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Important Announcement Relating to National Championships and Olympic Trials17th March 2020

As I am sure you will all be aware, yesterday afternoon the Government announced further measures to reduce the spread of the Covid-19 virus (Coronavirus) banning all gatherings of more than 500 people. In response to this announcement, Swimming NZ has made decisions relating to our national championship events over the coming months keeping the health, safety and wellbeing our swimming community at the centre of our decision making process.

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The Swimming NZ team and board have been monitoring the developments daily and have been in constant communication discussing the impact of this global pandemic on our staff, athletes, volunteers and the staging of upcoming events. Please read on for more information.

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2020 NZ AON Open Championships Entries open on Friday 31st January.31st January 2020

The event will see New Zealand and International swimmers going head to head across five tough days of competition. ⁠

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Emma Robinson from Capital Swim Club Announces Retirement05th September 2019

Aquablack #239, Emma Robinson from Capital Swim Club has announced her retirement from competitive swimming to focus on other endeavours. Swimming New Zealand would like to thank Emma for her service to the sport and wish her all the best for her future endeavours. We look forward to having her on board as State Teams Team Manager, she will be an asset to the team.

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2020 National Events Calendar Released07th August 2019

Swimming New Zealand is pleased to announce the following venues for the 2020 National Events calendar.

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Day 5: 2019 Aon NZ Open Championships21st June 2019

Sophie Pascoe (QUII) shined again on the final night of the Open Championships. Pascoe broke her fourth WPS World Record of the week in the Women's S8 100m Freestyle, finishing in a record-breaking time of 59.78 seconds.

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Day 4: 2019 Aon NZ Open Championships20th June 2019

Sophie Pascoe wins another WPS World Record in the Women's S9 100m Butterfly. Daniel Hunter breaks the New Zealand Open Record in the Men's 50m Freestyle. Erika Fairweather qualifies for World Championships and breaks an NZ 15 Years Age Record in the Women's 200m Freestyle. Michael Pickett breaks an NZ 16 Years Age Record in the Men's 50m Freestyle and qualifies for World Championships. Brad Ashby also qualified for Worlds in the Men's 200m Individual Medley.

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Day 3: 2019 Aon NZ Open Championships19th June 2019

Erika Fairweather from Neptune took the spotlight in tonight's finals when she swam an incredible 4:09.33 seconds in the Women's 400m Freestyle. Erica made the Fina A qualification time for the 2019 FINA World Championships where she will be representing New Zealand in South Korea at the end of July.

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Day 2: 2019 Aon NZ Open Championships19th June 2019

The Men's 200m Freestyle was the highlight of the finals tonight on day two of the 2019 Aon Open Championships. Lewis Clareburt (Capital) took the title with a time of 1:48.11 seconds. Four New Zealand Age Records were broken.

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Day 1: 2019 Aon NZ Open Championships18th June 2019

Sophie Pascoe (QEII) has broken two World Para Swimming (WPS) World Records. The first in the Women's S9 50m Freestyle with a record time of 27.32 seconds. The second in the Women's S9 100m Backstroke with a time of 1:07.41 seconds.

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