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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: Queenslander Grant Irvine has announced himself on the Australian swimming scene by recording the second quickest Australian men’s 200m butterfly of all time, at the 2013 Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide tonight.
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: His performance was just about the only positive to come out of Australia's freestyle relay flop so the signs are good for Eamon Sullivan ahead of a possible Olympic farewell in the 50m freestyle.
Home to the likes of Wayne Rooney, Alex Fergusson, and Oasis, the Australian Swim Team will also be Manchester locals in the lead up to the Games, with all 45 pool swimmers having now arrived for the traditional pre-Olympic staging camp.
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.
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Geoff Huegill has fallen short of writing another chapter in his fairy tale comeback, by finishing fifth in Wednesday night's 100m butterfly final
Olympic silver medallist Geoff Huegill will be vying for his first Olympic squad since 2004 when he takes to the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre for the 100m butterfly final at the 2012 Australian Swimming Championships tonight.
Libby Trickett ensured a happy ending to one of swimming's comeback stories after booking her ticket to London at the Olympic swimming trials in Adelaide on Tuesday night.