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.”

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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Blucore introduces “Gene Pool” Sponsorship Program

Swimming News courtesy of Blucore, a SwimSwam partner. Blucore, the company behind the new posture training tool, the Corsuit, has…

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Atherton Takes Down Age Record; Bowles Wins 6th Event, Harvey Wins 7th to Finish Australian Age Championships

The 2014 Australian Age Championships wrapped up their non-disabled portion on Saturday and began to cede way to the para-class…

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Minna Atherton Breaks Australian Age Record at QLD Champs

Calypso Sheridan (left) and Minna Atherton (right) have both won multiple Queensland Age Championships this week. Sheridan in the 14-year olds 100 back and 400 IM, and Atherton’s included a National Age Record.

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