Category Archives: Swimming

Cardiff International Open Meet Sees Budding Age Groupers Deliver

2019 CARDIFF INTERNATIONAL OPEN MEET Friday, May 24th – Sunday, May 26th Cardiff International Pool LCM Entry List Results – Meet Mobile: Cardiff International Open Meet 2019 Cardiff Swimming Club in Great Britain hosted its International Open Meet over the weekend. Hosting clubs from around the nation, the meet serves as a competition for swimmers […]

Murdoch & Miley Reap Gold On Final Night Of 2019 Glasgow Int’l

2019 GLASGOW INTERNATIONAL SWIM MEET Still ramping up both her training and racing since undergoing ankle surgery late last year, 29-year-old Hannah Miley wrangled up 2 gold medals on the final night of the 2019 Glasgow International Swim Meet. The 3-time Olympian from Aberdeen first topped the podium in the women’s 400m freestyle, clocking a […]

Gianluca Urlando Secondo All Time Cat. 17/18 – E’ L’Erede DI Michael Phelps?

Gianluca Urlando, un nome che suona come italiano, per il 17enne americano che sta siglando record su record. La domanda è legittima: E’ lui l’erede di Michael Phelps? Gianluca ha 17 anni, e ieri ha nuotato il suo personal best nei 100 metri farfalla. Durante la gara svoltasi al Meeting Internazionale Mel Zajac Jr, a Vancouver (Canada), […]

The Two Words Keeping You From Faster Swimming: “I Can’t”

At some point we have all stood on the brink of a tough workout or big-time race and found ourselves thinking, “I can’t.” Here is what you need to know about these two little words that are keeping you from swimming to your potential. I can’t do this set, it’s too hard. I can’t make […]

Samantha Nickell Offers Verbal Commitment to Boise State

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. Samantha Nickell, a USA […]

Federica Pellegrini Picks Up First Event Win On Day 1 of Naples Grand Prix

2019 GRAND PRIX CITY OF NAPLES The first day of the fourth-ever Naples Grand Prix features the top Italian age group talent clashing with many Olympic and World Championship veterans. Only two events, the 100 free and 100 back, were swam as prelims-finals events, whereas the remainder of the contested events were timed finals. Women’s […]

Stewart 58.1/Seliskar 53.0 100 FL’s at NOVA Grand Challenge Prelims

2019 SPEEDO GRAND CHALLENGE During the second prelims session of the NOVA Grand Challenge, Kendyl Stewart and Andrew Seliskar put up promising 100 fly times that foreshadow a quick finals session later tonight. Seliskar kicked it off with a 53.00 swim to lead the 100 fly super-final. His time is now his 7th-fastest swim ever, under […]

Filippo Magnini Si Difende E Dice La Sua: “Ho Usato Integratori Legali”

Filippo Magnini aveva annunciato via Instagram che presto avrebbe detto la sua verità sul caso antidoping in una conferenza stampa. Ieri, a Milano, l’ex campione del mondo e capitano della Nazionale Italiana, ha espresso la sua versione dei fatti. Esordisce esplicando i motivi della conferenza: “Sono stati i due anni più brutti della mia vita. Per […]

The Parent’s Survival Guide for Dealing with a Taper

by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. You can join his weekly motivational newsletter for competitive swimmers by clicking here. The role of swimmer parent is a rich and diverse challenge that requires a vast and evolving skill set; from scheduling car pool, fundraising planning, officiating and much, much more. During the period of the taper, a several week […]

Andrea Manzi: “Mi Manda Paltrinieri” Il Sogno Chiamato Universiade

XXX UNIVERSIADE ESTIVA  – NAPOLI 2019 Il sogno di gareggiare a Napoli, l’obiettivo di migliorare il primato personale e di arrivare in finale. Ed in finale tutto può accadere, anche centrare l’obiettivo medaglia, seguendo così le orme dell’amico Gregorio Paltrinieri. Andrea Manzi è una delle punte della nazionale di nuoto che sarà in acqua all’Universiade, […]