Australia ended the 2018 Commonwealth Games in a big way, as reflected in the lop-sided medal table.
Australia overloaded the podium tonight on their home turf, completing sweeps in the men’s 200m backstroke and women’s 800m freestyle.
South African Cameron van der Burgh crushed Englishman Adam Peaty’s hopes of making it a 50m/100m breaststroke sweep in the Gold Coast.
Canadians Kylie Masse and Taylor Ruck went 1-2 in the women’s 200m backstroke, helping move the nation ahead of South Afica in the Commonwealth Games medal table through 4 days of competition.
Erin Gallagher of South Africa lowered the Continental Record in the semis of the women’s 100 freestyle.
South Africa made a move in the medal table, courtesy of Chad Le Clos, Tatjana Schoenmaker and Cameron van der Burgh.
South African Tatjana Schoenmaker won gold in the women’s 200 breast in a new Continental Record of 2:22.02.
Kyle Chalmers was king was again, this time taking the 200m free title to give host nation Australia another gold.
Adam Peaty leads the charge for England, as the 2018 Commonwealth Games’ swimming competition kicks off on Thursday, April 5th.
Osman, who was present for the ribbon cutting, said on Instagram that she was “Extremely honored and proud” of the recognition.
South African Chad Le Clos will try to complete a trifecta of wins across the men’s fly events on the Gold Coast, but England’s James Guy and Ben Proud may crash his party.
South African Chad Le Clos looks Commonwealth Games-ready with a swift 51.36 winning 100m fly time tonight in Milan.
The 2018 South African National Open Water Swimming Championships took place over the weekend, with domestic and international athletes convening at the Marina Martinique in Jeffrey’s Bay on Sunday, March 4th.
The nation of Kenya announced its 5-swimmer strong squad to compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games set for the Gold Coast, Australia in April.
The Gamecocks swept the distance events this week as 500 free runner-up Akaram Mahmoud picked up a win in the 1650 free