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PHOTO VAULT: Day 1 Prelims at the 2014 Junior Nationals

Peter Kropp is the top seed in the men’s 100 breaststroke headed into the final.

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Olivia Ontjes breaks her own national record on day 2 prelims of YMCA Nats

YMCA of the Triangle’s Olivia Ontjes broke her own YMCA National record in the 50 breast to highlight Wednesday prelims YMCA Nationals.

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What to Watch For: Day 1 Finals at 2014 US Junior National Championships

Corey Okubo’s 200 fly was the best swim (ignoring age) of the first session at Junior Nationals.

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2014 US Junior Nationals: Okubo at home, leads 200 fly after day 1 prelims

Swimming in his own Southern California backyard, Aquazot’s Corey Okubo is the top seed in the boys 200 fly heading into tonight’s final.

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Men’s 100 Meter Backstroke – US Nationals Preview – Question marks abound in one of US’s deepest races

David Plummer (pictured) is the defending national champion in what has historically been one of the USA’s toughest and deepest events.

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FINA To Launch First Ever “Youth Programme” at Doha World Championships in 2014

Update: USA Swimming says that at this time they are not planning to participate in this event. For the first…

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Women’s 800 Meter Freestyle – US Nationals Preview – Ledecky Yes, But Who’s Next?

Katie Ledecky is the runaway favorite to win the women’s 800 at Nationals, but who will come in second?

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WATCH: YOTA’s National Age Group Record in 200 Meter Free Relay

The YMCA of the Triangle Area (YOTA) broke the National Age Group Record in the United Sates for the 17-18…

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Rutter Repeats in 200 Breast; YOTA Sweeps Relays on Day 1 of 2014 YMCA Long Course Nats

Day two of the 2014 YMCA Long Course National Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana, after a quiet morning session, exploded in…

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YMCA of the Triangle breaks 200 free relay NAG for 17-18s at YNats Tuesday night

Chris Kohut, Seth Maslowski, Alex Carson, Colin Ellington (left to right) broke the National Age Group record for 17-18s in the 200 free relay, going 1:33.83 on the first full night of YMCA Nationals.

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Mallory Weggemann to Take Control of Microphone, Lead SwimSwam’s Coverage of 2014 Pan Pac Para-Swimming Champs

SwimSwam is partnering with 2012 Paralympic gold medalist and ESPY winner Mallory Weggemann and The Factory Agency to raise coverage of the Pan…

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13-Year Old Phenom Emily Weiss Is a Late Entry to Junior Nationals

Final preparations are underway for the 2014 USA Swimming Junior National Championships in Irvine, California. The meet begins Wednesday morning.

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FINA Asks Athletes, Coaches, Visitors to “Dress Modestly” at Qatar World Championships

The above is one of many pieces of marketing material for the “Reflect Your Respect” campaign that has been posted around Qatar.

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Skip Kenney to Be Inducted Into Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame

Former Stanford men’s head coach Skip Kenney will be inducted into the Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame in October.

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Jonathan Rutter Looking to Defend & Double on Day 2 of 2014 YMCA LC Nationals

Olvia Ontjes from YOTA, meanwhile, skipped the 50 free to focus on the 200 breast this year, and so far the decision has paid off.

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