Articles by Loretta Race

FINA World Cup Singapore Day 2 Finals: A Historic Night All Around

20-year-old Kyle Chalmers became the 2nd fastest Aussie in history finishing behind Vlad Morozov in tonight’s 100m free stunner in Singapore.

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Vlad Morozov Becomes Only 2nd Man Ever Under 45.0 In SCM 100 Free

Vlad Morozov fell just .01 shy of the 100 freestyle World Record held by Amaury Leveaux from back in 2008.

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Michael Andrew Scores New 50 Breaststroke American Record

Although he landed off the podium, Michael Andrew’s consolation prize in the 50m breaststroke was a new American Record.

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2018 FINA World Cup Day 2 Prelims: Michael Andrew On The Move

American Michael Andrew is keeping his stellar meet alive in Singapore, nabbing 2 top seeds on day 2.

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Japan Raises Anti-Doping Bar With New Organization

A new organization entitled ‘Japan Sports Fairness Organization’ is being created in an effort to further raise the Asian nation’s anti-doping measures to the levels expected by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

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Yan Zibei Enters Top 10 Performers All Time In Men’s SCM 100 Breast

Yan Zibei captured a new Chinese National Record en route to winning the men’s 100m breaststroke in Singapore.

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World Cup Singapore Day 1 Finals: Sjostrom Overtakes Hosszu In 100 IM

After 27 consecutive World Cup victories in the women’s 100m IM, Katinka Hosszu saw tonight’s race go to Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom. The difference of 3 FINA points may prove crucial when it comes to handing out the overall series crown.

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Toussaint Takes Back Dutch 50 Back National Record, Now World’s #1

Kira Toussaint not only notched a new Dutch National Record in the women’s 50m back tonight in Singapore, but she snared the new #1 time in the world.

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World Cup Singapore Day 1: Wang Shun Produces Chinese NR In 100 IM

China’s Wang Shun lowered his own National Record en route to a bronze medal in the men’s 100m IM tonight in Singapore.

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Another One: Morozov Shaves .01 Off Own World Cup Record In 50 Free

While competing on day 1 of the final stop of the 2018 FINA World Cup Series, Russian speedster Vlad Morozov knocked off his own World Cup Record in the men’s 50m freestyle.

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FINA World Cup Singapore: Hosszu Hunting Sjostrom

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu sits just 15 points behind Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom in the FINA World Cup standings entering this final stop in Singapore.

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Japan’s Never-Ending Racing Season Continues With Kitajima Cup

Japanese athletes have been on a perpetual racing schedule this year, which continues with the Kitajima Cup taking place this week.

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Swimming South Africa Announces Just A 2-Stop Grand Prix For 2019

Swimming South Africa has announced a two-event Grand Prix line-up for 2019, which marks a return to the series since 2017.

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Japanese National Record Holder Kohei Kawamoto Announces Retirement

At 39 years of age, Kohei Kawamoto has epitomized the longevity that’s possible within swimming, holding a combination of 14 Asian and Japanese records throughout his career.

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