Aquatics at the 2006 Commonwealth Games

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Leisel Jones won four gold medals, sweeping the breaststroke events and the medley relay.

The Aquatics events at the 2006 Commonwealth Games were held at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre (MSAC) and were divided into 3 separate disciplines, with medals awarded in 54 events:

Announcing for the Diving, Swimming and Synchronized swimming was done by local swimmer and radio announcer Alex Cooke.

Overall medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Australia 30 24 23 71
2 England 8 14 5 27
3 Canada 8 8 11 27
4 Scotland 6 3 3 12
5 South Africa 5 2 5 12
6 New Zealand 1 1 5 7
7 Wales 1 2 3
8 Papua New Guinea 1 1
9 Malaysia 2 2

Diving[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
1 m springboard  Alexandre Despatie
Canada (CAN)
853.50  Yeoh Ken Nee
Malaysia (MAS)
844.95  Steven Barnett
Australia (AUS)
777.85
3 m springboard  Alexandre Despatie
Canada (CAN)
941.60  Robert Newbery
Australia (AUS)
906.30  Steven Barnett
Australia (AUS)
869.40
10 m platform  Mathew Helm
Australia (AUS)
1085.60  Peter Waterfield
England (ENG)
1030.50  Alexandre Despatie
Canada (CAN)
1016.95
3 m synchronised springboard  Canada (CAN)
Alexandre Despatie
Arturo Miranda
444.87  England (ENG)
Tony Ally
Mark Shipman
423.00  Australia (AUS)
Robert Newbery
Steven Barnett
421.35
10 m synchronised platform  Australia (AUS)
Mathew Helm
Robert Newbery
440.58  Malaysia (MAS)
Bryan Nickson
James Sandayud
427.44  England (ENG)
Callum Johnstone
Gary Hunt
404.82

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
1 m springboard  Blythe Hartley
Canada (CAN)
644.65  Sharleen Stratton
Australia (AUS)
596.45  Kathryn Blackshaw
Australia (AUS)
544.40
3 m springboard  Blythe Hartley
Canada (CAN)
690.05  Chantelle Newbery
Australia (AUS)
681.30  Kathryn Blackshaw
Australia (AUS)
629.00
10 m platform  Loudy Tourky
Australia (AUS)
737.75  Chantelle Newbery
Australia (AUS)
733.55  Émilie Heymans
Canada (CAN)
733.50
3 m synchronised springboard  Australia (AUS)
Briony Cole
Sharleen Stratton
296.07  Canada (CAN)
Melanie Rinaldi
Rebecca Barras
273.72  England (ENG)
Hayley Sage
Tandi Indergaard
270.63
10 m synchronised platform  Australia (AUS)
Chantelle Newbery
Loudy Tourky
317.58  Australia (AUS)
Alex Croak
Melissa Wu
309.90  Canada (CAN)
Meaghan Benfeito
Roseline Filion
303.15

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Australia 5 5 5 15
2 Canada 5 1 3 9
3 England 2 2 4
4 Malaysia 2 2

Swimming[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle  Roland Schoeman
South Africa (RSA)
22.03
GR
 Brent Hayden
Canada (CAN)
22.19  Brett Hawke
Australia (AUS)
22.31
50 m EAD freestyle  Matthew Cowdrey
Australia (AUS)
26.06
WR
 Benoît Huot
Canada (CAN)
24.84  Matt Walker
England (ENG)
28.94
100 m freestyle  Simon Burnett
England (ENG)
48.57
GR
 Ryk Neethling
South Africa (RSA)
49.20  Roland Schoeman
South Africa (RSA)
49.24
100 m EAD freestyle  Matthew Cowdrey
Australia (AUS)
56.73
WR
 Benoît Huot
Canada (CAN)
53.22
WR
 David Roberts
Wales (WAL)
1:01.85
200 m freestyle  Ross Davenport
England (ENG)
1:47.29  Simon Burnett
England (ENG)
1:47.38  Brent Hayden
Canada (CAN)
1:47.41
400 m freestyle  David Carry
Scotland (SCO)
3:48.17  Andrew Hurd
Canada (CAN)
3:49.08  David Davies
Wales (WAL)
3:49.44
1500 m freestyle  David Davies
Wales (WAL)
14:57.63  Andrew Hurd
Canada (CAN)
15:09.44  Troyden Prinsloo
South Africa (RSA)
15:11.88
50 m backstroke  Matthew Clay
England (ENG)
25.04  Liam Tancock
England (ENG)
25.10  Gerhard Zandberg
South Africa (RSA)
25.16
100 m backstroke  Liam Tancock
England (ENG)
54.53
GR
 Matthew Welsh
Australia (AUS)
54.82  Gregor Tait
Scotland (SCO)
54.89
200 m backstroke  Gregor Tait
Scotland (SCO)
1:58.65
GR
 Johannes Du Rand
South Africa (RSA)
2:00.32  Cameron Gibson
New Zealand (NZL)
2:00.72
50 m breaststroke  Chris Cook
England (ENG)
28.01  Darren Mew
England (ENG)
28.07  Brenton Rickard
Australia (AUS)
28.14
100 m breaststroke  Chris Cook
England (ENG)
1:00.98  James Gibson
England (ENG)
1:01.10  Brenton Rickard
Australia (AUS)
1:01.17
200 m breaststroke  Mike Brown
Canada (CAN)
2:12.23
GR
 Brenton Rickard
Australia (AUS)
2:12.24  Jim Piper
Australia (AUS)
2:12.26
50 m butterfly  Roland Schoeman
South Africa (RSA)
23.34  Matthew Welsh
Australia (AUS)
23.63  Michael Klim
Australia (AUS)
23.74
100 m butterfly  Ryan Pini
Papua New Guinea (PNG)
52.64  Michael Klim
Australia (AUS)
52.70  Moss Burmester
New Zealand (NZL)
52.73
200 m butterfly  Moss Burmester
New Zealand (NZL)
1:56.64
GR
 Travis Nederpelt
Australia (AUS)
1:57.26  Joshua Krogh
Australia (AUS)
1:59.18
200 m individual medley  Gregor Tait
Scotland (SCO)
2:00.73  Dean Kent
New Zealand (NZL)
2:01.08  Brian Johns
Canada (CAN)
2:01.56
400 m individual medley  David Carry
Scotland (SCO)
4:15.98
GR
 Euan Dale
Scotland (SCO)
4:17.15  Travis Nederpelt
Australia (AUS)
4:17.24
4×100 m freestyle relay  South Africa (RSA)
Roland Schoeman (48.65)
Lyndon Ferns (48.43)
Gerhard Zandberg (49.44)
Ryk Neethling (48.45)
3:14.97
GR
 Australia (AUS)
Michael Klim (49.28)
Eamon Sullivan (48.21)
Brett Hawke (49.49)
Ashley Callus (48.46)
3:15.54  Canada (CAN)
Yannick Lupien (49.65)
Matthew Rose (48.85)
Colin Russell (49.11)
Brent Hayden (48.13)
3:15.74
4×200 m freestyle relay  England (ENG)
Simon Burnett (1:47.57)
Alexander Scotcher (1:50.01)
Dean Milwain (1:49.85)
Ross Davenport (1:46.71)
7:14.14  Scotland (SCO)
David Carry (1:48.25)
Euan Dale (1:48.99)
Andrew Hunter (1:48.54)
Robert Renwick (1:48.62)
7:14.40  Australia (AUS)
Nicholas Ffrost (1:48.91)
Kenrick Monk (1:47.87)
Andrew Mewing (1:48.65)
Joshua Krogh (1:49.56)
7:14.99
4×100 m medley relay  Australia (AUS)
Matt Welsh (54.84)
Brenton Rickard (59.51)
Michael Klim (51.87)
Eamon Sullivan (48.15)
Andrew Lauterstein*
Christian Sprenger*
Adam Pine*
Kenrick Monk*
3:34.37  England (ENG)
Liam Tancock (54.42)
Chris Cook (1:00.29)
Matthew Bowe (52.53)
Ross Davenport (49.16)
3:36.40  Scotland (SCO)
Gregor Tait (55.15)
Kristopher Gilchrist (1:01.83)
Todd Cooper (52.85)
Craig Houston (49.92)
Chris Jones*
3:39.75
Legend

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle  Libby Lenton
Australia (AUS)
24.61
GR
 Jodie Henry
Australia (AUS)
24.72  Alice Mills
Australia (AUS)
25.03
50 m EAD freestyle  Natalie du Toit
South Africa (RSA)
29.27
WR
 Anne Polinario
Canada (CAN)
28.63  Annabelle Williams
Australia (AUS)
30.25
100 m freestyle  Libby Lenton
Australia (AUS)
53.54
GR
 Jodie Henry
Australia (AUS)
53.78  Alice Mills
Australia (AUS)
54.31
100 m EAD freestyle  Natalie du Toit
South Africa (RSA)
1:01.81  Valérie Grand'Maison
Canada (CAN)
1:01.02  Anne Polinario
Canada (CAN)
1:03.10
200 m freestyle  Caitlin McClatchey
Scotland (SCO)
1:57.25
GR
 Libby Lenton
Australia (AUS)
1:57.51  Melanie Marshall
England (ENG)
1:58.11
400 m freestyle  Caitlin McClatchey
Scotland (SCO)
4:07.69  Joanne Jackson
England (ENG)
4:08.36  Bronte Barratt
Australia (AUS)
4:08.65
800 m freestyle  Rebecca Cooke
England (ENG)
8:29.50  Melissa Gorman
Australia (AUS)
8:30.79  Brittany Reimer
Canada (CAN)
8:38.05
50 m backstroke  Sophie Edington
Australia (AUS)
28.42
=GR
 Giaan Rooney
Australia (AUS)
28.43  Tayliah Zimmer
Australia (AUS)
28.71
100 m backstroke  Sophie Edington
Australia (AUS)
1:00.93
GR
 Giaan Rooney
Australia (AUS)
1:01.42  Melanie Marshall
England (ENG)
1:01.55
200 m backstroke  Joanna Fargus
Australia (AUS)
2:10.36
GR
 Melanie Marshall
England (ENG)
2:10.87  Hannah McLean
New Zealand (NZL)
2:12.47
50 m breaststroke  Leisel Jones
Australia (AUS)
30.55  Jade Edmistone
Australia (AUS)
30.84  Tarnee White
Australia (AUS)
31.26
100 m breaststroke  Leisel Jones
Australia (AUS)
1:05.09
WR
 Jade Edmistone
Australia (AUS)
1:07.24  Kirsty Balfour
Scotland (SCO)
1:07.83
200 m breaststroke  Leisel Jones
Australia (AUS)
2:20.72
GR
 Kirsty Balfour
Scotland (SCO)
2:24.04  Suzaan van Biljon
South Africa (RSA)
2:25.39
50 m butterfly  Danni Miatke
Australia (AUS)
26.43
GR
 Jessicah Schipper
Australia (AUS)
26.65  Alice Mills
Australia (AUS)
26.78
 Lize-Mari Retief
South Africa (RSA)
100 m butterfly  Jessicah Schipper
Australia (AUS)
57.48
GR
 Libby Lenton
Australia (AUS)
57.80  Audrey Lacroix
Canada (CAN)
58.89
200 m butterfly  Jessicah Schipper
Australia (AUS)
2:06.09
GR
 Felicity Galvez
Australia (AUS)
2:08.16  Terri Dunning
England (ENG)
2:09.87
200 m individual medley  Stephanie Rice
Australia (AUS)
2:12.90
GR
 Brooke Hanson
Australia (AUS)
2:13.62  Lara Carroll
Australia (AUS)
2:13.86
400 m individual medley  Stephanie Rice
Australia (AUS)
4:41.91
GR
 Rebecca Cooke
England (ENG)
4:44.60  Jennifer Reilly
Australia (AUS)
4:47.13
4×100 m freestyle relay  Australia (AUS)
Libby Lenton (53.74)
Jodie Henry (53.30)
Alice Mills (54.42)
Shayne Reese (55.03)
3:36.49  England (ENG)
Melanie Marshall (55.24)
Rosalind Brett (55.22)
Amy Smith (57.22)
Francesca Halsall (55.01)
3:42.69  Canada (CAN)
Erica Morningstar (55.63)
Victoria Poon (56.24)
Geneviève Saumur (54.85)
Sophie Simard (56.12)
3:42.84
4×200 m freestyle relay  Australia (AUS)
Libby Lenton (2:00.04)
Bronte Barratt (1:59.14)
Kelly Stubbins (1:58.98)
Linda Mackenzie (1:58.52)
7:56.68  England (ENG)
Joanne Jackson (1:59.12)
Kate Richardson (2:01.86)
Julia Beckett (2:00.80)
Melanie Marshall (1:59.45)
8:01.23  New Zealand (NZL)
Lauren Boyle (2:00.49)
Helen Norfolk (2:00.56)
Alison Fitch (2:00.35)
Melissa Ingram (2:00.80)
8:02.20
4×100 m medley relay  Australia (AUS)
Sophie Edington (1:01.06)
Leisel Jones (1:05.51)
Jessicah Schipper (56.86)
Libby Lenton (52.87)
3:56.30
WR
 England (ENG)
Melanie Marshall (1:01.64)
Kate Haywood (1:08.54)
Terri Dunning (59.40)
Fran Halsall (55.03)
4:04.61  Canada (CAN)
Kelly Stefanyshyn (1:02.26)
Lauren van Oosten (1:09.53)
Audrey Lacroix (59.27)
Erica Morningstar (54.89)
4:05.95
Legend

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Australia 19 18 17 54
2 England 8 11 4 23
3 Scotland 6 3 3 12
4 South Africa 5 2 5 12
5 Canada 1 7 8 16
6 New Zealand 1 1 4 6
7 Wales 1 2 3
8 Papua New Guinea 1 1

Synchronised swimming[edit]

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Free routine solo  Marie-Pier Boudreau Gagnon
Canada (CAN)
93.833  Jenna Randall
England (ENG)
85.334  Irena Olevsky
Australia (AUS)
83.833
Free routine duet  Canada (CAN)
Marie-Pier Boudreau Gagnon
Isabelle Rampling
92.500  Australia (AUS)
Dannielle Liesch
Irena Olevsky
84.000  New Zealand (NZL)
Lisa Daniels
Nina Daniels
83.667

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Canada 2 0 0 2
2 Australia 0 1 1 2
3 England 0 1 0 1
4 New Zealand 0 0 1 1

References[edit]