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.
West Australian speedster Braga Verhage has broken two meet records on the opening night of the 2013 State Teams Short Course Swimming Championship at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.
Swimming Australia is pleased to announce triple-Olympian Petria Thomas as the new National Training Centre and Network Support Manager.
The Australian wheelchair rugby team and star player Ryley Batt have been nominated by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for the 2013 Paralympic Sport Awards, while Australia?s most successful athlete at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, Jacqueline Freney, has been overlooked.
First and foremost it is a great honour to have been nominated and appointed to the role of President for Swimming Australia. Swimming is of national importance in Australia and to Australians. At the elite level we are talking about the ?green and gold?, while from a community perspective it is about being safe and having fun in the water. We all know Aussies love to swim, and we also love to support and watch our swimmers race at the Commonwealth Games, World Championships and Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The 2013 Junior Olympic Cup held by the Japanese Olympic Committee at Tatsumi International Swimming Centre, has come to a close with the 13-strong Australian team winning eight gold medals and 14 in total.
Swimming in his fourth individual final on the last night of competition at the World Junior Championships, Mack Horton continued his golden run of success, as he swam to victory in the men?s 1500m freestyle at the Hamdan Sports Complex in Dubai.
Victorian swimmer, mighty Mack Horton will be aiming for his seventh Junior World Championship medal tonight when he takes to the blocks in his pet event, the boy?s 1500m freestyle at the Hamdan Sports Complex in Dubai.