Europe

Ben Higson, Niamh Coyne Honored At 2018 Swim Ireland Awards

Swim Ireland recognized its best of the best at its 7th annual awards ceremony held on November 24th, with Ben Higson winning the Performance Pathway Coach of the Year honor.

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5 Inducted into Hungarian Swimming Hall of Fame

Among the 5 inductees in the 2018 Hall of Fame class is Eva Ristov, the 2012 Olympic Champion in open water.

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Germany names 15 to SC Worlds team; Wellbrock, Hentke, Heintz absent

The German Swimming Federation (DSV) has announced its team for the upcoming Short Course World Championships in Hangzhou, China. There…

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Italy Names Santo Condorelli In Short Course World Championship Roster

2018 FINA SC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP December 11th – 16th Hangzhou (China) Event Website Competition schedule Event page Italy has officially…

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FINA Officially Ratifies Time-Adjusted Peaty World Record

Adam Peaty’s World Record in the 100 breaststroke, done in the final at the European Championships, has been ratified by FINA in spite of timing controversy.

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Aquatic Test Events for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Announced

The organizing committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has unveiled its 2nd set of official test events. For swimming,…

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18 Years Later, and Eric the Eel Is Still Making Waves

In 2017 Hungary held its biggest ever sporting event when it hosted the 17th FINA Swimming World Championships.

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Michelle Coleman Highlights 9-Person Swedish Roster for 2018 SC Worlds

Svensk Simidrott, Sweden‘s aquatic sports federation, has announced its selected team for the 2018 World Short Course Championships, which will…

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Russia Names 39 To SC Worlds Team; Efimova, Chupkov Absent

Kliment Kolesnikov headlines Russia’s 39-member squad for next month’s Short Course World Championships.

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Former WR Holder Liam Tancock Elected To BOA Athletes Commission

Former 50m backstroke world record holder and world champion Liam Tancock may be retired from the sport of swimming, but the 33-year-old…

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Northwestern Nabs Game-Changing Commitments from Burdisso Twins

This summer, competing at the 2018 European Championships, Federico Burdisso’s 1:55.97 in the 200 fly was good for more than a PR and an Italian junior record — he earned the bronze medal. 

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Welcome Baby Govorov

Another active swimmer will juggle a professional sports career with being a brand new dad, in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Mehdy Metella ‘In,’ Charlotte Bonnet ‘Out’ of French Worlds Roster

Mehdy Metella is one of 8 swimmers named to the French roster for Worlds; Charlotte Bonnet, in spite of 2 French Records last week, isn’t on the squad.

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Marie Wattel Declines Spot at World Championships for France

Wattel led-off France’s winning 400 free relay at the European Championships this summer.

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The Top 10 Swims From the 2018 FINA World Cup Series

Where does Vlad Morozov’s 100 freestyle almost-World Record fall among the top 10 performances during this year’s FINA World Cup Series?

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