Articles by Loretta Race

Schooling Settles For Bronze On Night 3 Of Singapore Nationals

Singapore’s Joseph Schooling collected 100m fly gold earlier in these National Championships, but was unable to replicate that same feat on night 3.

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2018 Dutch Nationals: Heemskerk Fires Off 1:56.11 200 Free

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.

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Paltrinieri In For 1500, Belmonte 5 Events At 2018 Mediterranean Games

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. 

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Olympian Joseph Schooling: “I Think I’m Done With The 200 Fly”

“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.

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Aussie Legend Ian Thorpe Calls For Ditching Olympic Medal Targets

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.

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Schooling Delights Home Nation With First Win Of 2018 Singapore Nats

2016 Olympic champion and Singaporean swimming hero Joseph Schooling made his 2018 Singapore National Swimming Championships debut with a 100m fly gold.

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KNZB Releases Action Plan To Address Organization Issues

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.

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Wilimovsky Takes Two Wins At Historic Flowers Sea Swim

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.

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Singapore Notches Record #1 On First Day Of 2018 Nationals

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.

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USA National Teamer Hannah Stevens Retires From Swimming

Former Mizzou Tiger Hannah Stevens has announced her retirement from swimming.

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Mack Horton Earns Victoria’s Swimmer Of The Year Honors

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.

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Olympic Champion Belmonte Named Flag Bearer At Mediterranean Games

Olympic champion Mireia Belmonte has been selected as Spain’s flag bearer for the 2018 Mediterranean Games, which kick-off this week.

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Former Tennessee SEC Champion Diver Conquers American Ninja Warrior

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.’

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Textile WR Holder Cameron McEvoy Leaves Richard Scarce

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.

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Fast-Moving Koseki Breaks Legendary Kitajima’s Breaststroke Record

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.

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