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Olympic 400m champion Mack Horton surprised even himself when he stormed down the outside to win a thrilling 200m freestyle final on the second night of the Hancock Prospecting Australian Championships at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre tonight.
Mack Horton swam the 2nd fastest 400m freestyle by an Australian to be the star of the six athletes who qualified for Rio 2016. Grant Hackett great swim in 4th.
SWIMMING: Queenslander Grant Irvine has announced himself on the Australian swimming scene by recording the second quickest Australian men’s 200m butterfly of all time, at the 2013 Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide tonight.
SWIMMING: The Australian team of Bronte Barratt, Melanie Schlanger, Kylie Palmer and Alicia Coutts have put up a brave fight in the battle to defend their Olympic 4x200m freestyle relay title before going down to a white hot USA team.
SWIMMING: Thomas Fraser-Holmes, Ryan Napoleon, Stephanie Rice and the women's 4x100m relay team have progressed to final on Saturday night in London.
The battle for medals in the pool at the London Olympic Games will be fierce and swimmers selected to represent Australia are capable of taking down the world’s best.
The 26 individual events on the Olympic program for swimming were contested over eight days of racing in Adelaide with the Australian Olympic Committee officially selecting a 44-strong team for London 2012. Here is a wrap of every event at the Olympic Trials and the athletes who excelled.
Olympic champion Stephanie Rice declared she had finally let her swimming do the talking after producing her best swim in three years to ensure a shot a defending her 400m individual medley title in London.