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Gichard, Lewis shine on first day of Commonwealth Youth Games

New Zealand’s Bobbi Gichard and Australia’s Clyde Lewis led a charge from Oceania at the opening day of the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa.

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Jr Worlds Medalist Bobbi Gichard New Zealand’s Flag Bearer for Commonwealth Youth Games

Junior World Championships medalist Bobbi Gichard (left) has been named New Zealand’s national flag bearer for the upcoming Youth Commonwealth Games, per Yahoo! New Zealand.

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Australia’s Minna Atherton Ties Junior World Record With 100 Back Win

Australian age group standout Minna Atherton tied American Claire Adams’ junior world record time of 59.58 Wednesday night in order to claim gold and also break the championship record in the event.

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In Briefs 06/06/15: Bowman Advises American Pharoah, New Zealand Roster, Washington College

What does the Belmont Stakes have to do with swimming? Find out in today’s In Briefs.

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New Zealand Taking 10 to Compete in Kazan

With the New Zealand Swimming Championships all said and done the nation will be taken 10 athletes to the World Championships in Kazan…

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Hurring Hired as New Zealand’s Talent Identification and Development Coach

New Zealand Swimming has hired Gary Hurring as their new Talent Identification and Development Coach…

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Rasmussen Sets Age Group Marks at New Zealand Zonal Championships

14 year old Mya Rasmussen set New Zealand age group records in both the 400 IM and 800 freestyle…

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Stanley Sets New 200 Backstroke National Mark in Wellington

Matthew Stanley collected his fourth gold of the competition winning the 200 backstroke setting a new national record…

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New Zealand Announces Youth Olympic Games Team

Gabrielle Fa’amausili, Bobbi Gichard, Jacob Garrod and Michael Mincham will all be representing New Zealand at the Youth Olympic Games this August…

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10th Annual Oceania Swimming Championships; Links and Preview

The 10th Annual Oceania Swimming Championships start in Auckland, New Zealand on Tuesday May 20th. There will be 174 athletes from 14 nations competing over four days…

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Boyle Adds 400 Freestyle To Commonwealth Schedule; Women Qualify 4 x 100 Free Relay

It proved a fairytale finish to the State New Zealand Swimming Championships in Auckland tonight, when the women’s 4x100m freestyle relay team bettered the Commonwealth Games standard in the final event….

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Kiwi Men Qualify 4 x 200 Freestyle Relay; Main Sneaks Under Selection Time In Heats

At the State New Zealand Open Championships the top four men in the 200 freestyle combined for a Commonwealth birth in the relay while Corey Main posted a time in the 100 backstroke which will earn him a ticket to Glasgow…

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Boyle and Snyders Make Additional Selection Standards On Day Two Of New Zealand Championships

On the second day of the State New Zealand Open Championships World Championships medalist Lauren Boyle and Glenn Snyder both made the Commonwealth Games selection standard in their second event…

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