Kolesnikov has certainly mastered the sport this year, highlighted by becoming the fastest 50 backstroker in LCM in history with his European title-winning performance in August.
UK Coach Fred Furniss, who died in July of this year at the age of 64, is among those nominated for the 2018 UK Coaching Awards.
At this weekend’s Manchester International Swim Meet, 15-year-old Kayla Van Der Merwe of Bournemouth College Swim Team snagged a new British Junior National Record en route to winning her age group’s 100m breaststroke title.
Rikako Ikee made an appearance in Manchester, coming within half a second of her own SCM 100 fly national record tonight.
Freya Anderson nabbed two individual golds on night 1 of the 2018 Manchester International Swim Meet.
Birmingham 2022 has just released a video giving a high-level tour of the facilities set to be used at the Commonwealth Games 4 years from now.
Although Rikako Ikee is listed on the start lists for this weekend’s Manchester International Swim Meet, it’s doubtful she will be racing, as the teen is currently in Turkey training with Sarah Sjostrom.
Read about what’s happening with swim stars Freya Anderson of Great Britain, Alia Atkinson of Jamaica and more in the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.