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Commonwealth Games: Kaylee McKeown Tops Kylie Masse in 100 Back Duel

Commonwealth Games: Kaylee McKeown Tops Kylie Masse in 100 Back Duel. The battle of two of the world’s most prominent backstrokers did not disappoint Sunday, with scarcely a tenth of a second separating Kaylee McKeown and Kylie Masse. McKeown got to the wall first at the Commonwealth Games in...
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Kaylee McKeown Hits Commonwealth Games Record in 200 Back, 2:05.6, to Win Gold

Australia’s Kaylee McKeown crushed the women’s 200 back final in Birmingham by setting a new Commonwealth Games record of 2:05.60. She took .38 off defending champion Kylie Masse’s record which she set in 2018. 21-year-old McKeown, the reigning Olympic and world champion, touched the wall first today...
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Kaylee McKeown Trying to Reclaim 100 Backstroke Supremacy After Worlds Withdrawal

Kaylee McKeown Trying to Reclaim 100 Backstroke Supremacy After Worlds Withdrawal. The three primary contenders for the world title in the women’s 100 backstroke were each seeded to swim in separate preliminary heats at the recent World Championships. After former world-record holder Regan Smith and defending champion Kylie Masse each won their respective heats, lane four was vacant in the final heat. Kaylee McKeown, the world-record holder and Olympic gold medalist, was out of the event.
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Kaylee McKeown Enters Both IMs, All Three Backstrokes In Birmingham

The 21-year-old Aussie has entered five individual events for the six-day competition, and is also slated to swim on both of Australia's medley relays. Archive photo via Fabio Cetti. 2022 Commonwealth Games. Friday, July 29 – Wednesday, August 3, 2022. Birmingham, England. Sandwell Aquatic Center. Start Times. Prelims: 10:30...
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World Record Holder Kaylee McKeown No-Shows 100 Back Prelims

LCM (50-meter format) Start Lists Book (pre-meet) Even though she was on the heat sheets for this race, Kaylee McKeown of Australia has no-showed the women’s 100 back prelims despite being the defending Olympic champion and world record holder in this event with an entry time of 57.45. This decision is due to the fact that she wants to focus on the finals of the 200 IM later today.
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World Championships Day Three Preview and Predictions: Kaylee McKeown, Kylie Masse, Regan Smith Set for 100 Back Rematch

World Championships Day Three Preview and Predictions: McKeown, Masse, Smith Set for 100 Back Rematch. Last year, Australia’s Kaylee McKeown established herself as the world’s premier female backstroker when she took down two-time world champion Kylie Masse and former world-record holder Regan Smith in the 100 back Olympic final and then added another gold medal in the 200 back later in the week. Those three swimmers are the headliners for the two-length backstroke final in Budapest, while the men’s version of the 100 back will likely feature breakout star Hunter Armstrong racing in his first major international final against world-record holder Ryan Murphy.
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Olympic Backstroke Champion Kaylee McKeown Just as Elite in Individual Medley

Olympic Backstroke Champion Kaylee McKeown Just as Elite in Individual Medley. The Tokyo Olympics saw 20-year-old Kaylee McKeown stamp herself as the world’s foremost performer in women’s backstroke. All throughout the leadup to those Games, McKeown challenged the fastest times in history in the 100 and 200 backstroke, and at Australia’s Olympic Trials, she recorded a time of 57.45 in the 100 back to break Regan Smith’s world record. In Tokyo, McKeown won an anticipated showdown with Smith and world champion Kylie Masse in the 100 back before pulling away from Masse to win gold in the 200 back. She won a third gold medal as the leadoff swimmer on Australia’s 400 medley relay squad.
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Kaylee McKeown Will Not Swim 400 IM At World Championships

Find out what event lineup Aussie superstar Kaylee McKeown has in mind for the World Championships and Commonwealth Games. Archive photo via Jack Spitser/Spitser Photography. 20-year-old Kaylee McKeown lit the pool on fire at the just-concluded Australian Swimming Championships. The multi-Olympic gold medalist took on a grueling schedule at that...
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Shayna Jack, Kaylee McKeown Cap Aussie Champs With Impressive Victories

Shayna Jack, Kaylee McKeown Cap Aussie Champs With Impressive Victories. When a world record highlights a session, as was the case with Ariarne Titmus’ global standard in the 400-meter freestyle on Sunday at the Australian Championships, it’s easy to overlook a handful of other standout performances. Such was the case with Shayna Jack and Kaylee McKeown, who respectively soared to victories in the 50 freestyle and 200 individual medley, respectively.
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Rising Star Flynn Southam Claims Top Seed in 100 Freestyle at Australian Championships; Kaylee McKeown on Cruise Control

Rising Star Flynn Southam Claims Top Seed in 100 Freestyle at Aussie Champs; Kaylee McKeown on Cruise Control. Much has been made of the talent of Australian 16-year-old Flynn Southam, with the country hoping he is the next star from Down Under. On Saturday morning, during the Day Four preliminaries at the Australian Championships in Adelaide, Southam claimed a share of the top seed in the 100-meter freestyle – setting the stage for a national-title pursuit during finals.
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What World Records Are In Danger At World Championships? Caeleb Dressel and Kaylee McKeown on Hunt

What World Records Are In Danger At World Championships? Caeleb Dressel and Kaylee McKeown on Hunt. We’re a little more than a month away from the FINA World Championships in Budapest, and while some of the biggest names in the sport will be absent for a variety of reasons, plenty of speed will be on display inside the Duna Arena. With Caeleb Dressel, Kristof Milak, Katie Ledecky and Kaylee McKeown expected, how many individual world records will be set?
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Less Than a Week Until Kaylee McKeown, Ariarne Titmus Headline Australian Championships (Psych Sheets)

Less Than a Week Until Kaylee McKeown, Ariarne Titmus Headline Australian Championships (Psych Sheets) Less than a week remains until the start of the Australian Swimming Championships at the South Australia Aquatic & Leisure Centre. The five-day competition will be used as a primary component to name the Australian squads which will race at this summer’s World Championships in Budapest and the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
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As Dolphins Prep For World Champs Trials, Kaylee McKeown Goes 4:34.96 in 400 IM

FLYING START: The start of the women's 100m freestyle, from right to left, Meg Harris, Madi Wilson, Brianna Throssell and Leah Harris among 150 Australian swimmers converging ion the Gold Coast. Photo: Wasde Brennan. As Dolphins Prep For World Champs Trials, Kaylee McKeown Goes 4:34.96 in 400 IM. More than...
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Queensland: Kaylee McKeown Posts 4:34.96 400 IM, Meg Harris Back To Racing

LCM (50m) Results – Meet Mobile: Swimming Aus High Performance Invitational. While competing on day one of the Swimming Australia High-Performance Invitational, an exclusive meet inserted onto the Aussie racing calendar, 20-year-old Kaylee McKeown ripped a near-lifetime best in the women’s 400m IM. Stopping the clock in a...
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Olympic Champion Kaylee McKeown May Add 3 Events To Commonwealth Lineup

20-year-old multi-Olympic gold medalist Kaylee McKeown has some decisions to make regarding her 2022 Commonwealth Games event lineup. Archive photo via Jack Spitser/Spitser Photography. Australia’s multi-Olympic gold medalist Kaylee McKeown hasn’t stopped since Tokyo, already putting up the top 100m back and 200m back times in the world this year....