Brisbane swimmer Jessicah Schipper has produced another world-record performance, this time in the 100m butterfly, on the final night of the Australian short course titles.
Australia lost its status as the second best swimming nation in the world, falling to fourth on the medal table after winning four bronze medals on the final day
Jess Schipper executed the perfect race to claim the 200m butterfly gold medal in world record time at the FINA world championships on Thursday as Australian teammate
Grant Hackett's 800m freestyle world record was obliterated at the FINA world championships on Wednesday as Australia lost yet another champion's name from the record books. China's Zhang Lin ripped 6.53 seconds off Hackett's 2005 world championship time to win in 7:32.12.
Australia's Emily Seebohm buried her Beijing demons with a bronze medal in the women's 100m backstroke at the FINA world championships on Tuesday. Seebohm failed to reach the final at the 2008 Olympic Games after she lost seven kilograms through pre-meet stress.
Brenton Rickard became Australia's newest world champion while Stephanie Rice, Jess Schipper and Matt Targett won silver medals in a sensational night
Australia claimed their first medal of the FINA world championships on Sunday, with the women's 4x100m freestyle relay team collecting bronze at the Foro Italico.