Katinka Hosszu is one of the greatest swimmers of her generation, or any generation, but the last year has left doubts about her Tokyo future.
In May 2019, Lazor put the world on notice with a 2:20.77 in the 200m breast at the Pro Swim Series – Bloomington. Not even Lilly King has been that fast.
More than half of voters predicted that the 2021 Olympics would be the second ever to have a swimmer win a medal in both pool and open water swimming.
Short course world record-breaker Kira Toussaint debuts at #41 in our list of the top 100 women’s swimmers in the world for 2021.
No female swimmer has ever been as fast as Belarus’s Anastasiya Shkurdai in *both* the 100 fly (56.9) and 100 back (59.0), and she’s only 18.
Reflections from a swim parent on seeing their child’s entire senior collegiate season cancelled due to the pandemic.
In addition to her impressive track record, Seebohm was a big ISL talent this past season, ranked T-24th overall in the MVP rankings.
We’re into the big-time now. Every single athlete in our top 10 has either (1) a solid chance at multiple gold medals or (2) a solid chance at a world record.
40% of voters selected the 500 free into the 200 free relay as the toughest among four of high school swimming’s more-common back-to-back event combos.
As we crack the top 20, we’re starting to profile some of swimming’s best and most versatile talents – like freestyler, IMer, and relay hero Duncan Scott.
“I think Thursday is an important reminder, no matter what, to be mindful of the things we are thankful for in our lives.”
We’ve got a diverse set of ten swimmers in this group, including men like Ryosuke Irie who posted world-leading times in 2020.
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