12-time Olymipc medalist, Natalie Coughlin, is one of over a dozen U.S. Swim Stars of Irish descent.
USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus says that preliminary, informal discussions have begun to reinstate Michael Phelps to the 2015 World Championships team.
Former Florida training partners Conor Dwyer and Elizabeth Beisel continue to lead the Arena Pro Swim Series with three stops remaining.
Matt Grevers will not swim the A final of the 200 backstroke. Tyler Clary and Bobby Hurley also scratched the event.
The most effected event was the men’s 200m fly final where two swimmers dropped out of the ‘B’ final including Olympic gold medallist Tyler Clary. Clary stated yesterday that he wasn’t very happy with the way he’s been swimming in Orlando, and after a 2:04.97 in the prelims of the 200m fly to take the third seed in the ‘B’ final, Clary scratched the race.
Tyler Clary, after being run down at the end of the men’s 400 IM by Sebastien Rousseau, wasn’t happy with his first night’s performance in Orlando.
Scotland’s Hannah Miley won the 200 free and 400 IM in quick succession, making the tough double look easy on opening night in Orlando.
Ryan Lochte is among the stars that are expected to headline the Arena Pro Swim Series stop at Orlando. Full psych sheets are expected out later this week.
Jack Conger joined a rare company of swimmers who are able to excel in both the 200 fly and the 200 back this weekend.
Andrew Gemmell (above) earned $17,000 at the top finisher in the men’s 10km race at the Swim the Swan event in Perth, Australia.
Purdue commit Haley Rowell came up big in Austin, with 6 lifetime bests, including 3 new Olympic Trials cuts.
Andrew Seliskar wins 200m butterfly at the 2015 Arena Pro Swim Series in best in-season swim by over two seconds.
After the Austin stop of the Arena Pro Swim Series, we have a new leader on the men’s side: Conor Dwyer.
“If Prenot can hold on to the back half of his races at NCAA’s as well as he is today, we may have a few upsets on our hands this year.”
Ryan Lochte delivered a third place and a solid time (after only two weeks of training) in the 400 IM — 4:18.68.