Australia

High-Level International Meets For March 2019

Mark your calendars with dates for the March 2019 international swimming events.

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Hansen Completes Breaststroke Trifecta At 2019 Vic Open

The 2019 Vic Open wrapped up tonight in Melbourne, with 23-year-old Jessica Hansen completing her sweep of the women’s breaststroke events.

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Horton Takes 800 Free With Ease On Night 2 Of 2019 Vic Open

Although training through this meet, Mack Horton took the men’s 800m free gold and 200m free bronze on night 2 of the 2019 Vic Open in Australia.

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Hansen Breaks Into Breaststroke World Rankings To Start 2019 Vic Open

Short Course World Championships bronze medalist Jess Hansen got her 2019 off with a pleasing time in the women’s 100m breaststroke, clocking 1:07.62 for the victory at the 2019 Vic Open.

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Kolesnikov, C. Campbell Headline Second Wave of FINA Champions Series Commits

International stars Kliment Kolesnikov and Cate Campbell will race in the 2019 FINA Champions Series, headlining the growing list of athletes to commit over the past week. 

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2019 Vic Open Doubles As Para Swimming World Series

Unique to the 2019 edition of the Victorian Open Championships is the fact that it is incorporating the Melbourne 2019 World Para Swimming World Series. This is the first World Series event ever held in the Oceania region.

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Australians Kareena Lee, Nick Sloman Take Midmar Mile

Australian Kareena Lee took the women’s title in the 2019 Midmar Mile, the world’s largest open water race.

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Swimming Australia Enters National Event Camp Season

Dean Boxall, coach of Commonwealth Games gold medalists Mitch Larkin and Ariarne Titmus, is heading up one of seven Australian National Team Camps kicking off this month.

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Paralympics Australia Re-Brand Brings $12 Million Funding Influx

The Australian Federal Government announced an injection of $12 million in new funding for its para athletes ahead of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

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World Champion Magnussen Still Weighing Retirement Decision

Even though James Magnussen remains among the top 3 freestylers in Australia, the 27-year-old is considering retirement.

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Cate & Bronte Campbell Race Open Water

Almost 3500 swimmers participated in the 36th annual Sydney Morning Herald Cole Classic today, February 3rd, in New South Wales. Among the competitors were two Swimming Australia icons in sisters Cate and Bronte Campbell, who took part in the 1k race, their first dabble into open water.

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Bond University Adds Pool In Bid To Attract More Swimmers

Bond University, located in Queensland, Australia is in the midst of a transformation, with a new multi-million, state-of-the-art aquatic center opening just a few months from now.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Oleksiak Enshrined, Thorpedo Honored

Penny Oleksiak becomes art, Ian Thorpe is honored and an Arkansas school gets surprised in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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VIDEO INTERVIEWS: Australia’s 10km Open Water Champions

Kareena Lee and Nick Sloman are Australia’s new open water 10km champions.

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Cotter, Lee Reign Supreme at Australian Open Water Championships

It was a fast-paced final day of action at Brighton Beach in Adelaide, with the Men’s and Women’s Open 5km Time Trial marking the first races of the day at the 2019 Australian Open Water Championships.

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