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Aquatics at the 2006 Commonwealth Games

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.

Contents

Overall medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Australia30242377
2  England814527
3  Canada881127
4  Scotland63312
5  South Africa52512
6  New Zealand1157
7  Wales1023
8  Papua New Guinea1001
9  Malaysia0202
Totals (9 nations)605454168

DivingEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
1 m springboard Alexandre Despatie
  Canada
853.50 Yeoh Ken Nee
  Malaysia
844.95 Steven Barnett
  Australia
777.85
3 m springboard Alexandre Despatie
  Canada
941.60 Robert Newbery
  Australia
906.30 Steven Barnett
  Australia
869.40
10 m platform Mathew Helm
  Australia
1085.60 Peter Waterfield
  England
1030.50 Alexandre Despatie
  Canada
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 eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
1 m springboard Blythe Hartley
  Canada
644.65 Sharleen Stratton
  Australia
596.45 Kathryn Blackshaw
  Australia
544.40
3 m springboard Blythe Hartley
  Canada
690.05 Chantelle Newbery
  Australia
681.30 Kathryn Blackshaw
  Australia
629.00
10 m platform Loudy Tourky
  Australia
737.75 Chantelle Newbery
  Australia
733.55 Émilie Heymans
  Canada
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 tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Australia55515
2  Canada5139
3  England0224
4  Malaysia0202
Totals (4 nations)10101030

SwimmingEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle Roland Schoeman
  South Africa
22.03
GR
Brent Hayden
  Canada
22.19 Brett Hawke
  Australia
22.31
50 m EAD freestyle Matthew Cowdrey
  Australia
26.06
WR
Benoît Huot
  Canada
24.84 Matt Walker
  England
28.94
100 m freestyle Simon Burnett
  England
48.57
GR
Ryk Neethling
  South Africa
49.20 Roland Schoeman
  South Africa
49.24
100 m EAD freestyle Matthew Cowdrey
  Australia
56.73
WR
Benoît Huot
  Canada
53.22
WR
David Roberts
  Wales
1:01.85
200 m freestyle Ross Davenport
  England
1:47.29 Simon Burnett
  England
1:47.38 Brent Hayden
  Canada
1:47.41
400 m freestyle David Carry
  Scotland
3:48.17 Andrew Hurd
  Canada
3:49.08 David Davies
  Wales
3:49.44
1500 m freestyle David Davies
  Wales
14:57.63 Andrew Hurd
  Canada
15:09.44 Troyden Prinsloo
  South Africa
15:11.88
50 m backstroke Matthew Clay
  England
25.04 Liam Tancock
  England
25.10 Gerhard Zandberg
  South Africa
25.16
100 m backstroke Liam Tancock
  England
54.53
GR
Matthew Welsh
  Australia
54.82 Gregor Tait
  Scotland
54.89
200 m backstroke Gregor Tait
  Scotland
1:58.65
GR
Johannes Du Rand
  South Africa
2:00.32 Cameron Gibson
  New Zealand
2:00.72
50 m breaststroke Chris Cook
  England
28.01 Darren Mew
  England
28.07 Brenton Rickard
  Australia
28.14
100 m breaststroke Chris Cook
  England
1:00.98 James Gibson
  England
1:01.10 Brenton Rickard
  Australia
1:01.17
200 m breaststroke Mike Brown
  Canada
2:12.23
GR
Brenton Rickard
  Australia
2:12.24 Jim Piper
  Australia
2:12.26
50 m butterfly Roland Schoeman
  South Africa
23.34 Matthew Welsh
  Australia
23.63 Michael Klim
  Australia
23.74
100 m butterfly Ryan Pini
  Papua New Guinea
52.64 Michael Klim
  Australia
52.70 Moss Burmester
  New Zealand
52.73
200 m butterfly Moss Burmester
  New Zealand
1:56.64
GR
Travis Nederpelt
  Australia
1:57.26 Joshua Krogh
  Australia
1:59.18
200 m individual medley Gregor Tait
  Scotland
2:00.73 Dean Kent
  New Zealand
2:01.08 Brian Johns
  Canada
2:01.56
400 m individual medley David Carry
  Scotland
4:15.98
GR
Euan Dale
  Scotland
4:17.15 Travis Nederpelt
  Australia
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 eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m freestyle Libby Lenton
  Australia
24.61
GR
Jodie Henry
  Australia
24.72 Alice Mills
  Australia
25.03
50 m EAD freestyle Natalie du Toit
  South Africa
29.27
WR
Anne Polinario
  Canada
28.63 Annabelle Williams
  Australia
30.25
100 m freestyle Libby Lenton
  Australia
53.54
GR
Jodie Henry
  Australia
53.78 Alice Mills
  Australia
54.31
100 m EAD freestyle Natalie du Toit
  South Africa
1:01.81 Valérie Grand'Maison
  Canada
1:01.02 Anne Polinario
  Canada
1:03.10
200 m freestyle Caitlin McClatchey
  Scotland
1:57.25
GR
Libby Lenton
  Australia
1:57.51 Melanie Marshall
  England
1:58.11
400 m freestyle Caitlin McClatchey
  Scotland
4:07.69 Joanne Jackson
  England
4:08.36 Bronte Barratt
  Australia
4:08.65
800 m freestyle Rebecca Cooke
  England
8:29.50 Melissa Gorman
  Australia
8:30.79 Brittany Reimer
  Canada
8:38.05
50 m backstroke Sophie Edington
  Australia
28.42
=GR
Giaan Rooney
  Australia
28.43 Tayliah Zimmer
  Australia
28.71
100 m backstroke Sophie Edington
  Australia
1:00.93
GR
Giaan Rooney
  Australia
1:01.42 Melanie Marshall
  England
1:01.55
200 m backstroke Joanna Fargus
  Australia
2:10.36
GR
Melanie Marshall
  England
2:10.87 Hannah McLean
  New Zealand
2:12.47
50 m breaststroke Leisel Jones
  Australia
30.55 Jade Edmistone
  Australia
30.84 Tarnee White
  Australia
31.26
100 m breaststroke Leisel Jones
  Australia
1:05.09
WR
Jade Edmistone
  Australia
1:07.24 Kirsty Balfour
  Scotland
1:07.83
200 m breaststroke Leisel Jones
  Australia
2:20.72
GR
Kirsty Balfour
  Scotland
2:24.04 Suzaan van Biljon
  South Africa
2:25.39
50 m butterfly Danni Miatke
  Australia
26.43
GR
Jessicah Schipper
  Australia
26.65 Alice Mills
  Australia
26.78
Lize-Mari Retief
  South Africa
100 m butterfly Jessicah Schipper
  Australia
57.48
GR
Libby Lenton
  Australia
57.80 Audrey Lacroix
  Canada
58.89
200 m butterfly Jessicah Schipper
  Australia
2:06.09
GR
Felicity Galvez
  Australia
2:08.16 Terri Dunning
  England
2:09.87
200 m individual medley Stephanie Rice
  Australia
2:12.90
GR
Brooke Hanson
  Australia
2:13.62 Lara Carroll
  Australia
2:13.86
400 m individual medley Stephanie Rice
  Australia
4:41.91
GR
Rebecca Cooke
  England
4:44.60 Jennifer Reilly
  Australia
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 tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Australia19181754
2  England811423
3  Scotland63312
4  South Africa52512
5  Canada17816
6  New Zealand1146
7  Wales1023
8  Papua New Guinea1001
Totals (8 nations)424243127

Synchronised swimmingEdit

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Free routine solo Marie-Pier Boudreau Gagnon
  Canada
93.833 Jenna Randall
  England
85.334 Irena Olevsky
  Australia
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 tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Canada2002
2  Australia0112
3  England0101
4  New Zealand0011
Totals (4 nations)2226

ReferencesEdit

  • "MELBOURNE 2006 - XVIII Commonwealth Games: Complete results book (Diving)" (PDF). Omega Timing. 2006-03-25. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-19. Retrieved 2009-04-19.
  • "MELBOURNE 2006 - XVIII Commonwealth Games: Complete results book (Swimming)" (PDF). Omega Timing. 2006-03-21. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-07-23. Retrieved 2009-04-19.
  • "MELBOURNE 2006 - XVIII Commonwealth Games: Complete results book (Synchronised swimming)" (PDF). Omega Timing. 2006-03-19. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-04. Retrieved 2009-04-19.