FSU senior McKenna Keith has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, and her teammates have set up a GoFundMe account to raise money for her rent payments.
A teenage girl who was sexually abused by her swim coach has sued USA Swimming, the coach, the swim club and others, alleging that swimming authorities failed to protect her from the abuse.
Colin Zeng was the highest-scoring diver in the NCAA last year, and Tennessee returns the bulk of its relays, which combined for 52 points in 2018.
Norwegian national teamer Tomoe Zenimoto Hvas, the top recruit for UNC this season, won’t join the NCAA until after the 2020 Olympics, the program says.
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Cal’s class is very small, but it does feature the #1 swimmer in the class: one Reece Whitley.
Australian world record-holder Cate Campbell penned an open letter this week, addressing “keyboard warriors” – or the fans and internet commenters critical of her swimming performances, specifically her showing at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Patrick Callan is one of the best freestyle prospects in the nation, and he leads a 15-person recruiting class for Michigan.
Kalisz proved that even without going best times, he can visibly separate himself from the rest of the world’s IMer in a way his predecessors in the American IM group (Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte) have done for the past decade.
World Juniors bronze medalist and 1:55 long course butterflyer Antani Ivanov, previously an Auburn commit, is following coach Sergio Lopez to Virginia Tech.
Almost two-thirds of voters predicted that the men’s 100 fly world record was mostly likely to fall in our latest poll, which picked four relatively difficult – but possible – records to be broken next year.
It’s been a summer loaded with swimming action, from U.S. Nationals to the European Championships to Pan Pacs to Asian Games to Junior Pan Pacs. But through all of it, you won’t see a more exciting relay race than the men’s medley at the 2018 Asian Games.
The American team of juniors had a dominant showing at Junior Pan Pacs, winning 27 of 35 golds medals and more than half of all medals awarded. Nashville Aquatic Club swimmers accounted for 9 total medals, 7 of them gold.
College swim season begins before we know it – the first dual meet is scheduled for September 14, just over two weeks away – and we at SwimSwam have been cooking up a feast of pre-season coverage. Here’s what to watch for over the coming weeks:
Search warrants used in an investigation of former Marlins of Raleigh coach Nicholas Walkotten show that Walkotten was the swim coach of the 15-year-old victim and suggest that police found photos of the 32-year-old coach kissing the swimmer.