Tasmanian teen Ariarne Titmus was 1 of 7 Aussies that nailed Pan Pacific qualifying times in tonight’s finals at the Commonwealth Games.
Welsh flyer Alys Thomas smashed the meet record with a stellar 2:05.45 in the 200 fly. That ranks her #1 in the world by more than half a second and would have taken bronze at last year’s World Championships.
Australia overloaded the podium tonight on their home turf, completing sweeps in the men’s 200m backstroke and women’s 800m freestyle.
Le record a été battu essentiellement grâce un de ces parcours phénomènes qu’une « énorme » Cate Campbell réalisa, lancée comme dernière relayeuse, en 51s00.
Adam Peaty will shoot for a sub-58 100 breast on day 4 on the Gold Coast.
The women’s 200m freestyle featured an exciting battle between the podium finishers.
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Overshadowed by the women’s stunning 4x100m freestyle record led by the fierce Cate Campbell, teen Ariarne Titmus came within hundredths of the Australian national record in the women’s 200m freestyle, securing her Pan Pacific Championships roster slot in the process.
Taylor Ruck won gold in the women’s 200 free in a new Commonwealth, Canadian, and Commonwealth Games Record of 1:54.81.
Mack Horton will compete in the men’s 400 freestyle on day 1 of the Commonwealth Games.
The Campbell sisters will look for a pair of 1-2 finishes in the sprint free events at the Commonwealth Games.
Emily Seebohm was 1 of 13 Aussie swimmers who achieved an ‘A’ cut in at least one event at the Australian Commonwealth Games Trials.
The 4-day Australian Championships, which doubled as the Commonwealth Games Trials, came to a close tonight in Southport, but not before 49 able-bodied and 21 Para Sport athletes were named to the green and gold roster for a home-based Games coming up in April.
Hear what day 3 winners, such as teen Kaylee McKeown, had to say in Southport tonight.
For her trio of efforts in Southport this week, Australian 17-year-old Ariarne Titmus now ranks as the #2 swimmers in the world this season across the 200m, 400m and 800m freestyle events.