Schoenmaker makes it double World Cup gold - TeamSA

Schoemaker makes it double World Cup gold


Tatjana Schoenmaker claimed her second gold medal during day two of the Fina Swimming World Cup in Tokyo.

Schoenmaker’s time of 1min 06.54sec in the 100m breaststroke final secured her the top spot on the medal podium ahead of Japan’s Miho Teramura and Reona Aoki in 1:06.77 and 1:07.06, respectively.

Schoenmaker had won her first World Cup gold medal as the Series kicked off at Tokyo’s Tatsumi International Swimming Centre.

Schoenmaker bagged the gold in the 200m breaststroke with an impressive new World Cup record time of 2:22.35, shedding 0.52secs from Viktoria Gunes’ 2015 time of 2:22.87.

The silver and bronze in the race went to Japan’s Reona Aoki and Spain’s Jessica Vall Montero in 2:24.33 and 2:25.32, respectively.

Remainder of the programme:

  1. Jinan (CHN) – August 8-10
  2. Singapore (SGP) – August 15-17
  3. Budapest (HUN) – October 4-6
  4. Berlin (GER) – October 11-13
  5. Kazan (RUS) – November 1-3
  6. Doha (QAT) – November 7-9

Photo: Anesh Debiky

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