Articles by Loretta Race

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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Aussie Winnington Fires Off 200 Free World Junior Record (LCM)

While competing at the 2018 Queensland Championships in Brisbane, 18-year-old Elijah Winnington took down the men’s World Junior Record in the 200m freestyle.

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Kromo & Hosszu Among Stars Ready For 2018 Lausanne Swim Cup

Dutch triple gold medalist at the Short Course World Championships, Ranomi Kromiwidjojo is expected to descend up on the Lausanne Cup this week, as is FINA’s Swimmer of the Year, Katinka Hosszu of Hungary.

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Ning Zetao Takes 1Free, While McKeon Wins Twice On QLD Day 3

Chinese former world champion Ning Zetao indeed hit the pool at Brisbane Aquatic Center to take the 100 free victory at the Queensland Championships.

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After Historic SC World Performances, Shane Ryan Moves To Ireland

50m backstroke bronze medalist from Hangzhou, Shane Ryan, will be moving back to Ireland to continue his journey towards Tokyo 2020.

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Sanchez Comes Close To Another WJR; Greenbank 3rd Fastest 1Back Brit

On-fire Canadian teenager Kayla Sanchez kept her winning streak going in Sheffield, while Luke Greenbank, Holly Hibbott and more slid into the all-time British performers lists.

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Oleksiak Nails New Canadian NR In SCM 50 Fly

Olympic champion Penny Oleksiak has now gotten into the record-breaking mix in Sheffield, firing off a new Canadian National Record in the women’s 50m fly.

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Max Litchfield Nails SCM 400 IM British Record; World’s #3 Time

23-year-old Max Litchfield produced a new British National Record in the men’s SCM 400 IM while competing in Sheffield finals tonight.

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America Led Medal Table Wire-to-Wire in Hangzhou

Olivia Smoliga’s double individual gold helped push America to the top of the medal standings from start-to-finish in Hangzhou.

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Ireland Shatters 27-Year-Old Medley Relay Record

Team Ireland capped off a monumental Short Course World Championships by breaking a long-standing record in the men’s 4x100m medley relay.

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2018 QLD C’ships Day 2: Jack & Winnington Are Golden

Notables Shayna Jack and Elijah Winnington were among the gold medalists on day 2 of Queensland Championships.

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Swim England C’ships: Guy Clocks British Textile Best In 200 Fly

James Guy became the fastest Brit since 2009 in the 200m fly, while Anna Hopkin notched a 50 free textile British Record of her own. Teenager Kayla Sanchez also threw down a massive swim in the 100 IM.

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Imogen Clark Lowers 50 Breast SCM British Record

While competing on day 2 of the 2018 Swim England National Winter Championships, 19-year-old Imogen Clark lowered her own British National Record in the women’s SCM 50 breaststroke.

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Somerset Takes 2 Relay Titles On Day 1 Of Queensland C’ships

The men of Somerset took 2 relay titles on day 1 of the 2018 Queensland Championships.

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