Swimming New Zealand was hit with a drastic funding reduction, dropping its annual budget from $1.5 million in 2014 to $900,000…
Florent Manaudou finally gets his opportunity to shine individually here in Rio with the men’s 50 free getting underway today.
Australian sprinter Kyle Chalmers helped lead the youth’s charge into Rio for Oceanic Olympians on Day 2.
New Zealand’s distance star Lauren Boyle has missed out on the Rio 400 free final after placing 14th in prelims.
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Katie Ledecky is so far ahead of the rest of the world’s best, the 800 free has become a race between Ledecky and her personal best times.
Leah Smith is the favorite for silver– is she also the favorite to join Ledecky under 4:00 in Rio?
Cate Campbell recorded a 24.04 in the 50 freestyle and went on to post a 23.59 relay split while Jame Magnussen swam his fastest 100 freestyle since having shoulder surgery last June…
Lauren Boyle (above) and Glenn Snyders become the 3rd and 4th New Zealand swimmers to qualify for 3 Olympic Games.
See the controversial 200 free finish at French Elite Nationals down below.
Lauren Boyle, Kane Radford, and Sophie Pascoe were among the honorees at yesterday’s Swimming New Zealand Awards.
On day 3 in Auckland, 20-year-old Bradlee Ashby raked in an Olympic-qualifying time in the men’s 200m IM, taking the event in a time of 1:59.76.
Right off the bat on day 1 of New Zealand’s Olympic Trials, Kiwi stand-out Lauren Boyle nailed a qualifying time for Rio by racing her way to an 800m freestyle victory.
Stacked talent awaits in Sydney at the 2016 NSW Open Championships starting Thursday.