New Zealand and Oceania

Bradlee Ashby Takes 2 Titles, Ciara Smith Earns NAG In New Zealand

Kiwi national record holder Bradlee Ashby struck gold twice on night 1 of the New Zealand Short Course Championships.

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NZL’s Short Course Worlds Qualifying Meet Kicks Off Without Clareburt

New Zealand’s qualifying meet for the 2018 Short Course World Championships kicks off tomorrow, but young Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Lewis Clareburt is missing from the psych sheets.

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FINA Sports Medicine Doc Appointed Swimming New Zealand President

Dr. David Gerrard has been appointed Swimming New Zealand President at the organization’s annual general meeting held in Auckland over the weekend.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: ‘BRB, I Need To Go To Swim Practice’

Baby news, generational Olympians and a 10-year-old swimming book author highlight the latest edition of ‘Beyond the Lane Lines.’

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New Zealand’s Bobbi Gichard Changes Commitment from Florida to Queens

After announcing a verbal commitment to Florida in January, New Zealand backstroker Bobbi Gichard has switched gears and committed to four-time NCAA champion Queens University of Charlotte.

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New Zealand Now Supporting Athletes Training Overseas

In response to a drastic funding cut to Swimming New Zealand after the Rio Olympics, the national swimming model has gradually shifted from a centralized hub where all elite swimmers would train to a more spread-out approach.

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New Zealand Confirms 4-Swimmer Roster for 2018 Youth Olympics

Swimming New Zealand has announced a roster of 4 swimmers, 2 male and 2 female, for the 2018 Youth Olympic…

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Water Temps Check In at 25.9C (78.6F) for Pan Pacs Open Water

The open water race course is well-within the FINA temperature standards for Tuesday morning’s open water events.

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7 Gold Medals Salvages USA from Historic Lows to Close 2018 Pan Pacs

Ryan Murphy’s win in the 200 back, plus gold from leading off the 400 medley relay, was part of a 7-gold run on Sunday to finish the 2018 Pan Pac Championships.

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2018 Pan Pacs: Kiwi Kid Lewis Clareburt Lowers Own 400 IM Nat Record

Although he finished off the podium, young star Lewis Clareburt of New Zealand still made his mark on the men’s 400m IM on day 1 of the Pan Pacific Championships.

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Follow Along with Your Pan Pac Pick’em Entries

2018 PAN PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIPS Thursday, August 9 – Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center, Tokyo, Japan Meet…

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Emma Robinson Withdraws from New Zealand Team for Pan Pacs

Robinson won the 800 and 1500 freestyles at the 2018 New Zealand open Championships.

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2018 Pan Pacific Championships Psych Sheets Released

The 2018 Pan Pacific Championships are set to begin in one week and the psych sheets have just been released on the official meet website. 

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At Least 19 Nations, Including Oman, Confirmed for Pan Pacs

The United States returns just one individual gold medalist from the 2014 Pan Pac Championships, Katie Ledecky, for this year’s meet.

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US Nats Finalist Ali Galyer To Represent New Zealand At Pan Pacs

Three days after placing 8th in the U.S. National 200 back final, Ali Galyer has been named to New Zealand’s team for the Pan Pacific Championships, as the NCAA standout will switch her sporting citizenship.

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