Gold Medal Hopes As Australia Takes 35-strong Swim Team To Tokyo
Muhammad Irfan 1 month ago Thu 17th June 2021 | 05:50 PM
Adelaide, Australia, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Jun, 2021 ) :Australia will take a 35-strong swim team to Tokyo for next month's Olympics following six-day trials that witnessed a world record, four new Commonwealth marks and a host of national bests.
But those performances were down on the 20 won at Beijing in 2008 and hopes are high the team can edge back towards those lofty heights next month.
The squad boasts 21 debutants, but also Emily Seebohm and Cate Campbell who join former great Leisel Jones as the only Australian swimmers to ever make four Olympics.
"I've been really pleased with the performances this week," said head coach Rohan Taylor.
"I feel we have a strong team, and I'm particularly pleased with the strength of our relays, it shows the fantastic depth in this squad.
" Women 50m Freestyle: Emma McKeon, Cate Campbell 100m Freestyle: Emma McKeon, Cate Campbell 200m Freestyle: Ariarne Titmus, Emma McKeon 400m Freestyle: Ariarne Titmus, Tamsin Cook 800m Freestyle: Ariarne Titmus, Kiah Melverton 1,500m Freestyle: Maddie Gough, Kiah Melverton 100m Backstroke: Kaylee McKeown, Emily Seebohm 200m Backstroke: Kaylee McKeown, Emily Seebohm 100m Butterfly: Emma McKeon 200m Butterfly: Brianna Throssell 100m Breaststroke: Chelsea Hodges, Jessica Hansen 200m Breaststroke: Jenna Strauch, Abbey Harkin 200m Individual Medley: Kaylee McKeown 4x100m Free Relay: Bronte Campbell, Mollie O'Callaghan, Madison Wilson, Leah Neale, Meg Harris 4x200m Free Relay: Bronte Campbell, Mollie O'Callaghan, Madison Wilson, Leah Neale, Meg Harris Men 100m Freestyle: Kyle Chalmers, Matthew Temple 200m Freestyle: Kyle Chalmers, Elijah Winnington 400m Freestyle: Elijah Winnington, Jack McLoughlin 800m Freestyle: Jack McLoughlin 1,500m Freestyle: Jack McLoughlin 100m Backstroke: Mitch Larkin 200m Backstroke: Tristan Hollard 100m Butterfly: Matthew Temple, David Morgan 200m Butterfly: Matthew Temple, David Morgan 200m Breaststroke: Zac Stubblety-Cook 200m Individual Medley: Mitch Larkin 400m Individual Medley: Brendon Smith, Lee See-Bom4x100m Free Relay: Issac Cooper, Alexander Graham, Mack Horton, Zac Incerti4x200m Free Relay: Thomas Neil, Cam McEvoy, Matthew Wilson