After breaking his own 200 yard back mark in prelims, Michael Andrew took another second off it in finals, going 1:43.15, almost two seconds faster than his previous mark.
The NASA Showcase Classic has kicked off in Clearwater, Florida, with some of the fastest age groupers in USA Swimming slated to compete.
Kyle Chalmers shattered another national sprint record at the Australian Age Championships, and fellow 15-year-olds Matthew Wilson and Tamsin Cook joined him in adding their names to the record books on the third day of the youth meet down under.
After winning an Ivy League title as essentially an interim head coach, Kevin Tyrrell has been officially named the head men’s swimming and diving coach of the Harvard Crimson today, per the Harvard website.
World Champs bronze medalist Lauren Boyle headlines both the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacs squads for New Zealand.
The Alabama Swimming and Diving team will celebrate its record-smashing 2014 season Wednesday, April 16 at 2 p.m. on the deck of the Don Gambril Olympic Pool at the Alabama Aquatic Center.
The University of Iowa men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams kicked off its long course season with an intrasquad meet Saturday afternoon.
Wabash College captain Adam Barnes, Washington & Lee University captain Eric Shuman, UMBC alum Mitchell Donovan and Wheaton senior Matt Sexton have all been awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarships for the coming year.
15-year-old Kyle Chalmers broke a 16-year-old Australian age record at prelims of the 100 free, going 50.09 to beat the mark set by the legendary Ian Thorpe back in 1998.
Yannick Agnel is among the headliners of the 43-person French roster for the European Championships.
Cesar Cielo is entered in the 50 free, 100 free and 100 fly at the Maria Lenk Trophy meet, Brazil’s national championships and a qualifying meet for the Pan Pacs team.
Rikke Moller Pederson further lowered her world-leading 200 breast time, and now sits atop the rankings by two and a half seconds.
Niccolo Bonacchi closed Italian Nationals with a bang, downing the national record in the men’s 50 back with the second fastest time in the world.
NCAA co-champ Brad Tandy booked his ticket the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow with a big 50 free swim on the closing day of South African Nationals.
The 20-year-old Sjostrom went 1:55.04 to win the women’s 200 free, improving her already-world leading time by a half second and taking another two tenths off her Swedish record in the race.