Articles by Braden Keith

Sweden Announces Qualifying Criteria for 2018 Short Course Worlds

Sarah Sjostrom didn’t race at the 2016 World Short Course Championships, but in 2014 she won 3 gold medals.

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LEN Unveils Medal Design for 2018 European Championships

Touch of Ginger designed the medals – they also designed the medals for the 2016 European Aquatics Championships.

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New Zealand Names 18 for Jr. Pan Pacs, 4 for Youth Olympics

New Zealand has nominated a much bigger roster to Jr. Pan Pacs than they did to the senior edition.

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Chase Kasliz, Leah Smith Take Lead in Pro Swim Series Standings

Both Chase Kalisz (above) and Leah Smith enter US Nationals with leads, though they’re not insurmountable ones.

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British Record Holder Lizzie Simmonds Announces Retirement

British Record holder Elizabeth “Lizzie” Simmonds has announced her retirement from elite swimming.

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1960 NCAA Champion and U.S. Olympian Bruce Hunter Dies at 79

Bruce Hunter had a roller-coaster of a swimming career that included a 4th-place finish in the most controversial Olympic swimming race of all-time.

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Anastasia Sorokina Breaks 34-Year Old Russian Youth Record

Anastasia Sorokina (middle) broke a 34-year old Russian Junior girls’ record in swimming.

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Swimming New Zealand Names 5-Swimmer Roster for 2018 Pan Pacs

New Zealand will send just 5 swimmers, including 2 open water athletes, to the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships.

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Santiago Grassi Breaks Argentina Record in 100 Fly at Bulldog GS

Grassi broke his own National Record in the 100 fly during a Sunday time trial at the Gabrielsen Natatorium.

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Steve Lochte Retires from Swim Coaching

Steve Lochte is the father of, and was the childhood coach for, 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte (above).

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Veronica Burchill Swims Lifetime Best in 5th LCM Event of 2018

Burchill swam a new lifetime best in the 100 free on Sunday morning, which adds to previous best long course times already this year in the 50 free, 200 free, 400 free, and 100 fly.

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Erika Brown Swims Lifetime Best 50 Free on Day 2 of Bulldog Grand Slam

Brown has now swum lifetime bests in the 50 free 4 times in 2018 alone.

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Carmel, Indiana Swim Coach Arrested on Child Abuse Charges

Carmel High School and Carmel Swim Club coach John C. Goelz, 29, was arrested on Tuesday on charges of sexual exploitation…

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Caeleb Dressel Tops 200 Free Prelims, Scratches 100 Fly at Sectionals

Dressel swam just 1 race on Saturday, the 200 free, while his teammate Ryan Lochte was a full-session scratch.

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