Europe

Sjostrom Downs Championship Record In 50 Free, Now Owns 6/8 Fastest Swims Ever

Sjostrom clocked a time of 23.08 to break Ranomi Kromowidjojo’s Short Course World Championship Record of 23.19 set in 2018.

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United States Tops SC World Championships Medals Table for 3rd Straight Edition

17-year old Claire Curzan won 2 gold, 2 silver, and 2 bronze medals, part of 30 total podium finishes for Team USA in Abu Dhabi.

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Italian Men Bring The Heat In 400 Medley Relay For Nat’l & C’Ships Record

Italy capped off a successful 2021 FINA Short Course World Championships with a record-setting performance in the men’s medley relay.

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Alessandro Miressi Re-Lowers Italian Record To Win 100 Free World Title

Miressi closed like a rocket over the final 25 meters to run down early leader Ryan Held and win gold in 45.57, .01 under his Italian Record.

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Diener Swims 2nd German Record in 200 Back in a Month After 7 Year Drought

2021 FINA SHORT COURSE SWIMMING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Thursday, December 16th – Tuesday, December 21st Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab…

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Razzetti Slashes His 3rd Italian Record Of SC Worlds With A 3:59.57 400 IM

Razzetti broke Luca Marin’s 2006 record earlier this fall and has now brought it under 4 minutes with a 3:59.57 at Short Course Worlds.

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Lewis Burras’ 21.79 LCM 50 Free Makes Him 2nd Fastest British Man All-Time

After a long break away from the sport last year, 21-year-old Lewis Burras is back in the water, competing at a local meet in England this past weekend.

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Emre Sakci Disqualified (Again) In Men’s 50 Breast Semis After Posting Top Time

Sakci, who was also disqualified in the men’s 100 breast, got called for an infraction in the men’s 50 breast semis after putting up the top time in 25.52.

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Canadian Swimmers Earn $109,500 on Monday at World Championships

Thanks to 3 wins and a World Record bonus from Maggie MacNeil (above), Canadian swimmers earned a huge amount of cash on Monday evening.

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Multiple National Records Fall In Women’s 100 Breast Abu Dhabi Final

Day 5 finals here at these 2021 FINA Short Course World Championships brought the heat, epitomized by the women’s 100m breaststroke event.

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Max Litchfield in 10-Day COVID Isolation in Abu Dhabi; Documents on TikTok

After placing 8th in the 400 free on day 1 of the World Short Course Championships, Max Litchfield had to withdraw due to a positive COVID-19 test.

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Ilya Borodin Smashes 400 IM World Junior Record To Become 3rd Best Ever

18-year-old Ilya Borodin just fired off a big-time personal best in the 400 IM to take silver, a new World Junior Record and new European Record.

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Miressi Posts 45.58 100 Free Italian Record For Top Seed At SC Worlds

Alessandro Miressi lowered his own Italian national record while competing in the men’s 100m free semi-finals today in Abu Dhabi.

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Russia & USA Tie For Men’s 4×50 Medley Relay Championships Record

The Russian Swimming Federation and the United States each touched in 1:30.51 to take co-gold medley relay gold here on day 5 in Abu Dhabi.

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Walshe & Wiffen Score Huge New Irish Records On Day 5 Heats In Abu Dhabi

A pair of Irish records went down on day 5 of these 2021 FINA Short Course World Championships, one at the hands of freestyle ace Daniel Wiffen.

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