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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.
Cate Campbell does it again, cracking off a new Australian NR in the 50m freestyle in 23.79, while Mitch Larkin proved he is IM material.
Aussie Kyle Chalmers has voiced concern over being seeing as a ‘one-hit wonder’ after claiming gold in Rio. His 100m freestyle national title tonight, on top of his 200m freestyle title from night 1, leaves no doubt the kid is the real deal.
After a disappointing 8th place finish in last night’s 200m freestyle final, Aussie Cameron McEvoy claimed the top seed in a very stacked 100m freestyle field.
King Kyle Chalmers came out on top of the heated men’s 200 freestyle, while Emma McKeon tried the 200 fly/200 free double on for size with 2 silvers as a result.
Emma McKeon pulled a solid double, while the men’s 200 freestyle is set to explode in finals.
It’ll be a big boy showdown between Kyle Chalmers, Cameron McEvoy and others, as the Australian Commonwealth Trials kick-off shortly. This is the first time Trials are being held so close to the main event for the green and gold.
Cate CAMPBELL, retour de sa saison sabbatique a été l’auteur des meilleures performances des championnats des Nouvelles Galles du Sud, voici une semaine.
After an impressive win in the men’s 400m freestyle on night 1, 17-year-old Elija Winngington broke out a 200m freestyle victory over seasoned competitors. Emma McKeon was also explosive, registering the 3rd fastest 100m fly in the world this season.
Cate Campbell soared, while 17-year-old Elijha Winnington pulled a fast one on Mack Horton and Gregorio Paltrinieri.
The New South Wales (NSW) State Open Championships kicking off on Friday, January 19th, serves as Aussies’ final chance to tune-up before next month’s Commonwealth Games Trials. James Magnussen will be among those racing at the SOPAC this weekend.