New Zealand

2015 World Jr Champ Gabrielle Fa’amausili to Join UGA 2nd Semester

The 18-year-old holds New Zealand’s national record in the 50 backstroke.

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Jerry Olszewski Out After Just One Year as Swimming NZ Head Coach

After a year serving as head coach of Swimming New Zealand, Jerry Olszewski has announced his resignation from that post. Olszewski…

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Greece Wins Gold At Men’s Junior Water Polo World Championships

Greece defeated Croatia in a penalty shootout 12-10 in the FINA World Men’s Junior Water Polo Championships 2017 gold-medal game at the…

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20 Teams To Compete At Junior Men’s Water Polo Championships

The 19th edition of the FINA World Men’s Junior Water Polo Championships is taking place in Belgrade, Serbia, from August 5-20, 2017,…

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Swimming New Zealand Hit with Drastic Funding Reduction

Swimming New Zealand was hit with a drastic funding reduction, dropping its annual budget from $1.5 million in 2014 to $900,000…

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New Zealand Moves Toward 2020 w/ New National Cuts & Development Squad

New Zealand record-holder Bradlee Ashby is a member of New Zealand’s newly-announced Tokyo 2020 development squad. New Zealand has also tightened up its time standards to move toward Olympic success.

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American Named New Head Coach of Swimming New Zealand

American Jerry Olszewski has been named the new head coach of Swimming New Zealand, and will begin his role there in…

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New Zealand Swimming Trust Names 2016 Grant Recipients

The New Zealand Swimming Trust has announced the names of those receiving its 2016 grants. These grants are issued to…

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New Zealand Names 35 To Oceanic Championship Roster

Gabrielle Fa’amausili is among the 35 New Zealand will send to the 2016 Oceanic Championships held in June.

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New Zealand to Allow Olympic Team Qualification at Canadian Trials

Swimming New Zealand (SNZ) has amended its criteria for nomination to their Olympic Team, adding the Canadian Olympic Trials as…

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New Zealand’s Rebekah Bradley Gives Verbal to North Texas for 2016-17

New Zealand’s Rebekah Bradley has verbally committed to join the Mean Green for 2016-17.

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Lauren Boyle Takes Down Oceanic Record To Grab Silver In 1500 Final

Lauren Boyle of New Zealand took down her own Oceanic record of 15:44.71 in the women’s 1500m freestyle final in order to finish second to American Katie Ledecky in 15:40.14.

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Two More Qualify for World Championships on Day 2 of New Zealand Open

Hawkes Bay 15 year old Bobbi Gichard (left) is congratulated by Gabrielle Fa’amausili after the 100m backstroke.

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10th Annual Oceania Swimming Championships; Links and Preview

The 10th Annual Oceania Swimming Championships start in Auckland, New Zealand on Tuesday May 20th. There will be 174 athletes from 14 nations competing over four days…

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FINIS Lands New Zealand Open Water Swim Star Kane Radford

Radford is arguably one of the most exciting young swimmers to watch race in the sport of open water. He was selected for the Men’s 10k in the 2012 Olympics but did not meet the qualification standards of his federation to be sent to the Games.

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