As we wrap up our 2018 Swammy Awards, it’s time to look back at the top 10 swims of 2018.
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.
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.
From the pool to open water, Erica Sullivan had a stellar season in the 17-18 age group.
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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?
Regan Smith and Gianluca Urlando (pictured) top our list of 15-16s for 2018.
“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 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.
38-year-old Nicholas Santos of Brazil ended 2018 with both a World Record and a World Championship, though not at the same time.
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Charlotte Hook (pictured above) and Tona Zinn stood out among their peers in 2018.
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.
Rocco Meiring, coach of Tatjana Schoenmaker, is our Swammy Award winner for African Coach of the Year.
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