2018 Swammy Awards

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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2018 Swammy Awards: Rocco Meiring, African Coach Of The Year

Rocco Meiring, coach of Tatjana Schoenmaker, is our Swammy Award winner for African Coach of the Year.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Steven Tigg, British Coach Of The Year

Duncan Scott’s coach at the University of Stirling, Steven Tigg, is SwimSwam’s British Coach of the Year.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Male Breakout Swimmer of the Year James Wilby

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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2018 Swammy Awards: Oceania Female Swimmer of the Year Ariarne Titmus

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

Kolesnikov piled up a huge number of medals in 2018 and broke a World Record, even at only 18-years old.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Dean Boxall, Oceania Coach Of The Year

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.

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2018 Swammy Awards: U.S. Coach of the Year Dave Durden

Durden’s men won two individual and three relay gold medals at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships, including a backstroke sweep from Ryan Murphy.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Hirai & Umehara, Asian Coaches Of The Year

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.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Female Breakout Swimmer of the Year Wang Jianjiahe

At just 16, with 2018 being her coming out year, Wang could have much more in store in the years to come.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Canadian Male Athlete of the Year Markus Thormeyer

Markus Thormeyer won the Canadian men’s only medal in swimming at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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2018 Swammy Awards: CAC Male Athlete of the Year Dylan Carter

Dylan Carter had a breakthrough year in 2018, with his first major international medals at the senior level.

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2018 Swammy Awards: U.S. Female Swimmer of the Year Katie Ledecky

Katie Ledecky remains unbeaten in the distance freestyle races at major international competitions.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Schoenmaker is Female African Swimmer of the Year

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.

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2018 Swammy Awards: High School Team of the Year Fossil Ridge Girls

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