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The African award was introduced in 2004, [1] the year in which South Africa won the men's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay at the Olympics . Although Joan Harrison ( 1952 ) and Penny Heyns ( 1996 ) had won individual gold medals for South Africa, the 2004 victory was the first time that an African relay team won a medal, indicating their increasing depth. In the same Olympics, Zimbabwe 's Kirsty Coventry 's won three medals, including one gold, making her the first African swimmer outside of South Africa to stand on the podium. [1] [7] Coventry has won the female award nine times. South African Chad le Clos won five men's awards in a row, and South African sprinter Roland Schoeman four, [1] and in total South African swimmers have claimed twelve awards. In 2008, Ous Mellouli of Tunisia broke the South African and Zimbabwean duopoly after becoming the first African male to win an individual Olympic gold medal. [1] [7]

In 1912, Charlotte "Eppy" Epstein, known as the "Mother of Women's Swimming in America" becomes president of the National Women’s Life Saving League. The purpose of the League is to increase awareness of the importance of learning to swim so that women and girls can avoid drowning. This photograph shows Mrs. Lillian Howard, an officer in the Women's National Life Saving Society/League from 1913-1914 at a women's swimming contest at Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, New York City, July 16, 1914.   Photo: Library of Congress

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