After breaking the European record in the 800 free on day 1, 19-year-old Gabriele Detti continued his rise by taking the men’s 400 free after an intense showdown with Gregorio Paltrinieri.
Stanford broke an American relay record, but also missed another by .03 seconds while leaving almost a full second on the blocks through safe exchanges. Are the extra tenths worth the risk of DQ?
The 22-year-old’s 1500 time was one of three top-5 swims in the world put up on day 2 of Italian Nationals.
A crowd of American and international open water stars are slated to attend, with $10,000 in total prizes up for grabs and Canada selecting its Pan Pac team at the event.
The distance freestyle races saw big times on the first day of Italian Nationals. Federica Pellegrini (above) put up the second-fastest 400 free time in the world this year while Gabriele Detti broke a national record in the 800 and took over the world’s top ranking.
Nathan Adrian is just one of many California pros entered in the U.S. Masters National Championship, to be held in Santa Clara in May.
Lauren Boyle broke her own national record in the 200 free, one of three New Zealanders to hit the nomination standard for the Commonwealth Games team.
5 Big Things from 2014 W. NCAA’s #1: Recruit Rankings Revisited, 2014 freshmen were remarkably consistent
An easy one to get right: Missy Franklin was the consensus #1 recruit, and the Golden Bear lived up to the hype. But how did the rest of our ‘top 10 recruits’ list hold up?
After some thought-provoking discussion in comments sections about multi-site “mega-clubs,” SwamSwam caught up with Academy Bullets owner and coach Bill Schalz to learn more about his club’s origins, structure and philosophy.
PASA swimmers and Stanford commits Ally Howe (pictured above), Curtis Ogren and Andrew Liang combined for 10 individual wins on the weekend, while Duke signee Leah Goldman took four of her own.
Day 3 of the 2014 ECC National Championships featured some of the fastest swims yet as teams sprinted for the wall and a chance for a coveted team title. When the smoke cleared it was the Buffaloes who walked away with their 4th consecutive combined team total.
Matthew Cowdrey brings experience to the men’s team, while 21-year-old Jacqueline Freney will lead a women’s squad abundant in youth.
With FINA officially beginning recognition of Junior World Records on April 1st, Australian 17-year-old Mack Horton has now taken down two of them within the first week.
After an eventful Finals session on Day 2 of the 2014 ECC National Championship, the Florida Gators and Colorado Buffalos continue to battle over the team title.
Georgia head coach Jack Bauerle has been officially suspended indefinitely by the University after a joint investigation with UGA and the NCAA wrapped up, accusing Bauerle of “severe breach of contract.”