In October of last year, Australian Olympian Taylor McKeown found herself in the middle of an environmental scandal of sorts, with the breaststroking specialist accused of riding a jet ski too close to a pod of whales.
Kyle Chalmers montrait une fois de plus que l’Australie tenait en lui un nageur doté d’un esprit combattant. Le champion olympique du 100 mètres s’est imposé sur la distance double, avec une longueur de bras d’avance sur Mackenzie Horton.
Adam Peaty will be amongst the competition during day 4 prelims of the 2018 Commonwealth Games
Adam Peaty will shoot for a sub-58 100 breast on day 4 on the Gold Coast.
South African Tatjana Schoenmaker won gold in the women’s 200 breast in a new Continental Record of 2:22.02.
Chad Le Clos will take on both the 200 fly and 100 free at day 3 prelims of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Siobhan Marie O’Connor of England is the odds-on favorite to win the 200 IM at the upcoming Commonwealth Games.
British national record holder Jocelyn Ulyett, representing England, will try to shake up a very tightly packed women’s breaststroke field at the Commonwealth Games.
The 4-day Australian Championships, which doubled as the Commonwealth Games Trials, came to a close tonight in Southport, but not before 49 able-bodied and 21 Para Sport athletes were named to the green and gold roster for a home-based Games coming up in April.
Cameron McEvoy just scorched the world’s #2 50m freestyle time in the world during the morning heats on the last day of the Australian Trials.
With her 800m freestyle victory tonight, Titmus became the first swimmer in 14 years and only the 6th Australian ever to sweep the 200m/400m/800m freestyle events.
Mitch Larkin took on the tough 200 back/200 IM double this morning at the Aussie Trials, making it back in both events’ finals.
Aussie Kyle Chalmers has voiced concern over being seeing as a ‘one-hit wonder’ after claiming gold in Rio. His 100m freestyle national title tonight, on top of his 200m freestyle title from night 1, leaves no doubt the kid is the real deal.
After a disappointing 8th place finish in last night’s 200m freestyle final, Aussie Cameron McEvoy claimed the top seed in a very stacked 100m freestyle field.
King Kyle Chalmers came out on top of the heated men’s 200 freestyle, while Emma McKeon tried the 200 fly/200 free double on for size with 2 silvers as a result.