International

2019 Swammy Awards: Europe Coach of the Year James Gibson

It’s James Gibson, who not only had swimmers shine at the World Championships, but got to show off his own strategic coaching acumen in the ISL.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Asia Coach of the Year Norimasa Hirai

It just might be the longest Swammy streak currently in existence. Norimasa Hirai has won Asia’s Coach of the Year award for four years running now.

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Coach Alan Bircher On Teen Freya Anderson’s Ascent Into World’s Elite

Think you can hang with two-time European Short Course Champion Freya Anderson? Try Coach Alan Bircher’s sets on for size.

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2019 Swammy Awards: South American Male Swimmer of the Year Bruno Fratus

After undergoing successful shoulder surgery, Brazilian Bruno Fratus came back with a Worlds silver medal and 2 Pan Ams gold medals.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Asian Male Swimmer of the Year Daiya Seto

Seto’s year was highlighted by a sweep of the IM events at the 2019 FINA World Championships. He also set a World Record in the SCM 400 IM.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Asian Female Swimmer of the Year Siobhan Haughey

Haughey broke records in all 3 courses in 2019, including 2 Asian Records, and was a star for the DC Trident in the ISL’s inaugural season.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Australian Coach of the Year Dean Boxall

It was a year of challenges for Dean Boxall (above, left), but his squad, including Ariarne Titmus (above, right) persevered for great success in 2019.

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2019 Swammy Awards: S. American Female Swimmer of the Year Delfina Pignatiello

Your South American Female swimmer of the year Swammy winner is Delfina Pignatiello, who broke 2 South American records and won 3 golds at the Pan Ams.

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Roland, My Guide In Swimming

Olympian John Naber: I have spent the last two days in shock and mourning over the news of the sudden death of my role model in Olympic sport, Roland Matthes.

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2019 All-ISL Team: The Top 10 Swimmers From ISL Season One

With the International Swimming League wrapping up its inaugural season over the weekend, we’re releasing our first-ever All-ISL team.

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Mazutaityte Clocks Trio Of Lithuanian Backstroke Records At SC Nationals

The nation of Lithuania wrapped up its 2019 SC Championships this weekend, with the 3-day meet celebrating the 95th anniversary of Lithuanian swimming.

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Sarah Sjostrom Tops ISL Season Prize Money List With $139.7K Earnings

Sarah Sjostrom, captain of Energy Standard and the season MVP, topped the total prize money lists at the end of the ISL season with $137,700.

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Richard Bohus Busts Out Lifetime Best 100 Back At Gyor Open

The 2019 Gyor Open concluded over the weekend, with several of Hungary’s Olympic athletes taking to the pool to wrap up their calendar year.

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Olympic Update: 2011 Tsunami Reminiscence To Play A Role At The Games

The 2020 Olympics will mark nine years since the tsunami and earthquake that struck Japan, with some of the victims and their families partaking in the Games.

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Federico Burdisso Clocks New 200 Butterfly SC Italian National Record

While racing at the Short Course Italian Coppa Brema cluster in Pietralata, 18-year-old Federico Burdisso stopped the clock at 1:52.52 in the men’s 200…

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