When an athlete describes their best performance of a competition as being in the semi-final, one assumes they have come up just short in the final.
The Commonwealth Youth Games kick-off in Nassau, Bahamas tomorrow, July 19th.
Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…
American Jordan Wilimovsky fought his way from 49th at the 2.5k mark to 6th place with one lap to go, ultimately falling just .10 shy of a gold medal in the men’s 10k race in Budapest.
Duncan Scott says, “My job is to look forward at the next challenge and I’m excited about Budapest.”
Olympic finalist Hannah Miley says, “I’m looking forward to competing at the Worlds and lining up on those blocks relaxed and with a smile on my face.”
The world’s best swimmers will be back in the Magyar capital in 7 years to contend the short course edition of the World Championships.
Team USA’s Chase Kalisz has been on fire this season, and has a serious shot at challenging Japan’s Kosuke Hagino for gold in the 400 IM at the 2017 FINA World Championships.
Heading into the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, Great Britain’s Adam Peaty still seems to be head and shoulders above the rest in the men’s 100 breast.
French coach Philippe Lucas is at the top of his game, with two of his athletes (Marc-Antoine Olivier and Aurélie Muller) winning the first two swimming gold medals in Budapest for the men’s 5km and women’s 10km, respectively.
Denmark is sending a record breaking 16 swimmers to World Championships this summer in Budapest. That makes for 4 more…
Russian Vladimir Morozov went 21.84 this morning in the 50 free in practice.
We’re four years in to Katie Ledecky’s reign in this event, a dominance that began with her gold and world record in Barcelona at the 2013 World Championships. Despite it being half a decade with her name all over the headlines, Ledecky continues to find ways to get just a bit faster.
After a strong showing in the 100 free at U.S. Nationals, the American women are now a serious threat to the Australians in the 400 free relay at the upcoming 2017 FINA World Championships.