Update on Australian Swimming with Tom Decent

Doha World Champs -- Aussie OT's -- Paris Olympics

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Swimming journo Tom Decent of the Sydney Morning Herald discusses the current state of swimming in Australia and what to expect in the lead up to the Paris Olympics.

Brett and Tom talk about…

  • why swimmers can be media adverse and how this compares to athletes from other sports he covers

  • why Swimming Australia is not sending a full team to the Doha World Championships this week

  • they preview some of the swimmers that will be in Doha including Elijah Winnington, Cam McEvoy, and Shayna Jack

  • they look ahead to Olympic Trials and the Paris Games, Cody Simpson vying for the 2nd spot in the Men’s 100 Fly, and the Men’s and Women’s 100 Freestyles


Watch on YouTube here.

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Time Stamps:
00:00 Hello Tom Decent Sydney Morning Herald
03:00 Athletes Talking to the Media
08:00 Swimming Now vs. Back Then
11:15 Swimming Australia in Doha
17:30 No Major Sponsorship
21:15 Who else is going?
22:16 Shayna Jack
25:45 Australia - Swimming's Top Swimming Country
27:42 Cam McEvoy 100 Free
37:15 Cody Simpson
40:00 Kyle Chalmers 46 100 Free
41:10 Caeleb Dressel
42:10 Men's and Women's 100 Freestyle

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