Angel Martinez broke two Mexican National Records over the weekend while competing for the Cali Condors in Match 4 of the 2021 ISL season.
New Zealand’s Helena Gasson, swimming for the LA Current in the 2021 season of the ISL, lowered her home country’s National Record in the 100 butterfly.
It’s early in the 2021 ISL regular season, but the top-4 teams from each of the past 2 seasons still look like the favorites for the season 3 final.
Ingrid Wilm of the LA Current swam under the Canadian National Record in the women’s 100 backstroke (twice) on Sunday in Naples.
Kelsi Dahlia followed up her Match 2 victory in the 100 butterfly with both a victory and new ISL Record in the fly Saturday in Naples at Match 4
Though the Italian men improved upon the official National Record, the same group of four has actually swam the race faster, and on Italian soil.
After winning the women’s and men’s 400 medley relays, the Cali Condors got to choose the stroke to be raced in the women’s and men’s 50 skins on day 2.
Day 1 of Match 4 showcased a much more competitive field than Match 2 did, thanks to some big swims from the DC Trident and the LA Current.
The Cali Condors, the Aqua Centurions, the DC Trident, and the LA Current all convene for the 3rd match of the 2021 ISL season.
Though the final standings are what we expected, Team Iron kept it close with the London Roar until the very end, distancing themselves from the NY Breakers.
Brazilian Guilherme Guido, representing the London Roar, blasted a 48.95 in the men’s 100 backstroke on Friday during match 3 of the 2021 ISL season.
Currently, Iron leads the Breakers by 21 points, and the Breakers are desperate not to place 4th twice in a row.
Energy Standard’s Sarah Sjostrom swam a 23.17 in the 50 freestyle Thursday, lowering Ranomi Kromowidjojo’s (Iron) 23.29 ISL Record from the 2019 ISL season.
The third match of the 2021 ISL season will feature Iron and London Roar in their season 3 debuts, alongside Energy Standard and the New York Breakers.
Despite the one-year delay and a ban on spectators, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are expected to create $55.75 billion in economic benefits.