The New South Wales State Open Championships kick-off on Friday with some of Australia’s biggest names getting some additional racing under their belts before the Australian National championships next month.
Cameron McEvoy raced his way to the pole position in the men’s 100m freestyle this morning in Melbourne.
Kyle Chalmers is set to race the 50m free, 100m free and 200m free at the Aussie Short Course Championships kicking off on Thursday of this week.
Aussie Olympian Thomas Fraser-Holmes was suspended 12 months for having missed 3 doping tests in 2016/17, but made it back in the pool this morning.
Emma McKeon pulled a solid double, while the men’s 200 freestyle is set to explode in finals.
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.
This weekend’s Victorian Open Championships will give Aussie stars one more big racing practice in before next month’s Commonwealth Games Trials.
Storied Australian coach Michael Bohl, who led Emma McKeon to a record 6 medals at a World Championships, is making the move from St. Peters Western to Griffith.
Might we see storied Australian coach Denis Cotterell reacquainted with past protege Sun Yang of China?
America’s Kelsi Worrell claimed the women’s 200m butterfly top seed this morning, becoming the 3rd fastest American ever in the event in the process.
Thomas Fraser-Holmes moves under Richard Scarce at Bond University, the home swimming club of speedster Cameron McEvoy.
Australian Olympian Dan Smith announced he would be partaking in the post-Rio training shuffle by moving to train under storied coach Michael Bohl.
Newly-minted USA National Teamer, Maxime Rooney, confirms he and his Pleasanton Seahawk friends are journeying to Doha, Qatar.
Katinka Hosszu continues to cash in on the FINA World Cup series, leading all money earners by nearly $10,000 in Hong Kong.
Jordan Harrison, one of Australia’s top young distance swimmers, discusses the Dolphins name and what it means to him.