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Triple Olympian, Olympic Gold Medallist and multiple World Champion Jessicah Schipper today announced her retirement from competitive swimming.
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: Butterfly veteran Jess Schipper has made a full recovery from a recent health scare in time for the London Olympics. Schipper needed emergency surgery on an ovarian cyst in May after being rushed to hospital complaining of severe abdominal pain.
adidas and the Australian Olympic Committee were today joined by several outstanding athletes including Sally Pearson, Mitchell Watt, Craig Mottram, Jess Schipper, Bronte Campbell, Henry Frayne and Cate Campbell to unveil the lightest and fastest team uniform ever worn by the Australian team.
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.
World champion James Magnussen delivered on his promise to make a statement to his international rivals, improving on the fastest ever 100m freestyle time in a textile suit in a stunning victory at the Olympic trials in Adelaide.
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.
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.
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.