Articles by Braden Keith

Daiene Dias Breaks South American Record in Women’s 100 Fly

Brazil’s Daiene Dias took a bronze medal and broke the Brazilian and South American Records in the 100 fly final.

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Kayla Sanchez Breaks Canadian Record in 100 IM: Her 3rd of the Week

Kayla Sanchez, racing at the Swim England Winter Championships this week instead of Worlds, has broken her 3rd Canadian senior record.

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Russian Women Break National Record in 800 Free Relay

That marks Russia’s 6th National Relay Record at the 2018 Short Course World Swimming Championships. (Above: relay anchor Veronika Andrusenko).

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Erica Sullivan Swims Another Lifetime Best at KMSC Pro-Am

Texas Exes Will Licon and Madisyn Cox each won a pair, while Erica Sullivan continued to crush her own personal bests in Lewisville.


Erica Sullivan Swims 9:17 in 1000 Free; Jumps to #3 All-Time

As Erica Sullivan prepares to join the USC Trojans in the spring for her first semester of college swimming, she moved to 3rd-place in the all-time rankings in the 1000 free.

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Cooper Says No Conclusions Yet in Tainted Supplement Investigation

Cooper Complete produced the multivitamin that Madisyn Cox has blamed for being tainted with am unlisted, banned substance that caused her positive doping test earlier this year.


Ben Proud Scratches 50 Fly on Thursday at Short Course Worlds

Ben Proud’s scratch out of the 50 fly leaves the 50 free as his only event this week in Hangzhou. He’ll be the 2nd seed in that event in Friday night’s final.


FINA Announces New $4 Million “Champions Swim Series” for 2019

FINA has announced a new series complete with $4 million in prize money, plus appearance fees and travel costs.


FINA Signs Anti-Doping Services Agreement with ITA

As a part of its bureau meetings this week in Hangzhou, China, FINA announced on Sunday that it has signed…

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Behind the Scenes with the 2018 USA Swimming National Select Camp

Emma Sticklen (above) is one of 48 swimmers who participated in the USA Swimming Girls’ National Select Camp from October 25th-28th in Colorado Springs.

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USC Wins 10th NCAA Men’s Water Polo National Championship

In the 50th NCAA men’s water polo championship, USC came away with a 10th title.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Cameron van der Burgh Announces Retirement

2012 Olympic breaststroke champion Cameron van der Burgh has announced his retirement from competitive swimming.


Russian Teen Phenom Aleksandra Sabitova Scratches 200 Fly on Day 2

The 14-year old Russian still has not raced at the World Championships.

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“Suit Gap Records” – the Asterisk on the American Records Book

Caeleb Dressel is the new American Record holder in the 100 free in SCM, unifying the 3 American Records in the event. But, he’s not the fastest American in the 100 free in SCM. Here’s the breakdown.


Americans, Russians Save Top Sprinters for Finals in W. 400 Free Relay

Lia Neal (above) will lead off the American women’s 400 free relay in prelims, but Mallory Comerford will be saved for finals.

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