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Cody Simpson stuns at the National Swimming titles as he edges closer to spot in Commonwealth Games

Cody Simpson stuns at the National Swimming titles as he edges closer to a spot in the Commonwealth Games after lacking out on the Tokyo Olympics

Singer Cody Simpson is on the verge of incomes a shock place at the Commonwealth Games staff after a shocking efficiency at the Australian Swimming Championships.

The 25-year-old took practically a second off his personal finest, qualifying second quickest for the 100metre butterfly remaining on Wednesday night time.

Simpson registered an unimaginable time of 51.79 seconds in his semi-final, behind solely Olympic bronze medallist Matthew Temple.

A high three end in the remaining would see Simpson sensationally qualify for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in July. 

Cody Simpson is on the verge of earning a shock place in Australia's Commonwealth Games team after the singer smashed his personal best at the national swimming titles

Cody Simpson is on the verge of incomes a shock place in Australia’s Commonwealth Games staff after the singer smashed his personal finest at the nationwide swimming titles

Simpson registered an incredible time of 51.79 seconds in his semi-final, behind only Olympic bronze medallist Matthew Temple

Simpson registered an unimaginable time of 51.79 seconds in his semi-final, behind solely Olympic bronze medallist Matthew Temple

Aussie legend Grant Hackett stated earlier than the trials he believed it was ‘unrealistic’ Simpson might make the staff, however highlighted his unimaginable progress over the previous year.

‘Look, that’s nonetheless going to be a stretch, however in saying that, it isn’t unrealistic, given the instances he’s producing,’ Hackett stated.

‘I at all times thought the Olympics staff final year was unrealistic, folks obtained carried away with the hype, however I stated at the time if he made the remaining that may be mind-blowing, and he did.

‘This year, getting a medal is one thing that is a a lot greater likelihood than it was 12 months in the past.’

More to come. 

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