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.”

Atherton, Australia dominating world backstrokes after another Jr World title

With Minna Atherton’s second backstroking gold medal in Singapore, the Australian women have now swept the Olympic distance backstroke races at Worlds and Junior Worlds.

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Minna Atherton Breaks Championship Record In 200m Backstroke Final

Rising Australian backstroke talent Minna Atherton secured her second win of the 2015 junior world championships with a 200m backstroke victory in championship record timing.

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2015 FINA Junior Worlds: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Viktoria Zeynep Gunes of Turkey, who won gold in the women’s 50m breaststroke, posted the top time by a large margin in the heats of the 100m breaststroke on Thursday morning in Singapore.

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2015 Junior World Championships: Day 3 Prelims Preview

Australia’s Kyle Chalmers is the top seed in the boys 50 free on day 3.

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2015 FINA Junior World Championships: Atherton ties junior world record on day 2

Australia’s Minna Atherton beat junior world record-holder Claire Adams head-to-head and tied her record while taking gold in the girls 100 back at day 2 finals.

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Aussies Top Total Golds After Day 2 of 2015 World Junior Championships

USA’s Sierra Schmidt claimed gold in the 800m freestyle today, but take a look at the overall medal picture after two days of competition in Singapore.

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Minna Atherton Breaks Emily Seebohm’s National Age Record

Australian Minna Atherton has broken a historic National Age Record.

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2015 FINA Junior World Champs: Shoults crushes 400 free at day 1 finals

Grant Shoults exploded for the first gold medal of Junior Worlds, blasting a 3:48.91 in the 400 free.

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Minna Atherton Breaks Junior Worlds Meet Record in 100 Back Prelims

We’ve seen a slew of records fall already after the first prelims session. One of those records came in the women’s 100 back, where Australia’s Minna Atherton posted a 59.83.

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2015 FINA Junior Worlds: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

World Junior Recordholder Anton Chupkov of Russia is seeded first in the men’s 100m breaststroke on Day 1 of the 5th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships 2015 in Singapore.

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Seebohm’s Search for a New Coach Ends With Lush

Emily Seebohm has decided to put her preparation for Kazan and Rio in the hands of David Lush the Head Coach of the Brisbane Grammar School…

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Australian Youth Star Kyle Chalmers Will Double on World and Junior World Championships

16-year old Kyle Chalmers will race a relay at the World Championships in Kazan, and then heads to Singapore for the Junior World Championships.

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More Gold for Atherton, Chalmers, and Jennen on Day 5 of Australian Age Group Championships

Minna Atherton won the girls’ 14 100 back in 1:01.35 on Friday at the GHF Australian Age Swimming Championships.

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Queenslanders Take Opponents to Task on Day 2 of Australian State Teams Champs

A further nine meet records fell this morning, seven of those to Queensland swimmers, as the second session of the…

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Australia Sending 31 Swimmers to 2014 Jr. Pan Pacs in Hawaii

Australia has announced a 31-swimmer roster for the 2014 Jr. Pan Pacific Championships in Hawaii, where they are expecting to face…

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