Team South Africa has had a bright start on Sunday at three of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games in Japan.

Swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker won her 100 metres breaststroke semi-final and qualified fastest for Sunday’s final.

Schoenmaker clocked a time of 1 minute 05.07 seconds and beat reigning Olympic Games Champion, Lilly King of the United States in the process.

She also set a new Olympic Games record in the heats on Sunday.

Surfer Bianca Buitendag advanced to the quarter-finals of the women’s competition, knocking out seven-time world champion Stephanie Gilmore of Australia.

And the sevens rugby team got their campaign off to a winning start.

The Blitzboks beat Ireland 33-14 in their opening match and face Kenya later on Monday.