Kevin Cordes Becomes 2nd Fastest American Ever with 2:07.4 200 Breast

On Wednesday night at the 2017 U.S. Nationals/World Championships Trials, Olympic breaststroker Kevin Cordes topped a loaded 200 breast field by almost a body length, winning the race with a personal best 2:07.41.


Townley Haas Goes 1:45.03, Becomes 5th-Fastest U.S 200 Performer Ever

Townley Haas flirted with the 1:45 barrier in the 200 free and moved up to 5th all-time on the U.S. list.


Vanessa Pearl Moves to #3 All Time in 17-18 200 Breast

Pearl took almost 2 seconds off of her morning personal best.

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Florida Distance Freestyler Sam Hartle Commits to FIT for 2017-18

Sam Hartle of Lake Minneola High School and NTC Aquatics in Orlando, Florida, has committed to Florida Institute of Technology.

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True Sweetser: “I was ready to rock out” (Video)

On his fifth straight 50 under 30 seconds, Sweetser caught Finke and Ransford with 150m to go and ran away for the win, touching in 14:59.73 to break 15 minutes for the first time in his career.


Paolo Barelli’s Manifesto for the Future of FINA

Paolo Barelli believes in transparency, as he has said on multiple occasions. In that spirit, he’s publicized a manifesto laying…


UCLA Bruins Land Verbal Commitment from Breaststroker Emma Smethurst

Emma Smethurst of Northgate High School and Walnut Creek Aquabears has verbally committed to the UCLA class of 2022.

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2017 U.S. World Trials: Day 2 Finals Preview

Check out a preview for tonight’s finals in Indianapolis.


Hungary Tops Medal Table After Day 1 Of European Junior C’ships

Just one day in, Hungary leads the European Junior Championships medal table with 5 across both men’s and women’s events.

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McSharry Stamps Irish Senior Record On Day 1 Of 2017 European Juniors

Mona McSharry became a European Junior Champion tonight in the women’s 50m breaststroke, earning an Irish Senior National Record in the process.


US Aquatic Sports Backs Julio Maglione In FINA Presidential Race

United States Aquatic Sports is placing it’s support fully behind incumbent Julio Maglione in this summer’s elections for the president of FINA, according to a letter SwimSwam obtained today.


2017 U.S. Worlds Trials: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Josh Prenot will swim the 200 breast prelims this morning in Indy with hopes of winning his second-straight national title tonight in finals.


Tom Shields Scratches 50 Fly A Final in Indy After 23.90 Prelim Swim

Tom Shields qualified 7th for the 50 fly final tonight but won’t swim it.


Olympian Roundup: 200 Free Leaves Major Players on the Outside Looking in

Rio 800 free relay champions Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz missed the final, as it took a 1:48.10 or better to take a spot in the top 8.


Cullen Jones Downs Championship Record with 23.2 50 Fly

Jones blasted a 23.26 to earn lane 4 for tonight’s final, clearing the former record of 23.29 set by Eugene Godsoe at 2013 Nationals.