Swimming Australia will kick off its second annual GO Swim Month on Tuesday when the month of October is once again transformed into GO Swim Month, a national campaign aimed at promoting swimming through registered GO Swim Day Centres.
Five of Australia?s best young aspiring athletes have been given the unique and invaluable opportunity to receive mentoring from some of the nation?s greatest athletes, including two-time Olympic gold medallist Susie O?Neill OAM and seven-time world surfing champion Layne Beachley, thanks to scholarships presented by The Sport Australia Hall of Fame.
Two development camps will be held this week off the back of the State Teams Age Short Course Championships in Canberra, with a total of 53 swimmers selected to attend either the National Youth Camp or Talent Identification camp to be held at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).
Queensland have continued their clean sweep of the State Teams Age Short Course Championships, taking top spot in the event for the fifth consecutive year.
South Australian Kyle Chalmers has become the first boy in the 14-15 years age group to swim a sub-50-second 100m freestyle at the State Teams Short Course Championships, at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.
Seven new meet records were set at the 2013 State Teams Short Course Championships this morning with the young swimmers stepping up the competition on day two of racing at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.