Melanie Schlanger
Melanie Schlanger Getty Images

Schlanger into 100m freestyle semis

MELANIE Schlanger has qualified second-fastest for the women's 100m freestyle semi-finals.

Schlanger (53.50 seconds) eased through her heat to finish 0.13 ahead of Belarus's Aliaksandra Herasimenia.

"I felt pretty good. I wanted to sneak under 54, which I did," Schlanger said.

"I guess my second 50m is always my strength."

Schlanger said she was saddened to see fellow Australian Cate Campbell withdraw from her heat due to illness.

Read more on the ABC.


Spread the word about Wave at a Truckie Day

Spread the word about Wave at a Truckie Day

"The event as a national feel good day for truckies.”

Valley's first vehicle speed camera turned on

Valley's first vehicle speed camera turned on

Long road fight ends in cheers

New Renault Koleos delivers sharp value for families

New Renault Koleos delivers sharp value for families

Is this the most underrated mid-size SUV?

Local Partners