New Zealand and Oceania

High-Level International Meets For January 2022

Olympic silver medalist Tomoru Honda may be kicking off his new year with the Kosuke Kitajima Cup, one of several elite competitions on the January agenda.

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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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2021 SC Worlds Picks & Previews: Men’s Breaststroke Events

Belarusian 27-year-old Ilya Shymanovich is a top 2 seed in all 3 men’s breast events.

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2021 SC Worlds Picks & Previews: Women’s 50, 100, and 200 Freestyle

Siobhan Haughey has been on a tear in 2021, and enters this week as the top seed in the women’s 100 and 200 free.

Entry Lists Published For 2021 FINA Short Course World Championships

Get a first look at the entry lists for the 2021 FINA Short Course World Championships coming up less than one week out from today.

Chloe McCardel Ties World Record With 43rd English Channel Swim, 44th Next Week

After nearly 11 hours of swimming in 57 degree Fahrenheit water, McCardel is set to do it again next week to break the “Queen of the English Channel” record.

FINA Offers 140 Scholarships for Swimmers, Divers; 40 More than Last Year

FINA has offered 140 scholarship for swimmers, divers, and open water swimmers to receive world-class training that otherwise might not be available to them. (Above: Marcelo Costa of El Salvador, an alumnus of the FINA Scholarship program)

More New Zealand and Oceania

Helena Gasson Breaks New Zealand National Record in 100 Butterfly

New Zealand’s Helena Gasson, swimming for the LA Current in the 2021 season of the ISL, lowered her home country’s National Record in the 100 butterfly.

New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe Retires From 200 IM After Paralympic 4-Peat

Pascoe said she blacked out on deck after winning her fourth straight Paralympic gold medal in the 200 IM. She had already won three medals in Tokyo.

2021 ISL Match 3 Preview: Aussie Boost to London Unlikely Enough to Beat Energy

The third match of the 2021 ISL season will feature Iron and London Roar in their season 3 debuts, alongside Energy Standard and the New York Breakers.

2021 ISL Match 1 – Day 1: Live Recap

The first match of the ISL’s third season include Season 1 champions Energy Standard, the DC Trident, the Aqua Centurions, and the Toronto Titans.

The Five Best Swimming Stats From The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Caeleb Dressel was one of the history-makers at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, joining rarefied air with five gold medals.

How to Watch the 2020 Tokyo Summer Paralympic Games

While you’re counting down the days until the Tokyo Paralympic Games opening ceremony, find your national broadcasting information for the Games here.

New Zealand Locks Down For At Least 3 Days After Single Coronavirus Case

The nation of New Zealand is entering at least a 3-day lockdown which means its Short Course Championships have been indefinitely postponed.

Kentucky Standout and New Zealand Olympian Ali Galyer Announces Retirement

2020 Olympian and former University of Kentucky standout Ali Galyer has announced her retirement from competitive swimming.