American Maya DiRado touched out Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu in the 200 back at the Rio Olympics by 0.06 seconds. Read on how DiRado caught Hosszu here.
A Judge has ordered the closure of the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, including the aquatics complex which hosted the world’s elite swimmers in 2016.
Last Friday, SwimSwam published our Swammy Awards Top 10 Swims of the Year. The number one race was the men’s medley relay at the Asian Games.
Italy’s Matteo Rivolta briefly addressed his abrupt exit from the pool immediately after the start of the 100 fly race during the Day 2 prelims of the 2018 Short Course World Championships.
Russia’s Yulia Efimova is currently ranked #1 in the world in the 100m and 200m breaststroke events, which are races in which she still may be partaking well past Tokyo 2020.
Remember when Joseph Schooling rocked the world with his 100m fly gold in Rio? He’ll try to reproduce a similar monster swim in Jakarta next week competing in the Asian Games.
The 2020 Olympic Games may see swimming finals take place in the morning, giving American broadcasters the primetime broadcasting advantage.
American Maya DiRado announced even before the Rio Olympic Games that her performances there would indeed be her last.