Australia

Coutts to Lead 59 Australians to 2014 Commonwealth Games

Australia’s Alicia Coutts leads a team of 59 for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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Horton, Harrison Lead Australian Distance Swimming Back With Final-Day 2014 Trials Swim

17-year old Mack Horton is now the 4th-fastest Australian of all-time in the 1500 free.

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Fairweather and Tranter Top Qualifiers On Final Day Of Australian Championships

Remy Fairweather and Daniel Tranter were the top qualifiers in what was the final session of preliminaries of the 2014 Australian National Championships…

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Multiple National Records Go Down on Saturday; Sprenger Misses WR By Less Than a Tenth

Christian Sprenger missed the World Record by the slimmest of margins while winning the men’s 50 breast in a landslide.

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Eamon Sullivan Qualifies With The Fastest 50 Freestyle Time In Prelims

Eamon Sullivan was the story of the preliminaries on the fifth day of the 2014 Australian Swimming Championships…

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7 Awesome Bloopers & Trials SwimFan Videos – 2014 Australian National Championships

All #TrialsSwimFan blooper videos are courtesy of Swimming Australia. (Featured Image: James Magnussen)

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Race Video: McEvoy Tops James Magnussen – 100m Freestyle – 2014 Australian Swimming Championships

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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Race Video: Cameron McEvoy Wins 200m Free, 1:45.46 – 2014 Australian Championships

Swimming news: Men’s 200 Freestyle – 2014 Australian Nationals – FINALS – Reported Braden Keith At still only 19 years…

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Big Upset in Men’s 100 Free Final; Treffers Breaks National Record on Day 4 of 2014 Aus Champs

Day 4 of the 2014 Australian National Championships, plus Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacs trials, saw the meet’s biggest upset…

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Race Video: Campbell & Sprenger at 2014 Australian Swimming Championships Campbell & Sprenger

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.

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Race Video: Alicia Coutts wins 100 Fly – 2014 Australian Swimming Championships

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.

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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.

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Sprenger & Seebohm Break Aussie All-Comers Records; Magnussen Sub-48 on Day 3 of Aus. Trials

Christian Sprenger (above) was one of two Australian All-Comers Record breakers on Thursday at the Australian National Championships.

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Treffers Takes Top Ranking Away From Lacourt

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…

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McEvoy Swims Lifetime Best to Win 200 Free on Day 2 of 2014 Australian National Championships

In addition to McEvoy, Alicia Coutts sealed up her spots on this summer’s rosters with a win in the women’s 100 fly.

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