Missy Franklin’s collegiate swimming career may be coming to a close after conference and NCAA championships, but that doesn’t mean her Rio 2016 training plan is already set.
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Already this season she is within one second of that mark (1:40.31), and swimming faster in the event than she was last year. Going into the meet last season the American record was 1:41.21. Now, she’s swimming times like that in-season which is what puts this swim on this list.
Florida will look to win their third straight SEC championship at the conference meet this week.
(L-R) Shawn Lou, Kevin Tu, Owen Kao, and Hunter Hitchens combined on Saturday to break the National Age Group Record in the 400 yard free relay, adding this mark to their existing record in the same event as 11-12’s.
The 2015 Massachusetts Division 2 Girls State Swim and Dive Championships took place this past weekend giving way to a very close competition that ultimately was won by the Weston girls.
Arkady Vyatchanin made his 2015 Pro Swim Series debut in Orlando over the weekend, and the former Russian Olympian checked in with SwimSwam for an update on his citizenship search.
SwimSwam caught up with Caitlin Leverenz over the weekend at the Arena Pro Swim Series at Orlando to talk everything from the 400 IM to her recent marriage to training alongside a college program.
An important hurdle has been cleared in a bid to bring legal Olympic wagering to the United States in 2016.
Brittany MacLean and the Bulldogs look fierce heading into post-season action, with Texas A&M and Florida the closest challengers to the reigning NCAA champions.
Elizabeth Beisel is still dealing with a nagging groin injury, but at the Orlando Arena Pro Swim Series event, the Olympian did find time to both win the 400 free and check in with SwimSwam for a mid-season interview.
Marsh, the daughter of famed SwimMAC Carolina coach David Marsh, rocked two big back-to back wins both of which she won in AA-A record timing. The Pine Lake Prep swimmer first won the 50 freestyle where she was a 23.05 to take a solid chunk off the previous mark of 23.35. Marsh was also just off the state record in the race. She then went on to win the 100 fly in 54.08 dropping almost a full second off the AA-A record of 55.02.
“Denny (Coach Pursley) taught me the relationship between work and reward.” Glenn Mills, co-founder of GoSwim.tv and U.S. Olympian.
Ronald Dalmacio of Rose Bowl Aquatics is now the fastest 10-and-under 100 yard backstroker in history/
There is no other way to describe Indiana’s strength in the backstroke events other than to say that the ladies…