Articles by Karl Ortegon

Federica Pellegrini Adds to Italian Champs Win Total With 1:00 100 BK

Federica Pellegrini nearly snatched the 100 back Italian record with her win in that same event tonight (1:00.03).


Conor Dwyer Scratches 200 Free Final at Mesa PSS

This was Dwyer’s first competitive swim in a while.


59.8 Breaststroker Sofia Carnevale Transfers from UNLV to Georgia

Now, with Carnevale, UGA’s medley relays will be much more competitive and dangerous next year.


ASU Picks Up Two Transfers from the IU Men’s Team

Jackson Etter (left) and Jack Kucharczyk (right) will both transfer from IU to ASU for next season.


Gregorio Paltrinieri Hits World #1 800 Free – 7:45.53

Additionally, Margherita Panziera was 59.96 in the 100 back, becoming the first Italian woman to break 1:00 in that event.


Five Storylines to Follow at the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series – Mesa

The 2012 Olympic Champion in the 200 free, Allison Schmitt, is expected to get back to racing this weekend in Mesa.


Dylan Boyd Transfers to Michigan After One Year with Arizona State

Dylan Boyd, who just wrapped up his freshman season with the Arizona State Sun Devils, has announced his transfer decision…


Thomas Ceccon Cracks 54 in 100 Back, Breaks Italian Junior Record

Thomas Ceccon, age 17, set a new Italian junior record of 53.94 to win the 100 back tonight at the 2018 Italian National Championships.


Gabriele Detti Bows Out of 400 Free Final at Italian Nationals

Detti posted a 3:47.07 in prelims, but cited an ongoing shoulder reason when announcing he’d scratch the final.

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Mitch Larkin Sets New Commonwealth Games Record in 200 IM

Larkin had already won all three backstroke events prior to his win tonight in the 200 IM.


2018 Commonwealth Games: Day 6 Prelims Live Recap

After winning the 800 free and taking silver in the 200 free, Ariarne Titmus of Australia will race prelims of the 400 free this morning as she’ll try to grab a win later tonight.


Sjöström, Kohler, Heintz Expected to Race at 2018 Bergen Swim Festival

The 2018 Bergen Swim Festival is set for this weekend in Norway, with several European standouts expected to race, including several Norwegian stars.

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Stanford Women Lead 2018 D1 All-Americans List with 16 Athletes

Based on Stanford’s dominant 2018 NCAA performance, it comes as no surprise that they led the country with 16 different athletes garnering All-American honors in diving, individual performances, or as part of relays. 


2018 Commonwealth Games: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

Mitch Larkin will race the 200 back prelims this morning on the Gold Coast.


WATCH: YMCA Nationals Day 5 Race Videos

Watch Ross Dant go 14:50.97 in the mile, along with several other races, from night five of the 2018 YMCA Nationals.

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