New Zealand and Oceania

Swimming New Zealand Announces 10 Swimmer Team to World University Games

Swimming New Zealand has announced a 10-strong team to travel to Italy in July for the 2019 World University Games including sprinter Daniel Hunter (pictured).

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20 Under 20: The New Zealand Females Under 20yrs You Need to Be Watching

We’ve compiled a list of 20 of the top swimmers in the country under the age of 20 – 10 males and 10 females. Listed below are 10 of the best female swimmers under the age of 20, who are looking most likely to break out and make an impact on a world stage in the near future.

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Former Stanford Captain Sam Perry Announces Retirement

Sam Perry, former Stanford captain and New Zealand representative announced his retirement from competitive swimming earlier this morning.

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20 Under 20: The New Zealand Males Under 20yrs You Need to Be Watching

These are 10 of the best male swimmers under the age of 20, who are looking most likely to break out and make an impact on a world stage in the near future including Commonwealth Games medallist Lewis Clareburt (pictured).

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2019 FINA Champions Swim Series – Guangzhou: Day 2 Money Table

Sarah Sjostrom took over the lead in cumulative earnings on Day 2 of FINA Champions Swim Series 2019 in Guangzhou.

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2019 FINA Champions Swim Series – Guangzhou: Day 1 Money Table

Katinka Hosszu of Hungary led the money table with $29,000 at the end of Day 1 of 2019 FINA Champions Swim Series in Guangzhou.

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Swimming New Zealand Announce 7 Swimmer Team to World Junior Champs

After not competing at the 2017 World Junior Championships, New Zealand will send a roster of 7 to the 2019 edition.

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Fairweather topples 43-year-old record to close out New Zealand Age Champs

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.

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Crawford Picks Up 4th Record on Day 4 of New Zealand Age Champs

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.

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Crawford Continues Dominance on Day 3 of New Zealand Age Championship

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. 

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16-Year-Old Pickett Blasts 22.66 to Equal Lifetime Best and New Zealand Age Record

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.

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3 National Records Fall on Opening Day of 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.

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Over 40 High-Level International Meets On Calendar For April 2019

Take a deep breath now, as the month of April contains than 40 competitions on the schedule, most of which carry notable qualifying significance.

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Chalmers Fires Sub-48 World Championships Warning Shot At NSW C’ships

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.

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Campbells, Chalmers, Winnington Gear Up For NSW C’ships

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.

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