Along with the already announced megastars of Adam Peaty and Cate Campbell, the London-based ISL team is quickly becoming a veritable ‘who’s who’ of Australian elite swimming.
Backstroking and IM ace Mitch Larkin told the Australian Associated Press today, “I got the FINA invite but I said no.”
After having been self-nominated, voted by peers and finally confirmed by the upper echelons of Swimming Australia, 5 Australian Dolphins have been named to the squad’s Leadership Team for 2019/2020.
Despite talks of Oceanic nations being added to the quadrennial Asian Games having cooled in the past, the nations have now been invited to compete in Olympic team events at the next edition in 2022.
Tracey Menzies, former coach of Australian Olympic legend Ian Thorpe, has been announced as the inaugural Head Coach at the newly-formed University of Canberra Swim Club.
100m freestyle Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers took his 200m fly ‘off’ event to a new level this weekend in South Australia.
After originally being left off of the start-studded line-up selected by FINA for its Champions Series, Australian Olympic medalist Bronte Campbell has reportedly now been asked to join the fold.
Cate Campbell, Chad Le Clos, Brendand Hyland and more are highlighted in this latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.
Mark your calendars with dates for the March 2019 international swimming events.
The 2019 Vic Open wrapped up tonight in Melbourne, with 23-year-old Jessica Hansen completing her sweep of the women’s breaststroke events.
Although training through this meet, Mack Horton took the men’s 800m free gold and 200m free bronze on night 2 of the 2019 Vic Open in Australia.
Short Course World Championships bronze medalist Jess Hansen got her 2019 off with a pleasing time in the women’s 100m breaststroke, clocking 1:07.62 for the victory at the 2019 Vic Open.
International stars Kliment Kolesnikov and Cate Campbell will race in the 2019 FINA Champions Series, headlining the growing list of athletes to commit over the past week.
Unique to the 2019 edition of the Victorian Open Championships is the fact that it is incorporating the Melbourne 2019 World Para Swimming World Series. This is the first World Series event ever held in the Oceania region.
Australian Kareena Lee took the women’s title in the 2019 Midmar Mile, the world’s largest open water race.