17-year-old Kyle Chalmers just earned a spot on the Aussie Olympic team with his 48.03 silver in the men’s 100m freestyle, a time which stands as the new WJR.
Emma McKeon earns her 2nd 2016 Olympic berth, crushing the field and her own Australian National Record in the women’s 200m freestyle.
Veteran Japanese swimmer Rie Kaneto just surpassed her own Japanese National Record to become the first woman ever from her nation to clock a mark under 2:20.00 in the 200m breaststroke event.
If Kosuke Hagino dropped the hammer earlier in the meet with his 1:45.50 200 free victory, he unloaded an entire arsenal in clinching the new Japanese National Record in the 200 IM (1:55.07).
Despite seeing 2 National Records fall during tonight’s finals, the nation of Japan is without male and female 100m freestyle representation in Rio at this point.
One South American continental, three Venezuelan, two Argentine, and one Ecuadorian records were set yesterday at the final day of competition at the 2016 South American Championships.
Esteban Enderica set new Ecuadorian and South American Continental records in the 1500 free on the final day of the 2016 South American Championships.
15-year-old Japanese sprinter Rikako Ikee is simply a girl on fire.
Andrea Berrino took down her Argentine national record by nearly a second in the 50 back at this weekend’s South American Championships.
Wang Lizhuo, one of the swimmers given a warning by the China Anti-Doping Agency earlier this week, broke the 100 breast Chinese National Record and World Junior Record this weekend.
Paralympic swimmer Sophie Pascoe rewrote her own S10 100m fly World Record on the fourth day of competition at the 2016 New Zealand Open Championships.
Glenn Snyders notched a spot on the Kiwi roster for Rio, which will mark his 3rd Olympic Games appearance.
With all the insanely fast swimming that occurred this weekend at Men’s NCAAs, SwimSwam carried out it’s own version of an Easter egg hunt yesterday. Below is a list of all the NCAA, American, U.S. Open, Championship, McAuley Aquatic Center, and school records broken in Atlanta, GA.
Was that 100-yard freestyle from Caeleb Dressel so fast that missed it? We’ve got you covered.
The men’s 200 medley relay went to Alabama, but the race also featured monster swims from Cal and Texas. Ryan Murphy posted the fastest 50 back in history and Joseph Schooling swam the fastest 50 fly split ever.