Erika Fairweather (pictured) blasted her way to a record-setting time of 55.60 in the 15-year-old Women’s 100m freestyle.
Take a deep breath now, as the month of April contains than 40 competitions on the schedule, most of which carry notable qualifying significance.
Kyle Chalmers put up the 2nd fastest 100m freestyle time of his career tonight in New South Wales, producing a mark that sits only behind his gold-medal winning effort from Rio.
The New South Wales State Open Championships kick-off on Friday with some of Australia’s biggest names getting some additional racing under their belts before the Australian National championships next month.
With the help of 2 new Kiwi National Age Group Records from Michael Pickett, St. Peters Lutheran College of Queensland, Australia, won the 21st Associated Independent Colleges (AIC) Swim Championships that took place over the weekend.
15-year-old New Zealand para swimmer Ella Benn has been honored with one of the first ever ISPS Handa talent scholarships.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Galloway raced at the 2018 Jr Pan Pac Championships, where she placed 5th in the 100 backstroke representing New Zealand.
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.
Adam Peaty blasted a 59.72 to take a dominant victory at the season-opening Miami Super Challenge Meet in Queensland, Australia.