Minna Atherton

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Atherton discussed the Open Nationals race with Australian press after Friday’s final. “It was pretty intimidating,” she said. “But I was just going for the experience and to learn how to race against the older girls. It was a really good experience. I’m looking forward to my races tomorrow and throughout the rest of the year.”

Australian Olympians and Rising Stars Set 100×400 World Record

On Sunday, Australian swimmers of a variety of levels in South East Queensland combined to set the 100×400 free relay world…

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Australian Olympians Participating in 100x400m World Record Attempt

On Sunday, swimmers in South East Queensland, Australia, will attempt to break the 100x400m relay record.

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Regan Smith Ties 100 Back WJR Leading Off Medley Relay

Regan Smith equalled her junior world record in the 100 back leading off the medley relay.

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Smith, Milak Among Championship Record Breakers On Day 3 In Indy

Regan Smith broke the championship record in the women’s 200 back twice on day 3.

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Regan Smith Downs WJR, Missy Franklin’s 15-16 NAG Record in 100 Back

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.

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Taylor Ruck Lowers 100 Back World Junior Record To 59.28 In Indy

Taylor Ruck lowered the World Junior record in the women’s 100 back down to 59.28.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Reece Whitley of the U.S. will race the 100 breast semi-finals tonight at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.

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2017 World Junior Championships: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

Italian Nicolo Martinenghi will headline the men’s 100 breast on day 1 of the World Junior Swimming Championships in Indianapolis.

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Guy Closes Japan Open With 51.5 100 Fly PB, Watanabe Goes 2:07.7

Great Britain’s James Guy closed out the Japan Open with a personal best 51.50 in the men’s 100 fly.

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Peaty Produces In-Season Sub-59, While Ikee Fires Off Another 1:56 2fr

Sub-59 second 1breast for world recorder holder Adam Peaty right after a training camp? No problem.

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Jack Cartwright Sets Record, Teenagers Impress at Aussie Age Groups

Rising Australian sprinter Jack Cartwright had three event wins in the 17-18 age group, with one of his races taking down…

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2017 Aussie National C’ships Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Cameron McEvoy doubled up on his 50m freestyle national title with a victory in the 100m race tonight, clocking 47.91 for the world’s only sub-48 outing so far this season.

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2017 Aussie National C’ships Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

The reigning Olympic champion in the men’s 100m freestyle, Kyle Chalmers, is ready to race his pet event this morning in Brisbane.

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2017 Aussie National C’ships Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Last year’s Aussie national champion across the 50m/100m/200m freestyles will try to nab his 2nd gold tonight, taking on Daniel Smith, Kyle Chalmers, David McKeon and others in the 200m freestyle event.

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2017 Aussie National C’ships Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Olympic gold medalist Kyle Chalmers took on his first individual event at the 2017 Australian National Championships, earning the 6th seed in the men’s 200m freestyle.

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