Articles by Ben Dornan

2021 Australian Championships – Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Following an outstanding day of women’s 200 freestyles, this session will give us a look at how well they will fare in the 100.

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Pepperdine Women Pull Ahead Of Biola On Day 2 Of PCSC Championships

After Biola established a lead on day one of the meet, the Pepperdine women managed to pull ahead on day 2 to lead the team battle.

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Simon Fraser Announces Retirement Of Head Coach Liam Donnelly

The school announced last week that Donnelly, who served as head coach of Simon Fraser from 1992 – 2021, will be leaving the post.

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New Zealand To Give Vaccination Priority To Olympic-Bound Athletes

New Zealand has become the most recent country to announce that those headed to Tokyo this summer will be permitted to jump the COVID-19 vaccine queue.

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Australian Women Are Getting Deeper in 200 Free

The Australian women posted some solid in-season swim across the prelims and finals in the 200 freestyle at 2021 Nationals.

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6 Women Hit 53.8 Or Faster During 100 Free Prelims At Australian Nationals

Campbell and McKeon led the way with prelim swims of 52.43 and 52.71, respectively during day 2 prelims at Australian Nationals.

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Olympian Georgia Bohl Scratches From Australian Nationals Due To Knee Injury

The 2016 Australian Olympian has decided to give herself time to recover before the fast-approaching Olympic Trials this June.

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Pepperdine Women Take Down 14 Year Old School Record At PCSC Champs

Pepperdine set a new record in the women’s 400 yard medley relay, taking out the previous time which had been set back in 2007.

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Duncan Scott Swims 1:55.90 200 IM British Record, 11th Fastest Man In History

Scott became the first British man to get under 1:56 in the 200 IM with an Olympic-qualifying swim of 1:55.90 on day 1 of British Trials.

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2021 Australian Championships – Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Among those set to battle during the finals session will be Zac Stubbletly-Cook, Jake Packard, and Matthew Wilson in the men’s 100 breast.

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Peaty Posts 57.39 100 Breast, Now Has 20 Fastest Swims Of All Time

Adam Peaty recorded his 5th fastest swim in history during finals at 2021 British Trials which gives him the 20 fastest swims in the event in history.

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Laurentian University Cuts Men’s And Women’s Swim Teams

The school announced widespread cuts this week including 58 undergraduate programs, dozens of staff members, and 4 varsity teams.

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Adam Peaty Throws Down World-Leading 57.70 100 Breast To Open British Trials

Adam Peaty got under 58 for the first time this year with a 57.70 prelims swim to record his 9th fastest performance in the event.

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10th Seed Zach Incerti Hits 1:46.89 200 Free To Top Prelims At Aussie Nats

Incerti managed to move from 10th to 1st seed in the prelims of the 200 freestyle, out-swimming Thomas Neil and Elijah Winnington.

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St. Xavier High School Head Coach Tim Beerman To Step Down From Powerhouse Post

Beerman will step down as head coach of the St. Xavier high school boys swim team following his sixth straight season and OHSAA team title.

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