One month into the Summer Olympic year, let’s examine who is ‘the hunted’ by listing women having clocked OLY-qualifying times thus far.
Padington, who is currently taking an Olympic redshirt year, placed third in both the 500 and 1650 free at the 2019 Women’s NCAA Championships.
Canadian Olympic medalist Brent Hayden is eyeing his return, possibly diving in at the Pro Swim Series in Des Moines, Iowa.
Newly-minted 200m fly Japanese national record holder Daiya Seto will have a busy month of February, most likely competing at both Konami Open and Kirara Cup.
2016 100 free Olympic Champion Penny Oleksiak took gold in that same event in the last session of the 2020 Pro Swim Series Knoxville.
Katinka Hosszu’s last lost in a 200 IM in any short course or long course meters meet came in April of 2017 – a span running 56 meets. Above: Sydney Pickrem.
13-year old Canadian Summer McIntosh raced to a 7th place finish in the A-final of the women’s 400 IM at the 2020 Pro Swim Series – Knoxville.
Canadian Olympian and four time World Championship medalist Sydney Pickrem has announced via Instagram that she has joined Team Speedo.
If Caeleb Dressel reaches the top of the podium in Tokyo he’s looking at a $37,500 gold medal bonus. But how does that compare with other nations’ incentives?
71 athletes will compete across 4 days for almost $2 million in prize money at the 2020 FINA Champions Series in China, including 12 races for Katinka Hosszu.
Mackenzie Padington will not return to the Minnesota Golden Gophers for the 2020-21 NCAA campaign after her redshirt year.
1995 graduate Derek de Jong alleges he was one of the nearly 200 men abused by former longtime Ohio State physician Richard Strauss.
Caeleb Dressel and Florent Manaudou look likely to battle once again in Tokyo, but each has to get through their own nation’s Olympic Trials gauntlet first.
Jan 1st for most of the world marks an opportunity for renewal, an opportunity to refresh, to make resolutions, to set new goals, to reach for new horizons.
This year’s Swammy Award for Canadian Coach of the Year goes to Tom Johnson of the High Performance Centre, Vancouver.