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WATCH | Tatjana Schoenmaker gets ‘shosholoza’ welcome from Crew SA

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WATCH | Tatjana Schoenmaker gets ‘shosholoza’ welcome from Crew SA

South Africa’s golden swimming indispensable particular person Tatjana Schoenmaker got a rousing – and properly-deserved – welcome from her Crew SA compatriots on the Olympic Village in Tokyo on Friday.

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Earlier within the day, the 24-year-extinct gained South Africa’s first – and simplest at this stage – gold medal of the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics when she smashed the ladies people’s 200m breaststroke world checklist in touching the wall first.

Schoenmaker posted 2: 18.95 which became once 0.16 faster than Denmark’s Rikke Moller Pedersen’s extinct worth.

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The medal became once South Africa’s 89th of all time and the 20th gained in swimming since 1904.

It became once furthermore the well-known medal of any color by a South African feminine swimmer for the explanation that bronze picked up by Penny Heyns within the 100m breaststroke on the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

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Tatjana Schoenmaker matched Heyns in worthwhile the 200m breaststroke gold at an Olympic Video games as the latter did in 1996 in Atlanta.

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Earlier within the week, Schoenmaker took the silver within the 100m breaststroke.

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See below as chants of “shosholoza” greeted Schoenmaker as she arrived abet on the Crew SA Olympic Village.

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WATCH | Tatjana Schoenmaker gets ‘shosholoza’ welcome from Crew SA