Although there were many swimmers who benefited from the delayed 2020 Olympic Games, none saw a greater rise in 2021 than American teenager Lydia Jacoby.
The Bolles School boys were dominant at the Florida 1A championships, and take home our high school team of team of the year Swammy.
Florian Wellbrock won the Olympic 10km race, by a record margin in Tokyo last summer, earning a second Open Water Swimmer of the Year Swammy.
Wang Shun raced his way to Olympic gold this year with a 1:55.00 Asian record in the 200 IM, becoming the 3rd fastest man in history.
More 2021 Swammy Awards
With fast times all season, plus three individual NCAA titles, Shaine Casas wins his second-straight Swammy for NCAA Male Swimmer of the Year.
MacNeil became the first woman in history to break 49 seconds in the SCY 100 fly.
Fratus hasn’t slowed down with age. In fact, he won his first Olympic medal at the age of 32, earning Bronze in the 50 free in Tokyo.
Under Reese’s guidance, the Texas Longhorns swam fast all year and rolled to their 15th NCAA championship during Reese’s tenure
Evgeny Rylov was Europe’s most dominant man at the Tokyo Olympics, winning a gold medal in both the 100 and 200 backstrokes.
UVA became the first ACC program to have an NCAA A finalist in every swimming event.
Claire Curzan of TAC Titans and Daniel Diehl from Cumberland YMCA Sea Otters have won the 2021 Swammy awards for the 15-16 age category.
For the third time in her career and the first time since 2018, Sarah Sjostrom is the European Female Swimmer of the Year.
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