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.
Swimming Australia would like to formally congratulate Nicole Livingstone OAM, who has overnight been appointed as the head of Women’s Football and will join the AFL on December 4, to take on the challenge of growing and managing the NAB AFL Women’s Competition and female football participation.
Australian swim coach Scott Volkers has been allowed to keep his passport and travel for coaching while ‘indecent treatment of a child’ charges proceed against him.
Short-term trainingmates Mack Horton of Australia and Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy went 1-2 at the 2017 Hamilton Island Whitehaven Beach Ocean Swim over the weekend in Queensland.
Sarah Sjostrom continues to set herself apart from the women’s field to nab a potential World Cup title. Tonight, we also saw junior swimmers Michael Andrew of America and Wang Jianjiahe crush World Junior Records
Daiya Seto, the Olympic bronze medalist from Japan, scored a new World Cup record en route to victory in the short course version of the event tonight in Beijing.
Who are the big winners of the night?
Set your eyes on the coveted prizes to be earned at next year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia.
Australian Swimming Association (ASA) are wading in to help young teenagers tackle the pressures and the uncertainty of school and social situations, compound by swim training and competition.
Australian Paralympian Lakeisha Patterson will carry the baton as part of the Queen’s Baton Relay for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre, the home site of Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers, is said to be in the running to host the next Australian Olympic Trials.
Cate says she is fully committed to her swimming, however she will also be taking time outside of practices to focus on transitioning to life after swimming
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