Articles by Annika Johnson

2021 Australian Championships – Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Zac Stubblety-Cook and Matthew Wilson are set up for another breaststroke duel on the final day of the Australian Swimming Championships: the 200 breast.

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German Olympic Trials Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Ole Braunschweig (above) and Marek Ulrich are less than .20 off the Olympic qualifying cut in the 100 back. Ulrich, who had retired in 2018, is within .05.

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Miami University (OH) Wins 2021 MAC Championship Title By 245 Points

Miami Ohio University earned a slight lead on day 1 which kept growing through day 3 when the Redhawks won the title by a substantial lead of 245 points.

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Isabel Gose Drops 9.4 Seconds to Win 800 Free And Earns Olympic Qualifying Time

Germany’s Isabel Gose went into this meet with a best time of 8:37.79. Today she posted an 8:26.37, crushing the Olympic qualifying cut by nearly 4 seconds.

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Top 12 Swimmers Separated by 1 Second in Men’s 100 Fly at Japan Trials

During prelims, Naoki Mizunuma out touched Takeshi Kawamoto (above) by .16, leading a pack of 12 swimmers who finished with times between 51.92 and 52.92.

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Japanese Trials Prelims: Rikako Ikee Tops 100 Free With Season-Best Time, 54.30

Rikako Ikee posted a season-best time of 54.30 to claim the top semifinals spot in the 100 meter free, ranking herself #23 in the world this season.

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Japan Trials Prelims: Shogo Takeda Stares Down 800 Free National Record

Takeda, who is ranked 5th globally in the 800 free this season, won prelims with a time of 7:53. 04. He came within 3.5 seconds of the National Record.

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Tomoru Honda Out Touches Seto by .01 in 200 Fly Prelims at Japanese Trials

Olympic medalist Daiya Seto took out the first 50 meters of the 200 fly in 25.50, .32 ahead of Honda. But, the 19-year-old ended up out touching Seto by .01.

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Alex McMahon Wins 200 IM, 50 Free With Best Times at Phoenix Spring Sectionals

Alex McMahon of Aquawolves won the 200 IM and 50 free with lifetime bests of 1:49.33 and 20.24, respectively, with a few heats of 50 freestyles in between.

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UNCW and James Madison Top Diving Events at CAA Championships

The 2021 CAA Championships kicked off on Friday with diving where UNCW sophomore Kolbein Bjugan defended his CAA titles on both one-meter and three-meter.

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Louisville Wins First-Ever Men’s NCAA Relay Title

The Louisville men out touched Florida on Friday by one-third of a second to win the 200 medley relay, their 1st NCAA relay title and 5th NCAA title overall.

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Farida Osman Nearly Matches 2016 Olympic 100 Meter Fly: 57.84 at ISCA Finals

Egypt’s Farida Osman won the 100 meter fly at the ISCA Championships with a time of 57.84, .01 off her lifetime best which placed 12th at the 2016 Olympics.

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Caeleb Dressel Gears Up for 50 Breast, 50 Free at ISCA Champs Day 2

Following his win in the 50 fly last night, Caeleb Dressel will take on 2 more sprints. This includes the 50 free, one of his American Record-holding events.

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Torri Huske Ends 2021 PVS Championships with 47.80 100 Yard Free

After clocking best times in the 100 fly, 50 free, and 200 fly this weekend, Torri Huske swam a 47.80 100 yard free, within .20 of her lifetime best.

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Villa Marie Girls Claim 2nd Consecutive PIAA 2A State Championships Title

The Villa Marie (Erie) girls have won the PIAA 2A State Championships for 2 seasons, with only the 2020 season cancelled by COVID in between their victories.

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