Singapore’s Joseph Schooling collected 100m fly gold earlier in these National Championships, but was unable to replicate that same feat on night 3.
Femke Heemskerk lowered her season-best mark in the women’s 200m freestyle, clocking 1:56.11 to move up to 7th in the world.
1500m freestyle Olympic gold medalist Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy is entered in his specialty event in Tarragona, marking the first time he’ll have swum the 1500m in over 10 months.
“I am comfortable focusing on the shorter races. Sometimes you just have to transition, that is how the career goes,” says Joseph Schooling on night 2 of the Singapore National Championships.
Setting medal targets at a national level “puts an immense amount of pressure on athletes around something they have no control over,” says retired Olympic legend Ian Thorpe.
2016 Olympic champion and Singaporean swimming hero Joseph Schooling made his 2018 Singapore National Swimming Championships debut with a 100m fly gold.
Current Dutch Swimming Federation Technical Director André Cats recently revealed the first steps of an all-encompassing plan aimed at improving the nation’s international swimming results, while also increasing participation on the junior front.
Jordan Wilimovsky won the 1-mile and 10k races at this year’s Flowers Sea Swim, an open water event held in Cayman Islands. But the 2015 world champion wasn’t the only big name among the almost 800 swimmers competing at the event.
16-year-old Glen Lim crushed his own Singaporean national record in the men’s 800m freestyle tonight at the OCBC Aquatic Centre, while the arena waits for Olympic champion Joseph Schooling’s swims tomorrow.
Former Mizzou Tiger Hannah Stevens has announced her retirement from swimming.
Swimming Victoria honored its coaches, athletes, officials and volunteers for their contributions of the 2017-18 season. Mack Horton was among those recognized for his feats at the 2017 World Championships and 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Olympic champion Mireia Belmonte has been selected as Spain’s flag bearer for the 2018 Mediterranean Games, which kick-off this week.
Michael Wright, a former University of Tennessee diver who became the one-meter springboard SEC champion in 2011, is now making a name for himself on the TV show, ‘America Ninja Warrior.’
Cameron McEvoy, the fastest 100m freestyler ever in a textile suit, is leaving his longtime training home at Bond under Richard Scarce in his quest for another Olympic bid.
While competing on the final day of the final stop of this year’s Mare Nostrum Series, 26-year-old Yasuhiro Koseki of Japan knocked out two significant national records.