Newly-minted 200m fly Japanese national record holder Daiya Seto will have a busy month of February, most likely competing at both Konami Open and Kirara Cup.
If Caeleb Dressel reaches the top of the podium in Tokyo he’s looking at a $37,500 gold medal bonus. But how does that compare with other nations’ incentives?
Laureus Sporting for Good has opened a vote for its most inspirational sporting moment of the last 20 years, including swimming Natalie du Toit.
Caeleb Dressel and Florent Manaudou look likely to battle once again in Tokyo, but each has to get through their own nation’s Olympic Trials gauntlet first.
Jan 1st for most of the world marks an opportunity for renewal, an opportunity to refresh, to make resolutions, to set new goals, to reach for new horizons.
The 2019 FINA World Championships saw Regan Smith win her first Worlds title. On top of that, she set 2 individual World Records.
Caeleb Dressel one-upped his 2017 performance with an 8-medal haul at 2019 Worlds. He became the winningest man ever in a single Worlds meet with his 8 golds.
The 2019 FINA General Survey found that there are almost 35 million registered aquatic athletes on planet earth across the 6 disciplines.
Rocco Meiring, coach of Tatjana Schoenmaker, is SwimSwam’s 2019 Swammy Award winner as African Coach of the Year.
Tatjana Schoenmaker (above) is on target to become South Africa’s first female Olympic medalist in swimming since Penelope Heyns at the 2000 Olympic Games.
South African Zane Waddell quickly went from SEC Champion, to NCAA Champion, to WUGs champion, all the way to World champion in just 5 months.
Schoenmaker had a historic year in 2019, becoming the first South African to medal at the LC Worlds meet just 3 weeks after picking up double WUGs golds
After a solid 2:03.62 200 IM in Durban, 16-year-old Matthew Sates wrapped up KZNA Provincials with a 53.84 100 fly gold medal.
South African national record holder Erin Gallagher doubled up on sprint wins in Durban, taking the women’s 50m free and 50m back events.