Kosuke Hagino (left) had to sit out last year’s World Championships due to a broken elbow. How did he and other injured athletes fare in Rio at the 2016 Olympic Games?
A couple of juniors took the Olympic stage by a storm, including Australia’s 100 free gold medalist Kyle Chalmers, and Canada’s 100 free gold medalist Penny Oleksiak, who won 4 medals in her first Olympic Games.
Check out this women’s 10K open water photo vault courtesy of Satiro Sodre.
The Netherlands picked up the first open water swimming gold of the Rio Olympic Games on a dominant effort from Sharon van Rouwendaal, but behind her, controversy raged with a hotly-contested silver medal finish that led to a disqualification.
“We regret the violence has got so close to the athletes,” says a spokesman for Rio 2016.
French swimmer Aurélie Muller has been disqualified from the women’s open water 10km race after touching the pad 2nd.
More details are emerging of the harrowing encounter between four Olympic swimmers and armed assailants early in Sunday morning in Rio…
American Jordan Wilimovsky has a breakout 2015 that included the World title in the open water 10k. Now he’ll try and do it again for Olympic gold.
A group of chefs in Rio de Janeiro have founded an initiative to help feed Rio’s hungry over 5,000 meals per day using surplus food from the Olympics.
Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace will return to Auburn University as a graduate assistant.
Team Brazil comes away from this Olympic Games medal-less, only the second host nation to do so in swimming in this century besides Greece from 2004.
Joseph Schooling’s historic win in the men’s 100 butterfly has an incredible amount of things in common with another race that happened 28 years ago…
In his late twenties, Benjamín Hockin, the man who revolutionized Paraguayan swimming, is not done yet. The British-Paraguayan swimmer isn’t thinking about Tokyo yet, but rather focusing on competing year-by-year.
Etiene Medeiros (left) is Brazil’s last individual hope for the podium in pool swimming.
Puerto Rico’s Vanessa Garcia broke her own 50 free national record in 24.94.