2018 Swammy Awards

Emory Women, Denison Men Lead Scored DIII Psych Sheets

The D3 psych sheets are out, and the meet is fast approaching. It’s time to get an idea of which teams are well positioned to take the title.

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Joan Lluís Pons, mejor nadador español en 2018 para los Swammy Awards

Joan Lluís Pons se lleva el Swammy al mejor nadador español de 2018 gracias a su medalla en el europeo de Glasgow. Hugo González y César Castro, menciones de honor.

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Watching Swimming: What Makes a Race Good?

Last Friday, SwimSwam published our Swammy Awards Top 10 Swims of the Year. The number one race was the men’s medley relay at the Asian Games.

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SwimSwam’s Official 2018 Swammy Award Index

This month, we’re recounting the top performers and performances of the year 2018. Keep track of all of our Swammy Award winners here, with links out to full Swammy Award stories and honorable mentions.

2018 Swammy Awards: Top 10 Swims of the Year

As we wrap up our 2018 Swammy Awards, it’s time to look back at the top 10 swims of 2018.

2018 Swammy Awards: World Male Swimmer of the Year Kliment Kolesnikov

It was a true firework of a year for Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov, who wraps up Swammy Awards season with not only the World Junior Swimmer of the Year and European Swimmer of the Year awards, but the overall World Male Swimmer of the Year honor as well.

2018 Swammy Awards: World Female Swimmer of the Year Katie Ledecky

Often a victim of sky-high expectations set by her historic track record, Ledecky had arguably her quietest year since bursting onto the international scene in 2012, and she’s still the world’s top female swimmer.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Age Group Swimmers of the Year – 17-18

From the pool to open water, Erica Sullivan had a stellar season in the 17-18 age group.

2018 Swammy Awards: Energy Standard, Europe’s Coaches Of The Year

Meet our 2018 Swammy Award winners for Europe’s Coaches of the Year.

2018 Swammy Awards: National Development Award – Italy

Not only did Italy break a lot of National Records in 2018, but Italian swimmers posted times to put the rest of the world on watch. Who’s ready for some great showdowns in 2019?

2018 Swammy Awards: Age Group Swimmer of the Year – 15-16

Regan Smith and Gianluca Urlando (pictured) top our list of 15-16s for 2018.

2018 Swammy Awards: Ben Titley, Canadian Coach of The Year

 “Coach Ben is just so amazing and got me to where I am. I’m so grateful for him,” says Taylor Ruck of our 2018 Swammy Award winner for Canadian Coach of the Year, Ben Titley.

Jessica Vall: premio Swammy a la mejor nadadora española de 2018

Jessica Vall se lleva el premio Swammy a la mejor nadadora española 2018 después de un gran año. Lidón Muñoz, Marina García y Catalina Corró también destacan y se llevan las menciones de honor.

2018 Swammy Awards: Nicholas Santos, Male S. American Swimmer of Year

38-year-old Nicholas Santos of Brazil ended 2018 with both a World Record and a World Championship, though not at the same time.

2018 Swammy Awards: European Female Swimmer of the Year Sarah Sjostrom

To see all of our 2018 Swammy Awards presented by TYR, click here.  2018 EUROPEAN FEMALE SWIMMER OF THE YEAR:…

2018 Swammy Awards: Age Group Swimmer of the Year – 13-14

Charlotte Hook (pictured above) and Tona Zinn stood out among their peers in 2018.

2018 Swammy Awards: Oceania Male Swimmer of the Year, Kyle Chalmers

Though Chalmers was back to racing by July of 2017, just one month after heart surgery, his true return to form came in 2018 with explosive swims both at home and abroad.

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