Australia

Swimming Australia Amends Constitution; Alters Term of Directors & President

As they appoint a new president, Swimming Australia has amended their constitution to give more freedom to his term.

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Hardcore Swim of the Week: Australia’s Mack Horton Gives Lots of Options

Australian Mack Horton filled his trophy case at the 2013 FINA World Junior Championships. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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FINA World Junior Championships *Day 6 Real-Time Recaps*

American Caeleb Dressel won the boy’s 100 freestyle in a championship and NAG record time of 48.97… (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

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Australia Wins the Medal Standings as the Russians Pass the Americans

Mack Horton’s dominance in the men’s freestyle events powered the Australians to the top spot in the medal standings…

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Australia’s Hold Medal Table Lead, Russians & Americans Nipping

It may be a bit blurry, but the image captures Gunnar Bentz’s emotion and intensity after winning the boys’ 400 IM. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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FINA World Junior Championships *Day 5 Real-Time Recaps*

Luke Percy already won the 50 free at World Juniors; he’ll be looking for a middle lane coming out of Friday’s semifinals in the 100. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Chimrova Breaks 4th Meet Record in 100 Fly Prelims on Day 5 at Junior World CHampionships

Luke Percy was also among the top seeds coming out of prelims, with his coming in the 100 free. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Matthew Wilson Breaks Two Australian National Age Records in Japan

14-year old Matthew Wilson has broken two Australian Records, including one that was 20 years old. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Swimming Australia Names John Bertrand as New President

Swimming Australia has appointed a former Olympic sailor as their new president.

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Libby Trickett to Compete on Australia’s Dancing with the Stars

Olympic champion and world record holder Libby Trickett will be competing in the upcoming season of Australia’s “Dancing with the Stars”

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Australia Remains Atop Medals Table as Americans Slip to 3rd

The Australian Junior team is having an impressive run of success at this year’s World Junior Championships. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Meilutyte Takes Two; Percy Wins Sprint Showdown on Day 4 from World Juniors

In the men’s 800 free relay final, Australia’s Mack Horton will be looking for his 6th gold medal of the meet in four days. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Haughey 100 Freestyle Junior World Championships – Post Race Video Interview

The title went to Hong Kong’s Siobhan Haughey in 54.47, which broke the Meet Record set by American Lia Neal in 2011 at 54.90. That also re-broke the Hong Kong National Age Group Record for 15-17′s that she set in prelims, and came within a tenth of former NCAA standout Hannah Wilson’s overall National Record.

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Mack Horton 800 Freestyle Junior World Championships – Post Race Video Interview

Australia’s Mack Horton has established himself as the swimmer of these championships, and in the boys’ 800 free on Wednesday, put up what is undoubtedly the swim of the meet so far.

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Kylie Stewart 200 Back Junior World Championships – Post Race Interview

In what could be termed a mild upset, American Kylie Stewart of the Dynamo Swim club won the girls’ 200 backstroke in 2:09.74, which is a new Championship Record. That broke the 2:10.43 that Ukrainian Daryna Zevina swam to win at the 2011 edition of this meet. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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