Impressive men’s 100 freestyle on Day 4 of Russian Championships

In the race of the evening, the men’s 100 freestyle semi-final six men went under the FINA A standard and…


Sinkevich Crushes Russian Record in 200 Breast on Day 3 of Russia Cup

Two Russian Records went down on Thursday in Kazaan: one to Vyacheslav Sinkevich and one to Vlad Morozov.


14-Year Old Ustinova Faster Than Missy at Same Age on Day 2 of 2013 Russian Cup

Arkady Vyatchanin went toe-to-toe in the men’s 100 backstroke final, and a young women’s backstroker put up an amazing time in the 200. (Stock Photo: Tim binning/


Vyatchanin Tops Morozov in Semis; No Zueva in Women’s 200 Back

Arkady Vyatchanin took the top seed in the men’s 100 back semi-finals over Vlad Morozov (above), while Olympic silver medalist Anastasia Zueva didn’t swim the 200 backstroke. (File Photo: Tim Binning/


Swiss Swimming Announces 10 swimmer team for 2013 Universiade

Swiss Swimming has announced the 10 athletes who have successfully achieved the requirements of the first phase of qualification and…


Iceland Qualifies Four for Barcelona

Four Icelandic athletes qualified to swim at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona at the Iceland Championships in Reykjavík over the…


Agnel Tops Stravius; Meynard to Close French Nationals

Even with the core of the squad that did so well at the 2008 Olympics aging and/or retired, the French men look as strong as ever coming out of their National Championship meet in Rennes, France. (Photo Courtesy: Aidan Pongrace)


No Individual Qualifiers; Men’s 800 Hits Mark on Final Day of Italian Nationals

The last day of the 2013 Italian Championships wrapped on Saturday evening in Riccione, and per the Italian qualifying standards,…

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Agnel Battles Through Ilness to Final in 200 Free; Stravius Continues to Roll in France

Aidan Pongrace is an American high school student who just-so-happens to be studying and training abroad for his senior year in…


Agnel Struck by Illness Ripping Through French Championships

Aidan Pongrace contributed to this report. A nasty bug, of origins unknown, is ripping through the French National Championships and…

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Meynard Trumps Agnel at French Nationals In 100 Freestyle

“William Meynard only split a 23.44 at the 50, .2 seconds slower than Agnel and .3 slower than Fabien Gilot in lane 3, but he powered off the turn to take the win in a rapid 48.53, making him the third fastest 100 freestyler of 2013.”


Pellegrini Wins 200 Free on Day 4 of Italian Sprint Nationals

Federica Pellegrini hasn’t entirely given up the middle distance freestyles. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/

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Paul Biedermann Out of 2013 World Championships With Viral Infection

Germany’s Paul Biedermann has withdrawn from Germany’s World Championship Trials. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/

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Stravius Blows the Lid Off of French National Record in 200 IM

France’s Jeremy Stravius crushed a four-year old National Record in an event that’s still a bit new to him on Thursday. (Photo: Aidan Pongrace)


Pellegrini Wins Second Backstroke Race at Italian Championships (Day 3)

Day three, out of five, at the 2013 Italian Spring National Championships (and their World Championship trials) saw Federica Pellegrini…

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