Gwangju sets the stage for a battle between the USA’s Olympic champion Ryan Murphy and Russia’s defending World champion Evgeny Rylov in the 200 back.
Chase Kalisz is the 2016 Olympic silver medalist and defending World Champion in this event, while Seto is the World and Olympic bronze medalist.
FINA delegates approved minor adjustments to general, anti-doping, facilities and constitutional policies in Gwangju, South Korea.
The 2019 World Championships will see swimming kick-off in a matter of days, so study up on these entry lists in the meantime.
Check out our list of 5 females to watch in Gwangju at the World Championships that may not be on your medal contention radar….yet.
The flags of 194 nations will wave across the 6 disciplines of aquatic sports at the 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships – an increase of 12 from 2017.
Cook Islands took home a gold medal at the 2019 Pacific Games with Wesley Roberts’ win in the men’s 200m freestyle in Samoa.
Sarah Sjostrom’s 3 gold, 1 silver medal performance at the 2017 World Championships earned her $75,000 in prize money individually.
New Caledonia, the defending medal champions in swimming, got off to a big start in the water at the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa.
Sjostrom looked vulnerable to teenager Rikako Ikee last season, but with Ikee out of the World Championships, Sjostrom remains the favorite.
Learn more about New Zealand’s teenage sprinting ace Michael Pickett from the words of his coach, John Gatfield at St. Peters.
NCAA Champion Ella Eastin leads the Americans in to the 2019 World University Games this week in Napoli, Italy. Racing begins on Thursday.
The men’s 100 meter butterfly is Caeleb Dressel’s event to lose. This season, Dressel has already been faster than he was in all of 2018 with a 50.36.
The swimming portion of the 2019 Summer World University Games (Summer Universiade) begins on July 4th in Naples, Italy. (Above: Team USA’s Ella Eastin)
Swim coaches posthumously honored and an update to a swim club embezzlement case highlight this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.