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Chad le Clos of South Africa celebrates after winning the gold in the Men's 200m Butterfly final on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

IOC: With less than one year to go to the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that Olympic swimming champion Chad Le Clos will be an official YOG Ambassador.

Fresh start for Swimming Australia

SWIMMING: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), John Coates, has warmly welcomed the appointment of John Bertrand as President of Swimming Australia Ltd.

Alicia Coutts of Australia competes during the Swimming Women's 100m Butterfly Final at the FINA World Championships on July 29, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. Coutts won the silver.

SWIMMING: London Olympic superstar Alicia Coutts and British-born Australian Ellen Gandy have stolen the limelight at the Australian short course championships in Sydney over the weekend.

(L-R) Cameron McEvoy, Eamon Sullivan, James Roberts, James Magnussen, Matt Targett and Tommaso D'Orsogna of Australia pose during an Australian swimming portrait session on Manly Beach on March 25, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

SWIMMING: The AOC has now received the report by Senior Counsel, Mr Bret Walker, into the conduct of the swimming section of the Australian Olympic Team at the London Games.

Kenneth To of Australia competes during the Swimming Men's 200m Medley preliminaries heat three on day twelve of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 31, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: Last year’s FINA World Cup champion Kenneth To has started his 2013 campaign in fine form picking up gold and an Australian record at the Eindhoven World Cup in the Netherlands overnight.

Swim Team on the rise

5 August 2013
Cate Campbell (L) of Australia celebrates with Bronte Campbell of Australia after the Swimming Women's Freestyle 50m Semifinal heat 2 on day fifteen of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on August 3, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: The Australian Swim Team has wrapped up the 2013 FINA World Championships with three silver medals on the final night of competition, for a total of 13 medals overall including individual gold to Cate Campbell, James Magnussen and Christian Sprenger.

Silver medal winner Belinda Hocking of Australia celebrates on the podium after the Swimming Women's Backstroke 200m Final on day fifteen of the 15th FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: Victorian Belinda Hocking has won Australia’s 10th medal in the pool at the 2013 FINA World Championships in a determined and ruthless swim to take silver in the women’s 200m backstroke.

Cate Campbell of Australia is congratulated by Sarah Sjostrom (L) of Sweden after the Swimming Women's Freestyle 100m Final on at the 15th FINA World Championships on August 2, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: Dual Olympian Cate Campbell has won Australia’s third gold medal of the 2013 FINA World Championships

James Magnussen of Australia celebrates winning the 100m Freestyle at the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on August 1, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: Two years on from winning his maiden world championship title, James Magnussen has won the Australian Swim Team’s second gold medal of the 2013 FINA World Championships taking out the men’s 100m freestyle.

Christian Sprenger competes during the 50m Breaststroke Final where he won silver at the 15th FINA World Championships on July 31, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: Already a gold medallist and world champion at this meet, Christian Sprenger has won Australia’s sixth medal in Barcelona.