Articles by Rachel Harvill

Martin Hammer Breaks Norwegian Record With 22.75 In 50 Free

University of Tampa swimmer Martin Hammer set a new Norwegian national record at the Norwegian National Championships this morning. He broke his own record and finished first in the men’s 50 freestyle with a time of 22.75, barely breaking his previous record of 22.77. Hammer set his previous record at the Settecoli Trophy meet which took place in Rome, Italy from June 24-26.


Behind the Scenes at the Dutch Olympic Team Presentation (Video)

241 total athletes will be representing the Netherlands at the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio, including 17 swimmers. Check out this video to see a behind the scenes look at the Olympic Team presentation.

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Chile to Send Two Swimmers to Rio

The Chilean Olympic Committee announced has announced that two swimmers will be representing Chile in the upcoming 2016 Olympic Games.


Latvia Announces Olympic Swimming Team

The Latvian Olympic Committee officially announced the members of their Olympic swimming team at a press conference yesterday. Latvian national team swimmers Uvis Kalnins and Alona Ribakova were confirmed eligible to participate in the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio by FINA.


Ous Mellouli Will Carry Tunisian Flag at the Olympics

Four-time Olympian Ous Mellouli will be carrying the Tunisian flag at the Opening Ceremony of this year’s Olympic Games in Rio.

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U.S. Paralympic Trials Day 3: Finals Recap

2016 U.S. PARALYMPIC TEAM TRIALS — SWIMMING June 30- July 2, 2016 Preliminary Start 9:00am, Finals Start 5:00pm (Eastern Time)…


Michelle Konkoly Re-Breaks This Morning’s S9 50 Free World Record

Tonight’s finals session of day three of the U.S. Paralympic Trials ended with 3 new American records and one new World Record.

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U.S. Paralympic Trials Day 2: Prelims Recap

Michelle Konkoly broke the World Record in the women’s 50 M freestyle at the preliminary session of Day 2 of the U.S. Paralympic Trials

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Paralympic Trials Day 1 Finals Recap

2012 London Paralympian Colleen Young broke both the American and Pan American record in the 100 breastroke.

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2016 U.S. Paralympic Trials Preview

The 2016 U.S. Paralympic Trials begin this Thursday in Charlotte, North Carolina.


2016 Olympic Trials Competition Pool Build (VIDEO)

The construction of the pool for the 2016 Olympic Trials took over 10 days and used over 2 million gallons of water.

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2016 USA Paralympic Trials Psych Sheet Released

The psych sheet has been released for the USA Paralympic Trials, and star Jessica Long is entered in 7 events.


FIU Swimmer Receives Botswana Swimming Award

Florida International University swimmer Naomi Ruele was named the Junior Female Sportsperson of the Year by the Botswana National Sports Council on June 6th.

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2016 U.S. Olympic Trials Weather Forecast – Cooler Than Last Time

This year’s Olympic Trials are looking out to be very hot, similar to those in 2012.

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U.S. Women to Open 2016 Olympics in Gold Medal & World League Rematch

The U.S. women will open the 2016 Olympics with a rematch of last weekend’s World League Championship match against Spain.

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