29-year-old Bruno Fratus fired off a world-leading 21.47 in the 50 free at Brazil’s Trophy meet.
The NCAA adopted new rules this week aimed at reducing early recruiting – but the rules will actually allow slightly earlier official visits, causing the CSCAA to unsuccessfully request an exemption for swimming & diving.
Australian 16-year-old Thomas Neill continues to be a standout of the 2019 Australian Age Championships, winning his fourth event title on Friday with a 2:03.53 in the 200 IM.
Despite a big swim from Australia’s Kyle Chalmers last week, nearly 70% of voters are still picking Caeleb Dressel to win this summer’s World Championships gold medal in the 100 free.
At last week’s Swim Open Stockholm, Mykhailo Romanchuk (Ukraine) and Florian Wellbrock (Germany) battled for two of the best men’s 800s in recent memory. Both broke their own national records and both cracked the top 11 in history in the event.
Bulgarian 15-year-old Yosif Miladinov blasted a 52.32 in the 100 fly – faster than the United States national age group record for 15-16s – at the Multinations Youth Meet in Graz, Austria.
16-year-old Lani Pallister finished day 4 of the Australian Age Championships with a perfect 4-for-4 record in gold medals, thanks in large part to two wins on the fourth day.
The official website for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics has released an event schedule, including the much-anticipated swimming event order that includes three new races: the men’s 800 free, women’s 1500 free and a mixed 4×100 medley relay.
It’s good news/bad news for Caeleb Dressel: a 100 fly/50 free finals double is now averted, but he could face a 100 fly finals/50 free semis/mixed medley relay finals triple on day 7 of the Tokyo Olympics.
25-year-old Michael Gunning broke a Jamaican record in the 200 long course meter fly, swimming in heats of British Nationals.
16-year-old Joshua Edwards-Smith broke an Australian age record on day 3 of the Age Championshoips, going 55.01 in the 100 back.
The U.S. Center for SafeSport has released an updated version of its SafeSport code, including some significant rewrites of the old Code.
On the heels of its national championship meet, Swimming Australia has named 26 athletes to its roster for the 2019 World University Games in Naples, Italy.
16-year-old Lani Pallister went 4:08.37 in the 400 free, dominating the second day of Australia’s Age Championships.
Maya DiRado’s DiradSquad edged Connor Jaeger’s Jaeg-Train by half a point in Richmond, but it’s Cammile Adams and the Adams Family who continue to lead the 2019 SwimSquad Battles.