David Lush, coach of world champion and Olympic medalist Emily Seebohm, has been named ‘Coach of the Year’ by the Australian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association.
Australia has named its rosters for the Junior Pan Pacific Championships, Youth Olympic Games and Oceania Games, with breakout teen backstroke Kaylee McKeown among the nominees.
Former New Zealand National Coach and High Performance Manager Jan Cameron passed away suddenly on Monday, April 30th at the age of 70.
The Mighty St Peters Western Club, show no signs of slowing down and have started the year like no other. The Powerhouse Club located in Indooroopilly, Queensland, Australia have been producing some incredible results this year already, and its only April.
Stuart Swinburn nearly broke the Australian boys 16 Age Record, posting a 2:01.34, which puts him just .34 seconds off Mitch Larkin’s Age Record of 2:01.00.
Lani Pallister posted a 1:59.37 to break the girls 15 200 free Age Record by .11 seconds.
While attending day 5 of the Georgina Hope Foundation Australia Age Swimming Championships, former Australian Head Coach Brian Sutton was arrested by local police for refusing to leave the Sydney Olympic Park (SOPAC) venue.
Ryan’s best time going into the meet was 2:02.30, then she went 2:01.50 in prelims, and 1:58.91 in finals.
The dominating performances by Australia at the 2018 Commonwealth Games may lend insight into how effective the nation’s new Trials timing schedule is, but the positive results could also be attributed to a home Games.
Following her 1:00.9 winning time in the girls 13 100 fly yesterday, Kate Harrison posted a blistering 27.30 fly split in the 13-14 girls 4×50 medley relay.
On the 2nd day of the 2018 Australian Age Champs, freestyle star Ariarne Titmus was a no-show again, signalling that she may not be competing in the meet at all following her triple gold medal performance at the Commonwealth Games a couple weeks ago.
Titmus, who won 3 gold medals at the recent Commonwealth Games, didn’t swim on day 1 of the 2018 Australian Age Championships.
Major talent will be showing up for the 2018 Aussie Age Championships, which kick-off on Saturday with Ariarne Titmus in the water.
What’s next for two-time world champion James Magnussen?
Sun Yang is getting a blast from his past, pairing up with former coach Zhu Zhigen in his quest for more Olympic glory.