May 28, 2023
Among South Africans, Schoeman, Le Clos, Schoenmaker, and Van Niekerk Go to Fukuoka

Because the 2023 World Championship approaches, one other nation has launched the roster for the competitors, which is scheduled for this July in Fukuoka, Japan.

South Africa has introduced its 19-man roster of 10 girls and 9 males for the occasion.

You’ll be able to see all of the World Championship squads launched to date right here.

Girls’s chief, Olympic champion and former World File holder Tatjana Schoenmakerwho will be part of the Commonwealth Video games champion Lara van Niekerk.

Males will see the likes of Olympic champions Chad Le Clos foreground, supine with ace Peter Coetze and versatile Matt Sates subsequent to him.

Additionally, the 42-year-old Roland Schoeman.

As we reported, Schoeman, who will flip 43 earlier than the World Championship, competed on the South African Nationwide Championships final April. This was the primary time the sprinter had competed within the native occasion since 2016, controlling his quickest time within the 22.82 50m freestyle, main a relay within the occasion.

South Africa took simply 8 swimmers to the 2022 World Championships in Budapest, and the squad needed to partially self-finance the journey. This time, journey and lodging to and from the occasion is listed freed from cost, in accordance with the crew choice settlement.

In Budapest, South Africa completed 18th within the general swimming medal desk with a single outfit representing van Neikerk’s bronze medal within the girls’s 50m breaststroke.

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