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Mayfair Pools Oceania Championships – Day 3 Wrap

National record holder Matthew Stanley fought his way back from disappointment to win on the third night of finals at the Mayfair Pools Oceania Championships in Auckland tonight.

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Swim stars tough it out in Navy drills

Some of the members of New Zealand’s international swimming team, the Aquablacks, were put through their paces yesterday morning in team building activities at the Royal New Zealand Naval base in Devonport, Auckland.

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Boyle claims victory in Commonwealth Games lead-up swim

Lauren Boyle produced encouraging signs for this month’s Commonwealth Games with victory in the 800m freestyle on the first day of the French Open Championships in Vichy.

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Boyle, Stanley on podium in Glasgow shakedown

Commonwealth Games swimming hopes Lauren Boyle and Matthew Stanley were on the podium on the second day of the French Open Championships in Vichy today.

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Powerful Swimming Team Named for Glasgow 2014

New Zealand will boast a powerful 16 strong swimming team for the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, announced tonight by the New Zealand Olympic Committee.

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Meet the team for Glasgow 2014 - Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay Team

The women’s 4x100m relay team for Glasgow 2014 has a strong Wellingtonian presence with all but one of the four team members hailing from the capital city.

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2013 World University Games - Russia

The history of the 27th World University Games (WUG) started long before its due date. Kazan was announced as the host city for the 2013 Summer Universiade in Brussels on May 31, 2008. The 27th World University Games in Kazan will be the first Universiade, and even more, the first high-profile multi-sport event in the history of modern Russia.

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8TH Oceania Championships - Apia, Samoa

The Oceania Swimming Championships are currently held every 2 years, in even years. They are organized by the Oceania Swimming Association, and feature teams representing countries and islands from that region. The championships include open water, pool and synchronised swimming. Samoa are hosts for the 2010 Oceania Championships.

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Nearly but not quite in the pool on day three

New Zealand narrowly failed to get among the medals today.

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Main under world qualifying in State NZ Swim Champs

Counties Manukau teenager Corey Main surprised himself in becoming the first swimmer under the world championship qualifying standard on the opening night of the State New Zealand Short Course Championships in Wellington tonight.

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Swimmers look for new start at national championships

National Swimming High Performance Director, Luis Villanueva sees the State New Zealand Championships starting in Auckland on Sunday as a new beginning.

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State NZ Open Swimming Championships - Day 1 Wrap

World champion Lauren Boyle led the way to a superb start to the State New Zealand Swimming Championships in Auckland today.

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State NZ Open Swimming Championships - Day 6 Heats

Wellington Paralympian Mary Fisher starred in the morning session on the final day of the State New Zealand Swimming Championships in Auckland today.

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State NZ Open Swimming Championships - Day 6 Wrap

New national swimming bosses believe the key athletes have produced encouraging performances at the State New Zealand Open Championships that finished in Auckland tonight.

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Palmer Leads Swim Team to Kazan

Two-time Olympian Hayley Palmer will lead a team of eight New Zealand swimmers to the World University Games to be held in Kazan, Russia from 6-17 July.

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Semi-Final for Kiwi's in Russia

The first day of swimming at the World University Games kicked off in Russia overnight with some solid performances from the New Zealand team.

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Tough Competition At The World University Games

Championship records continued to fall on day two of the World University Games, reinforcing the high calibre of competition present. A number of international swimmers are using the meet as preparation for the World Championships which begin on 24 July.

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McGill Progresses in Kazan

Day three of the World University Games saw another Kiwi progress past the heats, and this time it was Emily McGill from the Capital Swim Club.

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A Near Miss on Day Four in Kazan

It was a tough day at the office for the New Zealand swim team on day four at the World University Games. The Kiwi’s struggled to progress beyond the heats as the competition continues to produce world class performances.

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Quilter Qualifies for Second Semi-Final

World Surf Lifesaving Champion Laura Quilter added a second semi-final swim to her successful World University Games campaign in the 50m backstroke.

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Palmer Clains Twelfth in Dash

Day six at the World University Games saw only three Kiwis take to the pool for 50m dash events. Two-time Olympian Hayley Palmer progressed beyond the heats in the 50m freestyle, but was unable to gain a spot in the final.

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Kiwi Relay Team Just Outside Finals Berth

It was a quiet day for the Kiwis on day seven at the World University Games. Matthew Glassford was the only individual representative in the 400m Individual Medley, and the women’s medley relay team took to the pool for the first and only relay of the championships due to the small New Zealand contingent.

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World University Games Wrap

The World University Games in Kazan, Russia was a highly contested event. Many Olympians and seasoned internationals used the competition as preparation for the World Championships, which take place in Barcelona, 19 July – 4 August.

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State NZ Short Course Swimming Championships - Day 1 Wrap

The Olympians provided most of the action on the opening night of finals at the State 2013 New Zealand Short Course Championships at the Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre tonight.

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State NZ Short Course Swimming Championships - Day 2 Heats

Paralympic swim star Sophie Pascoe was back in world record breaking form during the heats of the second day of the State 2013 New Zealand Short Course Championships at the Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre.

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State NZ Short Course Swimming Championships - Day 2 Wrap

World and national records tumbled on an outstanding second night of finals at the State New Zealand Short Course Championships in Wellington.

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State NZ Short Course Swimming Championships - Day 3 Heats

World University Games representative Matthew Hutchins was the stand out performer on the third morning of heats at the State New Zealand Short Course Championships at the Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre in Kilbirnie.

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State NZ Short Course Swimming Championships - Day 3 Wrap

World Junior Champion Gabrielle Fa’amausili stole the limelight from two-time Olympians Hayley Palmer and Lauren Boyle on the third night of finals at the State New Zealand Short Course Championships in Wellington today.

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State NZ Short Course Swimming Championships - Day 4 Heats

World Short Course Champion Lauren Boyle led the way on the fourth morning of heats at the State New Zealand Short Course Championships at the Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre.

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State NZ Short Course Swimming Championships - Day 4 Wrap

Experience won out over youth on the fourth night of finals at the State New Zealand Short Course Championships in Wellington today.

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State 2013 NZ Short Course Championship Highlights

The State 2013 New Zealand Short Course Championships saw the young challenging the old as many age group swimmers stepped up to give older, more established swimmers a run for their money. With the State AquaBlacks only recently returned to training after their World Championship campaign the next tier of athletes had their chance to shine.

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State New Zealand Swim Championships - Day 2 Wrap

Twenty-year-old Matamata swimmer Matthew Stanley rewrote the record books for a second straight night at the State New Zealand Swimming Championships in Auckland tonight, which doubles as the Olympic Trials.

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State New Zealand Swim Championships – Day 1 Wrap

A blink proved the difference in the agony and ecstasy that was the opening night of finals at the State New Zealand Swimming Championships in Auckland tonight, which doubles as the Olympic Trials.

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Kiwi swimmers take on best in Pan Pacific Championships

The New Zealand swim team has arrived in the Gold Coast for a test against the best in the 12th Pan Pacific Championship starting on Thursday.

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2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships - Australia

The Pan Pacific Swimming Championships is a long course swimming event first held in 1985. The meet is considered to be one of the toughest international swimming competitions outside of the Olympic Games, World Championships and European Championships, due in part to the presence of swimming power-house nationals like Australia and the United States

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Olympic swim hopefuls splash out across the Tasman

New Zealand Swimming’s Olympic hopefuls splash out for their first litmus test on progress towards London at the New South Wales Championships in Sydney this weekend.

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Boyle, Batchelor in champion form at State NZ Short Course swimming

Lauren Boyle and Sophia Batchelor added further qualifying performances to highlight the penultimate night of finals at the State New Zealand Short Course Swimming Championships in Wellington.

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Three more swimmers qualify for world championships

London Olympian Matthew Stanley had to dig deep to edge out Howick Pakuranga teenager Ewan Jackson in an exciting 400m freestyle final at the State New Zealand Short Course Swimming Championships in Wellington tonight.

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Pan Pacific Swimming Championships Day 1 Wrap

Lauren Boyle produced an emphatic performance to claim the silver medal in the 800m freestyle on a cool and windswept opening night of finals at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships on the Gold Coast tonight.

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Pan Pacific Swimming Championships Day 2 Heats

Glenn Snyders lined himself up for a chase for medals on the second day of the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships on the Gold Coast.

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Pan Pacific Swimming Championships Day 2 Wrap

Glenn Snyders scored a breakthrough bronze medal in adverse conditions on the second night of finals at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships on the Gold Coast tonight.

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Pan Pacific Swimming Championships Day 3 Heats

Lauren Boyle heads eight New Zealand swimmers into finals after a wet and wild third morning of heats at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships on the Gold Coast.

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Boyle earns second medal in world record race

Lauren Boyle had to dig deep to earn her second medal at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships on the Gold Coast tonight.

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Pan Pacific Swimming Championships Day 4 Heats

Mitchell Donaldson made it the ninth in the team to qualify for an A Final this morning at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships on the Gold Coast.

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Lauren Boyle’s third medal secures Pan Pacs record

Lauren Boyle created history tonight with her third medal on the final night of pool action at the Pacific Swimming Championships on the Gold Coast.

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More records during day two heats of New Zealand Short Course Championships

Para Swimmer Mary Fisher has broken a world record in the 400m freestyle at the New Zealand Short Course Championships in Wellington this morning.

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10TH Oceania Championships - New Zealand

The Oceania Swimming Championships are currently held every 2 years, in even years. They are organized by the Oceania Swimming Association, and feature teams representing countries and islands from that region. The championships include open water, pool and synchronised swimming. New Zealand are hosts for the 2014 Oceania Championships.

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Harlequins

Introducing the 2015 team representing the Harlequins

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Mayfair Pools Oceania Championships – Day 1 Wrap

Competition is good, even among friends as Commonwealth Games teammates found out on the opening night of finals at the Mayfair Pools Oceania Championships in Auckland tonight.

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Mayfair Pools Oceania Championships – Day 1 Heats

Swimming veteran Steven Kent won the battle with his Commonwealth Games teammates on the opening morning of the 10th Mayfair Pools Oceania Championships in Auckland today.

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Boyle on podium again at NSW Champs

Lauren Boyle, the Commonwealth Games 400m freestyle gold medallist, again led the way among Kiwi swimmers on the second day of the New South Wales championships in Sydney last night.

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Three podiums on final day in Sydney

New Zealand swimmers grabbed three podiums on the final day of the New South Wales State Championships in Sydney last night.

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Ellen Quirke announces retirement from swimming

Commonwealth Games swimmer Ellen Quirke has announced her retirement from swimming.

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Para-Swimmers maintain outstanding meet

Six-times Paralympic gold medallist Sophie Pascoe led a successful morning session for the Para-Swimmers at the New Zealand Open Swimming Championships in Henderson as a further three world qualification times were met.

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Pascoe cracks world record, Boyle helps Robinson through

Para-Swimming star Sophie Pascoe set the pool alight with an outstanding world record on the penultimate night of finals at the New Zealand Open Swimming Championships in Auckland.

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New Zealand swim stars team up for exciting national zone clash

New Zealand’s leading and up-and-coming swimmers get a taste of American-styled collegiate competition in the second Zonal Championships in Auckland on Sunday.

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Harlequins defend Zonal Swimming Championship title

The Harlequins made it a clean sweep to retain honours at the New Zealand Zonal Championships at the Sir Owen G Glenn Aquatic Centre in Auckland.

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Stanley, Bell Lead Powerful Aqua Knights Swim Team For New Zone Champs

Olympians Matthew Stanley and Daniel Bell along with international experience in both senior and juniors will drive a powerful Aqua Knights swim team for next month’s inaugural national Zonal Championship in Wellington.

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Swimming qualifies biggest team for World University Games

New Zealand will send a 19-strong team, the biggest in their history, to July’s World University Games in Korea.

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Commonwealth swimmers lead Harlequins in Zonal Championships

Swimmers from eight clubs throughout Counties Manukau, Auckland and Northland have been selected to represent the Harlequins swim team for the second edition of the Zonal Championships.

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Harlequins take out NZ Zonal Swim Championships

The Harlequins, from Northland, Auckland and Counties-Manukau, took the honours in the second New Zealand Zonal Championships at the West Wave Aquatic Centre in Auckland tonight.

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Strong Harlequins team to defend NZ Zonal Championship title

Swimmers from nine clubs throughout the Counties Manukau, Auckland and Northland regions have been selected to represent the Harlequins swim team for the third edition of the New Zealand Zonal Championships.

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Swimmers splash out in annual Zonal Championships

The leading New Zealand-based swimmers and the best up-and-comers will join forces in the annual American-styled Zonal Championships in Auckland on Saturday.

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2015 World University Games - Korea

The Universiade is an international sporting and cultural festival, staged every two years in a different city around the world, representing both winter and summer competitions. The 2015 summer edition will be held in Gwangju City, Korea from July 3-14. An estimated 12,200 athletes are expected to participate.

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Quilter, Godfrey to semi-finals at World Uni Games

North Shore swimmer Laura Quilter has gone through to semi-finals on the opening day of swimming competition at the World University Games in Korea.

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Quilter through to finals at World Uni Games

North Shore's Laura Quilter is the first New Zealand swimmer to win through to the finals after the opening day of competition at the World University Games in Korea.

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Jackson earns semi-final spot

Commonwealth Games swimmer Ewan Jackson is through to the semi-finals on day two day of the World University Games in Korea.

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Howick Pakuranga swimmer a fraction off final

Just 3/100ths of a second stood between Howick Pakuranga swimmer Ewan Jackson and a place in his first international final on day two day of the World University Games in Korea.

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Burnett 'back on track'

North Shore swimmer Shaun Burnett is looking ahead with confidence after bagging his two fastest times in more than two years on day three of the World University Games in Korea.

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Women's relay team to final at World Uni Games

New Zealand swimmers enjoyed their most productive session with the women’s freestyle relay through to the final and five swimmers to semifinals on the fourth day of heats at the World University Games in Korea.

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Hunter claims spot in final at World Uni Games

Howick Pakuranga swimmer Daniel Hunter has forced his way into the final of the blue ribbon event after action on the fourth day of the World University Games in Korea.

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Seventh for Hunter at World Uni Games

Counties Manukau swimmer Daniel Hunter finished seventh in the blue ribbon 100m freestyle final on the fifth day of World University Games in Korea.

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Three qualify for semi-finals on day six of World Uni Games

Three New Zealand swimmers have won through to the semifinals on the sixth day of the World University Games in Korea.

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Kiwis a touch off finals

New Zealand swimmers Daniel Hunter and Helena Gasson were a touch away from places in the finals on the penultimate day of pool action at the World University Games in Korea.

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Final day of swimming at World Uni Games

The New Zealand women’s medley relay swim team has finished eighth in the final on the last day of pool competition at the World University Games in Korea.

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Radford finishes 8th at World Uni Games

National champion Kane Radford was disappointed with his eighth placing in the 10km open water race on the final day of swimming competition at the World University Games.

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Women's medley relay qualify for final

The New Zealand women’s medley relay swim team has qualified for the final on the last day of pool competition at the World University Games in Korea.

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2015 New Zealand Short Course Championships – Day 5 Heats

Teenage sensation Gabrielle Fa’amausili is on track to defend her national backstroke title at the New Zealand Short Course Championships in Auckland today.

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New Zealand Zonal Championships - Senior 15 and Over

The Southern Makos dominated the inaugural Swimming New Zealand Zonal Championships taking both senior the junior honours in Wellington today.

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2016 Harlequins Team

Introducing the 2016 team representing the Harlequins

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Boyle, Gasson lead way in Sydney

New Zealand swimmers produced some encouraging results at the New South Wales Championships in Sydney over the weekend.

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Records for Fa’amausili, Hunter

Gabrielle Fa’amausili and Daniel Hunter closed out the Swimming New Zealand Short Course Championships in style tonight with two New Zealand records at the new Sir Owen G Glenn National Aquatic Centre at the AUT Millennium.

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North Shore swimmers in winning form

Eighteen year old Wilrich Coetzee got his fast finishing radar on range with a second title tonight at the Swimming New Zealand Short Course Championships at the new Sir Owen G Glenn National Aquatic Centre at the AUT Millennium.

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National Record For Young Prospect, While Oldies Prove Golden

A national record, a proven performer in form and some oldies proving they are still goodies on the opening night of the New Zealand Short Course Championships in Auckland.

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Swimmers splash out in new National Aquatic Centre

Nearly 650 swimmers from multi world champions to young teens will splash out in the first major competition at the new Sir Owen G. Glenn National Aquatic Centre next week.

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Record and qualifier for Capp as four qualify for World Champs

Nathan Capp saved the best until last, with a national record in the final event to join the three established swim stars in qualifying for December’s FINA World Short Course Championships.

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World records for Howarth & Fisher - Stanley & Boyle qualify for worlds

Para-Swimming stars Mary Fisher and Nikita Howarth continued their world record blitz while Matthew Stanley broke a national record on the penultimate day at the New Zealand Short Course Swimming Championships in Wellington today.

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Para-Swimmers continue world record form, teens lead the way

Para-Swimming stars Mary Fisher and Nikita Howarth have continued the world record blitz on the penultimate morning of heats at the New Zealand Short Course Swimming Championships in Wellington today.

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Fisher bags world record, Snyders earns second national record

North Shore swim star Glenn Snyders and Para-Swimmer Mary Fisher were on record-setting form at the New Zealand Short Course Swimming Championships in Wellington today.

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Top New Zealand swimmers back in to the splash at home

New Zealand’s leading swimmers are back into action this week for the national short course championships at the Wellington Aquatic Centre.

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Lauren Boyle awarded Swimmer of the Year

Lauren Boyle has been awarded Swimming New Zealand’s Swimmer of the Year.

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Swimmers impress in shakedown for Rio Olympics

Swimming New Zealand is encouraged by both the quality and quantity of performances looking ahead to the Rio Olympics.

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Hunter breaks national freestyle record

Counties Manukau swimmer Daniel Hunter claimed a long-standing national record on the final morning of heats at the 2016 New Zealand Open Swimming Championships.

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World record for Pascoe, Snyders and Stanley superb

A world record to Paralympic star Sophie Pascoe and two more swimmers under the qualifying standing sparked an excellent penultimate night of action at the 2016 New Zealand Open Swimming Championships in Auckland.

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Mission accomplished for Snyders chasing third Olympics

It was mission accomplished for Glenn Snyders as he successfully banked the Olympic nomination time in the heats of the men's 100m breaststroke during the penultimate morning session of the 2016 New Zealand Open Swimming Championships in Auckland.

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Stanley goes under Rio Olympic qualifying standard

Matt Stanley ticked the first box but reckons he has plenty to work on after reaching the qualifying standard for the Rio Olympics on day two of the 2016 New Zealand Open Swimming Championships.

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Stanley attains qualifying standard in morning heats

Matt Stanley ignited the morning session on day two of the 2016 New Zealand Open Swimming Championships by blitzing to an Olympic nomination time in the heats of the men's 200m freestyle.

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Boyle leads core group chasing Rio Olympic swimming standard

A core experienced group led by world championship medallist Lauren Boyle are expected to pilot the way as the country’s top swimmers chase qualifying standards for the Rio Olympics next week.

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Swimming boss delighted with performances

Swimming New Zealand will send a 10-strong team following an encouraging New Zealand Open Championships that finished in Auckland tonight.

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Battle looms in 200m freestyle showdown tonight

There’s expectation of a battle royal with world championship relay spots up for grabs on the second night of finals at the New Zealand Open Swimming Championships in Henderson tonight.

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State New Zealand Open Championships – Day 2 Heats

US-based breaststroker Glenn Snyders grabbed his second qualifying performance on the second day of heats at the State New Zealand Open Swimming Championships in Auckland today.

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State New Zealand Open Championships – Day 2 Wrap

Top performers Lauren Boyle and Glenn Snyders added further Commonwealth Games qualifying performances on the second night of the State New Zealand Open Championships in Auckland tonight.

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State New Zealand Open Championships – Day 1 Wrap

World swim star Lauren Boyle led an outstanding start with five Commonwealth Games qualifying performances on the opening night of the State New Zealand Open Championships with Commonwealth Games qualifying performances in Auckland tonight.

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State New Zealand Open Championships – Day 4 Wrap

It proved a fairytale finish to the State New Zealand Swimming Championships in Auckland tonight, when the women’s 4x100m freestyle relay team bettered the Commonwealth Games standard in the final event.

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2017 Legends Relay

The Swimming New Zealand Legends Relay is back in 2017 with some of New Zealand’s past swimming greats once again coming together to raise funds for a great cause.

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Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games is a unique, friendly, world class, multi-sports Games, which is held once every four years. The host city for the 2014 Commonwealth Games is Glasgow, Scotland. At this years Games 6,500 athletes and officials from 71 countries will compete in 17 sports over 11 days, from 23 July – 3 August 2014.

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