Articles by Braden Keith

No Canada, US at Inaugural Junior Pan American Games (Psych Sheets)

Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands will send swimmers to the Jr. Pan American Games, but the mainland US and Canada will both be absent from the inaugural event.


Jim Rome Reads Listener Rant On Air About Being Pre-Empted by CBS ISL Broadcast

Nationally syndicated sports talk radio host Jim Rome ranted about CBS’ decision to pre-empt two hours of his show on Thursday for the International Swimming League meet.


Olympic Gold Medalist Lydia Jacoby Wins 2 Titles in Final Alaska State Meet

A pair of Tokyo 2020 Olympians, Lydia Jacoby (above) and Jillian Crooks, won two individual events each at the Alaska High School State Championship meet.


CBS Sports Network Will Air ISL Playoff #1 on Thursday & Friday

Beata Nelson, who led all swimmers in regular season earnings in the ISL, is expected to race for the Cali Condors on Thursday.


Katalin Burian Clears Quarantine in Kazan, Ready to Return to Budapest

Katalin Burian, who placed 7th in the 200 back at last week’s European Short Course Championships, has tested negative for COVID-19 two days in a row.

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Energy Standard’s Florent Manaudou Will Miss 2021 ISL Playoffs

Florent Manaudou, a three-time Olympic medalist in the 50 free, has withdrawn from the Playoff round of the 2021 International Swimming League season.


Nate Germonprez Follows Texas Commitment with 3 New Lifetime Bests in Iowa

Nate Germonprez swam at the iFly-hosted Midwest Challenge over the weekend in Iowa City, where he posted personal best in three events.


This is SwimSwam’s 100,000th Post

I had a really awful haircut when SwimSwam went to its first Olympic Trials in 2012, so here’s a picture of Mel playing in the phone booth instead.


LIAC’s Sean Green, Reid O’Connell Climb All-Time Ranks in High Powered Tri Meet

The Long Island Aquatic Club, NOVA of Virginia, and NCAP got together for a high-powered 14 & under tri meet last weekend in Virginia.

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Blake Pieroni Injures Knee, Withdraws from 2021 ISL Playoffs for Toronto

The Toronto Titans, which bring back largely the same roster for the ISL Playoffs, is now missing two big contributors with injuries.


Ryan Murphy and Kristian Gkolomeev Due to Rejoin LA Current for ISL Playoffs

Ryan Murphy, one of the ISL’s top scorers in the 2020 season, is scheduled to make his 2021 debut in the Playoff round starting next week in Eindhoven.


Teagan O’Dell Wins Again; Katie Crom Picks Off Justina Kozan in 100 Free

15-year old Teagan O’Dell won the 200 breaststroke in another lifetime best on Sunday to close the 2021 Kevin B. Perry Invitational.

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With No Pebley or Apple, DC Will Count on Andison & DeLoof in ISL Playoffs

Bailey Andison has been the DC Trident’s top scorer this season. With the team missing key swimmers for the Playoffs, she’ll come even more into focus.


Teagan O’Dell Swims Top 15-Year Old 100 Breast in the Country by 2+ Seconds

Teagan O’Dell, who broke Missy Franklin’s 13-14 National Age Group Record in the 200 IM earlier this year, now ranks 55th in the 15-16 age group in the 100 breast.

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Lidon Munoz Breaks a Pair of Spanish Records at European Short Course Champs

2021 LEN EUROPEAN SHORT COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS Tuesday, November 2nd – Sunday, November 7th Aquatics Palace, Kazan Russia SCM (25m) Entries…

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