With Lauren Boyle and Glenn Snyders having retired, New Zealand is on the look-out for its next swimming star to help lead the nation into Tokyo 2020.
Emily Seebohm in the 200 back is Australia’s best chance left at winning gold at the 2017 World Championships.
Tom Shields popped a solid 52.5 100 fly to win the event on the final day at the 2017 TYR Fran Crippen Memorial Swim Meet of Champions.
Abbey Weitzeil picked up a win in the 50 free at the TYR Fran Crippen Memorial Meet of Champions.
Nathan Adrian posted a time of 48.74 to win the 100 free at the 2017 Fran Crippen Memorial Swim Meet of Champions in Irvine, CA.
After a strong swim in the 400 IM on day two, Chase Kalisz will look to win two more events tonight in the 200 fly and 200 IM. He was the only swimmer to put up a time under 2:00 in the 200 fly in prelims.
2016 Olympian Lauren Boyle will be joined by 11 teammates on their way to the World Championships in Budapest this July.
Helena Gasson notched her 4th victory of the 2017 New Zealand Open Championships with a win in the women’s 400m IM tonight in Auckland.
New Zealand teammates Sam Perry and Daniel Hunter congratulate one another after both having notched World Championships qualifying times in the men’s 50m freestyle.
All smiles as Matthew Stanley notches a FINA A qualifying mark in the men’s 200m freestyle in Auckland.
After both surgery for endometriosis and then for her wisdom teeth, Australian Olympian Emily Seebohm was back in the pool racing this weekend.
New Zealand record-holder Bradlee Ashby is a member of New Zealand’s newly-announced Tokyo 2020 development squad. New Zealand has also tightened up its time standards to move toward Olympic success.
Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte could possibly be setting up their last Olympic showdown of all time in this event. Phelps is the top seed, the three-time defending Olympic champ, Lochte the world record holder, and they’re not alone in the competition.
Cate Campbell stole the spotlight at the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday evening breaking the world record in the women’s 100 freestyle…
Lauren Boyle (above) and Glenn Snyders become the 3rd and 4th New Zealand swimmers to qualify for 3 Olympic Games.