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Dolphins ready to race in Toronto after announcement of postponed Para World Championships
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Swimming Australia: September 21, 2017: The Dolphins Swim Team selected to race at the 2017 Para World Swimming Championships, formerly in Mexico, will now set their sights on the 2017 Para Swimming Canadian Open in Toronto next week.

After a devastating earthquake hit the planned host city, Mexico, the Para World Championships were postponed indefinitely with no further news from World Para Swimming regarding a replacement competition expected until late next week.


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Swimming Australia Statement regarding Para World Swimming Championships
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Swimming Australia: September 21, 2017: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has made the decision overnight to postpone the 2017 Para World Swimming Championships, that were to be held in Mexico City, following the devastating earthquake that hit yesterday.

The IPC decision was taken following an assessment of the current situation and after close liaison with the Local Organising Committee and the City of Mexico government.


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2017 Media Accreditation Hancock Prospecting Australian Short Course Championships
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Swimming Australia: September 20, 2017: Please see attached accreditation application form for the 2017 Hancock Prospecting Australian Short Course Championships that will take place from October 26-28.

 

If you would like to attend please complete this form and return it by 5.00pm 2 October 2017.


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Swimming Australia Statement regarding Marriage Equality
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Swimming Australia: September 20, 2017: The individual Board members of Swimming Australia discussed the postal vote afforded to all Australians on the issue of marriage equality at its Board Meeting yesterday.

Swimming Australia is an organisation of members and stakeholders with diverse backgrounds and opinions; and our organisational policies reflect our ongoing and serious commitment to inclusion, fairness and acceptance.


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Gold Coast return for triathlon legend they call MJ
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Triathlon Australia: September 18, 2017Australia’s US-based triathlon legend Michellie Jones will celebrate 30 years in the sport next year and she would like nothing better than to return home and win another World Championship on the Gold Coast.
 
Jones, just turned 48 and known affectionately throughout the triathlon world as MJ, has shown over the last three days at the ITU World Championships in Rotterdam, just why she will go down in history as one of triathlon’s true all-time greats.


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Gentle’s silver surge after coach Turner’s words of wisdom
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Triathlon Australia: September 17, 2017With the words of her coach ringing in her ears triathlete Ashleigh Gentle reached deep down in Rotterdam today to reap the rewards of a move she knew she had to make after last year’s Rio Olympics. 
 

Her move to coach Jamie Turner changed her pathway in the sport she loves and with immediate impact – after she wrapped up her second place finish in the prestigious 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series.


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Redemption in Rotterdam as Matt Hauser continues Aussie gold rush
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Triathlon Australia: September 17, 2017Queensland's rising triathlon star Matt Hauser has continued Australia's golden run at the ITU World Championships Grand Final with a stunning world junior title win in a rainy Rotterdam earlier today. 
 

Hauser, 19, secured Australia’s third gold medal of the Championships, coming 24 hours after paratriathletes Katie Kelly and Emily Tapp claimed gold in their classes yesterday.


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It was a case of “your number’s up” even for cool hand Luke
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Triathlon Australia: September 17, 2017Cool headed triathlete Luke Willian is hoping his “never say die” attitude will be enough to earn him a place on next year’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games triathlon team.
 

Even if there were any doubts about the 21-year-old’s ability to rise to the occasion, dig deep or to overcome adversity they were quickly dispelled with a well-deserved bronze medal in the Under 23 ITU World Championship in Rotterdam overnight.


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Golden day for Aussie paratriathletes in Rotterdam
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Triathlon Australia: September 15, 2017Australia has had a golden start to the ITU World Triathlon Championships in Rotterdam today, with its all-conquering paratriathletes grabbing two gold and two silver medals on the opening day.
 

Vision impaired Rio gold medallist Katie Kelly added a second World crown to her Paralympic win from last year and her first World title in 2015 with guide, 2000 Olympic silver medallist Michellie Jones.


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