Nine different nations got on the board on day 1 of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, including Russian world record holder Kliment Kolesnikov in the mixed 4 x 100m freestyle relay.
In the same race, Michael Houlie, a Tennessee commit, swam the fastest-ever times at the Youth Olympic Games in both the 50 and 100 meter breaststrokes. He also broke a Cameron van der Burgh South African Record.
Australia’s finalist at the 2017 World Championships, teenager Kaylee McKeown, will take on the 100m back field tonight in Buenos Aires, as well as the 200m IM.
Some of the world’s biggest junior stars, including European Champion Kristof Milak, take the stage in Buenos Aires this week.
Hungary’s Kristof Milak has 9 individual entries at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.
Miranda Heckman of Pleasaanton Seahawks is among the young patch of Americans joining national teamers Molly Hannis, Kelsi Dahlia, Kathleen Baker, Michael Andrew and Blake Pieroni in Budapest this weekend.
After a uncharacteristic 50m freestyle loss on night 1, Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom fired back with 2 golds tonight in Eindhoven.
A 100m IM World Record followed by a 50m freestyle gold medal? Russian speedster Vlad Morozov doesn’t mind if he does.
Sarah Sjostrom, Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Katinka Hosszu, Emily Seebohm, Michael Andrew, Daiya Seto, Vlad Morozov – just some of the names getting short course meters racing underway in Eindhoven this morning on the 1st day of the World Cup stop.
South African Olympian Cameron van der Burgh has announced he will be starting a new career in London.
“I believe our mandate is to protect ALL clean athletes and I do believe there are clean Russian Athletes,” said IOC Athletes’ Commission Chairperson Kirsty Coventry.
Baby news, generational Olympians and a 10-year-old swimming book author highlight the latest edition of ‘Beyond the Lane Lines.’
Kelsi Dahlia is among the Americans set to compete at the next FINA World Cup stop in Eindhoven, starting on September 28th.
South African Lara van Niekerk completed the breaststroke sweep at the CANA Swimming & Open Water Championships.
Michael Andrew took gold in the men’s 100m fly tonight in Doha, registering the 3rd fastest time of his young career.