Day 1 of the 2017 Queensland SC Championships was composed of just relays, as several of the nation’s top stars took to the Brisbane Aquatic Centre pool to score team wins.
2017 QUEENSLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday, December 9th (relays only) – Friday, December 15th Prelims at 8:30am local (5:30pm night before EST)…
Golden girl Emma McKeon continues to carve her name into Australian swimming history.
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…
On Sunday, swimmers in South East Queensland, Australia, will attempt to break the 100x400m relay record.
Regan Smith equalled her junior world record in the 100 back leading off the medley relay.
Regan Smith broke the championship record in the women’s 200 back twice on day 3.
Smith posted a 59.11 in the 100 back final to break Ruck’s day-old WJR and break Franklin’s 15-16 NAG of 59.18 from 2011.
Taylor Ruck lowered the World Junior record in the women’s 100 back down to 59.28.
Reece Whitley of the U.S. will race the 100 breast semi-finals tonight at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.