The New South Wales (NSW) State Open Championships kicking off on Friday, January 19th, serves as Aussies’ final chance to tune-up before next month’s Commonwealth Games Trials. James Magnussen will be among those racing at the SOPAC this weekend.
Australian Cate Campbell shows us how it’s done in the women’s 50m freestyle in Queensland.
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.
Who are the big winners of the night?
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.
After clocking a new short course 100 free World Record on day 1, Cate Campbell fired off a Commonwealth Record in the 50m free.
Cate Campbell, Bronte Campbell, Shayna Jack and more are set to battle in the women’s 50m freestyle after firing off fast morning swims.
Aussie stars Cate Campbell and Kyle Chalmers set the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre on fire on day 1.
The Campbell sisters and Kyle Chalmers were true to form at day 1 prelims.
Team USA’s Matt Grevers returns to the pool this morning for the men’s 50 back prelims and will look to set himself up for a shot at another individual medal.
Mallory Comerford will swim on the U.S. team in the final of the women’s 4×200 free relay.
Caeleb Dressel will swim the mixed 400 medley relay tonight in Budapest.
Sans sister C1, Bronte Campbell fired off a monster 52.14 split on her nation’s 4×100 freestyle relay to help secure silver in Budapest.
“Whatever she swims will be done on sheer guts,” says coach Simon Cusack of his 2015 double world champion sprinter Bronte Campbell.
After a strong showing in the 100 free at U.S. Nationals, the American women are now a serious threat to the Australians in the 400 free relay at the upcoming 2017 FINA World Championships.