Despite the 2018 Commonwealth Games headed to the Gold Coast, Australia next April, Swimming Australia CEO Mark Anderson has announced his departure.
Excitement is already building for what could be a high-octane 100m fly showdown between South African Chad Le Clos and Singaporean Joseph Schooling at next year’s Commonwealth Games.
21-year-old Olympic medalist James Guy of GBR made his presence known down under by cranking out the world’s 3rd fastest 100m butterfly of the season.
As if Australian stalwart Emily Seebohm hasn’t made enough of a mark on her nation’s swimming history, the 25-year-old Olympic medalist cruised to a new record in the women’s 200m IM on day 1 of the FINA World Cup Singapore.
Wrapping up 2 wins on day 2 in Singapore, Chad Le Clos earned a record-breaking 4th overall World Cup Series title.
Michael Andrew did his thing in Singapore, capturing silver in the men’s 100m IM in a new World Junior Record, while also contributing to Team USA’s WJR in the mixed medley relay.
The World Cup wraps up this weekend in Singapore, where Swedish star Sarah Sjostrom and South African points leader Chad Le Clos try to score some major cash to finish the series.
After U.S. Olympian Jordan Wilimovsky competed at Australia’s short course national meet last month, we caught up with him to get the scoop on his plans for the season. Most notable: he returns from Australia next month and will swim both open water and the pool 1500 this season.