The teenager has amassed loads of medals, and most of them are gold. Having won some money at the World Cup, he now feels he is free to dedicate himself fully to swimming. His next goal? Olympic glory.
Peter Wright and Michelle Joubert, two of South Africa’s five hockey officials at the Olympics, continued the country’s fine tradition at the Games. Getting there took planning, fitness training and mental preparation.
Participation in the notoriously underfunded sport has mostly been restricted to players from elite former all-white schools. But being part of Team SA for the Tokyo Games has the potential to change that.