Special Olympic gold medalist Ashton Smith to represent the US at the 2019 World Games.
Kalisz proved that even without going best times, he can visibly separate himself from the rest of the world’s IMer in a way his predecessors in the American IM group (Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte) have done for the past decade.
World Juniors bronze medalist and 1:55 long course butterflyer Antani Ivanov, previously an Auburn commit, is following coach Sergio Lopez to Virginia Tech.
The American team of juniors had a dominant showing at Junior Pan Pacs, winning 27 of 35 golds medals and more than half of all medals awarded. Nashville Aquatic Club swimmers accounted for 9 total medals, 7 of them gold.
Rising American star Michael Andrew will compete on all seven stops of the 2018 FINA World Cup circuit.
College swim season begins before we know it – the first dual meet is scheduled for September 14, just over two weeks away – and we at SwimSwam have been cooking up a feast of pre-season coverage. Here’s what to watch for over the coming weeks:
Another capacity crowd cheered on the USA Women’s National Team to another victory over Australia, this time a 14-3 win at Santa Barbara High School.
Phelps took the mound representing his foundation for Drowning Impact Awareness Month.
Sheraton’s parent company, Starwood, merged with Marriott in 2016. Marriott hotels in Los Angeles and New York have been the regular hosts this decade.
Worsening weather conditions yielded a relatively slow morning on the final day of Jr. Pan Pacs.
After breaking records held by 2 of the all-time American greats earlier in the meet, 16-year old Carson Foster will be chasing his own history on Sunday.
Urlando missed his best time in the 200 fly earlier in the meet, but won the 100 fly in a new National Age Group Record.
Staden didn’t swim her lifetime best, but did break the two-year old Meet Record in the 200 back prelims.
Swimming, diving, and water polo are among the collegiate sports that have the fewest number of female coaches coaching women’s teams.
Ledecky participated in pre-game festivities as the Nationals hosted Swim Night.