in the 50m breaststroke at the Fina Short-Course World Championships in Hangzhou, China.
Chad le Clos won a gold medal at the Fina World Swimming short course Championships in Hangzhou on Thursday.
South African breaststroker Cameron van der Burgh has retired from competitive swimming.
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.