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Thursday Jul 24 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Swimming World Throwback Thursday Video: Darian Townsend Wins Olympic Gold

PHOENIX, Arizona, July 24. THE news that South African Darian Townsend was given American citizenship today is likely bringing back memories of Townsend's day at the top of the podium at the 2004 Olympics.

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Related Topix: Lyndon Ferns, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Darian Townsend, Roland Schoeman, Swimming

Wed Apr 30, 2014

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Mbalula sparks Twitter war with Kenya

South Africa won't be like Kenya and send athletes to the Olympics "to drown in the pool", Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula reportedly told journalists in Johannesburg on Tuesday, sparking a Twitter war.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming

Thu Nov 28, 2013

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Last chance to pick Heat's hottest celeb

Olympic gold medallist Ryk Neethling was the first South African to win the Star of the Year title in 2008.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Thu Oct 24, 2013

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SA swimming in great shape

South Africa's current crop of swimmers is arguably the greatest generation in the country's history.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Chad le Clos, Cameron van der Burgh, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Roland Schoeman

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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