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Two of Australia’s queens of the pool, Emily Seebohm and Emma McKeon were the big winners at Swimming Australia’s Gala Awards Dinner in Adelaide Sunday night.
Emily Seebohm has tonight eclipsed Matt Welsh as Australia’s most successful Australian Short Course swimmer, winning her 25th National title in Adelaide.
The 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest has wrapped up with the Australian Dolphins Swim Team adding two bronze medals to their tally through distance swimmer Mack Horton and the women’s 4x100m medley relay team to leave Hungary with ten medals; one gold, five silver and four bronze.
Swimming at her sixth successive FINA World Championships Australia’s backstroke queen Emily Seebohm exceeded all expectations as she stormed home in the last lap of the women’s 200m backstroke to overpower and out-touch hometown hero, Katinka Hosszu and retain her world title from 2015.
Defending world champion Emily Seebohm has set a sizzling time in the women’s 200m backstroke semi-finals on night six at the Duna Arena, to move through as the fastest qualifier for tonight’s final in 2:05.81 - exactly the same time that won her the title in 2015.
Australia’s rich history in international relays continued last night as the women’s 4x200m freestyle team demonstrated true grit when the quartet of Madison Wilson, Emma McKeon, Kotuku Ngawati and Ariarne Titmus combined to bag the bronze medal in sensational style.
It took a world record to deny Emily Seebohm a title defence in the women’s 100m backstroke, as the 25-year-old battled her way to bronze in a hard-fought podium finish.
Australia’s most successful swimmer at the Rio Olympics Emma McKeon has stormed home in the last lap of the women’s 100m butterfly to steal the silver medal and set a new Commonwealth and Australian record on night two of the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest.
The 31-strong Australian Dolphins Swim Team will dive head on into the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest this weekend with confidence they are race ready to take on the world.