Articles by Karl Ortegon

Leah Hayes Lowers Own 200 Free 10&U NAG Record

Leah Hayes was at it again today, swimming a 2:14.39 in the 200 free to beat her own NAG record…

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Zettle Wins Again on Final Night of Austin Futures

2016 FUTURES CHAMPIONSHIPS – AUSTIN Thursday, August 4 – Sunday, August 7, 2016 University of Texas, Austin, Texas Meet website Psych Sheets…

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Tristen Ulett Breaks 57 in 100 Free to Close Atlanta Futures

2016 FUTURES CHAMPIONSHIPS – ATLANTA August 4th-7th, 2016 Atlanta, Georgia (Georgia Tech) Psych sheets Live Results 14-year-old Tristen Ulett didn’t get the…

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Kanako Watanabe Reinstated After Morning DQ, Will Swim 100 BR Semis

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…

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Chinese Men Disqualified in 4×100 Free Relay Prelims

The Chinese men won’t race the 4×100 free relay finals tonight after a DQ in prelims.

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Five Storylines to Follow at the 2016 U.S. Junior Nationals

Grace Ariola is one of several elite young backstrokers who will race next week at Junior Nationals.

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Led by Nakamura, Japanese Men Break Nat’l Record in 400 Free Relay

Junya Koga split a 48.68 anchoring Japan’s record-breaking relay this morning during prelims of the men’s 4×100 free relay.

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Katsumi Nakamura Becomes First Japanese Man Under 48 in 100 Free

Katsumi Nakamura was out like a rocket in the first heat of the men’s 4×100 free relay, flying to a 47.99 finish as the lead-off for Japan’s relay.

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2015 World Champs Finalist Kanako Watanabe DQ’d in 100 Breast Prelims

Japan’s Kanako Watanabe was disqualified during the women’s 100 breaststroke prelims.

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Aussie Women’s Polo on 2016 Gold: “We’re Not Scared of the Challenge”

Rowie Webster says that the Australian women’s water polo team is going to “come out very hard” during the Olympic…

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16-Year-Olds Zettle and Blaylock Break 4:00 in 400 Free in Austin

2016 FUTURES CHAMPIONSHIPS – AUSTIN Thursday, August 4 – Sunday, August 7, 2016 University of Texas, Austin, Texas Meet website Psych Sheets…

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Sargent Wins Again, Kathryn Ford Nabs Two at College Park Futures

2016 FUTURES CHAMPIONSHIPS – COLLEGE PARK Thursday, August 4 – Sunday, August 7, 2016 College Park, MD University of Maryland…

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2016 Olympics Day 1 Twitter Recap: You Need to Follow Leslie Jones

Leslie Jones loves Maya Dirado– though she has referred to her as both “Myra” and “Mia” today.

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African Continental Recap Day 1: Osman, Male Distance Swimmers Impress

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…

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Talia Bates and Ana Pozder Impress at Atlanta Futures Day 3 Finals

2016 FUTURES CHAMPIONSHIPS – ATLANTA August 4th-7th, 2016 Atlanta, Georgia (Georgia Tech) Psych sheets Live Results Two younger teenagers, Talia Bates and Ana Pozder,…

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