Australia

Campbell Produces Another Sub-53, While Seto Takes Out Horton In 4Free

Doing what she does best, Cate Campbell threw down another impressive 100m freestyle performance on her home soil, taking her first gold of the inaugural Sydney Open Meet.

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Japanese Contingency Wraps Up Cairns Training Camp With Sydney Open

A strong Japanese swimming contingency, including World Championships medalist Yui Ohashi, is wrapping up their Cairns training camp with the Sydney Open.

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Australian Swim Instructor Now Faced With 36 Charges and 10 Alleged Victims

Kyle Daniels, the 20-year-old Australian swim instructor accused of sexually assaulting young girls, is now being faced with 36 child sex charges after a tenth victim came forward last month.

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Inaugural Sydney Open Meet Brings Aussie Talent Trove

With just about a month to go until Australia’s World Championships Trials, Swimming New South Wales is hosting the inaugural Sydney Open this weekend at SOPAC. Not only is the 3-day competition new to the NSW calendar, but it incorporates the UniSport Australia Swimming Nationals.

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Mic’d Up With Kyle Chalmers’ Coach Peter Bishop

Want to feel like you’re swimming alongside some of Australia’s best sprinters, a la Kyle Chalmers and Jack Cartwright?

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Simon Cusack Honored With ASCTA Coach Of The Year Award

Simon Cusack earned his 3rd ASCTA Coach of the Year Award, primarily for his work with fostering Cate Campbell’s powerful post-Rio return.

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Olympian O’Neill Among Australian Leadership Team For Tokyo 2020

“I’m hoping that I can provide that reassurance to the younger athletes,” says Olympic swimming legend Susie O’Neill of her new appointment of Deputy Chef de Mission.

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2019 FINA Champions Swim Series – Guangzhou: Day 2 Money Table

Sarah Sjostrom took over the lead in cumulative earnings on Day 2 of FINA Champions Swim Series 2019 in Guangzhou.

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Emily Seebohm Dealt With Food Poisoning Prior To FINA Champions Series

Emily Seebohm raced at the FINA Champions Swim Series in Guangzhou after dealing with food poisoning the night prior to the event.

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2019 FINA Champions Swim Series – Guangzhou: Day 1 Money Table

Katinka Hosszu of Hungary led the money table with $29,000 at the end of Day 1 of 2019 FINA Champions Swim Series in Guangzhou.

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Two Para-Swimmers Recipients of First Annual Kurt Fearnley Scholarship

The first annual Kurt Fearnley scholarship given to two para-swimmers in its first year. This scholarship will directly benefit para-athletes.

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Australian Olympic Gold Medalist Brittany Elmslie Retires at Age 24

Five-time Olympic medalist Brittany Elmslie, whose international accolades include being part of Australia’s record-setting 4×100 free relay at the 2016 Rio Games, announced her retirement at the age of 24 today.

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High-Level International Meets For May 2019

Pan Pacs champion Yasuhiro Koseki will get one more chance to qualify for this summer’s World Championships if he can nab a QT at this month’s Japan Open.

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Stubbs, McTernan Grab 2 Golds Each at Australian Age Championships

Fourteen gold medals were awarded on the final night of the 2019 Hancock Prospecting Australian Age Swimming Championships, with SOPAC’s Oscar Stubbs (S13) and St Hilda’s Madeleine McTernan (S14) collecting two medals each.

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