Sierra Marlins head coach Rob Collins is making the move to the college coaching ranks and joining the staff at the University of Tennessee.
12-year-old Ekk won the 50, 100, 200, and 400 freestyles, along with the 50 and 100 backstrokes at Southern Zones in Tupelo, MS.
We’re back this week with swimming’s TopTenTweets presented by Arena, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse.
Emma McKeon led the way for the Australians in Tokyo 2020, playing a part in 7 of their 20 podium finishes at the Games.
The Australian breaststroker was on fire in the final and was a major player in the nation’s gold medal swim of 3:51.60.
Dressel won the 50 freestyle with a 21.07 by nearly half a second in what was the biggest margin of victory in the event’s Olympic history.
Oleksiak closed out the Tokyo 2020 Games by helping Canada to a 3:52.60 4×100 medley swim to take bronze and set a new national record.
While it’s coming to a close, swimming at the Tokyo 2020 Games isn’t over yet. Get caught up here as we prepare for the 15th and final session.
Moffitt pulled off a dominant performance in Fresno, California, taking gold in the 400, 800, and 1500 free, along with the 200 fly and 400 IM.
While she didn’t make it to the top of the podium, Ariarne Titmus still pulled off an impressive Commonwealth record of 8:13.83.
In her 5th 100 backstroke of the meet, Kira Toussaint cleared 59 seconds and produced the quickest backstroke split in the field.
Emma McKeon is 4-for-4 in terms of podium finishes thus far at Tokyo 2020 and could collect up to 3 more before the Games end.
Here’s what’s on the menu for day 7 prelims: the women’s and men’s 50 freestyle, the men’s 1500 free, and a set of 4×100 medley relays.
2016 Olympic bronze medalist Wang Shun returned in Tokyo to take gold in the 200 IM with a 1:55.00, taking out Kosuke Hagino’s Asian record.
Schoenmaker threw down the first sub-2:19 women’s 200 breaststroke just 5 years after her country sent 0 women to the Olympic Games.