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: Two years on from winning his maiden world championship title, James Magnussen has won the Australian Swim Team’s second gold medal of the 2013 FINA World Championships taking out the men’s 100m freestyle.
SWIMMING: Reigning world champion James Magnussen has produced the fastest time in the world this year, so to has Cate Campbell and Daniel Tranter swam a huge PB to win his place on the Barcelona Team.
SWIMMING: Thomas Fraser-Holmes, Ryan Napoleon, Stephanie Rice and the women's 4x100m relay team have progressed to final on Saturday night in London.
SWIMMING: Over 90 young school children from Manchester and the surrounding boroughs were treated to a special visit from six London bound Australian Olympians at the Manchester Aquatic Centre today
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.
With less than 3 weeks to go until London 2012, where in the world is the Australian Olympic Team? Hear from the athletes as they collect their green & gold kit, find inspiration at home and hunt for the edge ahead of the greatest show on earth. Look out London the Aussies are coming!
Wednesday 18 April marks 100 days until the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. The Australian Olympic Committee will be holding several events around the country to mark the occasion (#100days).
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.