Articles by Jared Anderson

1968 Olympic gold medalist Doug Russell launches new club, Trinity Aquatics in Austin

Doug Russell, who won the gold medal at the 1968 Olympics in the 100 fly (upsetting Mark Spitz), has launched a new swim club in the Austin, Texas area. It is called Trinity Aquatics.

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WADA launches online informational anti-doping course for athletes called ALPHA

Hoping to provide a fresh new method of anti-doping education, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has produced an online educational course for athletes, called ALPHA.

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WATER POLO: USA Men Finish Group Play Undefeated With 11-10 Win Over Brazil

The USA Men’s Senior National Team completed group play at the FINA Intercontinental Tournament undefeated after an 11-10 victory over Brazil.

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2014 European Championships rosters roundup as of May

Here’s your guide for the nations that have already publicized rosters for the 2014 European Championships, including France and dominant freestyler Yannick Agnel.

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Olympic Swimmer Elvis Burrows to judge Mrs. USA Universal 2014

Elvis Burrows, a 2008 Olympic Bahamian swimmer, will judge the upcoming Mrs. USA Universal 2014 pageant on June 17th, 2014 in Woonsocket, RI.

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Amid turmoil, Ukrainian club to host Russian, Italian juniors this weekend

Ukraine’s Energy Standard Club, headed by famed Italian coach Andrea de Nino, will host an international junior competition this week, bringing together some of the top junior athletes from Ukraine, Russia and Italy, among others.

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Coffman stepping up big against famous fields

Just two years ago, Cheyenne Coffman was a big fish in a little pond. The competition has stepped up drastically since. But Coffman? Well, she’s still finding a way to the top.

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New Jacket: Egyptian junior Youssef Hammoud transferring from Auburn to Georgia Tech

Auburn junior Youssef Hammoud has told SwimSwam he will be transferring to Georgia Tech next fall joining the Yellow Jackets to continue his NCAA career.

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Townsend rolls at Arizona Invitational, winning five events in versatile fashion

Darian Townsend stole the show at the Speedo Arizona Invitational over the weekend. The New York Athletic Club swimmer won five events swimming only two of the meet’s four finals sessions.

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Court gives go-ahead for lawsuit from gay swim coach fired from Catholic school in Seattle

Mark Zmuda, the former teacher and swim coach at a Seattle-area private school who was fired after publicizing his same-sex marriage, will be able to proceed with his lawsuit against the school, a court ruled this week.

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NCAP takes Virginia LC State meet in full force with wins from Ledecky, Hu, Seliskar, Vissering, Katis and Wu

Nation’s Capital Swim Club showed up in full force to the Virginia Long Course State Championships, piling up the wins over the three-day event.

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Singapore Swim Stars to award $150,000 in prize money, event lineups set

The Singapore Swim Stars meet, billed as a kick-off to the brand-new, state-of-the-art Aquatic Center in the Singapore Sports Hub, will award $150,000 in prize money between 10 total events, according to Italy’s SwimBiz.it.

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California’s Grand Challenge wraps up with big swims from Johnson, Neal, Coffman and Quintero

BJ Johnson stayed on fire into the final session of the Speedo Grand Challenge in Irvine. The Stanford grad blew away a tough 200 breast field to win in 2:12.11.

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Coffman gunning for twin titles, Johnson fast at Sunday prelims of Speedo Grand Challenge

Cheyenne Coffman is in the hunt for a pair of titles heading into the final night of the Speedo Grand Challenge in Irvine, California.

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Two on day two: DiRado doubles on Saturday at Speedo Grand Challenge

Maya DiRado is starting out her professional career on the right foot. The Stanford grad won two more races on night two of the Speedo Grand Challenge, picking up her second and third winners paychecks of the meet so far.

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