Articles by Karl Ortegon

Elisbet Gamez Takes 17 Seconds Off of Cuban 400 Free Record

Canada’s Emily Overholt won a great race in the A final of the 400 free, but overlooked were three new…

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Cincinnati Marlins Shatter 13-14 NAG Record in 200 Medley Relay at Ohio LC Age Group Champs

Today at the Ohio Long Course Age Group Championships, the 13-14 boys 200 medley relay from the Cincinnati Marlins swam…

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Etiene Medeiros Erases Pan Am, Brazilian, and South American Records with 100 Back Gold

Etiene Medeiros now holds South American records in three different events.

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RACE VIDEOS: Watch as 4 World Records go down on Day 3 of IPC World Champs

A total of four WRs went down on Day 3 of the IPC World Championships, and we have the videos here.

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2015 Toronto Pan Am Games: Day Four Prelims Preview

Canadians Caldwell and Bouchard (above) will try to set themselves up for another 1-2 finish in the 100 back; they are the top two seeds going into prelims tomorrow morning.


Sandra Freeman Earns First Olympic Trials Cut at Mt Hood Sectionals

Sandra Freeman won the 400 IM to earn her first-ever Olympic Trials cut.

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Tomas Peribonio Takes Down 37-Year-Old Ecuadorean 200 Free National Record

Day Two of the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games ended with a huge finals session, and the men’s 200 free…

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2015 Toronto Pan Am Games: Day Three Prelims Preview

The women’s 200 free podium from tonight. Silver medalist Emily Overholt (left) is the top seed of the women’s 400 IM tomorrow.

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Dustin Tynes Breaks Bahamian National Record in 200 Breast

The Bahamas’ Dustin Tynes, who just finished up his freshman year at the Ohio State University, broke the Bahamian record in…


2015 Toronto Pan Am Games: Day Two Prelims Preview

Canada’s Kierra Smith (above) was the 2015 NCAA Champ in the 200 breast. She’s the top seed in the event at Pan Ams, and will swim in heat 2, lane 4 tomorrow morning.

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Grabich Breaks Argentine 100 Free Record for Third Time Today in Relay

Federico Grabich broke the Argentine 100 free record a whopping three times today, and helped his nation finish in 4th place in the men’s 400 free relay on the opening night of the 2015 Pan Am Games.


Mauricio Fiol Resets Own Peruvian 200 Fly Record at 2015 Pan Am Games

Mauricio Fiol, who qualified first for the 200 meter butterfly finals at the 2015 Pan Am Games with a 1:56.81,…

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Federico Grabich Breaks Argentine 100 Free National Record for 2nd Time Today

Federico Grabich (above) now owns four Argentine national records.


Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: Bilquist Back in the Water

Cal commit Amy Bilquist (above), one of the USA’s top 18& under sprinters, tweeted some good news regarding her current injuries.

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Dressel Dips Below 50 for First Time in 2015 in Orlando

Dressel (above) won five races at the Southern Zone South Sectional Championships in Orlando this weekend.


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