Duncan Scott is a major threat to win gold in both the 100 and 200 freestyle at the Commonwealth Games.
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.
Cameron McEvoy just scorched the world’s #2 50m freestyle time in the world during the morning heats on the last day of the Australian Trials.
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.
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.
“I was told to attack it, that’s what I did,” Cate Campbell said of her 200m freestyle victory in Sydney to complete a trifecta of freestyle wins.
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.
This weekend’s Victorian Open Championships will give Aussie stars one more big racing practice in before next month’s Commonwealth Games Trials.
Australian Cate Campbell shows us how it’s done in the women’s 50m freestyle in Queensland.
With the Commonwealth Games Trials just 2 months out, teen Elijah Winnington pulls the mild upset in Queensland in the men’s 200m freestyle. Olympian Kyle Chalmers found himself out of the final.
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James Magnussen of Australia is looking to qualify for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, hitting a local competition along his journey.
“Some people plan in four-year cycles and look towards Tokyo whereas I’m just planning it a year at a time at the moment,” veteran racer James Magnussen of Australia said of his mentality of late.