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Ultimate Swimmer Podcast: Penny Heyns
May 7, 2021
Penny Heyns is one of the greatest breaststroke swimmers in the history of the sport. She won gold in the 100 and 200 Meter Breaststroke at the Olympics in 1996 and is the only female swimmer ever to win both breaststroke events in the same Olympics. We hope you enjoy this interview with the great Penny Heyns!
Kaylene Corbett Gets Under Olympic Qualification Cut With 2:25.18 200 Breast
April 13, 2021
After missing the cut in both the prelims and the finals, Corbett managed to crack the 200 breast FINA A during a Saturday night time trial.
Tatjana Schoenmaker wants the Penny Heyns to drop at Tokyo Olympics
May 5, 2021
Tatjana Schoenmaker has already surpassed Penny Heyns’ African records in the 100 and 200m breaststroke, but can she emulate one of her idols with a medal at the Olympics?
Schoenmaker Clocks 1:05.74 African Record, 12th Fastest Performer In History
April 11, 2021
On the 4th day of racing at South African Nationals, Schoenmaker rocketed to a 1:05.74 100 breaststroke to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
Schoenmaker Breaks South African Record, Has Sights Set On Tokyo
April 8, 2021
Tatjana Schoenmaker got off to a quick start at 2021 South African Nationals by lowering her own NR not once, but twice on day 1.
Penny Heyns backs Chad le Clos, Tatjana Schoenmaker to make Tokyo Olympic podium
Feb. 23, 2021
Olympic legend Penny Heyns believes that South Africa's Tokyo Olympics medal hopes in the pool will lie solely on Chad le Clos and Tatjana Schoenmaker.
SwimSwam's Top 100 for 2021: Women's #50
Feb. 11, 2021
The Olympic year is here. Again. Maybe. And we’re kicking off the year 2021 with a countdown of the top 100 women and top 100 men in world-level swimming
South African Water Polo Players Required To Self-Fund 2021 Olympic Journey
significant barrier for many players...
will need roughly $6,679 USD...
Feb. 8, 2021
Members of the South African water polo teams have been told that they will be responsible for self-funding their 2021 Olympic journey.
Bill Sweetenham Calls On World Swimming To Rise Up And Banish FINA’s Leadership
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
March 4, 2020
Bill Sweetenham, International Swimming Hall of Fame Honor Coach and mentor to generations of champions and coach leader, has called on the worldwide swimming community to rise up and overthrow FINA and the man at the helm of the international federation as its director since 1986, Cornel Marculescu, in the wake of Sun Yang‘s eight-year ban.
Penny Heyns Heads Up New, Inclusive South African Athletes' Committee
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
Sept. 5, 2018
South African athletes have been given a stronger voice within Swimming SA (SSA) with the launch of a more inclusive Athletes’ Committee (AC) headed by swimming legend Penny Heyns.