• Schoenmaker Scores Silver For Team South Africa

    Schoenmaker Scores Silver For Team South Africa

    South African swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker won Silver in the Women’s 100m Breaststroke at the Tokyo 2020 late on Monday night. Schoenmaker was edged out for first place by 17-year-old US teenager Lydia Jacoby who swam a blistering last 50m to touch in 1min 04.95sec. Schoenmaker’s 1:05.22 swim was good enough for second place ahead of

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  • Breaking Record Felt Like Dying, Says SA’s Tatjana

    Breaking Record Felt Like Dying, Says SA’s Tatjana

    South African swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker on Saturday set a new Olympic record (1:04.82), during heat 5 of the women’s 100m breaststroke at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan. On a day when Team SA didn’t do well at the Olympics breaking the breaststroke record was a welcome relief for many sports fans. Schoenmaker said: “I

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  • Zim’s Katai Excels In Olympics Swimming Heat

    Zim’s Katai Excels In Olympics Swimming Heat

    Zimbabwe’s teenage swimming star Donata Katai on Saturday won her heat with a personal best time of 1:02.73 in the 100m backstroke at Tokyo 2020. She is the first black swimmer Zimbabwe has ever sent to the Olympics. Seventeen-year-old Katai won African youth titles and broke youth records once held by two-time Olympic champion Kirsty

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