Articles by Hannah Hecht

Junior Nats Swimmer Mikayla Herich Commits To Ohio University

Ohio University just locked down a verbal commitment from breaststroke and IMer Mikayla Herich.


Diana Nyad Publishes New Book ‘Find A Way’

Diana Nyad’s new memoir comes out today.

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State Champ Max Padro Commits to Southern Connecticut State

Connecticut class L state champion Max Padro verbally committed to Connecticut State University for the 2016-2017 season.

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Junior Nats Swimmer Alisa Cooke Commits to Cal State University, Bakersfield

Freestyler Alisa Cooke will swim for the University of California, Bakersfield in the 2016-2017 season.


Breaststroke and IMer Kleigh Koupal Commits To The University Of Mary

The University of Mary Washington just gained another 2016-2017 recruit in Kleigh Koupal.

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National Synchro Team Performs “Swimming In Ink” In Times Square

Members of the USA Synchronized Swimming Team performed Thursday in NYC’s Times Square.


Swimming Australia “Concerned” Over Two Year Delay In Palmer Doping

Swimming Australia is concerned over FINA’s two-year delay in informing Kylie Palmer of her positive doping test. Palmer was given a warning and stripped of a 2013 medal.

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Libby Trickett Gives Birth to Her First Child

Two years into her retirement, Australian swimming great Libby Trickett gave birth to a baby daughter on Monday.


Vietnamese Record Holder Phuoc Regrets Inconsistent Training Program

Hoang Quy Phuoc told a Vietnamese newspaper that he would have been able to be more successful in the pool if he had used a more consistent training regiment.

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Peruvian Swimming Federation Offices Closed Due to Safety Concerns

The Campo de Marte swimming facility in Lima, Peru, host to many national and international meets, has been closed due to safety concerns.


FINA Bans Turkmenistani Swimmer In Doping Decision

FINA has given Hemra Nurmyradov two-year ban after testing positive for a host of banned substances.


Dressel Smashes NAG Record In The 50 Free

Caeleb Dressel swam a 21.85 to set a new 17-18 NAG record in the 50 free and post the fastest time at Phillips 66 Nationals prelims this morning.


Egyptian Team Leads The National Record Count In Kazan

Farida Osman has helped lead the Egyptian team to breaking more national records than any other Worlds team.


On Final Night of Juniors, Andrew Takes Down NAG Record In The 50 Free

Sixteen-year-old pro Michael Andrew posted a new NAG record tonight in the 50m free.


Reece Whitley Lowers His Own 15-16 NAG Record In The 200 Breast

Reece Whitley lowered his own NAG record in the 200 breast today, alongside setting a Junior Nationals meet record.