The 2019 Vic Open wrapped up tonight in Melbourne, with 23-year-old Jessica Hansen completing her sweep of the women’s breaststroke events.
Short Course World Championships bronze medalist Jess Hansen got her 2019 off with a pleasing time in the women’s 100m breaststroke, clocking 1:07.62 for the victory at the 2019 Vic Open.
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Meyers took almost seven tenths off her previous American Record, going 1:04.22.
Canada’s Nicolas-Guy Turbide set his second Americas record of the 2018 Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships Sunday.
Americans Rebecca Meyers and Jessica Long picked up wins in the 200 IM Saturday, and Team Canada posted an impressive 10-medal day.
All a day removed from breaking world records in the 400 free, Aurélie Rivard, Becca Meyers, and Lakeisha Patterson won their respective 100 free races.
6-time Paralympic medalist Becca Meyers leads the American contingent to Cairns.
Swimming New Zealand has today announced the finalists for eleven categories at the 2018 Swimming New Zealand Awards, to honor and celebrate achievements by New Zealand swimmers, officials, volunteers and coaches in 2017-2018.
Adam Peaty will shoot for a sub-58 100 breast on day 4 on the Gold Coast.
South Africa made a move in the medal table, courtesy of Chad Le Clos, Tatjana Schoenmaker and Cameron van der Burgh.
Chad Le Clos will take on both the 200 fly and 100 free at day 3 prelims of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
One defending Paralympic champ is New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe in the SM10 200 IM. Pascoe blew out the Rio field with a 2:24.90 that still holds up as the world record.
Jazz Carlin will carry Wales’ flag into the 2018 Commonwealth Games opening ceremonies – making her the 2nd swimmer in 3 editions to do so.
Headlining the Kiwi roster will be nine-time Paralympic champion Sophie Pascoe, who heads a team of five Para swimmers.