Articles by Elizabeth Levy

Epic Swims: Peirsol Sets World Record at Montreal World Championships in 2005

Aaron Peirsol first broke the LCM world record in the 200 backstroke all the way back in 2002. He is still the world record holder in the event to this day.

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Epic Swims: Paltrinieri Wins Gold in the 1500m Freestyle at Kazan, 2015

Gregorio Paltrinieri won his first world title in the 1500m freestyle at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia, in a final that was without Sun Yang.


Epic Swims: Inge de Bruijn Wins First World Championship Gold at Fukoka 2001

After winning three golds at the 2000 Olympics, the Netherlands’s Inge de Bruijn won her first world title at the 2001 World Championships in Fukoka, Japan.

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Epic Swims: Kirsty Coventry Sets WR, Wins Gold in 200 Back at 2009 Worlds

In the finals of the 200m backstroke at the 2009 FINA World Championships in Rome, Kirsty Coventry won gold and set a new world record of 2:04.81.


Rewatch Opening and Closing Ceremonies on the Olympic YouTube Channel

Celebrate the 2020 Olympic year virtually by rewatching opening and closing ceremonies on the official YouTube channel of the Olympic Games.


Relive Michael Phelps’s First Olympic Race

Almost 20 years ago, Michael Phelps made his Olympic debut at the 2000 summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, beginning his impressive career.


Brush Up on Your Swimming Trivia with This Word Find

Running out of activities to do in confinement? Give your brain a workout with this word find, written by Fayth Doherty!

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