It was a young Aggie group in 2018-2019, the team’s core returns, including rising star Shaine Casas – who may have to choose between back and fly.
Between U.S. Nationals and World Juniors, Gretchen Walsh was on fire in the month of August, dropping her best times in five events and winning six WJ golds.
After a surprise World Championships gold in July, Mike Bottom’s crew kept moving with a Pan Ams gold and a slew of big U.S. Nationals swims in August.
Franko Grgic is faster at age 16 than greats like Grant Hackett or Sun Yang were throughout their junior careers. He’s #6 in the world while still a teenager.
Andrew Wilson has been #1 among Americans in the 100 breast for the past two years, so it’s not terribly surprising to see him dominate this poll.
Chinese media report that the disputed Sun Yang test last fall involved an untrained, unauthorized high school classmate of the main doping control officer.
We took our best shot at the research, digging through history to find the top junior times in each event, based on FINA’s world junior record criteria.
Check out our Tableau Viz of US National Team qualifying swims among 22 meets in interactive graphs, maps, & charts, plus a simulated 2019 Olympics.
Not all US National Teamers earn monthly stipends. We break down top world ranks to get the list of 52 athletes who should earn funding in 2019-2020.
Ohio State’s freshman NCAA qualifier Ruslan Gaziev will sit out what would have been his sophomore season, preparing for an Olympic bid for Canada.
The qualifying period has closed – who is in line to make the 2019-2020 U.S. National Team and get the accompanying benefits?
It’s the finals of our International Swimming League (ISL) logo bracket challenge – and we’ve got a battle across the Atlantic between London and New York.
Blue chip breaststroker Faith Knelson will defer her enrollment at the University of Arizona until after the 2020 Olympic season.
We’re down to the penultimate morning of the 2019 World Junior Championships. Here are the storylines to watch for this morning:
Stanford’s Taylor Ruck has confirmed to SwimSwam that she will sit out the ’19-’20 college season while remaining in Canada to train for the 2020 Olympics.