Articles by Jared Anderson

RACE VIDEOS: Day 1 preliminary heats from the Commonwealth Games

Can’t get enough of the Commonwealth Games? SwimSwam has you covered with this collection of race videos from day 1 prelims in Glasgow.

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Indiana’s Emily Weiss rockets to top of 13-year-old rankings with 1:11.19 in 100 breast

13-year-old Emily Weiss went 1:11.19 to win the 100 breaststroke, putting up the fastest time for a 13-year-old girl that we could find in USA Swimming’s database.

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Schneider, MacDonald blaze fast times at Oxford, Ohio Sectionals

Josh Schneider nearly snuck under 22 seconds in winning the 50 free this week at the Oxford Sectionals.

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Chelsie Miller wins 400 IM at Shenandoah Sectionals Thursday night

Thursday night’s action at the Speedo Sectional in Shenandoah, Texas was brief, with just four individual events and two relay races among the slated events. Rising Kansas junior Chelsie Miller grabbed the headlines, winning the women’s 400 IM in runaway fashion.

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Cunha nips Jennings in Open Water photo finish to claim World Cup lead

Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha won a nailbiter at the Lac St. Jean, Canada stop of FINA’s Open Water 10K World Cup to take over the lead in the points standings. Meanwhile Germany’s Andreas Waschburger picked up the men’s win on what’s been a German-dominated tour so far.

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Brown to split men’s and women’s teams after coach’s retirement

Brown University (pictured is its Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center) will be splitting it’s men’s and women’s swimming & diving programs on the heels of longtime head coach Peter Brown’s retirement.

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Brown University adds 10 men, 9 women for 2014-2015

The Ivy League’s Brown University Bears have announced 19 incoming freshmen for the coming season, 10 on the men’s side and 9 on the women’s.

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Breeja Larson, Thiago Parravicini with dominating breaststroke wins at Shenandoah Sectional

The 200 breaststrokers were the highlight of Wednesday night’s action in Shenandoah, Texas, as Breeja Larson and Thiago Parravicini put up big times in winning Speedo Sectional titles.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Reece Whitley obliterates 200 breast NAG, steals 100 too

Penn Charter’s Reece Whitley had himself an outstanding weekend, taking over both long course breaststroking national records for the 13-14 division.

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Irish Olympic Hopefuls Compete Against Top Canadians

Twelve members of the Swim Ireland International Youth Squad departed on Sunday July 20th for Winnipeg, Canada, to represent Ireland at the 2014 Canadian Championships.

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British Paralympic gold medalist Liz Johnson announces comeback for Rio 2016

Liz Johnson, a Wales breaststroker and winner of three medals at the last three Paralympic Games for Great Britain, has announced her comeback after a break from competition.

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POSTER/PHOTO VAULT: 2014 Texas Senior Circuit Meet #3

The third Texas Senior Circuit meet took place July 10-13 in Austin, with some of USA Swimming’s rising young stars in attendance. The following photo vault captures some of the big names from the meet.

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Notre Dame women to hit Big Ten, SEC powers in 2014-2015 schedule

Notre Dame women’s swimming & diving has released its schedule for the upcoming NCAA season, highlighted by some of the top teams in the ACC, SEC and Big Ten conferences.

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24 make Mexico’s Central America & Caribbean Games squad, will compete at home

In the wake of Mexico’s national championships over the weekend, 12 men and 12 women have been named to the country’s squad for the Central America & Caribbean Games (CACG) including Fernanda Gonzalez.

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Hosszu, Cseh, Gyurta among usual suspects on strong 23-person Hungarian Euros team

After leading all nations at the 2012 European Championships with 26 overall medals and 9 golds, Hungary returns five gold medalists on their loaded 2014 squad.

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