2017 started with a bang! Winter athletes competing in the Northern Hemisphere recorded some of the best Australian results in history. While on home soil, Olympians added National Championship titles to their resume and crowds flocked to some of the biggest sporting events of the year.
The opening day of the 2017 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships has seen a pair of siblings take the next steps towards world championship selection with Chelsea Gubecka and her sister Chloe, as well as Jack Brazier and his sister Mackenzie all finishing inside the top four in the men’s and women’s open 10km event.
Olympic rowing gold medallist, Kim Brennan, and our golden Women’s 7s rugby team are among 22 Olympic athletes included on the Australia Day Honours list.
The Australian Swim Team has kick started its four-year build up to Tokyo 2020 with an 11 medal haul - including two gold at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships (25m) in Windsor, Canada.
Brisbane’s two-time Olympic relay gold medallist Brittany Elmslie led a breakthrough day for the Australian Dolphins at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships (25m) in a snow-blown Windsor, Canada yesterday.
A “jack of all trades” relay is the toast of the Australian Dolphins Swim Team in Canada after their stirring bronze medal winning performance in the prestigious men’s 4x100m freestyle on Wednesday.