Australian swimmers call for calm after president Nettlefold’s resignation


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Australian Olympic swimmers have expressed hopes that the sport’s latest controversy will not affect sponsors or preparations for next month’s World Championships. [… ]

Olympic silver medallist Brenton Rickard said on Monday that the Australian squad needed to remain focussed on the championships, which will be held in Barcelona.

“Obviously it could pose a distraction but we are deep in training,” he said.

“We are just worrying about ourselves now in terms of what we’re doing on a day to basis.

“Hopefully the team can just continue doing that and swimming well.

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