New Zealand and Oceania

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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New Zealand SC C’ships Day 4: Pascoe Collects Another World Record

Tonight Paralympic swimmer Sophie Pascoe increased her number of world records broken in Auckland this week.

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Young Talent Emerging On Day 3 Of 2017 New Zealand SC C’ships

Young talent is making waves in Auckland at the 2017 NZ Short Course Championships.

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Pascoe Strikes Again, Ashby Reigns In Auckland On Day 2 Of SC C’ships

Sophie Pascoe broke another Para Swimming World Record in Auckland, while Bradlee Ashby collected a national record on the day.

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Pascoe Nails Two Para Swimming World Records On NZ SC C’ships Day 1

While competing on the first day of the 2017 New Zealand Short Course Championships, Paralympic swimmer Sophie Pascoe has already set 2 Para swimming world short course records.

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New Zealand Looking For Next Swimming Star At Short Course C’ships

With Lauren Boyle and Glenn Snyders having retired, New Zealand is on the look-out for its next swimming star to help lead the nation into Tokyo 2020.

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Inaugural Asia-Pacific University Swimming C’ships Slated For 2018

Another youth-oriented swimming tournament has entered the international calendar for the year 2018, as the first-ever Asia Pacific University Swimming Championships has been confirmed.

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Denver Lands Verbal from New Zealand Backstroker Finn Kennard-Campbell

Finn Kennard-Campbell, who won three medals at the Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas this summer, has verbally committed to swim for the University of Denver in 2018-19.

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Asian Games No Longer Considering Addition of Australia

Australia/Oceania will not be partaking in the 2022 Asian Games, as once proposed.

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Former Swimming Australia Director Hired As Sport New Zealand Chief

In the same week that Swimming New Zealand Head Coach Jerry Olszewski announced his resignation, a new High Performance Sport NZ Chief Executive has been hired.

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