News | Swimming
21 May 2024 20:07
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Sports > Swimming

    For the first time, a Kiwi swimmer has clocked a 50 metre freestyle time of less than 22 seconds

    For the first time, a Kiwi swimmer has clocked a 50 metre freestyle time of less than 22 seconds


    Christchurch's Taiko Torepe-Ormsby produced the fastest swim ever by a New Zealander, at the national swimming championships in Hastings.

    He touched the wall in 21.86 seconds to win his heat and set the new record in the marquee sprint event.

    Torepe-Ormsby's time is also under the Olympics qualification standard.

    © 2024 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Swimming News
     14 May: Summer McIntosh qualifies for 400m freestyle at Canadian Olympic trials in world leading time
     14 May: Swimmer Summer McIntosh has issued a statement to rivals, including New Zealand's Erika Fairweather
     12 May: Olympic swimmer Lewis Clareburt has set the fastest time in the world this year in the men's 400 metres individual medley at the Sydney Open Champs
     09 May: Cameron Leslie, a multiple Paralympic champion and world-record holder, heads a team of five swimmers to the Paris Games
     07 May: The operators of an Auckland swimming pool are looking at the sequence of events that landed a toddler in hospital, in a serious condition
     04 May: A person's in hospital in a critical condition after a water incident at a Mount Albert swimming pool
     30 Apr: A pair of recent world champions headline the New Zealand swimming team for this year's Olympics
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Black Ferns assistant coach Steve Jackson insists the side isn't becoming too predictable More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    The Emergency Management Minister says officials are being cautious about today's weather bomb More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    A man has been arrested for allegedly punching Steve Buscemi in the face 19:36

    Entertainment:
    Sean 'Diddy' Combs' former assistant wasn't "surprised" by video footage of him allegedly assaulting Cassie Ventura in a hotel 19:06

    Accident and Emergency:
    Two Rotorua lines workers are being called heroes - for rescuing a woman in a flooding car 18:57

    Health & Safety:
    Hospitals are gearing up for winter and more respiratory illness 18:37

    Entertainment:
    Kristin Chenoweth was "severely abused" in a relationship 18:36

    International:
    First Nations experts say Closing the Gap family violence target will not be met without more funding 18:17

    Rugby League:
    Marata Niukore will return to the Warriors' interchange on Sunday for their NRL fixture against the Dolphins at Mt Smart, after recovering from a foot injury 18:07

    Entertainment:
    Cat Deeley survives on four hours sleep a night 18:06

    Living & Travel:
    Cannes Film Festival 2024 red carpet: Selena Gomez, Anya Taylor-Joy, Cate Blanchett, Barry Keohgan and more 17:47

    Entertainment:
    Caprice Bourret has "changed significantly" since she was diagnosed with a brain tumour 17:36


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2024 New Zealand City Ltd