The 2019 Vic Open wrapped up tonight in Melbourne, with 23-year-old Jessica Hansen completing her sweep of the women’s breaststroke events.
Although training through this meet, Mack Horton took the men’s 800m free gold and 200m free bronze on night 2 of the 2019 Vic Open in Australia.
Short Course World Championships bronze medalist Jess Hansen got her 2019 off with a pleasing time in the women’s 100m breaststroke, clocking 1:07.62 for the victory at the 2019 Vic Open.
Unique to the 2019 edition of the Victorian Open Championships is the fact that it is incorporating the Melbourne 2019 World Para Swimming World Series. This is the first World Series event ever held in the Oceania region.
I don’t let Hydrocephalus or anything get in my way in or out of the water. I believe that the only limits in life are those that we impose on ourselves.
The Australian Federal Government announced an injection of $12 million in new funding for its para athletes ahead of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Paralympic swimming icon Benoit Huot has retired from competition after 20 Paralympic medals, five consecutive Paralympic appearances and a slew of world records.
The IPC announced Malaysia will no longer host the 2019 WPS World Championships in response to its ban on Israeli athletes.