Schoenmaker to ‘test the waters’ with 100m

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Tatjana Schoenmaker.
Tatjana Schoenmaker.

South African medal contender Tatjana Schoenmaker will only “test” the waters on Sunday in Tokyo, when she dives in to compete in the 100m breaststroke during the Olympic Games.

Her coach, Rocco Meiring, says the 100m-breaststroke is not their priority — there is only one goal, and that is the 200m breaststroke final.

He said in a statement released by Tuks: “Since 2019, there has been an upsurge in the quality of women’s breaststroke swimming. It forced many swimmers to choose whether they want to swim the 100 or 200-metre breaststroke.

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