Articles by Loretta Race

Dylan Carter Crushes Trinidad & Tobago 50 Back Mark

Former USC Trojan standout Dylan Carter cracked a new Trinidad & Tobago National Record in the men’s 50m backstroke semi-finals tonight in Hangzhou.

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Shane Ryan Becomes First Irishman Under 23.0 In 50 Back

After lowering his own Irish NR in the men’s 50m back, Shane Ryan stated, “I have a lane, I have an opportunity, I’ll just go swim and enjoy it.”

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27-Year-Old Orsi Busts Out Italian Record In 100 IM

27-year-old Marco Orsi is keeping his medal hopes alive in Hangzhou, notching a new Italian NR in the 100 IM.

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Off The Podium, But Metella Still Lowers Own 100 Fly French Record

While competing in tonight’s final of the men’s 100m butterfly, Frenchman Mehdy Metella crushed a new National Record en route to 4th place.

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Race Video: American Women’s 4×50 Medley Relay Clocks World Record

The women’s 4x50m medley relay World Record went down tonight, courtesy of Americans Olivia Smoliga, Katie Meili, Kelsi Worrell and Mallory Comerford.

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Watch Pieroni Outside-Smoke His Way To 200 Free Gold In Hangzhou

Lane 8 was just a means to an end for American Blake Pieroni in tonight’s 200m freestyle at the Short Course World Championships.

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Race Video: Murphy Vs Xu Vs Kolesnikov In Men’s 100 Back

American Ryan Murphy hit the wall just .03 ahead of runner-up Xu Jiayu in tonight’s men’s 100m backstroke final at the Short Course World Championships.

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Watch Cameron Van Der Burgh Win Gold In One Of His Last Races Ever

In his most recent race before announcing his impending retirement, South African Olympic gold medalist Cameron van der Burgh showed the world why he’s been on top for so long.

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Horton, Campbell Sisters, Larkin Reveal Their Toughest Sets Ever

Ever tried a 4k IM on for size? Mitch Larkin of Australia has! Check out what he and some of his elite Aussie teammates reveal as their toughest sets ever!

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Danish Head Coach Dean Boles Announces Resignation

Less than 2 years out from the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Danish Swimming’s Head Coach Dean Boles has announced his resignation.

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United States Advances SC World C’ships Medal Table Lead On Day 2

Olivia Smoliga’s win in the women’s 100m backstroke added another gold to the stars n’ stripes tally.

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Japanese Women’s 4×50 Medley Relay Steadily Improving At Worlds

The Japanese women’s 4x50m medley relay has steadily been making improvements over the years, finishing 8th in Doha at the 2014 FINA Short Course Championships, 7th in Windsor at the 2016 edition and now 4th place here in Hangzhou in a new National Record.

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Hyland Nabs 2nd Irish National Record In As Many Days

After registering a new 200m butterfly Irish National Record in yesterday’s heats, Brendan Hyland continued his Short Course World Championships journey with another national standard in this morning’s 100m fly sprint. 

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UNC-Commit Hvas Scores 2 Norwegian Records In 1 Race

Norway’s Tomoe Hvas fired off 2 National Records in 1 race tonight in Hangzhou.

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Gallagher Steps Up To Lower Hours-Old African Record En Route To Final

Erin Gallagher of South Africa continued to impress tonight in Hangzhou, lowering her own hours-old National and Continental Record in the women’s 100m freestyle.

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