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More medals for Team SA in pool in Manchester

Kat Swanepoel produced another African record and picked up her third medal at the World Para Swimming Championships in Manchester on Thursday. This time it was another gold as she raced to victory in the women's S4 backstroke 50m. She clocked 47.98sec in taking gold, while there were also fine swims from Christian Sadie and…

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Swanepoel picks up GOLD in Manchester

The remarkable rise of Kat Swanepoel as a force in para swimming continued when she won a gold medal at the World Para Swimming Championships in Manchester. The South African had also picked up Team SA’s first medal of the championships, a silver in the SB9 50m breaststroke, and taking to the water in the…

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Swanepoel picks up Team SA’s first medal

South Africa picked up their first medal on the opening day of the World Para Swimming Championships in Manchester when Kat Swanepoel surged to the silver medal. There is a select squad of six competing at the Championships, looking to build on last year’s performance in Madeira where they won four medals. It didn’t take…

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Christian Sadie

Classification guide for Team SA at World Para Swimming Champs

Team SA have six swimmers at the upcoming World Para Swimming Championships in Manchester, England. For reference when it comes to the classification of the swimmers, here’s an easy guide. Cornelle Leach S12 SB2 Breaststroke Christian Sadie S7, SB7, SM7 Butterfly, freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, Individual Medley Nathan Hendricks S13 Freestyle, backstroke Kat Swanepoel S7, SB7, SM7 Butterfly, individual medley Danika Vyncke S13 VI Breaststroke, freestyle…

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