Deteniendo el reloj en un poderoso 2:23.47, Cowen terminó casi 2 segundos por delante de su rival nacional, Brearna Crawford.
Additional national records went down in Auckland today, led by 15-year-old breaststroke Melissa Cowen of host club North Shore.
Laura Littlejohn impresses at a New Zealand meet, downing an age record previously held by Georgia Bulldog Gabi Fa’amausili.
New Zealand plans to hold an Olympic qualifying event, either the NZ Open Championships or a time trial, in early June.
Catch up on various stories found around the web in this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines. Dion Dreesens and trio of Kiwi swimmers highlight the news.
Aussie Zac Stubblety-Cook unleashed the fastest 200m breast time of his career last December. Let’s see what the man has up his sleeve at the Vic Open.
The 2019 New Zealand Short Course Championships kick-off in Auckland tomorrow, October 1st, with Bradlee Ashby among the competitors.
15-year-old Erika Fairweather clocked a 200m free time worthy of World Championships consideration on night 4 of the 2019 NZ Open Championships.
Bradlee Ashby put up the 4th fastest 200m IM time of his career to add his name to the list of NZ World Championships qualifiers.
Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Lewis Clareburt put on a show in the men’s 400m IM to claim his first gold of the 2019 New Zealand Open Championships.
Psych sheets are out for the 2019 New Zealand Open Championships slated to begin on June 17th in Auckland with Commonwealth Games medalist Lewis Clareburt.
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.
Bradlee Ashby of New Zealand may not be walking away with medals around his neck, but the 23-year-old is still making his presence known at these Short Course World Championships.