Twelve From South Africa Post Automatic Olympic Qualifying Times at Nationals

DURBAN, South Africa, April 23. SWIMMING South Africa has released a list of the 12 swimmers that swam faster than the FINA A standard at last week's long course nationals, which served as part of the country's Olympic team selection process.

The final team, including relay-only swimmers, will be announced soon by Swimming South Africa and the South Africa Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee.

Chad le Clos — 400m individual medley, 200m freestyle, 200m butterfly, 200m individual medley
Suzaan van Biljon — 200m breaststroke
Cameron van der Burgh — 100m breaststroke
Riaan Schoeman — 400m individual medley
Heerden Herman — 400m freestyle, 1500m freestyle
Kathryn Meaklim — 400m individual medley, 200m individual medley
Charl Crous — 100m backstroke
Gideon Louw — 100m freestyle
Darian Townsend — 200m individual medley
Wendy Trott — 800m freestyle
Roland Schoeman — 50m freestyle
Karin Prinsloo — 200m backstroke

Also, the following Paralympic swimmers posted A qualifying times at nationals:

Charl Bouwer (S13) — 100m backstroke, 400m freestylem 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 100m butterfly, 200m individual medley
Hendri Herbst (S11) — 100m backstroke, 400m freestyle, 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 100m butterfly, 400m freestyle, 100m backstroke, 400m freestyle
Natalie du Toit (S9) — 100m backstroke, 100m breaststroke, 100m freestyle, 100m butterfly, 400m freestyle, 200m individual medley
Emily Gray (S10) – 100m backstroke, 400m freestyle
Sharah-Joan Shannon (S3) — 100m freestyle
Tadhg Slattery (SB5) – 100m breaststroke
Hendrik van der Merwe (SB5) – 100m breaststroke
Challis Wright (SB14) — 100m breaststroke, 200m freestyle
Craig Groenewald (SB14) — 100m breaststroke, 200m freestyle
Yvonne Smith (SB14) — 100m breaststroke, 200m freestyle
Renette Bloem (SB11) — 100m breaststroke, 200m individual medley
Marike Naude (SB13) — 100m breaststroke
Kevin Paul (SB9) — 100m breaststroke, 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 200m individual medley
Adri Visser (S5) — 50m butterfly

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