After not competing at the 2017 World Junior Championships, New Zealand will send a roster of 7 to the 2019 edition.
Erika Fairweather, Michael Pickett and Taiko Torepe-Ormsby (pictured) all set new NZ Age records on the closing night of New Zealand Age Group Championships.
16-year-old Brearna Crawford picked up her 4th national record in 4 days while Erika Fairweather (pictured) also impressed at the New Zealand Age Group Championships overnight.
16-Year-Old Brearna Crawford kept her foot on the gas on the third day of racing at the 2019 New Zealand Age Group Championships adding a third New Zealand record and gold medal to her tally for the meet.
16-Year Old Michael Pickett (pictured) dominated the 16-year 50m freestyle to equal his own age group record in 22.66 marking one of three age group records set on the second night of racing at the New Zealand Age Champs.
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.