Europe

Julia Hassler, Liechtenstein’s Greatest-Ever Swimmer, Announces Retirement

28-year old Julia Hassler will retire at the conclusion of the 2021 International Swimming League season after a decorated career.

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Hugo Gonzalez Wreaks Backstroke Havoc At Spanish Winter C’Ships

Cal’s Hugo Gonzalez got it done in two backstroke events on night two of these 2021 Spanish Winter Swimming Championships.

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Matteo Rivolta Smashes His Own Italian Record, Almost Gets Euro Mark

For the 2nd time in 2 meets, the 30-year old Matteo Rivolta has broken the Italian Record in the 100 fly in short course meters.

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Ilya Shymanovich Breaks 100 Breast World Record Again In 55.28

Shymanovich broke the record for the second time in the span of a week, bringing his 55.32 mark down to 55.28 in Eindhoven.

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Duncan Scott Knocks Down British 100 IM Record For Third Time In ISL Season

Scott clocked 51.78 in the men’s 100 IM to lower his British Record of 51.82 set just five days ago.

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Siobhan Haughey Re-Breaks ISL, Asian 200 Free Records In 1:50.65, #2 Swim Ever

Haughey dominated the race in 1:50.65, slicing .01 off the ISL and Asian Record she set last week.

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Two National Records Go Down On Day One Of Spanish Winter C’ships

The 2021 Spanish Winter Championships got underway this week with already two national records biting the dust in Palma de Mallorca.

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Sophie Hansson Breaks Swedish Record, A Sjostrom Age Record Falls In Stockholm

Less than a week after racing the NC State Invitational, Sophie Hansson lowered the Swedish National Record in the SCM 100 breast in 1:04.44.

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Anastasia Gorbenko Downs Pair of Israeli Backstroke Records In Busy ISL Day

The 18-year-old Gorbenko broke Israeli records in the 100 and 200 back, neared them in the 50 back and 50 breast, and also raced the 400 free relay on Day 1.

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Hungarian Coach György Turi Resigns Following Abuse Accusations

Turi has resigned as the Vice President of the Hungarian Swimming Association following accusations made by multiple swimmers, including Laszlo Cseh.

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Three-Time British Olympian Aimee Willmott Announces Retirement from Swimming

28-year old Aimee Willmott, the 2018 Commonwealth Games champion in the 400 IM, has announce her retirement from competitive swimming.

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Former Swimmer Magdalena Andersson Becomes Sweden’s First Female Prime Minister

The tenure of Sweden’s first female prime minister, a junior national swimming champion in her youth, lasted just over 7 hours.

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Italy’s Angelica Reali Commits to Georgetown With Big East A-Final Potential

Angelica Reali has committed to Georgetown University beginning in fall 2022. She competed at the Italina Olympic Trials in April.

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High-Level International Meets For December 2021

Australia’s Kyle Chalmers will be bouncing from the ISL to Abu Dhabi as 1 of 2 swimmers from his nation competing at the Short Course World Championships.

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Federica Pellegrini to Race One More Time in Winter SC Championships

Pellegrini, who had previously said she was retiring at the end of ISL season three, will now swim one final meet in Italy to end her career there.

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