2021 SWIMMING AUSTRALIA OLYMPIC TRIALS
- Saturday, June 12th – Thursday, June 17th
- South Australia Aquatic & Leisure Centre
- Sole Olympic-Qualifying Opportunity
- 2021 Swimming Australia Olympic Nomination Criteria
- Meet Site
- Start Lists
Just as we’re getting ready for the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials which take place in the month of June, the nation of Australia is about to see their best athletes vie for spots on the roster for Tokyo as well.
The start lists for the 2021 Swimming Australia Olympic Trials have officially been released, giving us insight into the events the nation’s best of the best athletes will be going for this summer. There are some expected entries intermingled with a few surprises, which still may change once the actual event begins on June 12th.
Based on these start lists, however, below are some key athletes’ entries as they stand today. We’ll delve deeper into the entries in separate, future posts.
In the meantime, here are some important things we noticed:
- No Clyde Lewis. Changes can still be made to the entries, but, for now, the World Championships 200m freestyle finalist is absent from the entry lists.
- Mitch Larkin has opted for the 200m IM in addition to his backstroke, with the 100m fly thrown in as well.
- Kaylee McKeown opted out of the 400m IM, but has included the 100m/200m backstroke and 200m IM events.
- Kyle Chalmers is gunning for the 100m/200m free; has not entered the 50m free nor 100m fly at this point.
- Out-of-retirement Matt Targett and Andrew Lauterstein both appear on the entries.
- Defending Olympic silver medalist Maddie Groves is not entered in the 200m fly.
- 400m free Olympic finalist Tamsin Cook is capping off her return with several individual events here.
Notable Women’s Initial Entries
- Minna Atherton – 100m/200m back
- Holly Barratt – 50m/100m free, 100m fly, 100m back
- Bronte Campbell – 50m/100m free
- Cate Campbell – 50m/100m free
- Tamsin Cook – 100m/200m/400m free
- Elizabeth Dekkers – 100m/200m fly
- Meg Harris – 50m/100m/200m free
- Emma McKeon – 50m/100m/200m free, 100m fly
- Kaylee McKeown – 100m/200m back, 200m IM
- Taylor McKeown – 100m/200m breast
- Leah Neale – 50m/100m/200m/400m free
- Mollie O’Callaghan – 50m/100m/200m free, 100m back
- Lani Pallister – 200m/400m/800m/1500m free
- Emily Seebohm – 100m/200m back
- Ariarne Titmus – 200m/400m/800m free
- Brianna Throssell – 100m/200m free, 100m/200m fly
- Madi Wilson – 50m/100m/200m free, 100m back
- Maddie Groves – 50m free, 100m fly
Notable Men’s Initial Entries
- Jack Cartwright – 50m/100m/200m free
- Kyle Chalmers – 100m/200m free
- Thomas Fraser-Holmes – 200m free
- Cameron McEvoy – 50m/100m/200m free
- Mack Horton – 100m/200m/400m/800m free
- Mitch Larkin – 100m/200m back, 200m IM, 100m fly
- Andrew Lauterstein – 50m free
- Jack McLoughlin – 200m/400m/800m/1500m free
- Thomas Neill – 100m/200m/400m/800m/1500m free
- James Roberts – 50m/100m free
- Cody Simpson – 100m free/100m fly
- Sam Short – 200m/400m/800m/1500m free
- Zac Stubblety-Cook – 100m/200m breast
- Matt Targett – 50m/100m free
- Matthew Temple – 100m/200m free, 100m/200m fly
- Matt Wilson – 100m/200m breast
- Elijah Winnington – 100m/200m/400m/800m free