Articles by Retta Race

2024 AP Race International Day 2: Wellbrock, Corbeau & Kohler Grab Gold

Dutch Olympic qualifier Caspar Corbeau raced his way to gold in the 200m breaststroke on the penultimate night of action at the 2024 AP Race International.


2024 Irish Olympic Trials Conclude With 5 Athletes Qualified for Paris

22-year-old Ellen Walshe qualified for both the 200m IM and 400m IM for this summer’s Olympic Games. Check out the other Irish Olympic qualifiers.


Multiple National Records Go Down On Day 2 Of 2024 AP Race International

Day two of the 2024 AP Race International brought the heat with more than one national record biting the dust when all was said and done in London.


Angharad Evans Scorches 1:05.54 100 Breast British Record At AP Race International

Quite unexpectedly, University of Stirling ace Angharad Evans ripped a new British record in the women’s 100m breast on day 2 of the AP Race International.


2024 Mare Nostrum Canet: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Frenchman Maxime Grousset will try to capture gold in the men’s 100m free after taking the top seed this morning in a time of 48.80.


Sarah Sjostrom’s Mare Nostrum Canet Absence Explained

Find out why 30-year-old world record holder Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden is notably absent from the first stop of the 2024 Mare Nostrum Tour.


2024 Mare Nostrum Canet: Day 2 Prelims Features Honda’s 1:56.25 200 Fly

Reigning world champion Tomoru Honda of Japan put up a strong 1:56.25 200 fly to take the top seed on day two action of the 2024 Mare Nostrum Canet stop.


Wellbrock, Kamminga & Gose Log Impressive Results On Day 1 Of 2024 AP Race International

Olympic champion Florian Wellbrock notched a solid performance in the men’s 1500m freestyle on day one of the 2024 AP Race International.


Hill & Ryan Lower Newly-Minted Irish Records On Penultimate Night Of Trials

Danielle Hill added the women’s 50m free to her lineup of events for this summer’s Olympic Games, soaring to a new national record of 24.68 tonight in Dublin.


Anastasia Gorbenko Scorches 2:08.63 200 IM Israeli Record

20-year-old Anastasia Gorbenko fired off a winning time of 2:08.63 to take the women’s 200m IM and establish a new Israeli national record in Canet.


2024 Mare Nostrum Tour Canet: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Olympian Siobhan Haughey of Hong Kong is slated to race the women’s 100m breast and 200m free during day one finals of the Canet stop of Mare Nostrum.


Shane Ryan Posts 48.55 100 Free, Danielle Hill Nails 24.95 50 Free For New Irish Records

30-year-old Shane Ryan produced a lifetime best and new Irish record of 48.55 in the heats of the men’s 100m freestyle at Olympic Trials.

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John Shortt Chases Olympic QT With 1:57.90 200 Back Irish Record

Just 17 years of age, John Shortt lowered his own Irish national record in the men’s 200m backstroke, setting himself up for potential Olympic qualification.

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2024 Mare Nostrum Canet: Day 1 Prelims Saw Grousset Take Two Top Seeds

The 2024 Mare Nostrum Tour kicked off from Canet this morning with host nation swimmer Maxime Grousset making his presence known in two events.

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2024 Mare Nostrum Canet: All The Links You Need

The 2024 Mare Nostrum Tour kicks off on Saturday, May 25th with action unfolding from Canet, featuring Swedish Olympic speedster Sarah Sjostrom.