Articles by SwimSwam Staff

After a disappointing Olympics the Danes look to get back on track in 2013

Swim News: “Danish performances in London were seen as a disappointment, with their top placing being fourth, which was achieved by Lotte Friis in the 400 freestyle and Rikke Moller Pedersen in the 200 breaststroke.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Halsall and Miley Approach 2013 with a different mindset

Going into 2012 Olympic Games in London there was a lot of expectation put on both Fran Halsall and Hannah…

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Britta Steffen Proves to be too much for Hosszu in Reunion

It has not been a surprise that the times at the Indian Ocean International have not been impressive with the…

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Hosszu wins five of six on the second night of competition at the Indian Ocean International

On the second night of competition at the Indian Ocean International Hungarian Katinka Hosszu finished the same way she did…

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2012 Swammy Award: Australian Club/Coach of the Year, John Fowlie

The Man: John Fowlie The Team: Australian Institute of Sport His Charges: Alicia Coutts and James Roberts The Count: 1…

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Canadian Open Water Team Announced

Swimming Canada has announced it 2012-13 Open Water National Team. The team was selected from the 2012 Canadian Open Water Ranking…

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Five more swims three more wins for Hosszu at the Salnikov Cup

On the second night of the Salnikov Cup Hungarian Katinka Hosszu added three more wins for a total of seven…

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Sun Yang and Ye Schiwen look to win top sporting awards in china

Sun Yang and Ye Shiwen were both nominated for the top awards in Chinese Sport 2012 Anta CCTV Sports Personality of…

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Does anyone know the Hungarian word for rest?

Does anyone know the Hungarian word for rest? Because both Katinka Hosszu and Laszlo Cseh certainly don’t seem to. On…

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Tis the season for funding cuts; Swansea Centre in question; Aussies Prepare for funding review

In an article published by the BBC one of the areas that may be effected most by the cuts in…

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Fran Halsall refreshed and not worrying about funding cuts

After a disappointing 2012 Olympics in London Fran Halsall has learned a lot and has been focusing on enjoying herself…

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Swimming New Zealand Funding Cuts

Over the last quadrennial New Zealand Swimming has been considered a priority or ‘targeted sport’ by High Performance Sport New…

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Zhao, Pedersen and Kaneda break championship records while Lochte collects his 16th world short course championship Gold

Men’s 100 freestyle Earlier in the meet Vladimir Morozov broke the championships record in the 100 freestyle in the lead…

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American Laura Sogar Qualifies first in the 200 breaststroke – World Short Course Championships – Day 5 Preliminaries

Men’s 200 backstroke American Ryan Lochte qualified first in a time of 1:49.71, “I actually felt really crap this morning. All…

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World short course championships; Day 4 Preliminaries

Women’s 50 backstroke The women’s 50 backstroke saw the World Championships record holder Jing Zhao of China qualify first in…

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