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SWIMMING: Updates from the Australian Swimming Championships in Brisbane which also acted as selection trials for the 2014 Pan Pacs and Commonwealth Games.
SWIMMING: The Australian Swim Team for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow has been announced, tonight following a week of world class action at the Australian Swimming Championships in Brisbane.
SWIMMING: Strong swims from James Magnussen and Cate Campbell highlighted Saturday's final day of the Australian time trials in Brisbane, with the focus switching to July's world championships in Barcelona.
SWIMMING: Sprint king James Magnussen swam a new personal best time to reclaim his men’s 50m freestyle national title at the 2013 Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide tonight, with teammate and relay world champion Matthew Abood also securing an individual swim in Spain.
SWIMMING: Less than 14 hours after he won silver in the 100 metre freestyle, James Magnussen was back in the water at the Aquatic Centre and qualifying through to the semi-finals of the 50m freestyle.
SWIMMING: Olympic dreams begin in swimming pools and stadiums every day. Only a few dreamers end up performing on the world’s biggest sporting stage and even fewer reach the Olympic podium. But as the 410 Aussies head to London, medals are not always the goal.
The battle for medals in the pool at the London Olympic Games will be fierce and swimmers selected to represent Australia are capable of taking down the world’s best.
The 26 individual events on the Olympic program for swimming were contested over eight days of racing in Adelaide with the Australian Olympic Committee officially selecting a 44-strong team for London 2012. Here is a wrap of every event at the Olympic Trials and the athletes who excelled.