With her 800m freestyle victory tonight, Titmus became the first swimmer in 14 years and only the 6th Australian ever to sweep the 200m/400m/800m freestyle events.
After a disappointing 8th place finish in last night’s 200m freestyle final, Aussie Cameron McEvoy claimed the top seed in a very stacked 100m freestyle field.
Emma McKeon pulled a solid double, while the men’s 200 freestyle is set to explode in finals.
Olympic champion sprinter Kyle Chalmers clocked a speedy 1:48.29 under heavy training to get the upper hand over teen rival Jack Cartwright.
World champion Emily Seebohm fell just .04 shy of beating youngster Kaylee McKeown in the 200m backstroke tonight in Melbourne.
This weekend’s Victorian Open Championships will give Aussie stars one more big racing practice in before next month’s Commonwealth Games Trials.
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“Maddie adhered to this process and this was a critical element of why she has been cleared,” said Swimming Australia CEO Mark Anderson.
As reported back in May of this year, 3 Australian Olympians were named as having missed 3 drug tests over a 12-month…
“Now, facing one year ineligibility for this, from the sport and a way of life I’ve dedicated so much to over the past years, it has been a very tough pill to swallow, however I’ve chose to accept and respect the situation,” says now-suspended Australian open water athlete Jarrod Poort.
For the first time at a Commonwealth Games, samples taken from in-competition tests in 2018 will remain in storage for future use.
2 of the 3 Australian Olympian missing whereabouts cases are still unresolved.
Storied Australian coach Michael Bohl, who led Emma McKeon to a record 6 medals at a World Championships, is making the move from St. Peters Western to Griffith.
Emma McKeon has collected 2 silvers thus far, but the nation of Australia is still seeking its first gold of these championships.
Thomas Fraser-Holmes is appealing his 12-month ban for having missed 3 drug tests over a 12-month period.