Category: Elite Team

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The secret behind consistent success! – Sarah Sjostrom

When Sarah Sjostrom broke the 100m butterfly world record at the 2009 World Championships in Rome aged 15, little did she know it would be six years before she set …

Written by: Elizabeth Byrnes 28 September '15 0
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“It’s time to get ruthless on my start!” – Adam Peaty

Adam Peaty has made the swimming world shudder since he hurtled on to the international stage in summer 2014. There were six gold and one silver medal at the Commonwealth …

Written by: Elizabeth Byrnes 21 September '15 0
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How Emily Seebohm learnt to win under pressure

For Emily Seebohm the World Championships were a breakthrough after a number of heartbreaking near misses at major competitions. The Australian was second in the 100m backstroke at both the …

Written by: Elizabeth Byrnes 14 September '15 0
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Fifth & Final World Championships for Cameron van der Burgh?

When Cameron van der Burgh takes to the blocks in Kazan it will be his fifth World Championships. The South African has already won seven world medals including two golds …

Written by: Elizabeth Byrnes 29 July '15 0
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Relay Perfect – Ranomi on the Key to success!

July 2006 was a month to remember for a 15 year old called Ranomi Kromowidjojo. A silver for the Dutch teenager in the 50m freestyle was accompanied by bronze in …

Written by: Elizabeth Byrnes 27 July '15 0
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Chad talks Kazan, the 200m free & fellow flyer, Sarah Sjostrom

Kazan is just around the corner now Chad, how are you feeling? I’m really excited about Kazan! My team and I have worked really hard and I feel it will …

Written by: Emily 24 July '15 0
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When in Rome….

Sette Colli is definitely one of the year’s highlights.  Held at the impressive outdoor ‘Stadio Del Nuoto’ in Rome, the venue is a favourite to many National and International swimmers. …

Written by: Emily 14 June '15 0
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How to improve your Breaststroke the van der Burgh way!

Who better than an Olympic 100m breaststroke Champion to offer advice and tips on breaststroke. So what are Cameron’s top three tips? 1. Find the proper timing – Arms & …

Written by: Emily 27 May '15 0
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Are the thirties the new twenties?

It’s hard to believe that World 50m Freestyle (Shanghai 2011) Champion, Therese Alshammar won her first national short course title at the tender age of 14. It’s even more surprising …

Written by: Emily 18 May '15 0
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How to train & break the 50m Breaststroke World Record!

At one end of the pool at Loughborough University the digital clock states Welcome To The Pool Of Dreams. At the other end hang banners detailing the names of Loughborough …

Written by: Elizabeth Byrnes 9 April '15 0