The Western Australia Champs kick off today, spearheaded by a group of elite Australian national swimmers including Hangzhou medalist Holly Barratt (pictured above).
The Aussies made a similar scratch in the women’s 200 free, as Madeline Groves opted out, making way for teammate Brianna Throssell to swim in the A final.
Japanese teenage sensation Rikako Ikee is tied for the fastest time in the world this year in the women’s 100 butterfly (56.23).
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Les sélections australiennes pour les PanPacifics se sont tenues à Gold Coast, du 1 au 4 juillet.
Defending 200 backstroke World Champion Emily Seebohm is one of 33 swimmers on Australia’s team for this summer’s Pan Pac Championships.
17-year-old Ariarne Titmus came within a second of her Australian national record in the 400m free tonight, while Jack Cartwright threw down the 2nd fastest 100m free of his career.
Emma McKeon swam a 57.98 100 fly prelim at Aussie Pan Pac Trials.
Cate Campbell rocked a winning 100m freestyle time of 52.61, proving once again she is one of the most dangerous sprinters in history.
Most big-time Aussie swimmers are in-season training, having already qualified for the Pan Pacs; but, Jessica Hansen rocked a QT tonight to book her ticket to Tokyo.
Brianna Throssell was named West Australia’s ‘Swimmer of the Year’ for the third time in her young career.
Kyle Chalmers montrait une fois de plus que l’Australie tenait en lui un nageur doté d’un esprit combattant. Le champion olympique du 100 mètres s’est imposé sur la distance double, avec une longueur de bras d’avance sur Mackenzie Horton.
Adam Peaty will shoot for a sub-58 100 breast on day 4 on the Gold Coast.
Records are poised to fall as the 2nd finals session of the 2018 Commonwealth Games will feature finals in the men’s 50 fly, women’s 50 breast, men’s 200 free, men’s and women’s S9 100 back, men’s 400 IM, men’s 100 back, women’s 100 fly, and men’s 4 x 100 free relay, as well as seminfinals of the women’s 50 free, men’s 100 breast, and women’s 100 back.
A trio of medalists for Australia in the women’s 100m backstroke on night 2 of the Commonwealth Games meant 3 women earned Pan Pacific Championships qualifying times.