Kirsty Coventry

The Kirsty Coventry Academy: A Swimmer’s Mission to Tackle Drowning Prevention in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s most decorated Olympian, Kirsty Coventry, launches her very own swim academy, in the hopes of furthering global drowning prevention.


Ledecky & Henry out of 200 IM, Romano drops 100 back on day 3 finals of Austin Pro Swim

A number of high-profile scratches will shake up the heat sheets for Saturday night finals of the Arena Pro Swim Series at Austin, including two of the top four qualifiers in the women’s 200 IM.


Elizabeth Beisel explains the pain of a triple-double (Video Interview)

Beisel pulled a 2nd place finish in the 200m back, a very solid in-season swim, 2:10.09.

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8 Big Things from Us & You: Day 1 of Arena Pro Swim Series at Austin

Jack Conger’s explosive 100 fly was a major highlight from day 1. What else did SwimSwam and the SwimSwam commenters notice?


5 storylines, 5 races to watch and all the links you need for the 2015 Austin Pro Swim Series

The Hosszu cometh: Katinka won last year’s circuit despite swimming just two of the six meets. She’ll try to track down points leader Elizabeth Beisel in Austin.


Instagram Post Confirms Coventry’s Intent to Race at PSS-Austin

Since announcing in July of 2013 that she would be training with SwimMAC Carolina in Charlotte, North Carolina, Kirsty Coventry hasn’t…


Coventry, Shanteau, Marsh Headline Auburn Swimming & Diving 2015 Inductees

Eric Shanteau is one of 6 inductees into the Auburn Swimming & Diving Hall of Fame Class of 2015.

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WADA Publishes First Ever “Athlete Reference Guide to the Code”

In a project led by the WADA Athlete Committee, tasked with representing the views and rights of athletes worldwide, the…

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Revenge of the Nerds: All-time Women’s Olympic Medal Winners

You might be surprised to learn that it’s Kirsty Coventry who has won the most individual Olympic medals, among women, of all time. Believe it. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Kirsty Coventry)


David Marsh Signs Contract Extension at SwimMAC Through 2018

SwimMAC’s David Marsh has signed a contract extension to remain as the club’s CEO until 2018. (Photo: Tim Binning/


Kirsty Coventry Announces Plans to Train at SwimMAC for 2016 Olympics

With her wedding coming up in just over a week, on August 10th, Zimbabwean sporting hero Kirsty Coventry announced today on…


Best Record Breaking Performance Swammy Award Winner: Missy Franklin

Missy Franklin’s 2:04.06 in the 200 Backstroke earned her the World Record, The Olympic Gold Medal, and her First Swammy Award. (Swim Photo Credit © Tim Binning,


Kirsty Coventry Gets Engaged

7-time Olympic medalist Kirsty Coventry, who won back-to-back golds in the 200 backstroke in 2004 and 2008, has gotten engaged…

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Missy Franklin Destroys 200 Back World Record, Splits Compared

Franklin picks up her third Olympic gold medal, with one more race to go


Americans Nearly Sweep, But for Big Upset by France’s Other Manaudou

American Katie Ledecky might have upstaged even Phelps and Franklin on Day 7 (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/