Articles by Retta Race

High-Level International Meets For February 2021

British swimmers Adam Peaty & James Guy look to race at the Manchester International, one of many Olympic-qualifying meets on the schedule for February 2021.


2021 McCullagh International Postponed To After Olympics

Swim Ireland and Swim Ulster have announced the postponement of this year’s McCullagh International due to coronavirus concerns. 

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Toussaint & Kamminga Go Sub-Minute To Finish Up Flanders

The 2021 Flanders Qualification Meet concluded today in Belgium, with Femke Heemskerk, Arno Kamminga and more in the water to flex their racing muscles.

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Swimming Australia President Perkins Looks To Possible Tokyo ‘Plan B’

Regarding media reports indicating the possibility of a cancelled 2020 Olympic Games, Swimming Australia has released its own statements regarding ”plan B.’


Watch Shoma Sato’s World-Class 2:06.7 200 Breaststroke

Watch 19-year-old Shoma Sato of Japan throw down a performance that makes him the world’s 4th fastest 200m breaststroker of all-time.


McKeown Posts 2:05.51 200 Back Stunner To Wrap Up South Aussies

Australia’s Kaylee McKeown continued her momentum down under tonight, taking the women’s 200m back in a super quick 2:05.51.


Calling Tokyo: 19-Yr-Old Shoma Sato Scorches 2:06.78 200 Breast

At just 19 years of age, Japan’s Shoma Sato just became the world’s 4th fastest 200m breaststroker of all-time, joining the exclusive 2:06 club.


World Ranking Shakeups Close Out 2021 Kosuke Kitajima Cup

Japanese IM queen Yui Ohashi was among the swimmers making some world ranking moves on the final day of the 2021 Kosuke Kitajima Cup.

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Flanders: Kamminga Tops Koch, Heemskerk Posts Season-Best 100 Free

Day 1 of the 2021 Flanders Qualification Meet saw big guns Arno Kamminga, Marco Koch and Femke Heemskerk among its top tier of talent.

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2021 South Aussies Day 2: McKeown 58.6 100 Back, Temple 51.6 100 Fly

Check out how the likes of Kaylee McKeown, Madi Wilson and Matt Temple fared on day 2 of the 2021 South Australian State Open Championships.


Chalmers Logs 48.55 Split After 6 Weeks Of Post-Surgery Training

Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers is back in a big way, racing in his first meet after having had shoulder surgery last November.


Medley Royalty Hagino & Ohashi Get It Done At Kitajima Cup

Kosuke Hagino of Japan is getting used to finishing at the wall first in the men’s 400 IM, doing so again at the 2021 Kosuke Kitajima Cup.

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Watch Rikako Ikee Qualify For Japan’s Olympic Trials In 100 Free

Rikako Ikee keeps on inspiring, as the leukemia survivor from Japan just qualified for her nation’s Olympic Trials meet coming up in April.

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Chalmers’ Comeback Race Set For South Aussie Relay Lead-Off

Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers is listed as the relay lead-off for tomorrow night for his first race back after minor shoulder surgery.

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World C’ships Medalist Matsumoto Snares 1:45.13 200 Free JPN Record

World Championships silver medalist Katsuhiro (Katsuo) Matsumoto fired off a new 200m free national record while competing in his native Japan.