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Olympic champion Stephanie Rice and teammate Bronte Barratt have set the tone for Queensland and Australia on the third night of competition at the Santa Clara International in California, with world class swims in windy and cold conditions.
Triple Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rice admits her injured shoulder has yet to be really tested, but is confident she can nurse it back to full strength in time for the London Games.
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.
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.
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.
Stephanie Rice's troublesome shoulder faces its biggest test on the opening day of swimming trials in Adelaide and coach Michael Bohl admits the Olympic champion faces a fight just to make it to London.
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