Calmer waters for duo

The article is posted on The Age (with picture)

OPEN water swimmers Ky Hurst and Melissa Gorman are the first members of Australia's 2012 Olympic team, but most of their future teammates will have to wait until June before they can be sure of competing in London.

Hurst, a seven-time Australian ironman champion, and Gorman, the world champion in the five-kilometre open water event in 2009, have known since July that they met Olympic qualification criteria after finishing fifth and fourth respectively at the Shanghai World Aquatics Championships in the 10 kilometer open water marathon.

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