Articles by Loretta Race

Guy, Kisil, Sanchez & Stephens Among Day 1 Winners At Swim England

James Guy, Laura Stephens, Kayle Sanchez and more clocked times in Sheffield that would have finaled at the 2018 Short Course World Championships.

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Sanchez Becomes 8th Fastest 100 Freestyler Ever, World Junior Record

On the other side of the world from Hangzhou, Canadian teen Kayla Sanchez scorched a 51.45 SCM 100 freestyle.

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Watch Teen Titmus Slide Under World Record Mark In 400 Free

Teen Ariarne Titmus of Australia shut down two Chinese swimmers en route to gold in a new World Record time in tonight’s 400 free race.

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Watch Kolesnikov’s 100 IM World Junior Record From Hangzhou

Russian teen Kliment Kolesnikov continues his red-hot performances with a 100 IM gold medal and Championship Record.

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Proud Produces 2nd False Start At Major Int’l Competition This Year

Watch Ben Proud lean into his start to draw a disqualification in the men’s 50 freestyle.

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Le Clos’ 20.31 Split Powers South Africa To New Relay National Record

Although they landed off the podium in tonight’s final, the South African foursome of Brad Tandy, Chad Le Clos, Doug Erasmus and Ryan Coetzee nailed new National and African Continental Records in the men’s 4x50m freestyle relay.

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Simonas Bilis Becomes First Lithuanian Man Ever Under 21 Seconds

Simonas Bilis notched a 4th place finish of 20.99 in tonight’s 50 freestyle, making him the first Lithuanian ever to dip under the 21-second barrier in the event.

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Laukkanen Overtakes Supersuited Finnish Record In 100 IM Semi-Final

Finland’s Jenna Laukkanen fired off a new National Record-setting effort while competing in the women’s 100 IM at the 2018 FINA Short Course World Championships.

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Hong Kong 100 IM NR Goes Down, Courtesy of Kenneth To

Making his first final here in Hangzhou, 26-year-old Kenneth To of Hong Kong produced a new National Record in the men’s 100m IM.

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Henique Lowers Own 50 Fly French National Record

Melanie Henique fired off a new French National Record in the women’s 50m fly tonight, shaving .03 off of her previous lifetime best.

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Condorelli Claims 2nd Italian Relay Record Since Representing Nation

Tonight’s performance as a part of Italy’s National Record-breaking 4x50m freestyle relay marks Santo Condorelli’s 2nd record since being cleared to compete for the nation this fall.

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Krasnykh’s 1:41.08 Anchor Helped Russia Set Free Relay Euro Record

As consolation for the relinquishment of their World Record holder status, Russia set a new National Record and European Record with their 6:46.84 stunner.

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Team China Clocks New Asian Record En Route to 800 Free Relay Bronze

Olympic champion Sun Yang helped fuel Team China to 800 free relay bronze in a new Asian Record here in Hangzhou.

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Carraro Passes Another Milestone En Route To 100 Breast Italian Record

While competing on day 4 of the 2018 FINA Short Course World Championships, 25-year-old Martina Carraro cranked out a new Italian National Record in the women’s 100m breaststroke.

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Shane Ryan Wins Ireland’s First Medal In Hangzhou

24-year-old Shane Ryan put Ireland on the board with a bronze in the men’s 50m backstroke tonight in Hangzhou.

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