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.
Chad Le Clos will take on both the 200 fly and 100 free at day 3 prelims of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
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.
Kyle Chalmers was king was again, this time taking the 200m free title to give host nation Australia another gold.
It’s all Australia this year.
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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.