International

Serdinov, Phelps, Crocker: 3 Heats, 3 Consecutive World Records in the 100 Fly

As Serdinov celebrated Phelps charged down the pool, his back-end speed propelling him ahead of the minutes-old record Serdinov set in the first semifinal.

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Japan’s Yui Ohashi Discovers Something New About Her Swimming

Japan’s premier IM specialist Yui Ohashi discusses a delayed Olympics, possible retirement and the key to her swimming efficiency.

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2006 Russian Champion Ksenia Vereshchagina Dies at 32 from ‘Long Illness’

32-year old retired Russian swimmer Ksenia Sergeyevna Vereshchagina died on Monday, succumbing to an undisclosed lengthy illness. Vereschagina was a member…

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Olympic Torch Display Cancelled Amid Escalating COVID-19 Threat

Plans to display the Tokyo Olympic Flame have now been suspended due to escalating concerns over the COVID-19 spread throughout Japan.

FINA Announces Latest Schedule Updates, Cancellations for 2020 Events

Among the cancellations are all but 1 remaining stop of the 2020 FINA Marathon Swimming World Series.

Swimming From Home Talk Show: Jack McLoughlin on COVID-19 Effects in Australia

Distance ace Jack McLoughlin gave SwimSwam the report from down under about how COVID-19 has affected life in Australia.

World Juniors Medalist Murilo Sartori Commits to Louisville for Fall of 2021

Brazilian Murilo Sartori, the 200 free bronze medalist at the 2019 FINA World Junior Championships, has verbally committed to Louisville for the fall of 2021.

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Kiwi 16-Yr-Old Fairweather Seeks To Continue Boyle’s Freestyle Success

“I would love to continue on and achieve great things as she did,” teen Erika Fairweather says of retired Kiwi Lauren Boyle.

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Lewis Clareburt Named New Zealand Swimmer of the Year

Lewis Clareburt (right) became the 5th New Zealand swimmer to win a medal at a FINA Championship meet when he took bronze in the 400 IM.

Beyond The Lane Lines: Femke Heemskerk Gets Married In A Jogging Suit

Catch up on some of the swimming stories you may have missed, including Femke Heemskerk getting married in a jogging suit.

Olympic Gold Medalist Cameron van der Burgh Back to 100% After COVID-19 Scare

Cameron van der Burgh was the first Olympic gold medalist to announce that he was diagnosed with COVID-19, but says he’s feeling back to normal.

Princeton Earns Commitment from Aussie Sprinter Ela Noble

Australian sprinter Ela Noble has announced her commitment to Princeton University in the class of 2024.

Coronavirus Update: Italian Swimmers Unable To Train Until April 13

Both professional and non-professional athletes will be forbidden from training across all types of sports facilities until the new deadline has been met.

Federica Pellegrini To Auction Memorabilia In Support Of Bergamo Hospital

The proceeds will be entirely donated to the hospital in Bergamo, the most affected city by the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy.

2020 Japan Open Officially Cancelled Due to COVID-19

The 2020 Japan Open has officially been cancelled, dropping one more elite meet off of the month of June’s aquatic competition schedule.

AOC President John Coates Volunteers 20 Percent Pay Cut Due to Corona Pandemic

AOC President John Coates has voluntarily taken a 20 percent pay cut in response to the global coronavirus pandemic.

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