Articles by Hannah Hecht

Texas’s Joanna Evans Clinches 800 Free Spot on Bahamian Olympic Team

The University of Texas’s Joanna Evans scored her first-ever Olympic berth yesterday with an 800 freestyle win under the FINA ‘A’ cut at the Bahamas’ National Championships

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13-Year-Old Swimmer Dies after Being Pulled from Pool during Practice

North Texas Natadores swimmer Elise Cerami died today after pool staff found her unresponsive in the pool during practice.

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Italy’s Simone Ruffini & Rachele Bruni Take OW Honors in Balatonfured

The Italian swimmers swept the FINA Open Water World Cup swims today in Balatonfüred, Hungary, as Rachele Bruni and Simone Ruffini won their respective events.

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Ronald Dalmacio Breaks NAG Record in 11-12 50m Back by a Half Second

Ronald Dalmacio took down Kevin Kyi’s under-a-month-old National Age Group record in the 50 back by a half second today.

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Men’s 10K Olympic Qualifier Breakdown: 25 Swimmers Set to Compete

Jordan Wilimovsky will lead the 25 swimmers who have qualified for the Olympic 10k Marathon Swim in Rio this summer.

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Lijun Zu Wins Men’s 10K Olympic Qualifier, 14 Others Punch Rio Ticket

Lijun Zu lead the charge of fifteen Olympic qualifiers today in Setubal, Portugal at the 2016 Marathon Swimming Olympic Qualifier

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Women’s 10K Olympic Qualifier Breakdown: 25 Swimmers Set to Compete

Aurelie Muller (above) will join 24 other athletes in the women’s 10k Marathon Swim in Rio.

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Xin Xin Tops Olympic 10K OW Qualifier, 15 More Athletes Set for Rio

Nine athletes, led by China’s Xin Xin, qualified to for the women’s marathon 10k swim in Rio earlier today. They will join the top 10 swimmers from the 2015 FINA World Championships and another 5 continental representatives in Rio.

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Kevin Kyi Sets New National Age Group Record in the 11-12 50m Back

Kevin Kyi set a new National Age Group Record this weekend in the 11-12 boys’ 50 back.

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2016 Arena Pro Swim Series – Indy: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Canada’s male Olympic frontrunner Santo Condorelli will take on the 100 free this morning in Indy.

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2016 Arena Pro Swim Series – Indy Sunday Morning Scratch Report

Hali Flickinger has scratched the women’s 200 back this morning to focus on the 100 free.

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2016 Longhorn Elite Invitational: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Allison Schmitt outswam Missy Franklin for the win the in 200 free tonight in Austin.

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Top 2 Women’s 400 IMers Won’t Swim Tonight in Austin (Scratch Report)

Madisyn Cox (above) and Annie Zhu have both scratched the 400 IM for tonight’s Longhorn Elite Invite.

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Watch: 14-Year-Old Carson Foster Scores 400 IM Olympic Trials Cut

Carson Foster became the second 14-year-old to make an Olympic Trials cut this weekend, swimming the 3rd fastest 13-14 400 IM in U.S. history.

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Race Videos: 2016 Longhorn Elite Invite Day One

Watch Singapore’s Rio-bound Joseph Schooling edge out Michael Phelps for the 100 fly win, along with the rest of the action from Friday night.

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