SwimSwam News, March 14th

Stephanie Rice will headline day one from Australian Nationals, while Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace gets Women’s NCAA Championship started in her home pool.


Thorpe Set to Crowd Magnussen’s Spotlight at Aussie Trials

Link to entry highlights. Dark-dingo picks for Australian Olympic Team. Schedule of events (same as Olympics). Live Results available here….

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British Swimming Names First 38 for Olympics

Former Auburn sprinter Adam Brown was among the 38 named to British Swimming’s Olympic roster this weekend. See who else made the cut. (©Tim Binning/


Textile-Best Puts Exclamation Mark on British Trials

Fran Halsall ties a textile best in final session of the 2012 British Olympic Trials.

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Adlington’s Warning Shot in 800 Free

Rebecca Adlington marked the fastest time in the history of the British Championships on the 2nd-to-last day of the British Olympic Trials.

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Yannick Agnel Opts Out of 400 Free for Olympics

In a move that has been expected for months, young French superstar Yannick Agnel is pulling out of the 400…

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Pereira Aims to Alter IM Strategy for London

Brazilian IM superstar Thiago Pereira has worked with coach Alberto Silva to tweak his strategy for the IM races headed into the London Olympics.

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Gandy Tops Lowe in 200 Fly Showdown

On Wednesday evening at British Trials, Ellen Gandy topped Jemma Lowe in the women’s 200 fly despite a hard-charging finish.

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Hinkelien Schreuder To Retire Post-Olympics

Dutch sprinting legend Hinkelien Schreuder has announced that she plans to retire after this Summer’s London Olympic Games

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Two National Records Go Down on Final Day at Irish Olympic Trials

On the final day of the 2012 Irish Olympic Trials were without the country’s four biggest-name swimmers. Barry Murphy and…

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14-Year Old Lithuanian Goes Startling Time in 100 Breaststroke at British Trials

During today’s British Finals of the 2012 British Gas Olympic Trials, six Olympic roster spots were handed out. But what…


Two National Records Go Down on Day 3 at Irish Olympic Trials

Headed into day three of the 2012 Irish Olympic Trials, the first two National Records went down in Friday’s morning…

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McMahon Scares Fabled Irish Record on Day 1 at Ireland Olympic Trials

On day 1 of the 2012 Irish Olympic Trials on Wednesday (not to be confused with the British Trials that…

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Princess Charlene to Host Swimming South Africa Pre-Olympic Training Camp

It’s good to have friends in high places. Princess Charlene of Monaco (formerly Charlene Wittstock, Olympian from South Africa) has…

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Swimming Australia Releases Start Lists for March's Trials

Swimming Australia has released the start lists for the 2012 EnergyAustralia Australian Swimming Championships, which will take place from March…