Articles by Ben Dornan

Oleksiak Swims Best Time Since 2017, Beats Olympic Co-Champ Manuel In Knoxville

2016 100 free Olympic Champion Penny Oleksiak took gold in that same event in the last session of the 2020 Pro Swim Series Knoxville.

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Belmonte Closes Out 2020 Catalonia Open With Two More Golds

Mireia Belmonte capped off the 2020 Catalonia Open with another two victories, bringing her total up to seven individual race wins for the meet. Belmonte won the women’s 1500 and 200 freestyle on the final morning.

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Duran And Manosa Share 800 Free Gold On Day 2 Of Catalonia Open

After Miguel Duran (above) and Albert Escrits Manosa took gold and bronze respectively in the 400 free, they shared gold this morning in the 800 free.

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Summer McIntosh is Canada’s Fastest-Ever 13-Year Old in 400 IM in Knoxville

13-year old Canadian Summer McIntosh raced to a 7th place finish in the A-final of the women’s 400 IM at the 2020 Pro Swim Series – Knoxville.

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Belmonte and Munoz Take Two Golds Each On Second Day Of 2020 Catalonia Open

Mireia Belmonte did not disappoint during the first finals sessions of the 2020 Catalonia Open, taking gold in both the 400 free and 200 IM.

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Canadian Olympian Sydney Pickrem Joins Team Speedo

Canadian Olympian and four time World Championship medalist Sydney Pickrem has announced via Instagram that she has joined Team Speedo.

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Munoz Opens 2020 Catalonia Open With New 50 Fr Meet Record

Night one of the 2020 Catalonia Open Championships featured prelim swimming for both the men’s and women’s 400 free, 100 fly, 100 breast, 200 back, 50 free, 200 IM and 4×100 free.

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Belmonte And Munoz Headline 2020 Catalonia Open Championships

The Catalan Swimming Federation is set to host the Catalonia Open Championships this week, running from Thursday, Jan. 16th through to Saturday, Jan. 19th.

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Water Polo Australia and AOC Join The Fight Against Rampant Bushfires

Water Polo Australia (WPA) announced on Friday that they will be joining the fight against the rampant bushfires, currently tearing through their country.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Canadian Coach Of The Year, Tom Johnson

This year’s Swammy Award for Canadian Coach of the Year goes to Tom Johnson of the High Performance Centre, Vancouver.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Rocco Meiring, African Coach Of The Year

Rocco Meiring, coach of Tatjana Schoenmaker, is SwimSwam’s 2019 Swammy Award winner as African Coach of the Year.

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2019 Swammy Awards: European Female Swimmer Of The Year Katinka Hosszu

Katinka Hosszu has been named the Swammy Award winner for European Swimmer of the Year for the 4th time in her career.

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2019 Swammy Awards: European Male Swimmer Of The Year – Adam Peaty

Great Britain’s Adam Peaty is the winner of the 2019 European Male Swimmer of the Year Swammy Award

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2019 Swammy Awards: World Junior Male Swimmer of the Year Andrei Minakov

Andrei Minakov won medals at the European Junior Championships, World Championships, and World Junior Championships as he drug his taper out for over a month.

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2019 Swammy Awards: World Junior Female Swimmer of the Year Regan Smith

After 3 World Record and 2 World Championship gold medals, American Regan Smith was a runaway choice for the 2019 World Female Jr. Swimmer of the Year award.

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