Aussie Holly Barratt, Oldest Rookie Dolphin In History, Leaping To World Titles At 29

Holly Barratt had a fine week of winning and podium placing at the Universiade back in 2015 but it would be 2017 at age 29 before she claimed a Gold Cap as an official Dolphin

Aussie calculators have been put to crunching on the third morning of the Hancock Prospecting Australian Championships. The sums didn’t focus on Holly Barratt going straight from one dash event to the next, backstroke, then fly, qualified for both finals. Instead, they were working out what the night before meant when Barratt claimed the first first Gold cap of her career with a maiden selection to the Australian national senior team. Barratt is 29, which makes her the oldest rookie in Australian swim history

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