Articles by Paddy Baylis

Swimming New Zealand Announces 10 Swimmer Team to World University Games

Swimming New Zealand has announced a 10-strong team to travel to Italy in July for the 2019 World University Games including sprinter Daniel Hunter (pictured).

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20 Under 20: The New Zealand Females Under 20yrs You Need to Be Watching

We’ve compiled a list of 20 of the top swimmers in the country under the age of 20 – 10 males and 10 females. Listed below are 10 of the best female swimmers under the age of 20, who are looking most likely to break out and make an impact on a world stage in the near future.

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Former Stanford Captain Sam Perry Announces Retirement

Sam Perry, former Stanford captain and New Zealand representative announced his retirement from competitive swimming earlier this morning.

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20 Under 20: The New Zealand Males Under 20yrs You Need to Be Watching

These are 10 of the best male swimmers under the age of 20, who are looking most likely to break out and make an impact on a world stage in the near future including Commonwealth Games medallist Lewis Clareburt (pictured).

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Swimming New Zealand Announce 7 Swimmer Team to World Junior Champs

After not competing at the 2017 World Junior Championships, New Zealand will send a roster of 7 to the 2019 edition.

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Fairweather topples 43-year-old record to close out New Zealand Age Champs

Erika Fairweather, Michael Pickett and Taiko Torepe-Ormsby (pictured) all set new NZ Age records on the closing night of New Zealand Age Group Championships.

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Crawford Picks Up 4th Record on Day 4 of New Zealand Age Champs

16-year-old Brearna Crawford picked up her 4th national record in 4 days while Erika Fairweather (pictured) also impressed at the New Zealand Age Group Championships overnight.

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Crawford Continues Dominance on Day 3 of New Zealand Age Championship

16-Year-Old Brearna Crawford kept her foot on the gas on the third day of racing at the 2019 New Zealand Age Group Championships adding a third New Zealand record and gold medal to her tally for the meet. 

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16-Year-Old Pickett Blasts 22.66 to Equal Lifetime Best and New Zealand Age Record

16-Year Old Michael Pickett (pictured) dominated the 16-year 50m freestyle to equal his own age group record in 22.66 marking one of three  age group records set on the second night of racing at the New Zealand Age Champs.

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3 National Records Fall on Opening Day of New Zealand Age Champs

Erika Fairweather (pictured) blasted her way to a record-setting time of 55.60 in the 15-year-old Women’s 100m freestyle.

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New Zealand’s Ella Benn Awarded ISPS Handa Talent Scholarship

15-year-old New Zealand para swimmer Ella Benn has been honored with one of the first ever ISPS Handa talent scholarships.

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Webby picks up 3rd New Zealand Open Water Title in 4 years

Taranaki open water veteran Charlotte Webby took out the Women’s 10km at the New Zealand Open Water Championships marking her 3rd open title since 2015.

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Peaty Blasts Sub-Minute 100 Breaststroke to Open Season

Adam Peaty blasted a 59.72 to take a dominant victory at the season-opening Miami Super Challenge Meet in Queensland, Australia.

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Preview: Peaty, Mcevoy Headlines Australian Miami Super Challenge Meet

Breaststroker Adam Peaty (pictured above) headlines a star studded field at the 2019 Miami Super Challenge.

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Preview: 2019 Western Australia Open Championships

The Western Australia Champs kick off today, spearheaded by a group of elite Australian national swimmers including Hangzhou medalist Holly Barratt (pictured above).

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