Dutch para swimmer Bas Takken took down the men’s S10 1500m freestyle record held by American Ian Silverman.
While competing in Eindhoven tonight, Kira Toussaint lowered her own newly-minted 100m backstroke Dutch national record from just days ago.
That’s just off her season best of 52.77, done just last week at the Stockholm Open.
Federica Pellegrini nearly snatched the 100 back Italian record with her win in that same event tonight (1:00.03).
15-year-old Wang Jianjiahe has been exploding onto the scene this year, and she continued that rise by beating one of China’s other young rising stars – Li Bingjie – head-to-head in the 1500 free on day 1 of China’s National Championships and Asian Games Selection meet.
Andrew has scratched out of the 100 back, but will still swim in today’s 100 breast.
Sun Yang is getting a blast from his past, pairing up with former coach Zhu Zhigen in his quest for more Olympic glory.
17-year old Russian swimmer Kliment Kolesnikov will focus on backstroke races this summer, his coach Dmitry Lazarev told Russian media earlier…
Louise Hansson swam a PB 58.12 in the 100 fly prelims at the Mesa Pro Swim.
Chase Kalisz will go after his own Pro Swim Series Record in the 400 IM, while teammates Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley will battle it out in the 200 back.
This was Dwyer’s first competitive swim in a while.
The small, sovereign, twin island nation of Trinidad & Tobago has participated in all-but-three editions of the Commonwealth Games dating…
Joan Lluis Pons won the 400 IM with a 4:14.77, becoming the 6th swimmer to automatically qualify to the European Championships team.
One of the things to look out for this morning is Olympic champion Allison Schmitt’s return to competition. She’ll be swimming in heat 9 of the 200 free.
Additionally, Margherita Panziera was 59.96 in the 100 back, becoming the first Italian woman to break 1:00 in that event.