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2019 Sydney Open Photo Vault

Catch some of the vivid images from the inaugural Sydney Open, courtesy of Swimming NSW/Hanson Media.

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Daiya Seto Continues Streak Of Successful ‘Off Event’ Swimming Down Under

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,

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Arianna Bridi and Ana Marcela Battle, Again, for 10K Glory in Seychelles

The two swimmers have a history of big open water battles that repeated itself on Sunday in the Seychelles.

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Japan Cracks Men’s & Women’s 4×50 Free Relay National Records

Shinri Shioura was one of the relay members who fired off a new Japanese National Record in the 4x50m free relay.

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Seto Clocks 1st Sub-52 1Fly While Omoto Rocks World’s #2 200 IM In Sydney

Daiya Seto and Rika Omoto powered their way to big-time personal bests to close out the inaugural Sydney Open.

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Back From The Brink, Strauch Logs Wins On Journey To Gwangju

“To make this (World Championship) team would mean everything for me,” says 22-year-old Bond swimmer Jenna Strauch.

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Despite 7 Second PB, Winnington Not Taking 800 Seriously….Yet

19-year-old Elijah Winnington put the pedal to the ‘medal’ tonight in Sydney to take 800m free gold ahead of 2 Olympians.

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Aussie Men Shut Out Of 200 Free Medals On Night 2 Of Sydney Open

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.

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Campbell Produces Another Sub-53, While Seto Takes Out Horton In 4Free

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.

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Japanese Contingency Wraps Up Cairns Training Camp With Sydney Open

A strong Japanese swimming contingency, including World Championships medalist Yui Ohashi, is wrapping up their Cairns training camp with the Sydney Open.

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Australian Swim Instructor Now Faced With 36 Charges and 10 Alleged Victims

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.

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Inaugural Sydney Open Meet Brings Aussie Talent Trove

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.

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Mic’d Up With Kyle Chalmers’ Coach Peter Bishop

Want to feel like you’re swimming alongside some of Australia’s best sprinters, a la Kyle Chalmers and Jack Cartwright?

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Simon Cusack Honored With ASCTA Coach Of The Year Award

Simon Cusack earned his 3rd ASCTA Coach of the Year Award, primarily for his work with fostering Cate Campbell’s powerful post-Rio return.

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