Proudly SA: Local female athlete sets new record on global stage

Proudly SA: Local female athlete sets new record on global stage

- South African swimmer, Tatjana Schoenmaker, has set another swimming record on the international stage

- The talented swimmer broke the African swimming record during the semi-finals at the World Student Games in Italy

- Schoenmaker has now broken her own record, which she previously set at the Commonwealth Games in the 100-metre breaststroke event

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South African swimming sensation, Tatjana Schoenmaker, has set another swimming record on the international stage.

The talented swimmer is competing at the World Student Games in Italy and broke the African swimming record during the semi-finals.

She went on to put the icing on the cake when she bagged gold in the final of the 100-metre breaststroke event.

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Good Things Guy reported on Schoenmaker’s record time of 1 minute and 6.32 seconds.

Briefly.co.za gathered that Schoenmaker broke her own record for the event – she previously broke the African record at the Commonwealth Games.

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Rocco Meiring, Schoenmaker’s proud coach, touched on her commitment when speaking to African News Agency.

Meiring said, “Like a real champ, she did not let it deter her from what she needed to do. Tatjana continued to put in the long hard hours during training and making significant sacrifices without ever complaining.”

Schoenmaker took to social media as she thanked South Africans for their support via Twitter.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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