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.
Ageless WA swimmer Holly Barratt arrived in Brisbane this week hoping to improve her times and if she achieved a personal best time she would be happy – after all at 29 what more could you expect racing Australia’s Olympians and world champions.
The world has taken another collective sigh of relief after Cate Campbell clocked the fastest time in the world this year in the 100m freestyle heats on the opening day of the Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships in Brisbane.
The 2017 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships will see your Rio Olympic and Paralympic heroes return to the pool along with a crop of rising stars that will swim for a shot at selection onto the World Championship teams.
New Zealand has qualified a men’s freestyle relay team for the world championships after all four went under the 50 second barrier to highlight the final night of the New Zealand Open Championships in Auckland.