Delfina Pignatiello won the 200, 400, and 800 freestyles at the 2018 South American Championships and is back to defend her titles in 2021.
Azura Aquatics and Montverde Swimming in Florida have decided to host a FINA approved qualifying competition from April 29 – May 2, 2021.
We may see China’s backstroking king Xu Jiayu in the water this March, with the nation hosting its 2nd national meet of the year.
Juan Ignacio Mendez (above) re-broke his own Argentina Record in the 200 back this week at the country’s second selection meet for the South American Championships.
Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel, and Nathan Adrian are all expected to make their long course return at the Pro Swim Series in San Antonio next week.
2016 Olympian Larissa Oliveira had a trio of solid swims in the women’s freestyle events, posting the top time in the 50, 100 and 200 free.
14-time Paralympic medalist Andre Brasil was reclassified as ineligible during the 2019 reclassifications. He missed the eligibility margin by 1 point.
Cielo also dives deep into his experience at the 2008 Olympics, admitting that mentally he was in quite a bad place heading into the 100 free
Bruno Fratus raced for the first time this year over the weekend, posting the fastest times in both the 50 and 100 free at Florida Sectionals.
In a recent survey done by Kyodo news, over 85% of respondents think that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games should be postponed or canceled.
Craig Tilley of Tennis Australia says that he believes that the current strategy to host the Tokyo Olympics won’t work, based on experiences with the Australian Open.
Mack Horton and the Australians lead the pack as the Aussies will be looking for their first gold in the 800 free relay since 2000
Athletes will need to maintain distance in Tokyo in adherence with hygiene and safety protocols for the coronavirus
The Mixed Medley Relay will be making its Olympic debut in Tokyo. Australia, USA, Great Britain and Russia are the leading medal contenders.
With zero Olympic relay spots locked up, the Brazilian women will now have the opportunity to put up qualifying times at the nation’s Olympic Trials in April.