Articles by Karl Ortegon

Russia Set to Hold National Open Water Championships June 9-15

From June 9 to June 15, Russia will hold its own National Open Water Championships. The competition is set to…

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Vien Nguyen Shatters Own Vietnamese Record in 400 Free in Indianapolis

In the 400 free final at the Arena Pro Swim Series – Indianapolis, Vien Nguyen swam a 4:07.96 for fourth place, setting a new Vietnamese record in the process.


WADA Revises Its International Standard for Laboratories

It was recently announced that an anti-doping laboratory in Madrid was suspended by the WADA. According to the organization, this…

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WADA Seeks Host for 2019 World Conference

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is in search of interested cities to play host to the next World Conference in…

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WATCH: Olympic Trials Pool Begins Filling with a Fire Truck

The first drops (and sprays) were cast into the temporary pool at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska, with less…


Camryn McPherson and Grayson Campbell Win NISCA Diving Awards

The NISCA All-America Diving Champions have been announced for the 2015-16 season. Saline High School’s Camryn McPherson is the female champion, and James…

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16-Year-Old Barbora Seemanova First Czech Woman Under 2:00 in 200 Free

European Jr. Games finalist Barbora Seemanova, just 16 years of age, blasted a 1:59.47 to win the women’s 200 free by almost eight full seconds.

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Olympic Trials Warm-Up Meet (Omaha Cup) Slated for June 17-18

The U.S. Olympic Trials – Swimming will host the Omaha Cup in a two-day meet format on the 17th and 18th of June. That’s one weekend before the start of the official Trials.

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2016 Arena Pro Swim Series – Santa Clara: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Simone Manuel put up a season best 53.75 this morning, and is the top seed of a stacked A final tonight.


Adrian, Ervin, Dwyer Scratch 100 Free Final on Night 3 of Santa Clara

Nathan Adrian posted a solid 48.17 during this morning’s 100 free prelims, but won’t be back to swim it tonight.


2016 Arena Pro Swim Series – Santa Clara: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Ryan Murphy defeated Aussie backstroke rival Mitch Larkin in the 100 back last night, and this morning they’ll jockey for finals positions in the 200 back.


WATCH: Litherland and Margalis Swim Impressive Doubles in Indy

Melanie Margalis won the 100 breast and hung tough with Leah Smith minutes before, while Jay Litherland won the 200 free and 400 IM last night. Watch all the race videos from night one of the Arena PSS – Indianapolis right here.

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WATCH: Sun Yang and Conor Dwyer Battle in 200 Free at Santa Clara PSS

Watch Sun Yang and Conor Dwyer’s battle in the 200 free from last night.


Leah Smith’s 4:03.33 Makes Her 4th Fastest American Ever in 400 Free

2016 ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES AT INDIANAPOLIS Friday, June 3 – Sunday, June 5, 2016 IUPUI Natatorium / Indianapolis, IN…


2016 Arena Pro Swim Series – Indianapolis: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

David Plummer rocked a 53.24 in the 100 back this morning, and will race again before a Mitch Larkin v. Ryan Murphy battle in California later tonight.


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