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.
Gold Coaster Josh Parrish mixed it with some of the biggest names in swimming in Adelaide tonight and declared he wants to be part of Australia’s team for next year’s Commonwealth Games.
Emily Seebohm has tonight eclipsed Matt Welsh as Australia’s most successful Australian Short Course swimmer, winning her 25th National title in Adelaide.
Cate Campbell has returned to the pool with a bang clocking a new short course world record in the 100 metres freestyle on the opening night of the Australian Short Course Swimming Championships in Adelaide tonight.
Olympic gold medallist Kyle Chalmers is enjoying having the eyes on him heading into the national short course championships in Adelaide starting Thursday.
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.
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
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.