Catch some of the vivid images from the inaugural Sydney Open, courtesy of Swimming NSW/Hanson Media.
Olympic medalist and World Record holder Daiya Seto of Japan is used to trying different events on for size during his yearly trips to Australia,
The two swimmers have a history of big open water battles that repeated itself on Sunday in the Seychelles.
Shinri Shioura was one of the relay members who fired off a new Japanese National Record in the 4x50m free relay.
Daiya Seto and Rika Omoto powered their way to big-time personal bests to close out the inaugural Sydney Open.
“To make this (World Championship) team would mean everything for me,” says 22-year-old Bond swimmer Jenna Strauch.
19-year-old Elijah Winnington put the pedal to the ‘medal’ tonight in Sydney to take 800m free gold ahead of 2 Olympians.
Japanese national champion and World Championships qualifier in the men’s 200m free event, Katsuhiro Matsumoto, put down the hammer in his pet event tonight on Aussie soil. That left home swimmers, such as Cameron McEvoy, off the podium.
Eat. Sleep. Train. = That Cate Campbell Life
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.
A strong Japanese swimming contingency, including World Championships medalist Yui Ohashi, is wrapping up their Cairns training camp with the Sydney Open.
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.
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.
Want to feel like you’re swimming alongside some of Australia’s best sprinters, a la Kyle Chalmers and Jack Cartwright?
Simon Cusack earned his 3rd ASCTA Coach of the Year Award, primarily for his work with fostering Cate Campbell’s powerful post-Rio return.