Fraser-Holmes caps rollercoaster week with a Commonwealth record


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In a rollercoaster week that began with a 400m flop, Fraser-Holmes is now primed to make a splash in the four-lap IM at July’s world titles in Barcelona after posting the year’s second fastest time on Friday night. […]

Just like Thorpe in the 2004 Olympic trials in the same event, Fraser-Holmes received a shock 400m disqualification when he overbalanced and fell off the starting blocks.

After bouncing back to claim the 200m freestyle gold in a personal best and the world’s fourth-fastest time, Fraser-Holmes capped his comeback with another, albeit unexpected, 400m IM crown. [in a new Commonwealth and Australian record of 4:10.14]

“Yeah my family have all gone home,” Fraser-Holmes laughed.

“They left on Wednesday. I have to cook meals for myself now.

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