Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South African swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker has been congratulated by President Cyril Ramaphosa for breaking an eight-year world record to win the Olympics 200m breaststroke final on Friday. Schoenmaker made history in Tokyo as she claimed South Africa's first Olympic gold medal at the tournament. Despite a [...]
©- - 30 july 2021 - 15:47:00 - thread Sports (125 words)

Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegalese swimmer, Mathieu Ousmane Sèye broke, the two national records in the 200-meter freestyle at the 12th Hortillons 50-meter meet in Amiens, France. On the second day of the 200-metre freestyle event, his time of 1'56''71 erased the former best mark of Senegal over the distance achieved [...]
©- - 30 november 2020 - 18:05:03 - thread Sports (128 words)

Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The president of the Tunisian Swimming Federation, Hedi Ben Hassan, on Thursday announced that plans to postpone the Arab swimming championship, scheduled from 20 to 25 March, citing the spread of the coronavirus worldwide.   Several participating countries have requested the postponement of the championship because of the [...]
©- - 05 march 2020 - 20:27:31 - thread Sports (144 words)

Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South African swimming legend Chad Le Clos has called for Chinese cheat Sun Yang to be stripped of his Olympic medals. This is after the Court of Arbitration for Sport this weekend banned the Chinese star for eight years.  Le Clos, who has one Olympic [...]
©- - 02 march 2020 - 12:30:17 - thread Sports (214 words)

Tunis, Tunisia (PANA)   -   Tunisian swimmer Mohamed Khalil Ben Ajmia won gold medal in the 5 km freestyle event at the 13th African Junior Swimming Championship on Sunday in Bizerte. The silver medal went to Egyptian Mahmoud Mohamed, while Seychelles' Damien Payet won the bronze. For girls, Tunisian Rihem Ben Slama finished [...]
©- - 16 september 2019 - 23:26:15 - thread Sports (110 words)

Tunis, Tunisia (PANA)   - The African Junior Swimming Championship (girls and boys between 13 and 16 years old) will be held in Tunis from 11 to 15 September, sources close to the Tunisian Swimming Federation told PANA here Friday. According to the director of Tunisian swimming teams, Sami Achour, this championship [...]
©- - 06 september 2019 - 23:12:19 - thread Sports (158 words)

Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Despite its failure to win medals, Senegal's national swimming team has distinguished itself at the 12th African Games underway in Morocco by  beating 4 national records. With six swimmers, it managed to qualify for 7 finals: two of Jeanne Boutbien, one of Steven Aimable and four in [...]
©- - 28 august 2019 - 14:14:01 - thread Sports (386 words)

Dakar, Senegal (PANA)   -   Senegalese international Jeanne Boutbien improved her national record for the freestyle in the 50m pool last weekend. She recorded a time of 27'.44", six hundredths of a second less than her previous mark (27'.53") made almost a year earlier on June 9, 2018 in Canet-en-Roussillon, France. The former [...]
©- - 12 june 2019 - 20:37:17 - thread Sports (115 words)