Double Olympic medalist Mitch Larkin (above) is one of the few Australian elites who have spoken out on the marriage equality vote this week in Australia.
Australia/Oceania will not be partaking in the 2022 Asian Games, as once proposed.
Catch up on the 2017 Vic Open Short Course Championships, which took place on September 16th and 17th.
“Now, facing one year ineligibility for this, from the sport and a way of life I’ve dedicated so much to over the past years, it has been a very tough pill to swallow, however I’ve chose to accept and respect the situation,” says now-suspended Australian open water athlete Jarrod Poort.
The official website, www.panpacs2018.com, is now available to the public, with general competition information available at this time.
Swimming Victoria’s President, Paul Malcolm, is leaving his post for a role within Swimming Australia.
The definition of perseverance, Aussie Emily Seebohm has been nominated for Australia’s prestigious ‘Don Award’.
Olympic swimmers Ian Thorpe and Pieter Van den Hoogenband reunite in Sydney, just one site of their several storied freestyle battles.
Per Swimming Tasmania, any swimmer not holding Australian citizenship will be deemed ineligible to claim Tasmanian titles or records posted at Tasmanian Championship events.
Picture this – Olympic track star Usain Bolt racing against Aussie icon Ian Thorpe in the water.
I have no doubt there are hundreds of swimmers in country NSW, and NSW as a whole, who have just as much talent as I ever did but sadly we lose a lot of those,” James Magnussen said recently of his home state of New South Wales.
“Jacco said to me that if you have 1% of doubt in your mind, it’s too much and I did have those doubts,” said two-time Olympian Mitch Larkin of his time with Simon Cusack.
Swimming Australia announced that the 2018 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships will remain at Brighton Beach in Adelaide, but participants should expect some notable changes at next year’s event.
In the same week that Swimming New Zealand Head Coach Jerry Olszewski announced his resignation, a new High Performance Sport NZ Chief Executive has been hired.
Olympic gold medalist Kyle Chalmers is set to compete in his home pool at the Australian Short Course Championships next month.