Libby Lenton

2022 Short Course World Championships: Day Five Marks A Series of ‘Firsts’

Japanese Olympian Daiya Seto made history on day five of the 2022 Short Course World Championships, but he wasn’t the only one.


La 18enne Mollie O’Callaghan 1 Tempo Al Mondo 100 Stile 52.83

Ai Trials Australiani la 18enne Mollie O Callaghan nuota il tempo più veloce al mondo nei 100 stile libero, chiudendo in 52.83

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18-Year-Old Mollie O’Callaghan Posts World-Leading 52.83 in 100 Free Prelims

The 18-year-old rising superstar is now the fastest swimmer in the world this year as well as the first woman to dip under 53 seconds this year.


After 15 Years, U.S. and Australia to Face off Again in the Duel in the Pool

The Syndey Morning Herald is reporting that Swimming Australia is going to announce another installment of the Duel in the Pool to take place this summer.


Kaylee McKeown Is Australia’s First Olympic Women’s Backstroke Gold Medalist

In Australia’s long Olympic history, they had never won an Olympic gold medal in a women’s backstroke vent – until this week in Tokyo.


Epic Swims: Australian Women Win 400 Medley Relay, Sets WR at Melbourne in 2007

The Australian women continued their dominance in the 400 medley relay, winning the world title in front of a home crowd in Melbourne in a new world record.


The Woman Who Went Head-to-Head with Michael Phelps in Open Competition

It was the mixed 400 free relay (did not realize they had that event in 2007) and the Aussie’s opted for the Female-Female-Male-Male Strategy


Watch the Video of the Campbell Sisters Dominating the 100m Freestyle

The Campbell sisters touched 1st and 3rd in the 100m freestyle on day 2 of the Australia SC Nationals.

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Cate Campbell is the First Woman Under 51 (Race Video)

After coming close on the third night of the Hancock Prospecting Australian Short Course Nationals to breaking Libby Lenton’s world…


2015 Australian SC Championships Day Four Prelims Recap

Emma McKeon recorded a 1:52.49 in the women’s 200 freestyle to take over the top spot in the world rankings…

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A Couple of Thoughts on Day Three of the Australian Championships

Six all-comer records were set while Jessica Ashwood collected her third gold of the meet…

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Widmer Takes Over as Head Coach of Swimming Queensland

At the end of 2012 when Stephan Widmer‘s contract with the Queensland Academy of Sport had expired the Swiss born coach…

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Commonwealth Games Preview – Women’s Sprint Freestyle

Since her Olympic disappointment Cate Campbell has returned to the water with a vengeance and has her sights set on Commonwealth gold in Glasgow…

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Libby Trickett Announces Retirement After Gold-Medal Comeback

Libby Trickett, one of the most famous Australian swimmers in the modern generation, has been forced back into retirement by injury. (Photo: Michiel Jelijs).


Australia looks to Its University Sports System

Australian Olympic Committee Chief John Coates is very interested in seeing the Australian University Sport system play a much bigger…