New Zealand and Oceania

New Zealand World C’ships Qualifiers Through Day 3 Of Open

Eve Thomas took silver in the women’s 400m free tonight in Auckland, dipping under the New Zealand ‘development consideration time’ for World Championships.

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New Zealand Open: 15-Year-Old Erika Fairweather Qualifies For World C’ships

On day 3 of the 2019 New Zealand Open, 15-year-old Erika Fairweather crushed a big-time personal best in the women’s 400m free to race her way to gold.

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Vakasama Clocks New Fijian National Records In Men’s 200 Breast, 400 IM

Fijian swimmer Taichi Vakasama fired off a new national record in the men’s 200m breaststroke event, his 2nd record of the NZ Open Championships.

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Clareburt Collects 2nd Gold, But No New Qualifiers On Day 2 Of NZ Open

Lewis Clareburt took the men’s 200m free title on night 2 of the 2019 New Zealand Championships but fell short of the FINA A cut for Gwangju.

2 Kiwi World Championships Qualifiers Through Day 1 Of NZ Open

The New Zealand World Championships roster saw 2 names added on the 1st day of the 2019 New Zealand Open Championships in Auckland.

Clareburt Clocks 4:15 400 IM, Galyer Hits 2Back Worlds QT On Day 1 Of NZ Open

Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Lewis Clareburt put on a show in the men’s 400m IM to claim his first gold of the 2019 New Zealand Open Championships. 

Sophie Pascoe Clocks 2 World Para Swimming Records To Kick-off Her NZ Open

Paralympian Sophie Pascoe kicked off the 2019 New Zealand Open Championships in style, nailing two World Para Swimming World Record son just day 1.

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Ellie Cole Leads Paralympic Finals In Brisbane

The Para Grand Prix taking place in conjunction with the Australian World Swimming Trials got underway today in Brisbane.

New Zealand Readies For World Championships-Qualifier

Psych sheets are out for the 2019 New Zealand Open Championships slated to begin on June 17th in Auckland with Commonwealth Games medalist Lewis Clareburt.

Sarah Sjostrom Finishes FINA Champions Series With $148,000 in 6 Days of Racing

The amount is smaller than the $314,4000 that Sjostrom earned at the FINA World Cup Series, but was also earned in 15 fewer days (21 vs. 6) of racing.

Michael Andrew Leads All Swimmers With $28,000 Earned on Day 1 in Indianapolis

Including $4,000 for his share of a relay win, Michael Andrew earned $28,000 on Friday in Indianapolis on day 1 of the final stop of the 2019 FINA Champions Swim Series.

FINA Vice President Dennis Miller Dies at 61

Global swimming & aquatic sports governing body FINA has announced that vice president Dennis Miller has died of cancer. He…

High-Level International Meets For June 2019

Kyle Chalmers will be racing in the month of June, vying for a spot on Australia’s World Championships roster.

Paralympic Gold Medalist Nikita Howarth Retires at 20

“Due to my auto immune disease my body is no longer letting me continue to perform at the highest level,” Howarth, a two-sport athlete in para swimming and cycling, said.

Swimming New Zealand Announces 10 Swimmer Team to World University Games

Swimming New Zealand has announced a 10-strong team to travel to Italy in July for the 2019 World University Games including sprinter Daniel Hunter (pictured).

20 Under 20: The New Zealand Females Under 20yrs You Need to Be Watching

We’ve compiled a list of 20 of the top swimmers in the country under the age of 20 – 10 males and 10 females. Listed below are 10 of the best female swimmers under the age of 20, who are looking most likely to break out and make an impact on a world stage in the near future.

Former Stanford Captain Sam Perry Announces Retirement

Sam Perry, former Stanford captain and New Zealand representative announced his retirement from competitive swimming earlier this morning.

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