Ariarne Titmus will be eyeing her first Commonwealth title in the women’s 200 freestyle on Friday after settling for silver four years ago.
Summer McIntosh qualified for the final nearly five seconds clear of the field in the women’s 400 IM, aiming to become the joint world and Commonwealth champ.
Nine-time Paralympic gold-medalist Sophie Pascoe is among the New Zealand squad training for the 2019 Para-Swimming Championships at the University of Bath.
Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) announced the selection of the team which will compete at the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships, Sept. 9-15.
Swimming New Zealand has today announced the finalists for eleven categories at the 2018 Swimming New Zealand Awards, to honor and celebrate achievements by New Zealand swimmers, officials, volunteers and coaches in 2017-2018.
Headlining the Kiwi roster will be nine-time Paralympic champion Sophie Pascoe, who heads a team of five Para swimmers.
With Lauren Boyle and Glenn Snyders having retired, New Zealand is on the look-out for its next swimming star to help lead the nation into Tokyo 2020.
World record-holders Sophie Pascoe, Mary Fisher and Nikita Howarth will head up New Zealand’s Para Pan Pacific Championships roster that will take the pool in California this August.