Magnussen didn’t have his typical closing speed, and McEvoy’s was better than we’ve seen in the past, and the result was the teenager toppling the World Champion 47.65-47.92.
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Day 4 of the 2014 Australian National Championships, plus Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacs trials, saw the meet’s biggest upset…
Campbell already had the world’s top-ranked time coming into this meet, and she’s reaffirmed that status this week by going faster than her previous season-best three times, with a 24.23 in prelims, a 24.13 in the semi’s, and now a 24.18 in finals of the women’s 50 free.
Alicia Coutts led the way in a 57.70 – which is not as fast as she was to win this title last year, but there was much, much more pressure on from the competition this year.
Sprenger in line for breaststroke sweep, Campbell once again fast at day 4 Australia National prelims
The fourth day of Austalian Nationals saw more of the same from stars Cate Campbell and Christian Sprenger. Each holds a top seed heading into the Friday night session.
Christian Sprenger (above) was one of two Australian All-Comers Record breakers on Thursday at the Australian National Championships.
Ben Treffers recorded a 24.91 to qualify first in the men’s 50 backstroke and taking over the top position in the world rankings…
In addition to McEvoy, Alicia Coutts sealed up her spots on this summer’s rosters with a win in the women’s 100 fly.
Campbell sisters get involved at Aussie Nationals on day 2, McKeon and Sprenger with runaway high seeds
Sisters Cate and Bronte Campbell hold the top two seeds in the women’s 50 free after day 2 prelims.
Swimming video is courtesy of Swimming Australia for the 2014 Australian Swimming Championships.
Australia’s Mack Horton has broken his own Junior World Record on the first day of eligibility in Australia.
Australian Christian Sprenger is one of 6 swimmers to have locked up spots in the first priority for this summer’s Pan Pac and Commonwealth Games meets.
David McKeon and Christian Sprenger each put up the second-fastest time in the world for 2014 in their respective events to kick off the first preliminary session of Australian Nationals in Brisbane.
The young swimmers of Australia’s Miami Swim Club show their support for their older teammates in this “Good Luck” Australian Nationals lead-up video.