International

Multiple National Records Go Down on Saturday; Sprenger Misses WR By Less Than a Tenth

Christian Sprenger missed the World Record by the slimmest of margins while winning the men’s 50 breast in a landslide.

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Eamon Sullivan Qualifies With The Fastest 50 Freestyle Time In Prelims

Eamon Sullivan was the story of the preliminaries on the fifth day of the 2014 Australian Swimming Championships…

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Savard Breaks Canadian Record In The 100 Butterfly In A Time Of 57.27

Katerine Savard broke her own Canadian record winning the women’s 100 butterfly in a time of 57.27, the second fastest time done in the world this year…

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7 Awesome Bloopers & Trials SwimFan Videos – 2014 Australian National Championships

All #TrialsSwimFan blooper videos are courtesy of Swimming Australia. (Featured Image: James Magnussen)

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Race Video: McEvoy Tops James Magnussen – 100m Freestyle – 2014 Australian Swimming Championships

Magnussen didn’t have his typical closing speed, and McEvoy’s was better than we’ve seen in the past, and the result was the teenager toppling the World Champion 47.65-47.92.

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Race Video: Cameron McEvoy Wins 200m Free, 1:45.46 – 2014 Australian Championships

Swimming news: Men’s 200 Freestyle – 2014 Australian Nationals – FINALS – Reported Braden Keith At still only 19 years…

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Savard And Caldwell Take Top Seeds On Day Three Of Canadian Trials

The women’s 200m backstroke final should be a quick one as there’s a lot of depth in that field. Taking the top spot was Hilary Caldwell who swam a 2:10.82.

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Swim Faster…Faster with USRPT! Understand and Implement USRPT DVD now available for sale!

Ever wonder why swimmers are taught to swim long distances at slow speeds when they’re preparing for races 50 to 1500 meters? Or why gifted swimmers quit because they’ve burned out? If so, you just might want to learn more about the scientific research behind the new swimming training method that is impacting racers worldwide.

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San Diego’s 2024 Olympic bid officially submitted to USOC

This week, San Diego became the first U.S. city to officially enter a bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.

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Big Upset in Men’s 100 Free Final; Treffers Breaks National Record on Day 4 of 2014 Aus Champs

Day 4 of the 2014 Australian National Championships, plus Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacs trials, saw the meet’s biggest upset…

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Race Video: Campbell & Sprenger at 2014 Australian Swimming Championships Campbell & Sprenger

Campbell already had the world’s top-ranked time coming into this meet, and she’s reaffirmed that status this week by going faster than her previous season-best three times, with a 24.23 in prelims, a 24.13 in the semi’s, and now a 24.18 in finals of the women’s 50 free.

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Race Video: Alicia Coutts wins 100 Fly – 2014 Australian Swimming Championships

Alicia Coutts led the way in a 57.70 – which is not as fast as she was to win this title last year, but there was much, much more pressure on from the competition this year.

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Olympian Alex Meyer to give open water swimming clinic at the International Open Water Swimming Festival April 12-13

Alex Meyer, 2012 US Olympic Open Water Swimmer and Vasa athlete, will be team up with Teresa Crippen to present an LSC open water swim clinic as part of the events at the annual Open Water Swimming Festival, April 12-13 at Miromar Lakes in Estero, Fla.

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18 Canadians Achieve Qualifying Standards Through First Two Days Of Trials

The follow is a list of swimmers that have acheived the qualifying standards to be considered for the Pan Pacific Championships and Commonwealth Games teams…

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Dylan Bosch Breaks U.S. Open Record in 200 Fly

After the 2014 Men’s NCAA Championship, there were lots of great candidates for HardCore Swim of the Week. Arizona’s Kevin…

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