Articles by Loretta Race

2018 Swammy Awards: Rikako Ikee, Female Asian Swimmer Of The Year

18-year-old Rikako Ikee has had her best year of swimming yet, earning her the Swammy Award for Female Asian Swimmer of the Year.

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Additional Age Records Fall On Final Night Of Dutch SC C’ships

The final day of the Dutch Short Course Open Championships saw more age records go down.

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Dear Santa: A Last-Minute Swimmer Plea

A last-minute letter to Santa may just do the trick for your upcoming Holiday season.

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Teen Minakov Scorches 50.13 1Fly, Rylov 49.11 1Back At Salnikov Cup

Russian swimmers threw down fast times in St. Petersburg before calling 2018 a done deal, several of which would have finaled in Hangzhou.

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Kolesnikov Closes Out 2018 With WJR In 100 Free

2018 Salnikov Cup Friday, December 21st – Saturday, December 22nd St. Petersburg, Russia SCM Results 18-year-old Kliment Kolesnikov ended his stellar…

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Russia Denies WADA Search Team Access To Lab Data

“Let’s hope WADA doesn’t get played again and immediately declares them non-compliant,” United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) chief executive Travis Tygart told Reuters upon the news of data denial during the RUSADA inspection.

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26-Year-Old Van Den Hoogenband Dutch Age Record Goes Down

The Dutch Short Course Championships saw multiple age group records fall through day 2.

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Lausanne Day 2: Ruck & Sanchez Each Top Hosszu

Taylor Ruck of Canada got her hand on the wall first in the women’s 100m back final in Lausanne, relegating Hungarian Katinka Hosszu to silver.

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South African Olympian Calvyn Justus Joins Trojan Swim Club

South African Olympian Calvyn Justus has been training with the Trojan Swim Club under Dave Salo.

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Winnington Earns QLD Championships Swimmer Of The Meet

Elijah Winnington of Bond took home the Swimmer of the Meet honor at this year’s Queensland Championships.

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Hosszu Threatens Meet Records At Lausanne Day 2 Prelims

Katinka Hosszu is ending her 2018 year of seemingly continuous racing with quick morning swims in Lausanne.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Daiya Seto, Male Asian Swimmer Of The Year

SwimSwam’s 2018 Swammy Award for Male Asian Swimmer of the Year is bestowed upon Daiya Seto of Japan.

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Dutch Backstroking Ace Kira Toussaint Tests Positive For Tulobuterol

“Today, I like to share my story with you, because I am innocent and I am convinced that the truth will prevail,” says Kira Toussaint, world-class backstroker of Netherlands who tested positive for a banned substance on the eve of this year’s Short Course World Championships.

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Justus & Erasmus Race Their Way To South African Sprint Titles

Calvyn Justus and Doug Erasmus both took gold in Durban to wrap up 2018.

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Spotlight On Kaylee McKeown, Thomas Hauck On Penultimate Night In QLD

2017 World Championships finalist Kaylee McKeown was back in the Brisbane Aquatic Center pool today, contesting the women’s 200m backstroke as part of the Queensland Championships.

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