Australia

Magnussen Goes Under 48 For The 13th Time

James Magnussen’s winning time of 47.97 makes it the 13th time that he has dipped under the 48 second mark…

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McEvoy Uses Physics To Stay Grounded And Balanced

Cameron McEvoy who is currently preparing for next week’s BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series has been spending a lot of time outside of the pool studying physics…

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Magnussen Cruises To Final At Swimming WA Championships

James Magnussen eased through to the finals of the 100m freestyle at the 2014 Swimming WA State Open & Age Championships last night…

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13-Year Old Suzuka Hasegawa Breaks Aussie Age All-Comers Record By Two Seconds

Japan’s Suzuka Hasegawa swam a time int he 200 fly, at just 13 years old, that would have put her into the semi-finals at the 2013 World Championships.

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New Facility Increases Harrison’s Excitement For The 2018 Commonwealth Games

Seeing the $41 million dollar aquatic facility become a reality excites 18 year old Jordan Harrison…

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Magnussen Makes It Look Easy In Perth

James Magnussen provided a touch of class to the third day of competition at the 2014 Swimming WA State Open and Age Championships this morning….

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Swimming Australia Appoints Two New Members to Board

Below is a press release submitted and posted unedited from Swimming Australia Swimming Australia is proud to announce two new…

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Van Der Burgh And Zorzi Out Of BHP Billiton Super Series

Both Olympic champion Cameron van der Burgh and World Championships bronze medalist Giulio Zorzi have pulled out of the 2014 BHP Billiton Super Series…

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Sprinters Highlight Western Australian State Championships

Australian team members Andrew and Matt Abood and WA-born Olympian Tommaso D’Orsogna provided plenty of entertainment…

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Libby Trickett in Kimberley, Western Australia BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series

Swimming Australia Olympic Champion, Libby Trickett, helps to promote the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series with a trip to Kimberley in Western Australia.

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Swimming Australia heats up in Perth over the coming weeks

Magnussen gave a preview of what we can expect in Perth when he took out the final of the men’s 100m freestyle in a time of 47.73 – just 0.02 of a second outside his 2013 World Championship winning time.

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2014 Swimming Australia Calendar of Major Events

Courtesy of Swimming Australia. (Featured Image: Cate Campbell)

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Plenty Of Exciting Racing On Final Night Of Victorian Champs

The final night of the Victorian Championships in Melbourne did not have the kind of high end and record breaking…

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Groves Takes Down Schipper’s Age Group Record At Victorian Champs

St. Peters Western swimmer 18 year old Madeline Groves took home gold in the women’s 100 butterfly at the Victorian State Championship breaking Jessicah Schipper’s 2005 18 year old age group record of 58.18, winning the event in a time of 57.43…

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Magnussen’s 47.7 ties him for most sub-48 swims in history

The Australian has twelve swims under 48 seconds, tied with France’s Alain Bernard and one ahead of World Record-holder Cesar Cielo. More impressive is that all 12 of Magnussen’s swims have come in the post-bodysuit era.

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