NZ swimming goes even further off the Boyle


Lauren Boyle’s Commonwealth Games success, on the back of last year’s memorable triple bronzes at the world championships, was one of the most uplifting sights in Glasgow but has underlined a recurring problem — what to do about New Zealand swimming?

Boyle’s gold and silver at Glasgow have again highlighted how much she is towing her sport behind her at elite level. If not for her, New Zealand elite swimming (with apologies to Sophie Pascoe) would be without a medal at these Games. Unthinkable.

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