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Sprinters shine at swim trials

Sprinters shine at swim trials

24 June 2013

SWIMMING: Strong swims from James Magnussen and Cate Campbell highlighted Saturday's final day of the Australian time trials in Brisbane, with the focus switching to July's world championships in Barcelona.

Barcelona beckons for golden girl Coutts

Barcelona beckons for golden girl Coutts

27 April 2013

SWIMMING: Olympic gold medallist Alicia Coutts has added a brace of national titles to her growing trophy cabinet after two superb swims at the 2013 Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide this evening.

Day 5 Swimming - Double Silvers

Day 5 Swimming - Double Silvers

2 August 2012

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.

Remarkable Relay Gold on Day One

Remarkable Relay Gold on Day One

29 July 2012

SWIMMING: First night of finals at the London Aquatic Centre and Australia featured in all four finals and swam to a sensational gold in the final event of the session the women's 4x100m relay final.

Rice shoulders Aussie hopes on day one

Rice shoulders Aussie hopes on day one

27 July 2012

The most talked about shoulder in world swimming - and Stephanie Rice's mettle - will be put to the ultimate test as Australia look to create early momentum in the pool at the London Olympics.

Missile to lead powerful Olympic Swim Team to London

Missile to lead powerful Olympic Swim Team to London

22 March 2012

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.

Olympic Trials – Event by Event Wrap

Olympic Trials – Event by Event Wrap

22 March 2012

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.

World chasing Magnussen muscle to London

World chasing Magnussen muscle to London

19 March 2012

World champion James Magnussen delivered on his promise to make a statement to his international rivals, improving on the fastest ever 100m freestyle time in a textile suit in a stunning victory at the Olympic trials in Adelaide.

Six swimmers bolt to London, Thorpe stalls

Six swimmers bolt to London, Thorpe stalls

16 March 2012

Kylie Palmer produced the swim of the second night of Olympic trials in the women's 400m freestyle final in front of Bronte Barratt. Alicia Coutts and Jessicah Schipper scored butterfly berths and Christian Sprenger produced a blistering breaststroke time ahead of Brenton Rickard while Ian Thorpe was knocked out in the 200m freestyle semi.

Rice first to be London bound

Rice first to be London bound

15 March 2012

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.

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