Australian Swim Team

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The Australian Swim Team known as The Dolphins,[1] has performed successfully at major international championships. The Australian Swim Team was first referred to as The Dolphins in 1989. [1] Australian Swim Team's historical rival is the United States Swimming Team.

As of 2015, there were thirty six Australian swimmers inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.[2] These swimmers include: Dawn Fraser, Ian Thorpe, Grant Hackett, Kieren Perkins, Murray Rose and Shane Gould. Since 1990, Swimming Australia has an annual award for the Australian Swimmer of the Year.

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Gold Silver Bronze Total Gold Medal
Rank
1900 2 0 0 2 2
1904 0 0 0 0 -
1906 0 0 1 1 6
1908 0 1 1 2 5
1912 2 2 2 6 2
1920 0 1 1 2 ?
1924 1 1 2 4 3
1928 0 2 0 2 8
1932 1 1 0 2 3
1936 0 0 0 0 -
1948 0 2 2 4 4
1952 1 0 0 1 4
1956 8 4 2 14 1
1960 5 5 3 13 2
1964 4 1 4 9 2
1968 3 2 3 8 2
1972 6 2 2 10 2
1976 0 0 1 1 8
1980 2 0 5 7 4
1984 1 5 6 12 5
1988 1 1 1 3 5
1992 1 3 5 9 6
1996 2 4 6 12 5
2000 5 9 4 18 2
2004 7 5 3 15 2
2008 6 6 8 20 2
2012 1 6 3 10 7
2016 3 4 3 10 2

Notes - Open water included from 2008. [3]

FINA Long Course World Championships[edit]

Pool Results[edit]

Year Gold Silver Bronze Total Gold Medal
Rank
1973 1 2 2 5 3
1975 1 2 0 3 6
1978 2 0 2 4 3
1982 0 1 0 1 8
1986 0 0 0 0 -
1991 2 5 1 8 5
1994 4 2 3 9 4
1998 7 6 7 20 2
2001 13 3 3 19 1
2003 6 10 6 22 2
2005 13 5 4 22 2
2007 9 7 5 21 2
2009 3 4 9 16 4
2011 2 8 3 13 4
2013 3 10 0 13 4
2015 7 3 6 16 2
2017 1 5 4 10 8
2019 5 9 5 19 2

Open Water Results[edit]

Year Gold Silver Bronze Total Gold Medal
Rank
1998 0 2 0 2 4
2001 0 0 1 1 6
2003 0 0 0 0 -
2005 0 1 0 1 7
2007 0 0 2 2 3
2009 1 1 0 2 2
2011 0 1 0 1 10
2013 0 0 0 0 -
2015 0 0 0 0 -
2017 0 0 0 0 -
2019 0 0 0 0 -

FINA Short Course World Championships[edit]

Year Gold Silver Bronze Total Gold Medal
Rank
1993 4 9 8 21 3
1995 12 7 7 26 1
1997 9 2 8 199 1
1999 9 11 7 27 1
2000 1 0 3 4 11
2002 10 7 1 18 1
2004 7 15 8 30 2
2006 12 9 4 25 1
2008 8 9 2 19 2
2010 1 7 3 11 9
2012 1 5 3 9 10
2014 1 5 4 10 11
2016 2 2 7 11 9
2018 2 2 8 12 7

Commonwealth Games[edit]

Year Gold Silver Bronze Total Gold Medal
Rank
1930 2 0 0 2 3
1934 3 0 0 3 2
1938 4 2 5 11 2
1950 6 3 2 11 1
1954 6 1 4 11 1
1958 11 6 5 22 1
1962 15 13 8 36 1
1966 11 7 6 24 1
1970 18 10 14 42 1
1974 12 11 10 33 1
1978 10 9 11 30 2
1982 13 13 8 34 1
1986 11 11 11 33 1
1990 21 19 13 53 1
1994 25 17 11 53 1
1998 23 14 11 48 1
2002 26 13 8 47 1
2006 19 18 17 55 1
2010 22 16 16 54 1
2014 19 21 17 57 1
2018 28 21 24 73 1

[4] [5]

Pan Pacific Championships[edit]

Year Gold Silver Bronze Total Gold Medal
Rank
1985 3 10 11 24 2
1987 4 7 13 24 2
1989 3 6 7 16 2
1991 7 13 9 29 2
1993 8 17 5 30 2
1995 13 12 10 35 2
1997 10 7 4 21 2
1999 13 13 6 32 1
2002 11 14 3 28 2
2006 2 3 12 17 3
2010 4 12 10 26 2
2014 10 9 9 28 2
2018 8 13 8 29 2

Notes - includes Open water since 2006.

FINA World Junior Swimming Championships[edit]

Year Gold Silver Bronze Total Gold Medal
Rank
2006 - - - - -
2008 4 4 2 10 4
2011 4 1 3 8 4
2013 10 6 2 18 1
2015 9 7 3 19 1
2017 0 1 4 5 12

Australia did not send a team to the 2006 Championships.

Paralympic Games[edit]

Year Gold Silver Bronze Total Gold Medal
Rank
1960 2 0 0 2 9
1964 9 2 2 13 2
1968 5 5 1 11 6
1972 1 3 5 9 10
1976 3 5 2 10 12
1980 1 8 2 11 15
1984 20 30 24 74 9
1988 5 12 14 31 14
1992 10 12 13 25 6
1996 16 16 12 44 3
2000 14 15 21 50 5
2004 6 14 15 35 5
2008 9 11 9 29 7
2012 18 7 12 37 2
2016 9 10 10 29 5

IPC Swimming World Championships[edit]

Year Gold Silver Bronze Total Gold Medal
Rank
1994 17 42 2
1998 13 16 18 47 3
2002 8 12 29
2006 6 16 5 27
2010 13 11 6 30 6
2013 11 4 12 27 7
2015 9 8 13 30 7

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Australian Dolphins Swim Team re-launched on the Road to Rio". Swimming Australia website. Archived from the original on 30 March 2015. Retrieved 2 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Australian members". International Swimming Hall of Fame Honores. Retrieved 2 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Olympic Games Medal Tally & Team Lists". Swimming Australia website. Archived from the original on 21 April 2015. Retrieved 2 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Swimming Results". Australian Commonwealth Games Association website. Archived from the original on 17 September 2015. Retrieved 2 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Commonwealth Games Medal Tally & Team Lists". Swimming Australia website. Archived from the original on 5 September 2015. Retrieved 2 September 2015.

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