London Roar Adds McEvoy, Team Iron Welcomes Morozov

The London-based International Swimming League, now named London Roar, has announced that Aussie freestyling ace Cameron McEvoy will be added to their star-studded line-up.

Joining the likes of fellow Aussies Kyle Chalmers, Cate Campbell, Bronte Campbell, Matthew Wilson and more, McEvoy will be a valuable component to the mix. He remains the fastest textile 100m freestyler ever, with the 47.04 he notched back in 2016.

As for Team Iron, in addition to the newest members of Robert Glinta David Verraszto, and Jenna Laukkanen, the squad announced that short course meters monster Vlad Morozov will also be a member of the team. His team moniker is still TBD, however.

Morozov most recently wreaked havoc in Hangzhou at last year’s Short Course World Championships. The Russian reaped a total of 6 medals, including individual gold in the men’s 50m freestyle.

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Swimming4silver
1 year ago

will Americans ever fill a team?? are they waiting for the NCAA’s to be over?

Yozhik
Reply to  Swimming4silver
1 year ago

I am getting more and more under impression that Grigorishin’s envoy in America Assigned Managing Director of the ISL USA Dmytro Kachurovskyi, isn’t really welcome by American swimming related businesses. I don’t see any other reasons of delayed recruitment.

Yozhik
1 year ago

Or, no. Please don’t make Vlad Iron Bear or Pig iron. And if it is so necessary by contract requirements to be labelled by something ferrum(Fe) related then make it at least something of Steel. I think he deserved it. Can somebody from SwimSwam shed some light on the recruitment process in ISL? Is it swimmers who are choosing the team or that is the team who makes an offer? Is it any competition between teams and if it is so there should be some regulations, salary caps etc. Or all this recruitment process is under personal control of Chairman Konstantin? I heard almost nothing about German Team and a lot about London’s one. It looks that the latest one… Read more »

Swimming4silver
Reply to  Yozhik
1 year ago

lol nicknaming them with animal names?? who’s doing that?

Yozhik
Reply to  Swimming4silver
1 year ago

Read the yesterday report from Mrs. Race about Hosszu owned ISL team.

bear drinks beer
Reply to  Yozhik
1 year ago

Iron Bear is a cute name, I hope they will consider your ‘suggestion’ lol.

I’m also curious about the German team. Have they started their recruitment? If not, they should be very worried as more and more top swimmers sign with the other three.

Swimmer
Reply to  bear drinks beer
1 year ago

Yes the German team has started their recruiting and have contacted a lot of swimmers, but I’m not sure if anyone have signed the contract yet.

Riez
Reply to  Yozhik
1 year ago

Craig, can you please keep your hands away from my fellow Hungarians. As well as from the keyboard unless you are able to make a swimming related point.

Brownish
Reply to  Yozhik
1 year ago

I only know she swims some world leading times in Marseile and “Ironish” could be compliment, too in my age 🙂

About Retta Race

Retta Race

After 16 years at a Fortune 1000 financial company, long-time swimmer Retta Race decided to change lanes and pursue her sporting passion. She currently is Coach for the Northern KY Swordfish Masters, a team she started up in December 2013, while also offering private coaching. Retta is also an MBA …

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