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Queenslanders scoop the pool at swimming trials

7 March 2018

The Australian Swimming team for the upcoming GC2018 Commonwealth Games

The Australian Swimming team for the upcoming GC2018 Commonwealth Games

The 2018 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming trials saw the nation’s best gather on the Gold Coast in the bid to earn selection on the Commonwealth Games Australia Swim Team.

The first day of competition saw 17-year old St Peters Western swimmer, Ariarne Titmus, claim her first of three wins in the women’s 200m Freestyle. Her gold medal-winning performances in the women’s 400m and 800m Freestyle on the following nights saw her become the first athlete to secure the treble victory in 14 years!

Thursday night’s audience was treated to a World record-breaking performance by Lakeisha Patterson in the women’s 100m Freestyle S8 and witnessed Cate Campbell shave time off the national record in the women’s 50m Butterfly.

Cate continued with this momentum to win the 50m and 100m Freestyle, while sister, Bronte finished a touch behind in second place.

The following swimmers were also among the winners who delivered standout performances; Mitch Larkin, Taylor McKeown, David Morgan, Emily Seebohm, Laura Taylor, Georgia Bohl, Cameron Jones, Jake Packard, Ellie Cole, Paige Leonhardt, Emma McKeon, Leiston Pickett, Liam Schluter, Clyde Lewis, Kaylee McKeown, James Roberts and Jack McLoughlin.

The Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) would like to congratulate all swimmers on such a successful meet, but specifically those who have been selected to compete at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games:

  • Jessica Ashwood
  • Minna Atherton
  • Georgia Bohl
  • Bronte Campbell
  • Cate Campbell
  • Jack Cartwright
  • Blake Cochrane
  • Ellie Cole
  • Daniel Fox
  • Alexander Graham
  • Madeline Groves
  • Brenden Hall
  • Liam Hunter
  • Grant Irvine
  • Shayna Jack
  • Mitchell Larkin
  • Paige Leonhardt
  • Clyde Lewis
  • Cameron McEvoy
  • David McKeon
  • Emma McKeon
  • Kaylee McKeown
  • Taylor McKeown
  • Jack McLoughlin
  • Kiah Melverton
  • David Morgan
  • Leah Neale
  • Jake Packard
  • Lakeisha Patterson
  • Leiston Pickett
  • Logan Powell
  • James Roberts
  • Liam Schluter
  • Emily Seebohm
  • Mikkayla Sheridan
  • Zac Stubblety-Cook
  • Laura Taylor
  • Ariarne Titmus
  • Ben Treffers
  • Tessa Wallace
  • Elijah Winnington
Last updated
7 March 2018