Aimee Willmott denied Scot Hannah Miley her 3rd consecutive Commonwealth title in the women’s 400m IM.
Mack Horton will compete in the men’s 400 freestyle on day 1 of the Commonwealth Games.
2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES Thursday, April 5th – Tuesday, April 10th (swimming) Optus Aquatic Centre, Gold Coast, Australia Prelims at 10:30am…
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.
13-year-old Claire Tuggle enters the list of the top 5 fastest 13-14 400 LCM Americans ever.
Though the Australian men took home no medals in the backstroke events at last summer’s FINA World Championships in Budapest, they remain the best in the Commonwealth.
To the disappointment of fans wanting to see what he’s capable of, England’s Adam Peaty is no longer swimming the 200m breast in Australia.
Jazz Carlin will carry Wales’ flag into the 2018 Commonwealth Games opening ceremonies – making her the 2nd swimmer in 3 editions to do so.
Adam Peaty leads the charge for England, as the 2018 Commonwealth Games’ swimming competition kicks off on Thursday, April 5th.
It’s all Australia this year.
Siobhan Marie O’Connor of England is the odds-on favorite to win the 200 IM at the upcoming Commonwealth Games.
Kylie Masse and Emily Seebohm are set to go head-to-head in the backstroke events at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
British national record holder Jocelyn Ulyett, representing England, will try to shake up a very tightly packed women’s breaststroke field at the Commonwealth Games.
South African Chad Le Clos will try to complete a trifecta of wins across the men’s fly events on the Gold Coast, but England’s James Guy and Ben Proud may crash his party.