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Stroke Analysis: Sakci vs. Van der Burgh 50 Breast World Record

Last week, Emre Sakci broke Cameron van der Burgh’s supersuited 50 breast World Record in a 24.95. How do their strokes compare?

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High-Level International Meets For January 2022

Olympic silver medalist Tomoru Honda may be kicking off his new year with the Kosuke Kitajima Cup, one of several elite competitions on the January agenda.

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2021 Swammy Awards: Rocco Meiring Is African Coach of the Year

Rocco Meiring won the Swammy for African Coach of the Year. The South African coach has produced greats like Tatjana Schoenmaker and Kaylene Corbett.

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Were There More DNSes and DQs in the 2021 World SC Championships than Before?

Lydia Jacoby did not start (DNS) the 100 breaststroke due to close contact with a COIVD-19 positive individual at the 2021 World Championships.

2021 World Swimming Championships: Final Results

The men’s 100 breaststroke podium featured Ilya Shymanovich, Nicolò Martinenghi, and Nic Fink. See the rest of the medalists here.

2021 Swammy Awards: African Female Swimmer of the Year, Tatjana Schoenmaker

In a matter of days, Schoenmaker established 2 new Olympic records, a world record, and won Olympic silver and bronze for South Africa.

Nevada Wolf Pack Add Four Faces for Spring 2022, All Set to Score at MW Champs

The University of Nevada have added four new faces to the roster for Spring 2022 and all are poised to make a big impact at the Mountain West Championships.

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United States Tops SC World Championships Medals Table for 3rd Straight Edition

17-year old Claire Curzan won 2 gold, 2 silver, and 2 bronze medals, part of 30 total podium finishes for Team USA in Abu Dhabi.

Chad le Clos is Chasing Ryan Lochte’s All Time SC Worlds Individual Medal Count

Chad le Clos won 2 medals this week in Abu Dhabi, putting his all-time total for SC worlds at 17, 6 behind Ryan Lochte’s 23 (not including relays)

Tunisia’s Ahmed Hafnaoui Breaks Mellouli’s African 800, 1500 Records

Tunisia’s Ahmed Hafnaoui smashed countrymate Ous Mellouli’s African Record in the 800 and 1500 in tonight’s 1500 final in Abu Dhabi.

Van Niekerk Hits New South African LCM 50 Breast Record In Pretoria

The 2021 Northern Tigers Swimming Championships took place in Pretoria, with swimmers given a chance to compete in long course meters before the holidays.

South African NAG Record-holder Veronique Rossouw Announces Verbal to Princeton

Veronique Rossouw, who hails from Pretoria, South Africa, has verbally committed to Princeton for 2023-24.

Egypt Breaks African Record in 200 Medley Relay Again in Finals, Finishes 5th

Youssef Ramadan (above) swam the butterfly leg of Egypt’s medley relay that cleared almost two seconds off the continental record on Monday.

Egypt Shatters African Record in Men’s 4×50 Medley Relay with Prelims 1:33.19

The Egyptian squad down the African Record, which was held by a South African team featuring Cameron van der Burgh and Chad le Clos.

$1.9 Million in Prizes Awarded Through 4 Days of SC World Championships

With 3 gold and 1 silver medal so far, Russian Kliment Kolesnikov has the most money earned so far at the World Championships excluding World Record bonuses.