Over 500 athletes representing 39 nations will descend upon the Stadio Olimpico Curva Nord in Rome to race at the 56th edition of the Sette Colli Trophy.
Swimming Australia Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren is leaving his post after Tokyo, which leaves a much sought-after role vacant.
Young 18&U Aussie swimmers such as Lani Pallister made their presence known at the 2019 Aussie World Trials that just wrapped up in Brisbane.
Let’s take a look at how the Aussie men 18&U shook up the junior world rankings after all was said and done at the 2019 Aussie World Trials.
Adam Peaty (above) is among the mountain of stars who are entered for this weekend’s Sette Colli Trophy in Rome, Italy.
17-year-old Kaylee McKeown threw down 3 world-class times en route to making the Australian World Championships roster for Gwangju.
Mitch Larkin made his mark at the Aussie World Trials, wreaking havoc on the world rankings across his 3 individual events.
Russian Yuliya Efimova was simply unstoppable across the Mare Nostrum Tour, keeping herself undefeated across all 3 breaststroke distances on all 3 stops.
Swim fans in Australia may be left in the dark as to how the team fares against the best of the best at this year’s World Championships.
Thomas Fraser-Holmes: “I’ve done 40-50km weeks on my own and you sort of think, ‘is it worth it?’ and on night’s like this, it’s definitely worth it.”
Kyle Chalmers completed his trio of sprint wins, while Minna Atherton and Matthew Temple stepped up big-time to make things happen in their events.
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Emily Seebohm has won the 200m backstroke world title the past 2 long course World Championships, but she wasn’t able to hit the mark this week.
On the bubble the entire week, reigning 400m free Olympic champion Mack Horton was named to the Australian roster for the 2019 World Championships.
Mitch Larkin leads Aussie men in having earned 3 World Championships qualification times, hitting the mark in the 100m & 200m back and 2IM.
Thomas Fraser-Holmes makes the World Championships squad for Australia, putting the gold medal stamp on his career comeback.