Olivia Wunsch's impressive performance at the World Junior Championships has garnered attention, particularly in the 400-meter free rela
The Australian swimmer anchored her team to victory over the United States with a remarkable 52.61 split, showcasing her exceptional talent.
Wunsch's outstanding split places her among the elite swimmers globally, with only a few, including Kate Douglass,
Notably, she is just 17 years old, and her rapid progress suggests she could become a key contributor
to Australian relay teams at upcoming Olympic Games, including possibly Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028.
Prior to this competition, Wunsch had never clocked a sub-54-second time in the 100-meter freestyle,
but she broke through with a personal-best 53.71 to secure gold. She continued her impressive form by splitting 53.61 in Australia's mixed 400-meter freestyle relay,
contributing to setting a world junior record with a total time of 3:24.29.
Wunsch also excelled in the 50-meter freestyle semifinals, setting a personal best of 24.60, significantly improving on her previous mark of 24.85.
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