In Briefs: Tamsin Cook, 2nd from left, has been awarded the Railtrain Junior Sports Star of the Year. The 17-year-old is pictured here with Marguerite Oliver from the Hancock Family Medical Foundation, fellow Australian swimmer Brianna Throssell, and Gina Rinehart.
Tamsin Cook has been named ‘Western Australia Institute of Sport’s Junior Athlete of the Year’
Three swimmers are in the running for the Western Australian Institute of Sport’s Athlete/Junior Athlete of the Year Award.
Swimming Western Australia held its annual conference this weekend, where guest speaker, Swimming Queensland CEO Kevin Hasemann shared his thoughts on declining membership within the sport.
Fiji has been awarded hosting duties of the 2016 Oceanic Swimming Championships, provided facility upgrades are performed.
Day 4 of 2015 FINA Junior World Championships proved to be a big day for Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes. She won both the 100m breast and 200m IM in Singapore, as part of a night that saw 5 records fall.
Canada’s Taylor Ruck had another impressive performance in Singapore, winning gold and breaking the championship record in the 200m free
Kyle Chalmers and Tamsin Cook helped bring the Aussie gold medal total to 7 after 4 days of competition at the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.
Its been an Australian Age record breaking night at the World Junior championships in Singapore. Getting in on the action…
Turkish star Viktoria Zeynep Gunes completed a tough double at day 4 finals, winning gold in the 100 breast and 200 IM – her second and thrid golds of the meet so far.
Another meet record bites the dust, as Aussie Tamsin Cook slides into the history books with a gold medal 4:06.17 400m freestyle swim in Singapore.
Minna Atherton, top seed in the women’s 50m backstroke, will be going for the all-distance sweep in the event, having already won gold in the 100 and 200 backstrokes.
Turkey’s Viktoria Zeynep Gunes looks to add a 200 IM title to her breaststrokeing dominance this week, while perhaps making a run at the junior world record.
FINA has put together a video package with highlights from the first day of action at the 2015 Junior World Championships.
Grant Shoults exploded for the first gold medal of Junior Worlds, blasting a 3:48.91 in the 400 free.