Western Australia’s best swimmers and brightest hopefuls will take to the pool on Friday in a bid to be crowned state champion . WA’s premier swimming event, the SunSmartState Open & Age Long Course State Championships, launches at HBF Stadium on Friday 18th December and runs until Monday 21st December.
Among the swimmers competing are Blair Evans and Tamsin Cook. Both are Olympic hopefuls and both are coming into the competition at different stages. Evans is a seasoned swimmer, having previously taken four years off of the sport due to injury, while Cook (17) was just crowned 2015 RAC Sports Star of the Year Awards last week.In the video, hear from each of these promising athletes as they look to get additional racing under their belts before Australia’s Olympic Trials in the spring.