Articles by Robert Gibbs

Kathleen Baker Makes It to 100 Back Semis in Her First Race in Four Months

World record holder Kathleen Baker easily advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s 100 back this morning in her first race in four months.

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Elena Di Liddo Lowers 100 Fly Italian Record For 2nd Time Today

Elena di Liddo lowered the Italian Record in the 100 fly for the second time this meet with a 57.04, shaving 0.14s off the record she set in prelims.

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Meet 50 Fly Record Highlights Cleveland Sectionals Day 3

Ohio State’s Josef Pohlmann’s meet record in the 50 fly highlighted the third day of the 2019 Cleveland Sectional meet at Cleveland State University.

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Katinka Hosszu Hits 2:07.02 in 200 IM Prelims, 7th-Fastest Performance Ever

Katinka Hosszu wasted no time in her quest for her 4th-straight World Champs title in the 200 IM, dropping a 2:07.02 in prelims.

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#11 Ethan Hu Commits to Stanford Cardinal

The Stanford Cardinal picked up a key commitment from Bay Area swimmer Ethan Hu, who rattled the national high school record in the 100 fly this May.

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2019 World Champs Preview: Great Britain Going for Three Straight in 800FR

The USA’s chances at ending Great Britain’s gold medal streak in this event may come down to another historic split by Townley Haas.

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2019 World University Games: USA Claims All Top Seeds in Day 7 Prelims

The USA is 4-4 so far in relays, and will be looking for relay sweeps on the final day of competition at the 2019 World University Games.

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2019 World University Games: Escobedo Rattles Meet Record in Day 4 Prelims

Kanako Watanabe won the 100/200 breast in 2017, but Tatjana Schoenmaker won the 100 breast yesterday. They’ll compete in the longer event starting today.

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2019 World University Games: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Zach Apple enters day three finals of the 2019 World University Games as the #2 seed in the men’s 200 free after clocking 1:47.76 in the semis.

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2019 World University Games: Meet Backstroke Records Fall in Day 3 Prelims

Six events will be contested on the third morning of the 2019 World University Games, three each for the men and the women.

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2019 World University Games: Both USA Men DQ 200 IM in Day 2 Prelims

The second morning of the 2019 World University Games features five events: men’s 200 free, 200 IM, and 1500 free, and the women’s 100 free and 100 breast.

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2019 World University Games: Dean Farris Splits 47.0 in Day 1 Prelims

The first day of competition at the 2019 World University Games will feature seven individual races, plus both 4×100 free relays.

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Lidon Munoz Breaks Own Spanish Record in 50 Free at Sette Colli Day 1

Spanish sprint star Lidon Munoz broke the 50 free national record for the second time in a week as she earned bronze tonight in Rome.

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Jhennifer Conceicao Breaks South American 100 Breast Record at Sette Colli

Brazilian Jhennifer Conceicao set her second South American breaststroke record of the month with a 1:07.64 effort in the 100 breast tonight in Rome.

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Team Iron Unveils Official Roster

Owner Katinka Hosszu has assembled a well-rounded team that also features some heavy hitters for Team Iron’s inaugural season.

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