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Ironman star Ali Day to race Optus Swim Sydney Harbour
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Swimming Australia: January 15, 2018: Surfers Paradise Ironman star Ali Day will take a break from Ironman competition this week to swim in the Optus Swim Sydney Harbour on Saturday.

 

He will join Australian Open Surf race champion and open water swim star Ollie Signorini in the 2km Sydney Harbour Race.


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2018 NSW STATE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS
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Swimming Australia: January 17, 2018: The Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre will this weekend play host to the three- day 2018 NSW STATE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS from FridayJanuary 19 to Sunday January 21. It will be the final hit out before the Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Trials - The Selection of the Australian Team (February 28-March 3) for this year's Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.


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Emma McKeon’s happy home coming for Commonwealth Games tune up
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Swimming Australia: January 15, 2018: Australia’s most successful 2014 Commonwealth, 2016 Olympic and 2017 World Championship swimmer Emma McKeon will take a step back to her childhood in Wollongong this week.

 

It comes as her multi-event Commonwealth Games campaign continues with a home town training camp after her four gold medal haul at the Victorian State Championships at the Melbourne Sports And Aquatic Centre tonight.


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Lauren Parker ready to inspire the nation in her quest for Commonwealth Games
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Triathlon Australia: January 14, 2018: Twenty-eight-year-old Newcastle triathlete Lauren Parker could well become the inspiration of the nation in the countdown to this year’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. 
 
The former Ironman triathlete, who was second in her age group in the Ironman World Championship in 2015, is now confined to a wheelchair after an horrific and freakish bike riding accident last April crushed her career and changed her life forever.


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Larkin and Seebohm turn on the power with Vic States triple treat
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Swimming Australia: January 14, 2018: Backstroking power couple, Mitch Larkin and Emily Seebohm stole the show on night two of the Victorian State Swimming Championships tonight notching three wins from three starts at a chilly, rainy Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre.

 

The Queensland partners, Larkin with St Peters Western and Seebohm from Brisbane Grammar showed why they are two of the world’s best and will be very much front and centre when Australia’s finest converge on the Gold Coast next month for the Commonwealth Games Swimming Trials.


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Mc sibblings hungry for golden nuggets at Victorian State Champs
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Swimming Australia: January 12, 2018: Night two of the Victorian State Swimming Championships at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre tonight could well be a tale of Queensland sibblings the McKeowns and the McKeons.

 

Last night saw 16-year-old Kaylee McKeown (USC Spartans) edged out world champion Emily Seebohm (Brisbane Grammar) in a thrilling 200m backstroke final – the world junior record holder out-touching the three time Olympian by 0.04.


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Horton and Chalmers all class at Victorian State Championships
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Swimming Australia: January 12, 2018: Olympic champions Mack Horton and Kyle Chalmers showed all their class, Emma McKeon notched a winning double and rising star Kaylee McKeown caused the upset of the night.

 

All in an action packed program for the first of three nights of the Victorian State Swimming Championships at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre tonight.


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Emily Seebohm joins Olympic golden boys to headline Vic States opening night
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Swimming Australia: January 12, 2018: Olympic gold medallists Mack Horton, Gregorio Paltrinieri and Kyle Chalmers and reigning world champion Emily Seebohm will headline the opening night’s finals at the Victorian State Swimming Championships at the Melbourne Sports And Aquatic Centre tonight.


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Commonwealth Games selection for paratriathletes on the line in St Kilda
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Triathlon Australia: December 19, 2017:  Final places on this year’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games paratriathlon team will be on the line for Australia’s wheelchair athletes in Sunday’s Paratriathlon OTU Continental Championships in St Kilda. 

It is their final chance for the PTWC athletes to impress selectors inside the selection criteria dates which finish on January 31


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