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Missile to lead powerful Olympic Swim Team to London

Missile to lead powerful Olympic Swim Team to London

22 March 2012

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.

Olympic Trials – Event by Event Wrap

Olympic Trials – Event by Event Wrap

22 March 2012

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.

Trickett out to buck comeback trend

Trickett out to buck comeback trend

19 March 2012

Olympic trials have not proved a happy hunting ground for comeback swimmers so far, but Libby Trickett is confident she can buck the trend after an encouraging start in the 100m freestyle.

Four doubles on night four

Four doubles on night four

18 March 2012

Stephanie Rice, Alicia Coutts, Bronte Barratt and Kylie Palmer secured their second individual Olympic starts in London while Nick D'Arcy and Chris Wright ticked the Olympic nomination boxes in the 200 metres butterfly on day four of the Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide.

Six swimmers bolt to London, Thorpe stalls

Six swimmers bolt to London, Thorpe stalls

16 March 2012

Kylie Palmer produced the swim of the second night of Olympic trials in the women's 400m freestyle final in front of Bronte Barratt. Alicia Coutts and Jessicah Schipper scored butterfly berths and Christian Sprenger produced a blistering breaststroke time ahead of Brenton Rickard while Ian Thorpe was knocked out in the 200m freestyle semi.

Rice first to be London bound

Rice first to be London bound

15 March 2012

Olympic champion Stephanie Rice declared she had finally let her swimming do the talking after producing her best swim in three years to ensure a shot a defending her 400m individual medley title in London.

Trickett and Rice start well at Trials

Trickett and Rice start well at Trials

15 March 2012

Olympic Champions Stephanie Rice and Libby Trickett have started well during the first heat session at the Olympic Swimming Trials in Adelaide. There is plenty of competition however for spots on the London 2012 Team and both will need to swim quicker on Thursday night.

Olympic Swimming Trials: Form Guide

Olympic Swimming Trials: Form Guide

14 March 2012

The 2012 Australian Olympic Trials will be filled with high drama as athletes battle for Olympic qualification. Unlike most other sports, the Swim Team is selected based solely on performances at Trials. There are no second chances and athletes will be pushed to their limits. Enjoy our preview of the must-watch finals events

Coutts aiming for five Olympic events

Coutts aiming for five Olympic events

7 March 2012

Alicia Coutts is chasing as many as five medals at the London Olympics, confident that a helpful program gives her a huge leg-up in her pet butterfly and medley events.

Coutts confirms she's world class

Coutts confirms she's world class

26 July 2011

Alicia Coutts proved herself on the world stage after claiming two silver medals on the second night of the world swimming championships in Shanghai.