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.
The second finals session of the British Gas International Meet saw some quick times from two of Britain’s rising male stars, Adam Peaty and Ben Proud, plus an entertaining 100 back race between Lizzie Simmonds and Georgia Davies.
Auburn will host the Richard Quick Invitational this weekend, and the storied sprint school looks primed to provide most of the fireworks in the shortest races, according to the psych sheets.
The changes aren’t nearly as drastic as they’ve been during the past several seasons, but rising national power Louisville will move to the already-stiff ACC, while Rutgers will also leave The American for the Big Ten.
Olympic gold medalist Jessica Hardy (pictured) and World Champs silver medalist David Plummer are among the headliners of the meet, which runs Thursday through Sunday.
Siobhan-Marie O’Connor defended her top seeds in a pair of races at the first finals session of Great Britain’s British Gas International Meet, including a win over national record-holder Hannah Miley in the 200 IM.
Six home events including the 2015 SEC Championships highlight the 2014-15 Auburn swimming and diving schedule, head coach Brett Hawke announced Wednesday.
With all due respect to Katie Ledecky’s earth-shattering world records, this week’s HardCore Swim takes a look at another USA Swimming star who put together an outstanding weekend, and whose swims might be lost in the frenzy of Ledecky’s world marks.
Bath University’s Siobhan-Marie O’Connor paced the first day of action at Manchester’s British Gas International Meet, taking the top seed in two events heading into finals Wednesday night.
The University of Iowa has released its official schedule for the upcoming season, highlighted by the team’s second-ever chance to host the NCAA Championships.
25 more swimmers jumped onto the Pan Pacs team after the Japan Open, while 17 more made the Asian Games roster.
England’s Prince Harry has been in Brazil this week taking in the World Cup, but he took an opportunity earlier today to tour the Minas Tenis swimming facility.