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Not being able to compete in Budapest only makes the 2016 Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers want to return to elite international competition even more.
Japan’s Olympic medalist Daiya Seto is just one of several heavy-hitting foreign swimmers set to compete at this week’s Australian Short Course Championships. American Jordan Wilimovsky and Lithuanian Ruta Meilutyte are also set to compete, with Aussie talent Kyle Chalmers, Emily Seebohm and the Campbell sisters ready to rock as wel.
“Maddie adhered to this process and this was a critical element of why she has been cleared,” said Swimming Australia CEO Mark Anderson.
As reported back in May of this year, 3 Australian Olympians were named as having missed 3 drug tests over a 12-month…
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Australian Olympian Taylor McKeown is under investigation by Australian authorities for riding a jet ski too close to a pod of whales recently.
The 6th stop of the 2017 FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Cup concluded in dramatic fashion, as video replay had to be used to determine the winners in both the men’s and women’s 10k races.
Lithuanian Olympic champion from 2012, Ruta Meilutyte, and Japanese Olympic medalist in Rio, Daiya Seto, have both been training in the Gold Coast at Griffith University.
Italian Olympic champion Gregorio Paltrinieri will be changing things up this season, joining Mack Horton for 6 months of training in Australia.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu claimed a trio of victories on night 2 in Doha, taking the 100m back, 100m IM and 400m IM.
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu warmed up this morning and will tackle the 100m back, 100m IM and the 400m IM tonight in Doha.
Swedish superstar Sarah Sjostrom further distanced herself from the overall FINA World Cup series field with 3 big wins in Doha on night 1.
Vlad Morozov was just one of the high-profile athletes in the water this morning getting some racing in before finals tonight in Doha.
Tom Shields took the men’s 200m fly win in Hong Kong, but Le Clos will be looking to take back the gold this week in Doha.