Articles by Karl Ortegon

Shebat, Rongione Nab Wins on Night 3 of PV Senior Champs

After John Shebat cranked out a huge new lifetime best in the 200 IM Thursday night, he came back for a win in the 100 back with a sharp 54.37 after a 54.86 in prelims.

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Herasimenia Wins Three, Balandin Takes 200 Breast at Belarus Open

Dmitriy Balandin made his way to first place in the 200 breast at the Belarus Open this weekend.

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Daniil Orlov, Liu Xiaohan Earn Golds in 5K Race at World Jr OW Champs

China’s Liu Xiaohan, who just turned 14, won the girls’ 14-15 5K race in Hoorn this morning.


Logan Fontaine, Paula Ruiz Dominate 7.5k Race at World Jr OW Champs

French 17-year-old Logan Fontaine easily won the boys 16-17 7.5K race in Hoorn.

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Russian Olympic Team Members Make Final Rio Tuneup at Russian Cup

Veronika Popova will compete this weekend at the Russian Cup in Moscow.


Marko Blazevski Lowers Own 200 IM Macedonian Record in Greensboro

2016 SPEEDO CHAMPIONS SERIES ESSZ MEET Thursday, July 14th – Sunday, June 17th Greensboro Aquatic Center, Greensboro, NC Psych Sheet…


2016 Rio Olympics Preview: New Blood Targeting Men’s 200 Breast WR

Josh Prenot scared the world record in Omaha, and he could scare the defending Olympic Champ and defending World Champ with another lights-out swim in Rio.


Meghan Lynch Posts 4th-Fastest 200 Breast in 11-12 Age Group History

Greenwich YWCA Dolphins’ Meghan Lynch exploded for a new lifetime best in the 200 breast this evening at the 2016 Connecticut LC…


John Shebat Cranks Out a 2:00 200 IM at PV Senior Champs

University of Texas sophomore John Shebat dropped an impressive 2:00.86 to win the 200 IM at the PV Senior Champs.


Minnesota Gophers Release 2016-17 NCAA Meet Schedule

Junior Brooke Zeiger will be instrumental to the Gophers’ success this upcoming season, returning as Minnestoa’s #1 400 IM’er and distance freestyler.

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Rio 2016 Olympics Preview: Ledecky Not Alone Under 4 in the 4

Leah Smith is the favorite for silver– is she also the favorite to join Ledecky under 4:00 in Rio?


Kate Moore to Join Sister Hannah and Rest of NC State Wolfpack in 2017

Kate Moore, who will soon begin her senior year with Green Hope High School in Cary, NC, has committed to the NC State Wolfpack with their class of 2021.

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American Named New Head Coach of Swimming New Zealand

American Jerry Olszewski has been named the new head coach of Swimming New Zealand, and will begin his role there in…


2016 Rio Olympics Preview: Seebohm’s 100 Back Olympic Redemption

Emily Seebohm is the favorite to win the 100 back and grab the Olympic gold that she missed in 2012.


Russia, Italy, GBR Top European Junior Championships Medal Table

Russia scored the most golds with 11 in Hungary last week.

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