3-time World Junior Champion, 17-year-old Japanese phenom Rikako Ikee earned her spot as top female junior swimmer in the world for 2017.
A late-breaking entry for the award, American swimmer Zane Grothe had his big break-through at 25 years old when he broke the American and U.S. Open Records in both the 500 and the 1650 yard freestyle at the US Winter National Championships in the waning days of November and into December.
The Japanese sprinter swam her way to three new national records this week in Lausanne, breaking two marks outright and tying one.
Swimming Australia has retained global executive search firm Odgers Berndston to assist in its search for a new CEO.
Of the more than 2,000 designs submitted to Tokyo 2020 organizers for the next Summer Olympic mascots, the candidates have been narrowed down to just 3 pairings.
Lionel Khoo and Roanne Ho each broke national Singaporean records while competing in front of their home crowd at OCBC Aquatic Centre over the weekend.
“I enjoy it because hard work makes me satisfied,” says multi-Olympic champion Sun Yang on his current training regimen.
During the 2017 FINA World Aquatics Gala in Sanya, China, Sun Yang earned honors for his ‘outsanding contribution to swimming popularity in China.’
Cherantha De Silva took part in the recently held (1st – 2nd DEC) “Singapore Open Nationals – Short course meters”.
We reported in October that Chinese world champs silver medalist Liu Zixuan had been suspended two years for a failed doping test, but Chinese media now report that her coach, Liu Haitao, is also being suspended.
Watch Michael Andrew’s 51.65 100 IM World Junior Record from Singapore.
Excitement is already building for what could be a high-octane 100m fly showdown between South African Chad Le Clos and Singaporean Joseph Schooling at next year’s Commonwealth Games.
Russia’s Kirill Prigoda took home a hard-earned 200m breaststroke victory on the final session of the final stop of the 2017 FINA World Cup Series.
In the final stop of this year’s World Cup Series, Japanese Olympian Daiya Seto made his mark in what was once his ‘off’ event of the 200m breaststroke, taking silver in a new Japanese national record setting-time of 2:01.30.
While competing on day 2 of the final stop of this year’s World Cup Series, Chinese teen Li Zhuhao fired off a new World Junior Record in the 100m butterfly.