James Guy has withdrawn from the men’s 200 fly final.
Chad Le Clos will take on both the 200 fly and 100 free at day 3 prelims of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Records are poised to fall as the 2nd finals session of the 2018 Commonwealth Games will feature finals in the men’s 50 fly, women’s 50 breast, men’s 200 free, men’s and women’s S9 100 back, men’s 400 IM, men’s 100 back, women’s 100 fly, and men’s 4 x 100 free relay, as well as seminfinals of the women’s 50 free, men’s 100 breast, and women’s 100 back.
A trio of medalists for Australia in the women’s 100m backstroke on night 2 of the Commonwealth Games meant 3 women earned Pan Pacific Championships qualifying times.
Kyle Chalmers was king was again, this time taking the 200m free title to give host nation Australia another gold.
2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES Thursday, April 5th – Tuesday, April 10th (swimming) Optus Aquatic Centre, Gold Coast, Australia Prelims at 10:30am…
The Australian women slaughtered the 400 free relay world record.
Australian Olympic silver medalist Maddie Groves is getting back in the groove, capturing the 2nd fastest 100m fly time of her career en route to claiming the top seed.
Overshadowed by the women’s stunning 4x100m freestyle record led by the fierce Cate Campbell, teen Ariarne Titmus came within hundredths of the Australian national record in the women’s 200m freestyle, securing her Pan Pacific Championships roster slot in the process.
In an unfortunate turn of events, Australian diver Taneka Kovchenko has retired from competitive diving, days before she was set to…
Mack Horton will compete in the men’s 400 freestyle on day 1 of the Commonwealth Games.
Australia’s Timothy Disken is the only Paralympic champ taking the field in the same event in which he won Rio gold. Disken was the S9 100 free champ in Rio, seven tenths ahead of teammate Brenden Hall. Both are in the field this week and should battle for the event title.
One defending Paralympic champ is New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe in the SM10 200 IM. Pascoe blew out the Rio field with a 2:24.90 that still holds up as the world record.
The women’s butterfly races are loaded with domestic (Australian) and foreign talent, which has made determinin who will come out on top in each race rather difficult.
Distance powerhouse Australia looks primed to dominate the podium in the men’s 400m and 1500m at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.