Articles by Amanda Smith

2013-2014 College Swimming Previews: #10 Georgia Men Returns 14 With Valuable NCAA Experience

Chase Kalisz returns to the Georgia Bulldogs for his sophomore season as the 400IM NCAA Champion. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig)


Jakub Jonczyk from Poland Tests Positive For Banned Substance

FINA reported a positive drug test for Polish swimmer Jakub Jonczyk


Juniors Day 5 – Several NAG Records Go Down On Final Night in Irvine

Bolles men Santo Condorelli and Caeleb Dressel go 1-2 in the 50 freestyle to end a great week in Irvine. (Photo Credit: Anne Lepesant)


Juniors Day 4 – Dressel Makes Statement With Records From B Final

Gunnar Bentz swam tough tonight with back to back swims where he finished first in the 200 freestyle and second in the 100 breaststroke.


Lynch Wins, Rebreaks Own Meet Record in 100 Fly Finals at Junior Nationals Wednesday

Justin Lynch added even more accolades to his increasing resume on Wednesday at the Junior National Championships. (File Photo: Tim Binning/


2013 FINA World Championships Prelims Day 8 REAL-TIME Recap

We have finally made it to the eighth and final day of the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. Four events will take place in the final preliminaries session. (Image Courtesy of FINA)


Asian Recap – Day 7 – Ying Turns Around Disappointing Start To Win Silver Tonight

Guy Marcos Barnea celebrates with Israel teammate Jonatan Josef Kopelev in the men’s 50 backstroke semifinal.

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2013 FINA World Championships Prelims Day 7 REAL-TIME Recap

Matt Grevers and David Plummer are back in action today in the 50m backstroke. (Photo Credit Victor Puig,


Asian Recap – Day 6 – Chinese Wins Bronze in New Chinese National Record

With the fastest split of the evening, Sun Yang slingshotted the Chinese to a third place finish and new Chinese National record.


2013 FINA World Championships Day 6 Prelims REAL-TIME Recaps

Golden girl Missy Franklin is 4 for 4 thus far here in Barcelona. She will swim her last preliminaries of the meet this morning, in her final individual event the 200 backstroke. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig,


Asian Report – Day 5 – China Earns 2 World Champions Tonight

Asia swept the women’s 50 backstroke tonight, with China going 1-2 and Japan taking 3rd. (Photo Credit Victor Puig,


2013 World Championships Day 5 Prelims Real-Time Recaps

Ryan Lochte clocked an effortless 1:57.19 this morning in 200 back. Lochte and Clary, the Olympic Champion, are 1st and 3rd going into semi finals. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig,


Asian Report – Day 4 – Yang Wins Second Title & Schooling Sets Second Record

Sun Yang led wire-to-wire to win his second title of the meet in the 800m freestyle. (Credit: Victor Puig,

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2013 World Championships Day 4 Prelims Real-Time Recaps

Vladimir Morozov is 7th, 48.67, after the men’s 100 free prelim. Adrian is 12th, displaying he may still be battling illness. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig,


Asian Report – Day 3 – Three New National Records Established

Sun Yang has set himself up well for the 800m freestyle final. (Photo Credit Victor Puig, victor

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