Thomas Fraser-Holmes was the only Australian male to medal individually at both the Pan Pac Championships and the Commonwealth Games.
Thomas Fraser-Holmes, Lauren Boyle And Bronte Campbell All Come Home With Wins At 2014 Queensland Championships
Fraser-Holmes had a quick turn-around to win the mens 200m IM in 2:00.04. He was a 25.56 on his fly split going out and a 30.68 on the backstroke. He led by a large margin at the 100, and kept his lead with Jared Gilliland finishing behind him in 2:02.84, just narrowly holding off Tommaso D’Orsogna who clocked in at 2:03.04.
Rising sprint star Cameron McEvoy swam in the men’s 100m freestyle only to take second to Tommaso D’Orsogna. D’Orsogna and McEvoy turned together however on the final 50 D’Orsogna created the slightest of leads to win 49.11 to 49.21.
Emma McKeon (above) and David McKeon ruled the day in Adelaide, Australia.
Katinka Hosszu still leads all athletes and is approaching a quarter of a million dollars in total World Cup earnings, while Inge Dekker became the third swimmer this year to earn a six-figure prize total.
The 2014 World Cup tour has now given out over a million dollars in total prize monies, and a third swimmer is close to breaking into a six-figure winnings total.
With the 2014 Australian Short Course Championships just around the corner a group of ten swimmers will fit in some final race practise when they head to Asia to contest the FINA World Cups in Beijing, Tokyo and Singapore starting this Friday October 24.
On Thursday Denis Cotterell will be inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame…
Chad le Clos collected another three gold on the second day in Moscow…
Day one of the Moscow World Cup kicked off today bringing both iron lady Katinka Hosszu and American Tom Shields…
Katinka Hosszu and Tom Shields were the top money-earners at the Hong Kong World Cup this week, with the former racking up $17,000 and the latter $7,500.
Katinka Hosszu had the most impressive time of the prelims posting a 55.56 in the women’s 100 backstroke…
Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu and American Tom Shields were the biggest winners on day 1 of the Hong Kong World Cup, at least in terms of series points.
Series points leaders Katinka Hosszu and Chad le Clos did enough to stay on top, with Hosszu winning 5 races and Le Clos 2 on the first day from Hong Kong.
Among men, Olympic champion Chad Le Clos (RSA) currently leads the overall rankings with 120 points, closely followed by Hungary’s Daniel Gyurta (116 points). Australian Thomas Fraser-Holmes completes the top-3 with 93 points.