Dean Boxall, the man at the helm of St. Peters Western where stars Ariarne Titmus and Mitch Larkin call home, is making waves down under just in time for Gwangju and Tokyo.
25-year-old Ning Zetao, the 2015 double world champion in 50/100 freestyle, earned his 2nd title of these 2018 Queensland Championships.
Chinese former world champion Ning Zetao indeed hit the pool at Brisbane Aquatic Center to take the 100 free victory at the Queensland Championships.
The men of Somerset took 2 relay titles on day 1 of the 2018 Queensland Championships.
While 20 Australians are preparing to set the Hangzhou pool aflame at this week’s Short Course World Championships, dozens of elite athletes are ready to rock in Brisbane at the 2018 Queensland Short Course Championships. China’s Ning Zetao is among those expected to hit the Brisbane Aquatic Center pool.
We have the Olympic champ racing in the 400 free with Mack Horton set to battle Zane Grothe and Jack McLoughlin.
Rikako Ikee comes in as the favorite in the women’s 100 fly on day 3 of the Pan Pacific Championships
Caeleb Dressel races for the win and a Worlds spot in the men’s 100 free tonight.
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.
Jack Cartwright has scratched the men’s 200 free final at the Pan Pacific Championships.
Start lists for the first day of Pan Pacs show a number of notable scratches, including third and fourth seeds Ariarne Titmus and Emma McKeon following up on their hints at dropping the 200 free, #3 400 IM seed Sydney Pickrem scratching all three of her events for Canada and American Caeleb Dressel opting out of the 100 breast.
It’s 2-time World Champion Chase Kalisz of the USA vs. Japanese stars Kosuke Hagino and Daiya Seto for the IM titles.
The Americans should battle Brazil for the men’s 4×100 free relay gold… but we don’t know who will be on the American team. Even the status of 2017 World champ Caeleb Dressel (pictured) is in the wind.
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“This is very, very important..this meet (the Pan Pacs)….for the next two years,” says St. Peters Western coach Dean Boxall.