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New swimming events for Tokyo 2020 and what they mean for the Australian swim team

New swimming events for Tokyo 2020 and what they mean for the Australian swim team

31 August 2017

Swimming has long been a leader in inclusive sport and the decision to introduce the women’s 1500m freestyle and the men’s 800m free at an Olympic level in Tokyo 2020 presents an exciting opportunity in our sport.

10 things we learnt in July

10 things we learnt in July

1 August 2017

With our Aussie athletes dominating at World Championships across the globe and our winter athletes ramping up preparations for PyeongChang 2018, here are 10 exciting things we learnt this month

Bronze double for Australia as McKeon sets medal record in Budapest

Bronze double for Australia as McKeon sets medal record in Budapest

31 July 2017

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.

Gold for Australia as Seebohm successfully defends World title

Gold for Australia as Seebohm successfully defends World title

30 July 2017

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.

Seebohm back to her best in sizzling semi-final swim

Seebohm back to her best in sizzling semi-final swim

29 July 2017

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.

Brave rookie Titmus anchors 4x200m relay to bronze

Brave rookie Titmus anchors 4x200m relay to bronze

28 July 2017

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.

McKeon's medal count continues to grow in Budapest

McKeon's medal count continues to grow in Budapest

27 July 2017

After an admirable eight races in just four days of competition at the Duna Arena in Budapest, Emma McKeon is showing no signs of slowing down and Australia’s own Iron Lady has collected an individual total of four silver medals so far.

Seebohm wins World Champs bronze

Seebohm wins World Champs bronze

26 July 2017

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.

Aussies go down to reigning champs Serbia in World Champs quarter finals

Aussies go down to reigning champs Serbia in World Champs quarter finals

26 July 2017

Australia’s Men’s Water Polo Team, have gone down to reigning World and Olympic Champions Serbia 5-15 in the quarter finals of the FINA World Championships in Budapest.

Synchro Team exceed expectations at World Championships

Synchro Team exceed expectations at World Championships

25 July 2017

The new-look Australian Synchronised Swimming Team has kicked off their four-year cycle towards Tokyo 2020 with two top-20 finishes, at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest.

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