Get your weekly news fix on happenings outside the pool, with this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines. A wedding engagement, first pitch, a memorial meet and more stories make-up the latest edition.
British sprinter Anna Hopkin, who won the 50m free at this year’s British Swimming Championships, has verbally committed to swim at the University of Arkansas in the fall.
In a follow-up to the ongoing situation regarding former British Para Swimming Head Coach Rob Greenwood, the 2016 UK Coaching Coach of the Year has broken his silence on the independent investigatoin’s findings.
Japan’s Olympic medalist Daiya Seto is just one of several heavy-hitting foreign swimmers set to compete at this week’s Australian Short Course Championships. American Jordan Wilimovsky and Lithuanian Ruta Meilutyte are also set to compete, with Aussie talent Kyle Chalmers, Emily Seebohm and the Campbell sisters ready to rock as wel.
Fred Vergnoux, famed coach of Olympic gold medalist Miriea Belmonte, may be moving back to France.
2017 MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL SWIM MEET Saturday, October 21st – Sunday, October 22nd Manchester Aquatics Centre LCM Meet Site Entry Lists…
The 2017 FINA/HOSA 10k Marathon Swimming World Cup wrapped up over the weekend, with the final of 7 stops having taken place in Hong Kong on Saturday, October 21st.
A young line-up, which includes newly-minted senior national record holder Conor Ferguson, is set to lead Ireland into the 2017 European Short Course Championships.
In what could be the premiere international collegiate dual meet of the year, Great Britain’s Loughborough University will compete in a virtual dual meet with Canada’s University of Toronto, with plans for an in-person dual next year.
Olympic gold medalist Adam Peaty was back in the Manchester pool tonight, winning the 50m breaststroke in his signature power-producing style.
Mona McSharry ended her Amsterdam races with a new Irish Senior National Record in the women’s 50m breaststroke.
Pernille Blume rocked the only sub-24 second time in the women’s short course 50m freestyle field in Amsterdam tonight.
While competing on day 1 of the 2017 Swim Cup Amsterdam, 17-year-old Irish swimmer Mona McSharry carved out a new national record in the women’s 100m breaststroke.
In Adam Peaty’s first meet of the season, the world record holder and Olympic champion swam an actually of-this-Earth time.
2017 SWIM CUP AMSTERDAM Friday, October 20th – Sunday, October 22nd Optisport Sloterparkbad, Amsterdam, Netherlands 25m Meet Site Meet Preview…