More than half of voters said breaststroke changed the most between long and short course, with butterfly a distant second.
The emergence of the International Swimming League has been unprecedented in the world of swimming and creates high hopes for the future of the sport.
A majority of fans picked Katie Ledecky as the #1 overall swimmer of the 2010s, compared to just 38% for Michael Phelps.
It was a narrow split, with only just over half of voters favoring the new split format. The difference only came to about 20 total votes.
Minna Atherton of the London Roar was the first World Record breaker in International Swimming League history when she broke the 100 back in Budapest.
Olympian John Naber: I have spent the last two days in shock and mourning over the news of the sudden death of my role model in Olympic sport, Roland Matthes.
The inaugural season of the International Swimming League presented some big innovations. These were our favorite innovations.
The women’s poll was a blowout, but the men’s was a true nailbiter, with the Pac-12 edging the SEC by one percent as the toughest NCAA swimming conference.
More than half of voters picked the Pac-12 as the strongest women’s swimming conference, with no other conference getting more than 19% of the votes.
The newly-announced WADA sanctions will be an annoyance for Russian athletes, but will impact most greatly the officials responsible for institutional doping.
Energy Standard is the odds-on favorite to win the inaugural International Swimming League title, according to SwimSwam voters.
Though more schools are showing the benefits of early-season speed, two-thirds of voters were still traditionalists, opposing tech suits in dual meets.
Almost half of voters were most excited for the Tennessee Invite compared to four other major college swimming & diving invitationals.
A little more than half of voters expected the London Roar to win the European ISL derby – not as overwhelming as the poll results from the American derby.
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