Articles by Loretta Race

Lausanne Day 2: Ruck & Sanchez Each Top Hosszu

Taylor Ruck of Canada got her hand on the wall first in the women’s 100m back final in Lausanne, relegating Hungarian Katinka Hosszu to silver.

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South African Olympian Calvyn Justus Joins Trojan Swim Club

South African Olympian Calvyn Justus has been training with the Trojan Swim Club under Dave Salo.

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Winnington Earns QLD Championships Swimmer Of The Meet

Elijah Winnington of Bond took home the Swimmer of the Meet honor at this year’s Queensland Championships.

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Hosszu Threatens Meet Records At Lausanne Day 2 Prelims

Katinka Hosszu is ending her 2018 year of seemingly continuous racing with quick morning swims in Lausanne.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Daiya Seto, Male Asian Swimmer Of The Year

SwimSwam’s 2018 Swammy Award for Male Asian Swimmer of the Year is bestowed upon Daiya Seto of Japan.

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Dutch Backstroking Ace Kira Toussaint Tests Positive For Tulobuterol

“Today, I like to share my story with you, because I am innocent and I am convinced that the truth will prevail,” says Kira Toussaint, world-class backstroker of Netherlands who tested positive for a banned substance on the eve of this year’s Short Course World Championships.

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Justus & Erasmus Race Their Way To South African Sprint Titles

Calvyn Justus and Doug Erasmus both took gold in Durban to wrap up 2018.

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Spotlight On Kaylee McKeown, Thomas Hauck On Penultimate Night In QLD

2017 World Championships finalist Kaylee McKeown was back in the Brisbane Aquatic Center pool today, contesting the women’s 200m backstroke as part of the Queensland Championships.

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The 2018 Swim England Winter Championships Photo Vault

James Guy & Edward Mildred from the 2018 Swim England Winter Championships.

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Tokyo 2020 Names Two Sites For Olympic Flame Cauldrons

Tokyo 2020 organizers have announced the two locations at which the Olympic flame will be housed during the upcoming Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games less than 2 years from now.

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Sun Yang Fueled By SC World Championships Relay Bronze

“I am now fully geared up for a tough training program to prepare for the (long-course) world championships in Gwangju (South Korea) next year and the Olympics in Tokyo,” Sun Yang said after his nation’s bronze in the men’s 4x200m free relay in Hangzhou.

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16-Year-Old Aussie Pallister Pounds Out 1:58.79 200 Free At QLD Cships

Lani Pallister crushed a new personal best 200 LCM freestyle time of 1:58.79 tonight in Queensland, while Elijah Winnington scored double wins and Thomas Hauck took down a Queensland All Comers Record.

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Wang JianJiahe Explains Extra Laps In 800 Free Heats In Hangzhou

16-year-old Wang Jianjiahe wrapped up her tremendous year with an individual gold and individual silver at the 2018 Short Course World Championships in Hangzhou, despite a little mix-up in her 800 free heats.

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Watch Rikako Ikee Throw Down 57.76 Practice 100 Fly At High Altitude

Japanese Olympian, Pan Pacs champion and 2018 Asian Games MVP Rikako Ikee of Japan took things to a new level while training at altitude.

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Ning Scores Sprint Double In Brisbane, Hauck Takes Down QLD Age Record

25-year-old Ning Zetao, the 2015 double world champion in 50/100 freestyle, earned his 2nd title of these 2018 Queensland Championships.

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