Articles by Anya Pelshaw

2023 100 Free Big Ten Champion Ruslan Gaziev Will NOT Compete For Ohio State At Big Tens

Gaziev will not compete due to “a matter currently before the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport” which often deals with matters related to doping.


New Zealand’s First World Champion Erika Fairweather Welcomed Home With Haka

Fairweather returned to New Zealand this week and was welcomed home by her family, dog, as well as members of her high school.


Wyoming State Championships Hosts Brown And Gold Day As Wyoming Swim/Dive Apparel Sells Out

The Wyoming LSC Championships remembered the three Wyoming athletes who died in a single-vehicle car crash on Thursday.

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SwimSwam Surpasses 1 Million Comments 😮‍💨

It took 12 years to get there, but SwimSwam has officially passed the 1 million (approved) comments barrier. And you’ll never guess who pushed us over.


Gretchen Walsh Breaks Own NCAA, American, and US Open Record With 20.57 50 Free

Gretchen Walsh made history twice tonight breaking her own NCAA, American, and US Open records in the 50 free with a 20.57.


Notre Dame’s Chris Guiliano Ties ACC Record With 1:31.16 Lead Off Split In 800 Free Relay

Guiliano is the defending ACC Champion in the 200 free and will look to defend his title later this week. Notre Dame finished 4th in the relay.


Bella Sims Leads Off Florida’s 800 Free Relay in SEC Record of 1:40.90

The Florida relay went on to break the SEC record that the Georgia women set back at 2016 NCAAs. Sims led off in an SEC record as well.

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Gretchen Walsh Swims 1:40.23 Lead Off On 800 Freestyle Relay For Virginia, #3 All-Time

Gretchen Walsh went out in a 47.15 and touched in a 1:40.23 the 3rd fastest 200 freestyle ever and the fastest since 2018.


Virginia’s Jasmine Nocentini Splits 25.49 50 Breast, #3 Performance All-Time

Nocentini has excelled in the sprint breaststroke events as of recently after previously being primarily a sprint freestyler.


College Swimming Weekly Preview: February 20-27

The Cal and Stanford men will face off this weekend in the final dual meet of the season. Check out all of the conference meets for the week here.

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2024 Big East Conference Preview: Relays Look To Shake Up Women’s Battle

The Georgetown men look ready to make it three-straight conference titles in a row while the women’s side may look a little different.


United States Men Win Gold in 4×100 Medley Relay To Help USA Stay On Top Of Medal Table

The USA topped the medal table with 20 total medals. China finished the meet with seven gold medals and 11 total medals.


Kate Douglass Breaks Simone Manuel’s American Record With 23.91 50 Freestyle

Kate Douglass set her second LCM American Record, breaking the 50 free becoming the 2nd American under the 24 second mark in history.


Curzan, Wiffen, and Team USA Named World Aquatics Best Of The Meet (2024 Worlds)

Claire Curzan swept the backstroke events and won silver in the 100 fly while Wiffen won the men’s 800 and 1500 freestyles.


Ireland’s Daniel Wiffen Swims 14:34.07 1500 Free To Move Up To #5 All-Time

Wiffen moved up from #7 all-time to #5 as he captured Ireland’s second World Title ever after he won the 800 free earlier this week.