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More records fall at Australian Olympic Swimming trials

More records fall at Australian Olympic Swimming trials

14/06/2021 5:09:00 PM

More records fall at Australian Olympic Swimming trials

Ariarne Titmus announces herself as one of the hottest swimmers in the world, with the second-fastest swim in history in the women's 200m freestyle.

Print text onlyPrintCancelAriarne Titmus has announced herself as one of the hottest swimmers in the world, with the second-fastest swim in history in the women's 200m freestyle.Key points:Ariarne Titmus's time in the women's 200m freestyle is second only to Italian Federica Pellegrini's 2009 world record

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Veteran Emma McKeon came second in the 200m to also qualify for TokyoKaylee McKeown qualified for her second Olympic event in the 200m individual medleyHer time of 1:53:09 at the Australian Olympic Swimming Trials in Adelaide is only behind Italian Federica Pellegrini's (1:52:98), set in 2009 during the super-suit era.

It is the longest-standing women's world record in swimming and set at a time when world records tumbled before the suits were banned.Titmus's swim came just one day after she threw down the gauntlet to the queen of women's distance swimming, Katie Ledecky, by setting the second-fastest time in history in the 400m freestyle. headtopics.com

Titmus has been recovering from a shoulder injury but has made a quantum leap in improvement during these trials."More than anything, the 400m gave me confidence," Titmus said after the race.Veteran Emma McKeon came second in the 200m to also qualify for Tokyo after setting a cracking pace early in the race, with both women under world-record time.

McKeon says she is not surprised by the the speed of the Australian swimmers during the trials.(AAP: Dave Hunt)"I also knew that I had to take it out with Emma. I knew she'd be fast out and she's got way more speed than I do so I knew I had to be as close to her as possible," Titmus said.

Ominously, for her rivals, Titmus thinks she can go faster at the Olympic Games."I'd like to think so," she said. Read more: ABC News »

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Kaylee McKeown breaks 100m backstroke world record at Australian Olympic trialsQueensland swimmer Kaylee McKeown says she turned the death of her father into 'hunger and motivation' to break the world record by more than a 10th of a second at the Olympic swimming trials. The Olympics should be on hold during a pandemic Is she from the Indigenous or non-indigenous ethnic Anglo or European or Asian community?

Shock as Mack Horton fails to qualify for Olympics in pet event Mack Horton will not defend his Olympic gold medal in the 400m freestyle in Tokyo after failing to qualify in his pet event at the Australian swimming trials on Saturday night. shoulda got on the gear His main focus is on media and fame not sport anymore. That’s why.

2021 Australian Swimming Trials LIVE updates: Horton hopes on line in 200mIt’s the last chance saloon for Mack Horton while Kaylee McKeown is a genuine world record chance in the 100m backstroke at the pointy end on day two of the Olympic trials. The main strike of NyaungOo Tsp marched in the rain to oppose the Terrorist Regime. Black4Rohingya June13Coup WhatsHappeningInMyanmar

2021 Australian Swimming Trials LIVE updates: Horton hopes on line in 200mLIVE | It’s the last chance saloon for Mack Horton while Kaylee McKeown is a genuine world record chance in the 100m backstroke at the pointy end on day two of the Olympic trials. Is it on TV?

Aussie teen breaks world record at Olympic trialsBREAKING: Aussie 19-year-old Kaylee McKeowan has broken the 100m backstroke world record at the Australian Olympic trials. 9News Aussie? From the ethnic Anglo or European or Caucasian White communities in Australia since the great migration of Whites from the shitholes of Britain, Europe, and the Caucuses to my land? Hope she’s not peaking early Congratulations that’s great news

Teen swim sensation smashes world record, Horton set for Olympics after 400m miseryBring on Tokyo! Aussie swimmer Kaylee McKeown smashes world record ahead of Olympics 👉 Hope our swimmers do well this year