Articles by Robert Gibbs

Dwyer and Pavoni to Swim-Off for Spot in 200 IM Final

Conor Dwyer and Roberto Pavoni will be facing off head-to-head for a spot in tomorrow’s final of the men’s 200 IM after swimming identical times in the semi-final heats.

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Vladimir Morozov Disqualified in 100 Free Semi-Finals

Vladimir Morozov’s false start in the semifinal of the men’s 100 free will keep him from contending for gold in tomorrow’s final.


USA Mixed Medley Relay: A Closer Look at the Options

Tomorrow marks the first time that Team USA will swim a mixed medley relay at a major international long course meet, and the coaches will have a number of factors to consider to as they construct their lineups.


Kevin Cordes Sets American Record in the 50 Breast

Kevin Cordes set a new American Record in the 50m breast in the semifinals of the 2015 FINA World Aquatics Championships with a time of 26.76.


Larkin Breaks Australian, Oceanian 100 Back Record Again

Mitch Larkin broke the Australian and Oceanic records in the men’s 100 back, his time of 52.38 replacing the record he’d previously set in the heats.

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Bronte Campbell’s Relay Split Crystalizes Australia’s Relay Dominance

The Australian women celebrate after setting a championship record in the 4×100 free relay at the 2015 FINA World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia.


Jessica Ashwood Sets Australian and Oceanian Mark in Women’s 400 Free

Jessica Ashwood of Australia earned the bronze medal this evening in the women’s 400 free with a time that broke the Australian and Oceanian records in the event.


Katinka Hosszu Breaks 200 IM European Record Again in Semi-Finals

Katinka Hosszu broke her own European Record and swam the second-fastest 200 IM of all-time with a 2:06.84 in the semi-finals of the 2015 FINA World Aquatics Championships this evening.


2015 World Championship Preview: Men’s 4×100 Free Relay

Despite having reigning Olympic gold medalist Nathan Adrian, the United States might be facing its toughest challenge in years just to make it the podium in the men’s 4×100 free at this year’s FINA World Championships.


13 Year-Old Abigail Arens Earns Olympic Trials Cut

13 year-old Abigail Arens earned an Olympic Trials cut in the 200 breast this morning at the Greensboro Futures meet.


14 Year-Old Liam Bell Cracks 1:04 in 100 Breast at Futures

Liam Bell, seen here as part of Dyanmo’s record-setting relay team, took the top seed this morning in the 100 breast at the West Lafayette Futures Championship meet with a sub-1:04 swim.


Five Best, Worst Bets for the 2015 World Championships

Ryan Lochte is one of only three USA swimmers considered to be a favorite to win an individual event at the 2015 FINA World Championships, according to odds released recently.


Brian Loeffler Selected as 2014 Paralympic National Coach of the Year

USOC announced that Brian Loeffler was its selection as the Paralympic National Coach of the Year for 2014, one week after he was removed from the Para Pan American Games staff due to comments critical of the IPC classification process.


Joseph Schooling Sticking to Butterfly Events for World Champs

Joseph Schooling will be sticking to his bread and butter events at the 2015 FINA World Championships, as entry lists…


Chad Le Clos Down to a Maximum of Five Events in Kazan

South African star Chad Le Clos will not be competing in the 200 IM next week at the 2015 FINA World Championships.