Thirteen-year-old Teresa Johnston from the Aquazot Swim Club was injured during a storm that hit the Southern California region last weekend after a 60-foot tree tree fell and landed on her causing serious injury.
Ddick Jochums in 1985.
In a nailbiter finish against Cal, the Cardinal closed day 2 finals with a new Meet Record of 1:26.44 in the 200 free relay, just out-touching the Bears by .05.
Manuel came out on top of a star-studded 50 free field, throwing down a 21.29 to keep the Cardinal winning streak alive.
Ledecky obliterated the 500 free field, tearing through the water en route to a 4:25.15 victory.
The international contingent on the men;s side will be headlined by Great Britain’s Adam Peaty, who smashed the 100 breast World Record to win gold in Rio last summer.
Now officially retired from competition, Michael Phelps is still making waves: the 23-time Olympic gold medalist is part of a group of experts testifying before a congressional subcommittee next week about the issue of doping.
Even without former NCAA runner-up in the 200 free Simone Manuel in the group, Katie Ledecky (above) and the Stanford women swam the fastest 800 free relay in history.
USC return this year with a highly talented group, but they’ll be hard pressed to defend their title against Stanford and Cal.
L to R: US Champion relay of Sakamoto’s Maui Swim Club; Jose Balmores, Takashi (Halo) Hirose, William Neunzig and Kyoshi “Keo” Nakama
Stone Ridge freshman Phoebe Bacon was arguably the top swimmer of the meet as she took home to titles and set one meet record in the process.
In the third in a series of announcements by the International Swimming Hall of Fame laying out its 17-member class of…
After his 1650 freestyle performance at the 2017 Senior Metropolitan Winter Championships in Long Island, New York, USA Swimming national team member and former Auburun All-American Zane Grothe of Badger Swim Club is now the 10th fastest performer of all time in the race.
The International Swimming Hall of Fame has announced their third honoree for the class of 2017, one of 17 honorees in…
U.S. National Teamer and Olympic Trials finalist Zane Grothe clocked a fast 1000 freestyle on Friday of the 2017 Metropolitan Winter Championships
Mayor Istvan Tarlos reconsiders Budapest’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games in response to a petition to put the bid up to a referendum. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump voices his support for Los Angeles to host the 2024 Summer Games.
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