SEVERAL of Australia’s Pan Pacific’s swim team are training at Bond University this morning ahead of the championships next week.
Gold Coaster and Olympic gold medalist Mel Schlanger and her fiancé Chris Wright who have just returned from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will be among those attending.
Coached by Glenn Baker, Schlanger and Wright are now preparing for the Pan Pacs, training with a squad that includes junior world champion Luke Percy, Blake Jones, Max Muggeridge, Leiston Pickett and Jarrod Killey.
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The Pan Pacific’s will be held at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre in Southport from August 21 – 24, showcasing world class swimming action from countries including Australia, Canada, USA and Japan.