Articles by Noelle Theodoulou

Three-Time Paralympic Champion Hannah Russell Announces Retirement

Three-time Paralympic British champion and current World Record holder Hannah Russell announced her retirement from swimming on Tuesday.

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Swim England Proves that Patients Undergoing Surgery Can Benefit from Swimming

Swim England and its partners launch a new fact sheet that shows how aquatic activities improve people’s physical and mental health.

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Holocaust Survivor Nora Tausz Ronai Persists in Her Masters Swim Career at 98

Holocaust survivor Nora Tausz Ronai proved that she is a woman of strength with her 400 IM race at the Pan American Masters Championships at 98 years old.

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Elaine Breeden is Inducted into Stanford’s First All-Female Hall of Fame Class

Stanford Athletics celebrated Title IX’s 50th anniversary by inducting its first all-female Hall of Fame class, including 2008 Olympic swimmer Elaine Breeden.


Swimmer Gustavo Penilla Died From Heart Attack During Waikiki Roughwater Swim

Long Beach Masters swimmer Gustavo Penilla reportedly suffered a heart attack during the annual Waikiki Roughwater Swim and died soon after on Sept. 5th.


Longtime New Zealand Swim Coach David Wright Dies At 74

New Zealand Olympic swim coach and SwimWatch founder David Wright died in late August after a battle with kidney disease.


Watch the True Story of Yusra and Sarah Mardini in Netflix’s ‘The Swimmers’

‘The Swimmers’ presents the true story of sisters Sarah and Yusra Mardini who fled Syria to have a chance at swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.


VMI Hires Professional Triathlete Connor Kinkema as Assistant Coach

Professional triathlete Connor Kinkema will join his former Roanoke College head coach at Virginia Military Institute as an assistant coach.

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3-Time Olympian Nathan Adrian and Wife Hallie Welcome Their Second Daughter

Three-time Olympian Nathan Adrian and his wife Hallie welcomed their second daughter, Brooklyn James Adrian, on August 25th.


Kelsi Worrell Dahlia Announces First Child on the Way

Olympian and world record holder Kelsi Dahlia announced that she and her husband Thomas are expecting their first child in late January.


2022 Swimming Australia Awards Instagram Vault

Swimming Australia and featured swimmers like Katja Dedekind and Rowan Crothers share captured moments at the 2022 Swimming Australia Awards via Instagram.


Russian Swimming President Salnikov Comments on FINA Working Conditions

“I did not feel any aggression,” Salnikov said. “Many meetings were held online, and I did not feel any tension in connection with my participation.”


Steamboat Springs Head Coach Patti Worsley Retires After 23 Years

After 23 years of coaching the Steamboat Springs swim team, Patti Worsley, mother of 2012 Olympian Blake Worsley, has retired.

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Blue Tide Aquatics’ Andy Korda Named Head Coach at Waterloo Swimming

Blue Tide Aquatics’ Andy Korda will be moving over to Waterloo Swimming in Austin as its new head coach beginning this fall.


SMU Swimmer Elijah Sohn Switches to DI Football at Sam Houston

SMU swimmer Elijah Sohn will be hanging up his suit and goggles to take up Division I football at Sam Houston this upcoming 2022-2023 season.