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.”

Day 1 Queensland: Campbell Sisters, Chalmers Warm-up With Relays

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.

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Aussies Set To Size Each Other Up In Queensland This Weekend

2017 QUEENSLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday, December 9th (relays only) – Friday, December 15th Prelims at 8:30am local (5:30pm night before EST)…

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2017 Aussie SC C’ships Wrap Up With Morgan Double, McKeon Gold

Golden girl Emma McKeon continues to carve her name into Australian swimming history.

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Teen Minna Atherton Claims 50 Back All Comers Record

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.

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Celebrating Emily Seebohm’s 25th Career Short Course National Title

“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.

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2017 Aussie SC C’ships: Seebohm Claims 25th Aussie SC Title

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.

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2017 Aussie SC C’ships Day 2 Prelims Recap: Women’s 50 Will Be Lit

Cate Campbell, Bronte Campbell, Shayna Jack and more are set to battle in the women’s 50m freestyle after firing off fast morning swims.

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2017 Australian SC C’ships Preview: Visiting Swimmers Pack A Punch

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.

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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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