Swimming Australia

Australian open water stars get their tail feathers wet to launch the 2015 Swim the Swan

Network Ten sports journalist Lachy Reid has today challenged Australia’s Open Water swim team members Rhys Mainstone and Simon Huitenga to an open water race with a twist in Perth’s iconic Swan River.

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Australian Olympic Committee Protesting Late Start for Swimming in Rio 2016

The Australians are the first major nation to publicly voice their displeasure with the timing of swimming at the 2016 Olympic Games.


Swimming Australia Not Pleased With Magnussen’s Decision

Swimming Australia has announced today that it does not endorse James Magnussen’s choice of training environment…


China, Japan, Australia, U.S. to Relive Pan Pacs Rivalry at SuperSport Series

Australian star, Thomas Fraser-Holmes, has already confirmed his intent to participate in the 2015 BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series.

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VIDEO: Swimming Australia stars take the 100-meter Swim Cap Challenge

Matt Abood and Dave McKeon take on Britt Elmslie and Jess Corones in a new kind of race devised by Swimming Australia.

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Larkin Sweeps Backstrokes, McKeon Wins 5th Gold on Final Day of Aussie SC Champs

Australia’s Mitch Larkin will head into the 2014 Short Course World Championships with all three Australian short course meters backstroking titles in…

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Swimming Australia Announces 20 Swimmers for 2014 World Short Course Championships

Swimming Australia wasted no time in announcing their 20-swimmer roster for the 2014 Short Course World Championships that will take…


Emily Seebohm Takes 3rd Title of the Week at Australian Short Course Championships

Emily Seebohm remained hot on the penultimate day of the 2014 Australian Short Course Championships.


Swimming Australia Previews 4th Night of 2014 Short Course Nationals

Australian and Commonwealth short course record holder in the women’s 100m backstroke, Emily Seebohm will be searching for her third…

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McKeon Siblings Combine For Half of the Victories on Day 3 at Aussie SC Nationals

Emma McKeon (above) and David McKeon ruled the day in Adelaide, Australia.


2014 Australian Short Course Championships: Day 2 Prelims/Preview

After setting a new Commonwealth and Australian short course record in the men’s 100m backstroke semi-final last night, Mitch Larkin…


Mitch Larkin Breaks Another Australian Record in Semi’s of 100 Back at SC Nationals

Mitch Larkin has broken another Australian backstroker record, and is one of five swimmers to have tentatively earned their spot on Australia’s team for Short Course Worlds.


Movember for Mental Health

Dr. Stewart Vella is encouraging many to sport a Movember moustache in support of mental health…

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Australia Changes Tune, Will Participate in FINA Youth Programme Afterall

After initially telling SwimSwam in July that it would not participate in FINA’s new “youth camp” initiative around its World…

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Australia Sends Big Crew to FINA World Cup in Beijing, Tokyo & Singapore

With the 2014 Australian Short Course Championships just around the corner a group of ten swimmers will fit in some final race practise when they head to Asia to contest the FINA World Cups in Beijing, Tokyo and Singapore starting this Friday October 24.

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