New Zealand and Oceania

Oceania Added To 2022 Asian Games In Team Sports

Despite talks of Oceanic nations being added to the quadrennial Asian Games having cooled in the past, the nations have now been invited to compete in Olympic team events at the next edition in 2022.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Jamieson Inducted Into Bath Hall Of Fame

Olympic medalist Michael Jamieson is inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame. Read about that and other swimming snippets from around the web in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Hansen Breaks Into Breaststroke World Rankings To Start 2019 Vic Open

Short Course World Championships bronze medalist Jess Hansen got her 2019 off with a pleasing time in the women’s 100m breaststroke, clocking 1:07.62 for the victory at the 2019 Vic Open.

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2019 Vic Open Doubles As Para Swimming World Series

Unique to the 2019 edition of the Victorian Open Championships is the fact that it is incorporating the Melbourne 2019 World Para Swimming World Series. This is the first World Series event ever held in the Oceania region.

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Australia Doesn’t Attend Meeting For 2025/2027 Worlds Hosting Bids

An introductory meeting for potential bidders to host the 2025 and 2027 World Championships included Russia, Serbia, Hungary (pictured), Ukraine and the United States, but not Australia, which had previously expressed interest in hosting.

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Swimming New Zealand Announces Tokyo 2020 Qualification Criteria

Lewis Clareburt surprised with a Commonwealth Games bronze last year on the Gold Coast. Could he be an Olympic medalist in 2020? He’ll need to get through Swimming New Zealand’s selection criteria first.

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Webby picks up 3rd New Zealand Open Water Title in 4 years

Taranaki open water veteran Charlotte Webby took out the Women’s 10km at the New Zealand Open Water Championships marking her 3rd open title since 2015.

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Peaty Blasts Sub-Minute 100 Breaststroke to Open Season

Adam Peaty blasted a 59.72 to take a dominant victory at the season-opening Miami Super Challenge Meet in Queensland, Australia.

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High-Level International Meets For February 2019

Jot down these key dates on your swimming calendar.

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Preview: Peaty, Mcevoy Headlines Australian Miami Super Challenge Meet

Breaststroker Adam Peaty (pictured above) headlines a star studded field at the 2019 Miami Super Challenge.

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Preview: 2019 Western Australia Open Championships

The Western Australia Champs kick off today, spearheaded by a group of elite Australian national swimmers including Hangzhou medalist Holly Barratt (pictured above).

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20 Australians Under 20 You Need to be Watching – Women

The 10 Australian women you need to be paying attention to including Ariarne Titmus (pictured above).

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20 Australians Under 20 You Need to be Watching – Men

These are the 10 Australian male swimmers under 20 years of age who you need to be watching.

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28 Olympians & 2 World Champions Attend ISL Meetings in London

American swimmer Ryan Murphy, an Olympic champion and World Record holder, was among the athletes in attendance in London this week.

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Robert Thorpe demolishes record on Day 5 of NSW Champs

13-year-old Robert Thorpe demolished the 13-14-year 800 freestyle record in a strong win on Day 5 of NSW Champs.

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