Joseph Schooling came within tenths of the Singaporean national record in the 200m IM in the morning and followed up with 50 fly gold at night in Melbourne.
The 2019 Australian Short Course Championships kicked off in Melbourne today, with 16-year-old Thomas Hauck nailing his first-ever senior national title.
Singapore’s Joseph Schooling is entered in the Australian Short Course Championships taking place the weekend of October 24th.
Mack Horton was set to race the 800 free but wound up not swimming the event at the Vic Open. Gabriella Peiniger did more damage to Aussie Age Records.
17-year-old Gabriella Peiniger busted out 3 powerful performances on day 1 of the 2019 Vic Open, taking the 200m IM, 200m free and 50m fly.
Mack Horton is listed among the entrants for this weekend’s Victorian Open, a 2-day meet kicking off on Saturday, September 14th.
Teenage phenom Claire Tuggle headlines the women’s 200 free, but Worlds team member and Olympic Champion Allison Schmitt is also in the mix.
Take note of the foreign talent from Great Britain and Australia who will be taking on some of America’s best at this week’s U.S. Nationals.
The 2019 Australian World Swimming Trials kicked off tonight in Brisbane, with the nation’s best vying for spots on the roster for next month’s main event.
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.
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.
Short Course World Championships bronze medalist Jess Hansen got her 2019 off with a pleasing time in the women’s 100m breaststroke, clocking 1:07.62 for the victory at the 2019 Vic Open.
Unique to the 2019 edition of the Victorian Open Championships is the fact that it is incorporating the Melbourne 2019 World Para Swimming World Series. This is the first World Series event ever held in the Oceania region.
Swimming Victoria honored its coaches, athletes, officials and volunteers for their contributions of the 2017-18 season. Mack Horton was among those recognized for his feats at the 2017 World Championships and 2018 Commonwealth Games.