Articles by Riley Overend

Carl Bloebaum Clocks 52.50 100 Fly at Ohio Senior Champs, #6 All-Time 17-18 Boys

Carl Bloebaum fired off the fastest 100-meter butterfly time by a U.S. teenager in the past three years last weekend at the Ohio Senior Championships. 

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Free Swimming Lessons Offer Haven for Ukrainian Refugee Children in Miami

Over the past few months, Nazarii Kosylo has seen his free swimming program’s benefits extend beyond just water safety for Ukrainian refugee children. 

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How Does Sydney McLaughlin’s 400m Hurdle Record Compare to Similar Swimming Feats?

After Sydney McLaughlin shattered her own 400m hurdle world record on Friday, we explored whether any swimmers had achieved comparable feats in the pool.

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IOC Threatens to Suspend Indian Olympic Association for Overdue Election

A suspension involves cutting off IOC funding, banning officials from attending Olympic meetings, and preventing athletes from competing under their flag. 

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13-Year-Old Owen Ekk Tallies 4 Nation-Leading Times at FL Summer Age Group Champs

In the 200-meter freestyle, Owen Ekk clocked a 1:55.52, the top time this season for his age and No. 40 all-time in the 13-14 age group.

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SwimAtlanta Shatters Mixed 400m Free Relay 15-18 NAG Record By Four Seconds

A quartet of SwimAtlanta standouts shattered the mixed 400-meter freestyle relay 15-18 NAG record by more than four seconds on Saturday. 

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16-Year-Old Levenia Sim Clocks 1:00.54 100 Back, 12th All-Time For Age Group

Levenia Sim showed why she’s the No. 4 recruit in our Class of 2024 rankings, hitting two nation-leading times on her way to six total wins at the meet.

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14-Year-Old Clem Camacho Posts Huge Drop in 400 IM to Claim Nation-Leading Time

Three nation-leading times were clocked at the 2022 NC Star LC Age Group Championships last weekend in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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Isabel Wu Sets 11-12 Pacific Swimming 400 IM Record at Super League Summer Finals

Stanford sprinters swept the podium in the women’s 50 free, led by sophomore Amy Tang (pictured above), who took first place with a 26.10.

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NCAA On Verge of Eliminating ‘One-Time’ Part of Transfer Rule

All transfers are set to become immediately eligible — no matter how many times they jump from school to school — as long as they meet academic standards. 

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Shaine Casas Set to Swim 100 Free, 100 Fly, 200 IM at U.S. Nationals Next Week

22-year-old Shaine Casas will compete in the 100-meter freestyle, 100 butterfly, and 200 IM next week in Irvine, California. 

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2022 LCM YMCA Nationals Day 3 Prelims: Daniel Diehl Goes 25.55 50 Back PB

Daniel Diehl is already the 15-16 NAG record holder in the 100 back (53.59), and on Wednesday night, he became the No. 3 all-time performer in the 200 back.

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13-Year-Old Luka Mijatovic Hits 4 Nation-Leading Marks at PC 14U Junior Olympics

Luka Mijatovic notched four nation-leading times this season among 13-year-old boys at the 2022 PC 14 & Under Junior Olympics last weekend. 

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12-Year-Old Audrey Derivaux Adds 5 Nation-Leading Times at Middle Atlantic Champs

15-year-old Henry McFadden also set a meet record in the 100 freestyle with a 50.84, a new personal best that snuck under the Summer Nationals cut.

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15-Year-Old Teagan O’Dell Posts 28.67 50 Back Split at 2022 So Cal Invite

Teagan O’Dell clocked a few of the fastest times this season among 15-year-old girls during the 2022 So Cal Invite last weekend in Irvine, California. 

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