Emily Seebohm, Cameron McEvoy y Mitchell Larkin serán los veteranos del joven equipo que representará a Australia en los Mundiales en piscina corta de Hangzhou en diciembre.
Said Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers on teammate Thomas Fraser-Holmes’ return to an elite international squad, “That was one of the most inspirational races I’ve ever witnessed. This guys been through it all over the past 18 months, but is now back on top!”
Although Kyle Chalmers, Emma McKeon and Lani Pallister are among those opting out of Hangzhou, the 20-strong Aussie line-up for this December’s Short Course World Championships is ripe with talent both new and seasoned.
Cameron McEvoy raced his way to the pole position in the men’s 100m freestyle this morning in Melbourne.
Kyle Chalmers is set to race the 50m free, 100m free and 200m free at the Aussie Short Course Championships kicking off on Thursday of this week.
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Two-time world champion and 2012 Olympic silver medalist James Magnussen isn’t sure if his career in the pool is over or not as he looks to his future.
17-year-old Ariarne Titmus came within a second of her Australian national record in the 400m free tonight, while Jack Cartwright threw down the 2nd fastest 100m free of his career.
Cate Campbell rocked a winning 100m freestyle time of 52.61, proving once again she is one of the most dangerous sprinters in history.
Most big-time Aussie swimmers are in-season training, having already qualified for the Pan Pacs; but, Jessica Hansen rocked a QT tonight to book her ticket to Tokyo.
Aussie Olympian Thomas Fraser-Holmes was suspended 12 months for having missed 3 doping tests in 2016/17, but made it back in the pool this morning.
We unpacked the Australian Trials’ new format in our SwimSwam preview, but hear from Australian Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren himself on how he envisions the 4-day meet unrolling.
As reported back in May of this year, 3 Australian Olympians were named as having missed 3 drug tests over a 12-month…
“Now, facing one year ineligibility for this, from the sport and a way of life I’ve dedicated so much to over the past years, it has been a very tough pill to swallow, however I’ve chose to accept and respect the situation,” says now-suspended Australian open water athlete Jarrod Poort.
For the first time at a Commonwealth Games, samples taken from in-competition tests in 2018 will remain in storage for future use.