David Davies from Wales has won the Gold medal in the Men’s 1500m Freestyle. Andrew Hurd from Canada has won the silver medal and Hercules Prinsloo from South Africa has won the Bronze medal.
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Roland Schoeman has won the Gold medal for South Africa in the Men’s 50m Freestyle. Brent Hayden from Canada has won the silver and Brett Hawke has won the bronze for Australia.
Caitlin McClatchey has won the Gold in the Women’s 400m Freestyle Final for Scotland with Joanne Jackson from England taking the silver and Bronte Barratt from Australia taking the bronze.
Lisbeth Lenton, Jodie Henry and Alice Mills have dominated once again in the pool winning the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for Australia in the Women’s 50m Freestyle.
Rebecca Cooke has won the Gold Medal for England in the Women’s 800m Freestyle. The Silver medal went to Melissa Gorman from Australia and the bronze, to Brittany Reimer from Canada.
In the event that was missing Ian Thorpe, the Australian men again failed to make the medals with the 3 guys only making 5, 6 and 7. England’s Simon Burnett took the gold while South Africa took Silver and Bronze thanks to Ryk Neethling and Roland Schoeman.
Lisbeth Lenton has set a new Games Record to win the Gold ahead of follow Australians Jodie Henry and Alice Mills who won the silver and bronze medals respectively, handing Australia all three medals in the women’s 100m Freestyle.
Ross Davenport and Simon Burnett have won the Gold and Silver Medals in the Men’s 200m Freestyle Final with Brent Hayden from Canada taking the Bronze Medal at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games.
The women’s 100m Freestyle is shaping up to be a good final after Alice Mills broke the Games record with a time of 54.80s in heat four and then Jodie Henry broke it minutes later in the next heat with a time of 54.52s. Libby Lenton finished in a time of 55.04s in the [...]
The Australian’s have been talking up the events they have been wanting to take home not only just the gold medal, but a clean sweep of the Silver and Bronze as well. Tonight however, it was the Scots that surprised everyone when Caitlin McClatchey beat the favoured Libby Lenton in the Women’s 200m Freestyle [...]
While the Australian women have been touted as the favourites in many of the pool events, Scottish swimmer, Caitlin McClatchey has set the fastest time in the heats of the 200m Freestyle with 1:59:96.
Libby Lenton is there with Linda Mackenzie to represent Australia but with McClatchey setting the fastest time in the pool, tonight’s final [...]
The following swimmers have qualified for the final to be completed this evening
1. Craig Stevens (Australia) 3 mins 51.26 secs
2. David Davies (Wales) 3:51.39
3. David Carry (Scotland) 3:51.66
4. Andrew Hurd (Canada) 3:52.48
5. Jean Basson (South Africa) 3:52.63
6. Robert Renwick (Scotland) 3:52.69
7. Ryan Cochrane (Canada) 3:53.27
8. Mark Randall (South Africa) 3:53.60
The Final for this event is this evening
1. Caitlin McClatchey (Scotland) 1 min 59.96 secs
2. Linda MacKenzie (Australia) 2:00.11
3. Lisbeth Lenton (Australia) 2:00.16
4. Joanne Jackson (England) 2:00.23
5. Melanie Marshall (England) 2:00.50
6. Bronte Barratt (Australia) 2:00.64
7. Sophie Simard (Canada) 2:00.89
8. Lauren Boyle (New Zealand) 2:01.11
Australian swimmer Iam Thorpe has been spending more time resting than training during the last week as he battles to overcome a bad case of bronchitis.
One of the big drawcards for the Commonwealth Games, Thorpe will race in the 100m and 200m freestyle.
Kylie Palmer has become the first “child of the 90’s” to qualify for the Australian Swim team after finishing third in the 400m Freestyle.
The Brisbane teenager, who trains alongside Jessicah Schipper under veteran coach Ken Wood, wasn’t expecting to be creating history. She gave herself virtually no chance of being a part of the most [...]
It is the first time in the history of the Commonwealth Games that Australia has relied on a qualifier from another event to contest the distance event but little-known West Australian medley specialist Travis Nederpelt will carry Australia’s slim 1500m hopes at the March Commonwealth Games after all eight swimmers in last night’s National [...]
Craig Stevens and his coach, Tracey Menzies, have decided that he won’t swim the 1500 metres at the Commonwealth Games trials, instead they will hope that the world ranking he achieved in his 400m win on Monday will be good enough to gain him a spot on the team.
Stevens posted a time of three minutes, [...]
Ian Thorpe’s first dip in the pool saw him cruise to a win that would have placed him in the bronze medal position behind Michael Phelps and Grant Hackett at the world titles last year in Montreal.
His time of 46.42 seconds in the 200m freestyle has seem him easily secure his place in the Australian [...]
Despite winning the 400m final, Craig Stevens may miss out on a spot in the Australian Commonwealth Games team because his time ranks him only in 20th place in the world.
Stevens is deciding if he would swim the 1500m in an attempt to qualify.
New Zealanders Moss Burmester and Alison Fitch have performed well at the Australian swimming trials wil Burmester posting the second fastest time in the 200m butterfly.
Fitch matched the time that she clocked at the New Zealand swim trials in the 200m freestyle.
The Kiwis have been allowed to participate in the morning sessions of the Australian [...]