The 2019 National Swimming Championships ended with a bang when Australian Olympians spanning several decades came together for the Legends Relay, finalising a record-breaking competition with some exciting nostalgia
Wonder-kid Sasha Zhoya burst onto the scene in blistering fashion recently, when the 16-year-old dominated in three disciplines at the 2019 National Track and Field Championships, but his athletic prowess is just the tip of the iceberg for the genetically gifted showman.
Australia’s Canoe Slalom Olympians set an early mark ahead of the 2019 World Cup and Olympic qualification season with dual Olympic medallist and reigning C1 World Champion and 2018 World Cup winner Jessica Fox continuing her record-breaking unbeaten run in the women’ C1, while Rio Olympian Lucien Delfour finished second in the men’s K1 at the Pyrenees Cup in Spain over the weekend.
George took over the @AUSOlympicTeam Instagram account on Sunday to give our followers an exclusive behind-the-scenes look in to the Opals training camp on the Gold Coast.
The weekend saw some impressive results for your Australian Olympians, with an athletics National Champion becoming the first woman in over ten years to go sub-2 minutes in the 800m and Aussie divers finding more medals in the pool.
Both National and Commonwealth records continued to be broken at the 2019 Australian Swimming Championships, with the competition due to wrap up on Friday 12 April.
Rio 2016 Olympian and Matildas goalkeeper Lydia Williams took over the @AUSOlympicTeam Instagram story this week for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into the training camp.
SAILING: Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin have claimed Gold for Australia in the Nacra 17 class at the 50th Princess Sofia Trophy Iberostar in Palma, Spain over the weekend.
Adelaide’s Olympic Champion Kyle Chalmers thrilled his home crowd at the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre on night two of the 2019 Australian Swimming Championships, claiming back-to-back Men’s 100m Freestyle titles and beating his Rio 2016 gold-medal-winning time.
It was a whirlwind weekend in Aussie sport, with athletics, swimming, cycling, surfing, diving and paddle all bringing the heat.
Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018
Best of Buenos Aires 2018
Did you know?
Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).
Did you know?
At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.