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Tayla LOVEMORE
Sport Swimming
NOC South Africa   
GenderWomen
Born20 Mar 1995 in Durban, RSA
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Michael
Residence
Tallahassee, FL, USA
Occupation
Coach
Languages
English
Higher education
Marine Biology, Oceanography - Indian River State College: Fort Pierce, FL, USA
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
Seals Swimming: South Africa
Name of coach
Wayne Riddin [club]
General Interest
Hobbies
Going to the beach, socialising with friends and family, travelling, hiking, gardening, fitness, watching films, listening to music. (Facebook profile, 06 Jun 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If it's meant to be, it will be." (Facebook profile, 10 Jun 2019)
Awards and honours
During her time at Florida State University in the United States of America, she received All-American honours in the 100m butterfly for the 2016/17 and 2017/18 seasons. (seminoles.com, 01 Jun 2018)

She was named 2016 Women's Swimmer of the Year by the National Junior College Athletic Association [NJCAA] while representing Indian River State College in Fort Pierce, FL, United States of America. (swimmingworldmagazine.com, 10 Sep 2020)
Other information
FURTHER STUDIES
Between 2016 and 2017 she studied environmental science and marine conservation at Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL, United States of America. In 2020 she graduated with a master's degree in aquatic environmental science from the same university. (LinkedIn profile, 01 Sep 2021; Twitter profile, 06 Jun 2021; news24.com, 21 Nov 2018)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 100m Butterfly 1:00.20
Heats 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 50m Butterfly 26.78
17 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Butterfly 26.35 
27 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Freestyle 25.18 
22 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 100m Butterfly 59.47 
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 50m Backstroke 27.82
39 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 100m Freestyle 55.49 
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:43.36
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Medley Relay  
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay  
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
90 2021   Overall Ranking  
4 2021 Berlin, GER 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:35.13
3 2021 Berlin, GER 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:42.71
5 2021 Budapest, HUN 100m Butterfly 58.65
8 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Butterfly 26.14
4 2021 Budapest, HUN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:35.22
2 2021 Budapest, HUN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:43.68
27 2018   Overall Ranking  
7 2018 Budapest, HUN 50m Butterfly 25.76
4 2018 Budapest, HUN 100m Butterfly 56.84
6 2018 Budapest, HUN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:34.42
5 2018 Eindhoven, NED 100m Butterfly 57.41
8 2018 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:45.47
4 2018 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:34.29
7 2018 Singapore, SGP 100m Individual Medley 1:00.30
3 2018 Singapore, SGP 50m Butterfly 25.54
2 2018 Singapore, SGP 100m Butterfly 56.95
5 2018 Singapore, SGP 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:36.37
5 2018 Singapore, SGP 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:45.45