Australia

Swimming Australia Announces Restructure of Worlds, Olympics Qualifying Times

Swimming Australia has announced a new plan, for the foreseeable future, for their qualifying time standards. Specifically, for their senior-level…

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Zac Stubblety-Cook Breaks National Age Record to Finish Queensland State Championships

The 2013 Queensland State Championships wrapped up on Friday with another National Age Record.

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Minna Atherton Breaks Australian Age Record at QLD Champs

Calypso Sheridan (left) and Minna Atherton (right) have both won multiple Queensland Age Championships this week. Sheridan in the 14-year olds 100 back and 400 IM, and Atherton’s included a National Age Record.

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Campbell Tries a New Strategy, Gets 24.3 Result in 50 Free

World Champion Cate Campbell is still learning new tricks, despite being the world’s best sprinter in 2013.

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Cate Campbell Goes 52.69 at Queensland State Champs; Breaks State All-Comers Record

Cate Campbell is two seconds faster than she was at this meet last year, which should be scary for the world’s sprinters.

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Swimming Australia announces Podium Centres for 2014

Swimming Australia CEO Mark Anderson: “We have a vision of wanting to be the best in the world by 2020 and the establishment of high quality daily training environments is pivotal to achieving this objective.”

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Swimming Australia Seeks Open Water Coach and Performance Manager

Swimming Australia’s Director of High Performance Michael Scott: “The new Open Water Coach and Performance Manager will work to improve the pathway for potential open water swimmers in Australia, who ultimately have the ability to achieve consistent podium performances in open water swimming at international benchmark events.”

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Vdovychenko Hired As NTC Canberra Paralympic Coach

Swimming Australia is pleased to announce that Yuriy Vdovychenko will take up the new position of Paralympic Coach at the…

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Want to Swim the Swan River – Feature Video

Video is courtesy of Swimming Australia. Via Youtube: Registrations are now open at www.aquaticsuperseries.com.au WHEN: Sunday 2 February 2014 To celebrate…

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Swimming celebrates International Volunteers Day with call for Local Legends

Swimming Australia CEO Mark Anderson: “For swimming in Australia to be successful, we need to ensure that we are building and investing in a strong community base for our sport, and community starts at the volunteer level.”

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Swimming Australia Developing A Framework For Inclusion

Swimming Australia will celebrate Social Inclusion week and the International Day of People with a Disability, by turning its focus…

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Swimming Upstream – Complete Film

The true story of Tony Fingleton, a young man from a troubled family who found the inner strength to become a champion.

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Cate Campbell Elected To AOC Athlete’s Commission

Cate Campbell has represented Australia proudly at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic games collecting a total of three medals; 2012…

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Magnussen and Fox scoop major NSWIS Awards

World championship heroes James Magnussen and Jessica Fox have capped standout performances in the sporting arena in 2013 by clean sweeping the major gongs at the New South Wales Institute of Sport Awards held at the Australian Turf Club on Thursday night.

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Freney Named NSW Young Australian Of The Year

Australia’s golden girl from the London 2012 Paralympic Games, Jacqueline Freney was last night announced as the New South Wales…

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