Clareburt, Fairweather, Pascoe head NZ swim team for 2022 Commonwealth Games

Lewis Clareburt contesting the men's 400m Individual Medley on day one of the Tokyo Olympic Games.

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Lewis Clareburt contesting the boys’s 400m Particular person Medley on day one of many Tokyo Olympic Video games.

Tokyo Olympians Lewis Clareburt and Erika Fairweather and para swimming famous person Dame Sophie Pascoe will spearhead the New Zealand swimming crew for the Commonwealth Video games.

The trio had been amongst 12 swimmers named on Wednesday to compete in Birmingham beginning in late July.

Clareburt completed seventh within the last of the boys’s 400m particular person medley ultimately 12 months’s Olympics after qualifying second-fastest and main on the midway stage of the ultimate. The 22-year-old additionally made the ultimate of the 200 IM.

Fairweather was the shock bundle of the NZ crew in Tokyo, with the then 17-year-old storming into the ladies’s 400m freestyle last because the fourth- quickest qualifier, beating the nationwide file and her private greatest time by a staggering 4 seconds.

Erika Fairweather prepares for the women's 400m final at the Tokyo Olympic Games.


Erika Fairweather prepares for the ladies’s 400m last on the Tokyo Olympic Video games.

She was eighth within the last and in addition made the semifinals of the 200m freestyle.

Pascoe, 29, will contest only one occasion in Birmingham beneath the gaze of latest coach Brett Naylor.

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