Articles by Hannah Hecht

Andreeva Demolishes Russian 200 IM Record, Moves To 2nd In World

Victoriia Andreeva set a new Russian national record in the 200 IM at Russian Trials, moving up to second in the world.

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Watch: Andrew Gemmell Takes 10k OW National Title (Full Race Webcast)

Watch Andrew Gemmell win the national 10k title at the 2016 USA Swimming Open Water National Championships.

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Watch: Twichell Outtouches Bruni For National OW Title (Full Webcast)

Watch the full 2016 National Championship 10k race build up to an excitingly close conclusion.

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Watch: Blue Water Swim Club, A Little Picture Show Documentary

Watch an insightful documentary on the Blue Water Swim Club in St. Clair, Michigan.


Cal Names Ian Walsh Assistant Women’s Swimming Coach

Ian Walsh, a former assistant at Marshall University in Virginia, will be joining the Cal Golden Bears as an assistant women’s coach.


Swedish Swimming Fed Releases Team List For European Junior Champs

The Swedish Swimming Federation has released its 2016 European Junior Championships roster, led by Victor Johansson.

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IOC Chair ‘Confident’ Brazil Will Deliver Successful Olympic Games

After the conclusion of the final IOC Coordination Commission visit to Rio, the committee is confident in the success of the upcoming Olympic Games.

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Cielo Scratches 100 Free For Tonight, Still Hasn’t Made Olympic Team

After finishing 6th this morning in 48.97, Cesar Cielo is scratching the finals of the 100 free to focus on the 50, his final chance at making Rio.


FINA Imposes 4-Year Ban On Slovenia’s Tanja Smid For Positive Test

Slovenian record-holder Tanja Smid has been issued a four-year ban for doping, which will result in her retirement.


Watch: Ana Marcela Cunha- The Specialist In Open Water (Video)

With six FINA World Championship medals since 2011, Ana Marcela Cunha is the star of Brazilian open water swimming.

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The South African Individual Olympic Qualifiers Following Day 6

Chad le Clos has qualified for three events going into the final day of South African Olympic Trials competition.

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South African Relay Time Trials To Rio Qualification (SA Champs Day 6)

The relay of Christopher Reid, Cameron van der Burgh, Chad le Clos, and Calvyn Justus time trialed their way to an Olympic spot in the 400 medley relay tonight.


Four Swimmers Score ‘A’ Cuts For Two 100 Breast Slots At Maria Lenk Day 1 Prelims

Daiene Dias and Etiene Medieros each swam new FINA ‘A’ cuts in the prelims of the 100 fly at Brazil’s second Olympic qualifier, the Maria Lenk Trophy, while a score of men, led by Joao Gomes Jr. hit the mark in the 100 breast.


Le Clos, Tandy Score Olympic Cuts At South Africa Day 6 Prelims

Chad le Clos qualified for the Olympics in the 100 fly this morning at South African National Championships in Durban, while Brad Tandy scored a cut in the 50 free.

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Sun Shall Shine: Mother’s Cancer Battle Inspires UK Swimming Signee

Incoming University of Kentucky freshman Madison Winstead was recently granted a waiver by the NCAA to participate in UK’s spring meet so her mother– who has stage four cancer– can be guaranteed to see her in a UK cap.