2017 QUEENSLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday, December 9th (relays only) – Friday, December 15th Prelims at 8:30am local (5:30pm night before EST)…
While competing during this morning’s prelims on the final of the 2017 Australian Short Course Championships, 17-year-old Minna Atherton crushed a new All Comers Record in the women’s 50m backstroke timed final.
“I want to be like Leisel Jones and be one of the best Australians ever seen and go to four Olympics – there (would be) nothing better,” says Seebohm looking ahead to the near future.
The Aussies continuue to put on a show in Adelaide, with Cate Campbell firing off another Australian NR, while Emily Seebohm earned her 25th short course national title.
Cate Campbell, Bronte Campbell, Shayna Jack and more are set to battle in the women’s 50m freestyle after firing off fast morning swims.
Japan’s Olympic medalist Daiya Seto is just one of several heavy-hitting foreign swimmers set to compete at this week’s Australian Short Course Championships. American Jordan Wilimovsky and Lithuanian Ruta Meilutyte are also set to compete, with Aussie talent Kyle Chalmers, Emily Seebohm and the Campbell sisters ready to rock as wel.
On Sunday, Australian swimmers of a variety of levels in South East Queensland combined to set the 100×400 free relay world…
Regan Smith broke the championship record in the women’s 200 back twice on day 3.
Kristof Milak headlines the men’s 100 fly at World Junior finals on day 3.
Regan Smith has scratched out of the women’s 50 fly semis on night 3 in Indianapolis.
Check out all the records broken at the 2017 FINA World Championships.
Caeleb Dressel goes for the finals double tonight in the 50 free and 100 fly.
Just a day after American 15-year-old Regan Smith broke the junior world record in the 200 back, Australian 16-year-old Kaylee McKeown has one-upped her, lowering the record to 2:06.76 in the World Championships final.
Olympic champ Ryan Murphy (USA) will compete for gold against 100 back World Champion Xu Jiayu (CHN) and fellow Olympic backstroke medalist Evgeny Rylov (RUS).
Check out the live recap for day 6 prelims in Budapest.