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2019 World Para Swimming Championship team announced

15 April 2019

After a huge week in the pool at the 2019 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships, Swimming Australia have named their 2019 World Para Championship team.

Thirty-four athletes qualified for the Dolphins team at the conclusion of the competition in Adelaide with Queensland showing a strong representation of 50% of the squad. The team welcomes nine newcomers and emerging athletes to join the leaders and highly decorated Paralympians, creating a great balance of experience within the team.

With confirmation to come on where the World Para Swimming Championships will be held, the Dolphins will be straight into training to prepare for their international competition.

Queenslanders selected:

  • Katja Dedekind
  • Keira Stephens
  • Lakeisha Patterson
  • Madelaine McTernan (Rookie)
  • Monique Murphy
  • Rachael Watson
  • Blake Cochrane
  • Braedan Jason
  • Brenden Hall
  • Grant Patterson
  • Jack Ireland (Rookie)
  • Jake Michel (Rookie)
  • Liam Schluter
  • Rick Pendleton
  • Rowan Crothers
  • Tim Diskin
  • William Martin (Rookie)

The QAS would like to congratulate all swimmers on making the team.

Last updated
15 April 2019