New Zealand and Oceania

Beyond The Lane Lines: Dutch Olympian Dion Dreesens Retires

Catch up on various stories found around the web in this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines. Dion Dreesens and trio of Kiwi swimmers highlight the news.

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McEvoy Tops Men’s 100 Free Field, Fairweather Impresses On Vic Open Day 1

Day 1 of the 2020 Vic Open is done and dusted with Cameron McEvoy, Jack McLoughlin and Jess Hansen among the gold medalists.

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Heavy Lies The Crown Part 1: Women With OLY Qualifying Times

One month into the Summer Olympic year, let’s examine who is ‘the hunted’ by listing women having clocked OLY-qualifying times thus far.

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Australian Coach Paul Frost Now Facing More Than 100 Child Sex Abuse Charges

There are now more than 100 charges against Australian swim coach and MasterChef contestant Paul Frost, the son of legendary coach Doug Frost.

High-Level International Meets For February 2020

Newly-minted 200m fly Japanese national record holder Daiya Seto will have a busy month of February, most likely competing at both Konami Open and Kirara Cup.

Priscott & Pugh Earn Oceanic C’ships Berths With NZL Open Water Wins

Catch-up on open water news from the New Zealand Championships, which wrapped up over the weekend, rendering two berths for the Oceania Championships.

Beyond The Lane Lines: British Swimming News & The Butterfly Train Has Arrived

Catch up on the latest swimming news from around the web, with this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines featuring Tom Derbyshire, City of Derby and more.

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The Complete List Of 2020 Olympic Trial Meets Per Nation

Caeleb Dressel and Florent Manaudou look likely to battle once again in Tokyo, but each has to get through their own nation’s Olympic Trials gauntlet first.

2019 Swammy Awards: Female Swimmer of the Year Regan Smith

The 2019 FINA World Championships saw Regan Smith win her first Worlds title. On top of that, she set 2 individual World Records.

2019 Swammy Awards: Male Swimmer of the Year Caeleb Dressel

Caeleb Dressel one-upped his 2017 performance with an 8-medal haul at 2019 Worlds. He became the winningest man ever in a single Worlds meet with his 8 golds.

FINA General Survey 2019 Logs Nearly 35 Million Registered Aquatic Athletes

The 2019 FINA General Survey found that there are almost 35 million registered aquatic athletes on planet earth across the 6 disciplines.

2019 Swammy Awards: Oceanian Male Swimmer of the Year Matthew Wilson

No one knew Matthew Wilson’s name until this year when he tied the then-200 breast world record before earning a Worlds silver medal.

2019 Swammy Awards: Oceanian Female Swimmer of the Year Ariarne Titmus

Australian teen distance star Ariarne Titmus accomplished something no one had accomplished before as she dethroned Ledecky in the 400 free at Worlds.

High-Level International Meets For January 2020

Hungarian multi-Olympic gold medalist kicked off her 2019 swimming year with the Euro Meet and the meet highlights our January calendar for 2020 as well.

Kaylee McKeown Takes 200 IM/200 Back Double Gold In Queensland

Teenager Kaylee McKeown is getting some solid racing done down under, taking 2 golds tonight at the Queensland Championships.

FINA Announces Suspensions of Kenyan and Micronesian Federations

The national federations of Kenya and the Federated States of Micronesia have both been suspended by FINA until they hold new elections.

Japan, South Africa & Spain Among Queensland C’ships Visiting Nations

IM ace Yui Ohashi is just one of the key Japanese competitors headed to Brisbane for the 2019 Queensland Championships this weekend.

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