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  •   Home > News > Sports > Swimming

    Former Olympic swimmer Moss Burmester believes Erika Fairweather's push for the Games podium might be a matter of when not if

    Former Olympic swimmer Moss Burmester believes Erika Fairweather's push for the Games podium might be a matter of when not if


    The 20-year-old became the country's first world champion in the 400-metres freestyle last week - she also earned silver in the 200 and bronze in the 800.

    However, Olympic favourites Ariarne Titmus, Katie Ledecky and Summer McIntosh were absent.

    Burmester says Fairweather should outlast them.

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