The four teams for Brazil’s 2017 Raia Rapida (translates to “Fast Lane”) sprint meet have been confirmed: the host nation, the United States, Italy and Argentina. And for the first time, the meet will feature both men and women – two swimmers of each gender per team.
About 6 months in advance of the meet, Canada has named its roster for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, to be hosted in Australia next April.
A former swimmer who shattered a vertebrae during a start in 2005, leaving her a quadriplegic, begins a civil trial this week against the Regina facility where she was injured.
The Singapore Swimming Association has hired Marcus Cheah as Assistant Coach at its National Training Center (NTC).
In a post on LEN’s website titled “Europe Deserves More,” the continental federation alleges unfairness by FINA and claims European countries are not given substantial representation in the organization.
“Some people plan in four-year cycles and look towards Tokyo whereas I’m just planning it a year at a time at the moment,” veteran racer James Magnussen of Australia said of his mentality of late.
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Stefano Batista, who was born in Brazil but now lives in Indiana and swims for Carmel High School and Carmel Swim Club, has made a verbal commitment to The Ohio State University for 2018-19.