New Zealand and Oceania

2018 Commonwealth Games: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Records are poised to fall as the 2nd finals session of the 2018 Commonwealth Games will feature finals in the men’s 50 fly, women’s 50 breast, men’s 200 free, men’s and women’s S9 100 back, men’s 400 IM, men’s 100 back, women’s 100 fly, and men’s 4 x 100 free relay, as well as seminfinals of the women’s 50 free, men’s 100 breast, and women’s 100 back.

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Commonwealth Countdown: 3 Backstroke Medals of What Color For Larkin?

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.

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Sophie Pascoe and Jazz Carlin Named 2018 Commonwealth Flag Bearers

Jazz Carlin will carry Wales’ flag into the 2018 Commonwealth Games opening ceremonies – making her the 2nd swimmer in 3 editions to do so.

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Kiwi Lewis Clareburt Earns Victoria University’s 1st Scholarship

18-year-old Lewis Clareburt is the recipient of one of three sport scholarships introduced at Victoria University of Wellington.

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Fiji Names Five To 2018 Commonwealth Games Roster

The nation of Fiji announced its 5-swimmer strong squad to compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games set for the Gold Coast, Australian in April

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Georgia Freshman Gabrielle Fa’amausili Tears ACL

Fa’amausili finished 7th in the 50 free and swam on 3 Georgia relays at the 2018 SEC Championships. The injury will keep her out of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Lewis Clareburt Added To New Zealand’s Commonwealth Squad

18-year-old Lewis Clareburt has been added to New Zealand’s swimming roster for the 2018 Commonwealth Games taking place in Gold…

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NZ National Teamer Bobbi Gichard Commits to Florida

Bobbi Gichard (pictured, above left) of Auckland, New Zealand has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Florida for 2018-19.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Jamieson Becomes Laureus Ambassador

What has Kiwi Olympian Lauren Boyle been up to since retiring? Find out in Beyond the Lane Lines.

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New Zealander & Wisconsin Badger Matthew Hutchins Retires At 23

“Today I have chosen to walk away from competitive swimming,” says Kiwi Matthew Hutchins.

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2017 Swammy Awards: Oceania Female Swimmer Of The Year Emily Seebohm

The only swimmer to capture an individual gold medal at the 2017 World Championshps, Emily Seebohm is your Oceania Female Swimmer of the Year.

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2017 Swammy Awards: Oceania Male Swimmer Of The Year Mack Horton

Mack Horton has proven his is always a threat in the mid-distance freestyle races, now adding the 200m freestyle to his repertoire.

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New Zealand Open To Qualify Athletes For Pan Pacs, YOGs & More

New Zealand has announced its selection procedures for all of 2018’s major international meets, including the Pan Pacific Championships.

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2015 World Jr Champ Gabrielle Fa’amausili to Join UGA 2nd Semester

The 18-year-old holds New Zealand’s national record in the 50 backstroke.

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Lakeisha Patterson Selected as Baton Bearer in Queen’s Baton Relay

Australian Paralympian Lakeisha Patterson will carry the baton as part of the Queen’s Baton Relay for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

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