Articles by Karl Ortegon

Talent Pool Grows Significantly for Canet Stop of Mare Nostrum Tour

World Record-holder Adam Peaty is one of a number of swimmers entered to race this week in Canet in what is a much stronger field overall compared to Monaco.


Katie Drabot Charges Past 2:07 with PR 2:06.67 200 Fly in Santa Clara

Today was Drabot’s first time going under 2:07 in the event, as she took off more than half a second and now ranks 4th in the world this year.


TV and Broadcasting Schedule for the 2019 Mare Nostrum Tour – Monaco

The Olympic Channel will also broadcast live from stop 2 in Canet, France, as well as stop 3 in Barcelona, Spain.


Shymanovich, Efimova Headline Sprint-Heavy Psychs for Mare Nostrum – Monaco

Shymanovich became the 2nd-best performer in history in March in the 100 breast, and he’s taking to a deep field of breaststrokers at all three distances this weekend in Monaco.


Federica Pellegrini Tackles First LCM 400 Free Since 2015, Posts a 4:10

Her last time swimming this was in March of 2015 — she went 4:07.44.


Bucknell Adds Kayla Lichtner, Another Sprinter, to Class of 2024

Lichtner will stay in-state and add sprint free depth to the Bucknell roster.

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Reigning Maine HS Champ Caroline Mahoney Sends Verbal to Bucknell for 2020

Mahoney will help address the graduation losses from Bucknell’s top backstrokers.

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2019 FINA Champions Series Indianapolis: 5 Storylines to Watch

Lilly King and Yulia Efimova’s last race ended with a smile — that was almost two years ago.


NCAA Rules Committee Proposes Usage of Video Review for 15-Meter Violations

This rule, if passed, would allow the meet referee to confirm or change a call they had made about 15-meter violations at NCAA meets based on video review.


UNC Sprinter Maddie Smith Transfers to Northwestern for Final Two Seasons

Smith is a 22.4/49.1 sprinter who was part of UNC’s 200 free relay at the last two ACC Championships.


Urlando Leads Huge Group of US Juniors to 2019 Mel Zajac Jr. International Meet

The meet will feature some top talent from the U.S. juniors and Canada.


Kate Douglass Hits PRs in All Five Disciplines at Atlanta Classic

Her times in the 50 free, 200 IM, and 100 fly move her into the top 10 rankings in 17-18 history.


Sweden Falls in Line with U.S., Enacts Tech Suit Guidelines for Young Swimmers

Sweden‘s national governing body for swimming, Svensk Simförbundet, has announced new tech suit guidelines for certain suits for swimmers 12…

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2019 Atlanta Classic: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Hali Flickinger will contest the 200 IM and 200 back this morning in Atlanta.


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