After his completion of the Asian Games remained questionable following his absence from the Chinese 4x200m freestyle relay team last night, it seems as though Sun Yang got the rest he needed to come back and win the 400m freestyle final tonight.
Even the elite swimmers have bad swims. Here is a simple, yet extremely powerful, 3 step plan for dealing with a poor swim.
The Michigan Wolverines reloaded their distance corps this week, picking up a verbal commitment from former YMCA national champion Stephen Holmquist.
The University of North Carolina got in on the recruiting action this week, picking up a verbal from Nation’s Capital Swim Club freestyler Robyn Dryer.
Iowa breaststroker/IMer Sydney Angell has verbally committed to swim for the Arkansas Razorbacks starting next fall.
Pittsburgh-area swimmers Kathryn Painter and Kayla Churman, plus Ohio’s Geena Freriks, have verbally committed to join the Wildcats next season.
Bonnie Brandon lost most of her NCAA meet last spring to a devastating illness, but at full strength this season she’ll be the centerpiece of Rick DeMont’s Wildcats.
Iona College Head Coach Nick Cavataro: “Bradley has a strong background in technique and mechanics and will provide excellent guidance for this team to reach its maximum potential.”
A swimsuit is a statement. It defines a swimmer for who they are and what they do.
It is fair to say that we live in a negativity culture. Television, magazines, media and peer influences seem to place a constant focus on what can, or does, go wrong. This necessarily creates a negativity bias in our brain, and for athletes, leads to performance limitations.
Junya Koga absolutely dominated the race in the men’s 50m backstroke churning into the wall like a madman to grab the gold with a time of 24.28. That time was just four one-hundredths shy of the Asian record of 24.24, but did break his own Asian Games record of 24.46 which he set in prelims.
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Carroll University’s Kristy Johnson and Gordon College’s Austin Drukker are featured in this Senior Spotlight, a a tribute to the athletes of Division III, showcasing seniors from across the country who have brought their own passion to swimming and academia. All hail DIII.
Executive Director Chuck Wielgus: “Our membership has topped 400,000; more than 350,000 of whom are athlete members, more than we’ve ever had before. We have more than 18,000 coach members and 2,800 member clubs.”
Maggie Werba from Oshkosh, Wisconsin has verbally committed to the Minnesota Golden Gophers.