Australia’s Timothy Disken is the only Paralympic champ taking the field in the same event in which he won Rio gold. Disken was the S9 100 free champ in Rio, seven tenths ahead of teammate Brenden Hall. Both are in the field this week and should battle for the event title.
One defending Paralympic champ is New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe in the SM10 200 IM. Pascoe blew out the Rio field with a 2:24.90 that still holds up as the world record.
Kylie Masse still remembers her first Olympic Trials.
Though the Australian men took home no medals in the backstroke events at last summer’s FINA World Championships in Budapest, they remain the best in the Commonwealth.
Zack Hurd, a former swim coach with the Barrie Trojan Swim Club in Ontario, Canada has been charged with sexual assault and sexual exploitation.
The 2018 RBC Canadian Swimming Championships get underway Thursday at the Olympic Park Sport Centre in Montreal.
When Commonwealth Games swimming gets going Thursday in Gold Coast, Australia, chances are Canada’s women’s relays will be heavily influenced by the Swimming Canada High Performance Centre – Ontario.
Adam Peaty leads the charge for England, as the 2018 Commonwealth Games’ swimming competition kicks off on Thursday, April 5th.
Penny Oleksiak still felt like a normal 16-year-old when she left for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Siobhan Marie O’Connor of England is the odds-on favorite to win the 200 IM at the upcoming Commonwealth Games.
British national record holder Jocelyn Ulyett, representing England, will try to shake up a very tightly packed women’s breaststroke field at the Commonwealth Games.
It might be a busy time of year to be an Oleksiak parent. That’s because Richard and Alison Oleksiak will have two children competing at the highest levels of two different sports next week… and perhaps also competing for the attention of their proud and supportive parents.
Canada’s Katerine Savard has been forced to withdraw from next month’s Commonwealth Games due to health reasons.
One of the most anticipated competitions of 2018, the Pan Pacific Championships, will now be undergoing a change of venue for its open water portion.
Charlotte Bonnet impressed in Milan tonight, winning the 200m freestyle in the world’s 7th fastest time this season.