As the month of June comes to a close, we at SwimSwam wanted to take a look back at one of the more unique and memorable meets the month offered: the Mare Nostrum circuit.
The Germans haven’t finished outside the top 3 in gold medals or in the overall medal table since 2008, including 21 total medals at the 2013 European Junior Championships.
A volunteer with the staff the past two seasons, Eddie Larios will now officially join the Broncos as assistant swimming coach.
The Bolles School Sharks of Jacksonville, Florida hosted their yearly Spring Classic over the weekend, with many of the club’s biggest names in attendance.
On the penultimate day of competition at the Scottish Gas National Age Group Championships at the Aquatics Centre in Aberdeen, Warrender Baths Club enjoyed a fantastic night of swimming securing a dozen more medals to add to their already impressive haul.
The sprinter cracked 50 seconds in the 100 free on opening night, going 49.85 in what looks like a solid tuneup swim for the potential member of the American sprint relays at Pan Pacs.
Saturday morning saw the final session of the British Gas International Meet, which featured another solid win for Ben Proud and a runaway 200 back victory for Lauren Quigley.
After another electrifying evening, another set of records fell on day 3 of the Scottish Gas National Age Groups Championships being held at the new Aquatics Centre in Aberdeen.
16 swimmers will head to Berlin for Euros, while 10 will make the trip to the Netherlands for the European Juniors.
The French Open will bring together a whole field of tough international names, including Aussie star James Magnussen.
Austria has announced its official roster for the European Junior Championships, with 18 swimmers heading a list that also includes 5 divers and 3 synchronized swimmers
Friday morning brought the third finals session of the British Gas International Meet, with sprinter Ben Proud picking up another runaway win and Lithuanian breaststroker Ruta Meilutyte breaking through for her first win of the week in the 100 breast.
Judge orders ‘additional investigation’ into Italian Swimming Federation over post-2009 Worlds monetary dispute
A nearly 5-year-long legal battle has reignited in Italy over allegedly unpaid invoices dealing with the 2009 World Championships. On Tuesday, a judge ordered additional investigation into FIN (the Italian Federation) as a response to an appeal made back in March.
Marrit Steenbergen, a 14-year-old from RTC Drachten, won the 100 long-course meter free at the Netherlands Junior Championships over the weekend, setting both the 14-year-old national record and the overall junior mark, continuing to rewrite the country’s age group records for girls.
The planned expansion of the aquatic center in Herning, Denmark, host of last December’s European Short Course Championships, has selected a construction bid, and all signs point to construction beginning this fall.