Category Archives: Swimming

Distance Freestyler Erin Ritz Commits To Xavier For 2020

Fitter and Faster Swim Clinics is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey. Erin Ritz of Victor Senior […]

Russia’s Roman Zhdanov Breaks 11-Year-Old S4 200 Free World Record

2019 WORLD PARA SWIMMING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS September 9-15, 2019 London Aquatics Centre, London, England Prelims 10 a.m. local time/finals 6 p.m. Full results A pair of long-standing world records fell on night six of the 2019 World Para Swimming World Championships. Russia’s Roman Zhdanov absolutely obliterated an 11-year-old world record in the men’s S4 200 […]

Regan Smith Honored with 2019 Phillips 66 Performance of the Year Award

17-year-old Regan Smith of Riptide was honored with the Phillips 66 Performance of the Year Award on Saturday during the USA Swimming House of Delegates meeting at the 2019 United States Aquatic Sports Convention in St. Louis, Missouri. Smith earned the award for her World Record-breaking performance in 200-meter backstroke at the FINA World Championships […]

Sunama Tops Hagino, Ohashi Gets Double Gold On Night 1 Of JPN Sports Festival

2019 JAPAN NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL Day 1 Highlights Day 1 of the swimming portion of the 2019 Japan National Sports Festival saw 25-year-old Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino in the water in his 2nd race since coming back after a break from competition. After a several-month-long hiatus to tend to physical and mental health, Hagino returned to […]

WATCH: Italians Barlaam, Morlacchi Tie for S9 100 Fly World Title in London

2019 WORLD PARA SWIMMING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS September 9-15, 2019 London Aquatics Centre, London, England Prelims 10 a.m. local time/finals 6 p.m. Full results SwimSwam Italia’s Giusy Cisale contributed to this report.  It was the best possible outcome for Team Italy Wednesday when veteran Federico Morlacchi and his younger countryman Simone Barlaam tied for gold in […]

17-Year-Old Peiniger Beats Seebohm’s 200 IM Aussie Age Record

2019 VICTORIAN OPEN SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday, September 14th & Sunda, September 15th Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Center (MSAC), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia SCM Heats at 9 am local/Finals at 5 pm local Meet Site Psych Sheet Live Results The annual Victorian Open Short Course Championships got underway at the Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre today, […]

Mondiali Nuoto Paralimpico-Italia A Quota 36-Trimi Oro E Pass Tokyo 2020

Ai Mondiali di Nuoto Paralimpico, l’Italia sale a quota 36 dopo cinque giorni di gare. Nelle finali di ieri sera sono state sette le medaglie conquistate dagli azzurri della Nazionale. Due ori e cinque argenti portano gli azzurri al secondo posto del medagliere, superati dalla formazione ucraina che ora svetta in cima con 40 medaglie. […]

SwimSwam’s Comprehensive 2019-2020 College Swimming Preview Index

It’s September, and that means the start of the college swimming season. We’ve spent the past few weeks dissecting every possible aspect of the coming NCAA season. You can check out any coverage you missed here, with links back to all of our preseason coverage, plus a few hints at what’s still to come. TEAM-BY-TEAM […]

S12 Becca Meyers Hits American Record Minutes After World Record in London

2019 WORLD PARA SWIMMING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS September 9-15, 2019 London Aquatics Centre, London, England Prelims 10 a.m. local time/finals 6 p.m. Full results American Paralympian Becca Meyers hit her second world record of the 2019 World Para Swimming World Championships Friday, then 10 minutes later, followed it up with an American record. Meyers swim up […]

Italy, Netherlands, Russia, Greece Move on to WP World Junior Semifinals

FINA World Women’s Junior Water Polo Championships Sept. 9-15, 2019 Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal Venue: Funchal Olympic Pools Complex Competitors: 16 teams Live Scoring The four-time champion United States is out of the running for the 2019 World Women’s Junior Water Polo title after falling to Italy 9-8 in the first quarterfinal match on Friday. […]