Category Archives: Swimming

As Bidding to Host the Olympic Games Loses Popularity, IOC Contemplates Change

The Olympic Games have a troubled history of leaving their hosts in a rough state. While the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has devised reforms to almost every aspect of the Games, the IOC is still working to change aspects of the host selection procedure to ensure only the most well-equipped hosts are selected. IOC President […]

Sette Colli 2019: Marco Koch siegt über 200m Brust

SETTE COLLI 2019 Bisher hat es keine Medaille für die deutschen Teilnehmer gegeben, aber dies könnte sich heute, am letzten Wettkampftag, ändern. Marco Koch geht als Vorlaufschnellster in das 200 m Brust Finale. Und vielleicht geben die Frauen über 200 m Freistil noch etwas Gas und können mit den Favoritinnen Pellegrini und Heemkerk mithalten. Über […]

Sette Colli Day 3 Prelims: Andrew Leads 50 Fly, Hosszu Hits Meet Record In 2IM

2019 SETTE COLLI TROPHY The final day of the 2019 Sette Colli Trophy saw some strategic swims from the men and women, setting themselves up for some fireworks to close out the 3-day meet at the Stadio Olimpico Curva Nord in Rome. American Michael Andrew forewent his spot in the 200m IM prelims to strictly focus […]

Sophie Pascoe: The Para-Swimming ‘Reclassification Saga’ Continues

Paralympic star Sophie Pascoe made a comeback to competitive swimming earlier this year as she competed at New Zealand’s para-swimming open meet. Throughout the meet, Pascoe broke three world records in the S9 class. On day one she set new World Records for both the 50 free (27.32 compared to her prior 27.69) and the 100 […]

Dakota Luther Swims 2:09.2 200 Fly on 3rd Day of Texas Senior Circuit

2019 TEXAS SENIOR CIRCUIT On the 3rd and final day of the texas Senior Circuit, Georgia Bulldog Dakota Luther shattered her season best on the way to winning the women’s 200 fly. Luther posted a speedy 2:09.26 to win the event by 3.6 seconds. Luther had a previous season best of 2:11.86, marking a 2.6 […]

Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool Rebuild Modifies Plans for New Pool

A downturn in the price of oil (upon which Long Beach’s economy is highly dependent) has stalled the launching of the rebuild of the famed Belmont Plaza Pool, but after a city council meeting on Thursday evening, it appears that the project is back on the rails – with some tweaks. Inflation in construction costs […]

Daiya Seto Continues Best Time Trend With 4:07.95 4IM At Sette Colli

2019 SETTE COLLI TROPHY While competing on day 2 of the 2019 Sette Colli Trophy, 25-year-old Olympic medalist Daiya Seto laid waste to the men’s 400m IM field en route to clocking the fastest time in the world. After establishing himself as the top-seeded swimmer of the morning heats with a time of 4:15.39, Seto […]

Coppa Comen 2019: Femmine D’Oro e Staffette Vincenti. Risultati Day 1 e 2

COMEN MEDITERRANEAN CUP 2019 A cura di Valentina Lucconi Continua la cavalcata vincente degli azzurrini guidati dal tecnico Walter Bolognani. A Burgas non si fanno cogliere impreparati gli azzurri convocati per la Coppa Comen, che vede impegnati atleti maschi classe 2003/2004 e femmine classe 2005/2006. Qui di seguito il report delle gare di ieri pomeriggio. […]

Confident and Focused, Simone Manuel Is Zeroing In On the World Championships

2016 Olympic gold medalist and Olympic and World Record holder Simone Manuel has been a pro for over a year now, and in that time she has adapted to the lifestyle and demands of being one of swimming’s biggest icons. Manuel’s next major competition will be the 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, South […]

2019 Mission Viejo Swim Meet of Champions: Night 2 Photo Vault

2019 MISSION VIEJO SWIM MEET OF CHAMPIONS Highlights on the first full night of finals at the 2019 Mission Viejo Fran Crippen Memorial Swim Meet of Champions included Caeleb Dressel dipping under the 48 barrier yet again, along with an exciting battle between Annie Lazor and Breeja Larson in the 200 Breast. Along with competing […]