Emily Seebohm has won the 200m backstroke world title the past 2 long course World Championships, but she wasn’t able to hit the mark this week.
Kyle Chalmers already secured his World Championships qualification in the 200m free, but the 20-year-old now has his sights set on the 100m.
19-year-old Elijah Winnington missed the 100 free final at Aussie Trials, further narrowing his chances to compete at Gwangju.
Olympic champion in the men’s 200m free, Mack Horton, will need to cling to relay spot selection hopes for next month’s World Championships.
King Kyle Chalmers busted out his fastest 200m free of the season, while Mitch Larkin moves into the 2nd slot among the world’s best this season in 100 back.
19-year-old Elijah Winnington & 23-year-old Mack Horton have been shut out of World Championships qualification in favored events at Aussie Trials.
For Aussie World Trials night 1, we see only one A-Final scratch in the form of Tessa Wallace foregoing her 6th seed in the women’s 200m IM.
Sprint ace Jack Cartwright was only entered in the men’s 1500m free, an off-event at that, at Aussie World Trials. We now know why.
The 6-day Australian World Trials meet taking place June 9th-14th at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre is the sole competition qualifying Australian swimmers for this summer’s World Championships in Gwangju, Korea.
“Crawling away from the pool is what I like to see,” is a quote from Aussie Coach Craig Jackson as he was mic’d up recently at a training camp for men’s 100m and 200m freestylers.
Gold Coast born and bred Elijah Winnington trains under storied Bond University coach Richard Scarce and the teen attributes much of his success to the special relationship the pair share.
Cameron McEvoy was just one of many stars in the water over the weekend racing at the inaugural Sydney Open. Take a look at who else got wet.
Catch some of the vivid images from the inaugural Sydney Open, courtesy of Swimming NSW/Hanson Media.
19-year-old Elijah Winnington put the pedal to the ‘medal’ tonight in Sydney to take 800m free gold ahead of 2 Olympians.
Japanese national champion and World Championships qualifier in the men’s 200m free event, Katsuhiro Matsumoto, put down the hammer in his pet event tonight on Aussie soil. That left home swimmers, such as Cameron McEvoy, off the podium.