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.
Duncan Scott’s coach at the University of Stirling, Steven Tigg, is SwimSwam’s British Coach of the Year.
Great Britain now has the two fastest active breaststrokers in the world (Adam Peaty, middle; James Wilby, right), further emphasizing their huge medley advantage headed toward Tokyo.
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Kolesnikov piled up a huge number of medals in 2018 and broke a World Record, even at only 18-years old.
Dean Boxall, the man at the helm of St. Peters Western where stars Ariarne Titmus and Mitch Larkin call home, is making waves down under just in time for Gwangju and Tokyo.
Durden’s men won two individual and three relay gold medals at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships, including a backstroke sweep from Ryan Murphy.
Along with Japanese National Team Coach Norimasa Hirai, Daiya Seto’s coach, Takayuki Umehara, earned our Swammy Award for the 2018 Asian Coach of the Year.
At just 16, with 2018 being her coming out year, Wang could have much more in store in the years to come.
Markus Thormeyer won the Canadian men’s only medal in swimming at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Dylan Carter had a breakthrough year in 2018, with his first major international medals at the senior level.
Katie Ledecky remains unbeaten in the distance freestyle races at major international competitions.
Schoenmaker established herself as the top breastroker of the Commonwealth Games in May, posting times that would stand high in the world rankings for all of 2018.
To see all of our 2018 Swammy Awards presented by TYR, click here. 2018 High School Team of the Year:…