Liz Li absolutely owned the 50 freestyle this morning in Ann Arbor, clocking a 21.73 to hold the nation’s 2nd-fastest time behind newly-minted 2016 SEC Champion Olivia Smoliga (21.67). She got the job done tonight, becoming the 2016 Big Ten Champion with a winning time of 21.80.
Hoosier Haley Lips looks to score some big first place points in the 500 free to kick-off Indiana’s momentum.
Sophomore Clara Smiddy from Michigan looks to defend her 200 IM Big Ten title from last year, taking on the likes of IU freshman Lilly King and Wolverine teammate Siobhan Haughey in tonight’s finals. Smiddy snagged the #2 seed this morning.
No, Caeleb Dressel’s 18.23 record-breaking swim was NOT a dream. Relive it in this Day 2 highlights video from the 2016 SEC Championships.
Check out what the new Dagaly Swimming Complex in Budapest looks like mid-construction.
Colleen Callahan smiling at the finish of her 200 IM on day 2 of the SEC Championships.
Congratulations to Florida Gator, Caeleb Dressel, who just scored a historic new 50 yard freestyle (ahem, Coach Gregg Troy, 18.39)
Dutch Olympic swimmer Inge Dekker has been diagnosed with cervical cancer, per a statement posted to the Royal Dutch Swimming Federation’s website today.
Get a ‘bird’s eye’ glimpse into the Rio 2016 Olympic Park, courtesy of the latest video published by Rio 2016 organizers.
Kosuke Hagino may try on the 200m back/200m IM double for size at his nation’s Olympic Trials in April, but will first get a crack at the backstroke this weekend in Tokyo.
Kahlia Warner defended her top prelims score with a 346.10 in tonight’s 1-meter final to take her first career SEC title.
Arrests and equipment confiscation occurred at the Korean Swimming Federation’s office earlier today amid corruption claims.
Get pumped for Day 2 of the 2016 SEC Championships with a highlight reel of the first day.
Watch the season-recapping video littered with the purple and white to get a sense of the Purple Eagles squad team spirit that fueled them throughout the year.
Last week a FINA delegation, including Executive Director Cornel Marculescu, was on-site touring the venues slated to host the 2016 FINA World Short Course Championships later this year.