Category Archives: Swimming

Kliment Kolesnikov Parla Del WR, Del Test Antidoping e Di Efimova/King

Dopo aver partecipato con successo agli Europei di Glasgow la stella russa Kliment Kolesnikov  ha rilasciato un’intervista ad un organo di stampa russo (Sport-espresso).  Gli argomenti toccati sono molti, e potete leggere l’intervista in lingua originale al link in fondo al presente articolo. Kliment Kolesnikov Il 18enne Kliment Kolesnikov è esploso a livello internazionale nel 2017 quando ha […]

6x CIF-SDS Champion Rachel Rhee Verbally Commits to UCLA

USA Swimming Scholastic All-American and NISCA All-American Rachel Rhee has announced her verbal commitment to UCLA for the fall of 2019. Rhee is from San Diego, California. A rising senior at La Costa Canyon High School, she swims for her school and her club team Ranch San Dieguito. “UCLA is a perfect fit for me […]

Fitter and Faster Swim Tour – August to September Clinics

Courtesy of Fitter and Faster Swim Tour, a SwimSwam partner.  We at the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour wish you good luck on your upcoming swim seasons! It has been exciting for us to see so many of our past participants competing at USA Nationals, Jr. Nationals and other championship meets around the USA this […]

Jade Hannah, Faith Knelson Out Of Junior Pan Pacs Due To Injury

Swimming Canada has confirmed to SwimSwam that both Jade Hannah and Faith Knelson won’t compete for Canada at the upcoming Junior Pan Pacific Championships due to injury. Both swimmers represent Island Swimming nationally in Victoria, British Columbia. Neither athlete was on the initial roster put in place after the Canadian Championships in April, as they were off competing at […]

Ivy League Champ Quinn Scannell Transferring to Duke After 1 Year at Penn

Duke University women’s swimming and diving team has landed Quinn Scannell as a transfer for the fall of 2018. Scannell is coming off a stellar freshman season at the University of Pennsylvania, where she won the 200 back at 2018 Ivy League Championships going 1:54.64 to take down Penn and Ivy League Championships records in […]

Analyzing Nationals to Pac Pacs Improvement

How well did the US team perform at Pan Pacs? There was a lot of concern and speculation over the effects of the long trip to Japan without sufficient time to acclimate to the time change as well as the short gap between Nationals and Pan Pacs. To that end, I thought it would be […]

Verena Schott, Ugo Didier Set European Records at Para Euros Day 4

2018 WORLD PARA SWIMMING ALLIANZ EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS August 13th-19th, 2018 National Aquatic Centre, Dublin, Ireland LCM Live Results After a whopping 11 world records were broken over the first three days of the meet, times finally came back down to earth on day four of the 2018 Para European Championships. Germany’s Verena Schott kicked off the […]

Florida 2A Champ Nico Gobel Headed to Loyola New Orleans

Photo courtesy of Annette Gobel Panama City Beach, Florida’s Nico Gobel has committed to swim for Loyola University New Orleans, where he will also be part of the University Honors Program in the class of 2022. “After weighing several excellent options for continuing my education, I have decided that Loyola offers all the elements of […]

Asian Games’ Arrival: Re-Live Schooling’s Rio Olympic Gold

[embedded content] Video courtesy of The Olympic Channel. It’s been 2 years since Singaporean Joseph Schooling shocked the world by beating American icon Michael Phelps for Olympic gold in the men’s 100m butterfly race. Schooling rocked a monster personal best of 50.39 in Rio to break the previous Olympic Record of 50.58 set by Phelps back […]

Asian Games’ Arrival: Re-Watch Watanabe’s 2:06.67 2Breast World Record

[embedded content] Video courtesy of Alex Pussieldi Earlier this month we saw just the 3rd 200m breaststroke performance in history render a time under the 2:07 threshold, as Russia’s Anton Chupkov took the European Championships title in a mark of 2:06.86. Before his race in Glasgow on August 6th, Chupkov nailed the 2nd fastest performance […]