Men’s 200m IM Olympic champion Wang Shun is among those aquatic athletes set to race next weekend at the 2021 China National Games.
The 3rd annual Mediterranean Peace Route Swim was completed on September 1st by 11 Turkish and international swimmers in a record time of 27 hours.
Iranian national record-holder Alireza Yavari will join McKendree with a 200 free converted time that would have scored in the top-16 at 2021 NCAAs.
Tokyo Frog King swimmer Daiya Seto won 4/4 of his individual events at ISL Match 6 to rake in a total of $10,950 in earnings.
Siobhan Haughey became Hong Kong’s first-ever Olympic swimming medalist and will be honored on a national stamp being released in October.
Singapore’s Joseph Schooling has recently garnered media and fan attention for responding to another athlete’s social media post issuing a unique challenge.
The International Olympic Committee said it helped athletes as well as “other members of the Olympic community” obtain humanitarian visas.
FINA has offered 140 scholarship for swimmers, divers, and open water swimmers to receive world-class training that otherwise might not be available to them. (Above: Marcelo Costa of El Salvador, an alumnus of the FINA Scholarship program)
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The Cali Condors, the Aqua Centurions, the DC Trident, and the LA Current all convene for the 3rd match of the 2021 ISL season.
The third match of the 2021 ISL season will feature Iron and London Roar in their season 3 debuts, alongside Energy Standard and the New York Breakers.
20-year-old Shoma Sato owns 3 of the top 10 fastest performances ever in the men’s 200m breaststroke yet was a non-factor at the Olympic Games.
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