Arena Swim of the Week

arena Swim of the Week: Italian Men Rise To The Occasion In 400 Medley Relay

The Italian men stepped up to the plate and delivered one of the fastest relays in history to upset the Americans in the 4×100 medley in Budapest.

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arena Swim of the Week: Marchand Closes In On Phelps With 4:04 400 IM

Leon Marchand stunned the world by putting a real scare into Michael Phelps’ world record in the men’s 400 IM on the opening night of the World Championships.


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arena Swim of the Week: Timothy Hodge Downs 14-Year-Old World Record In 200 IM SM9

Hodge’s time of 2:13.43 lowered the previous world record set by fellow Aussie Matthew Cowdrey back at the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing.

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arena Swim of the Week: 14-Year-Old Koppany Kakuk Sets Hungarian 200 FR Age Record

Koppany Zeta Kakuk, put up a time of 1:54.04 in the 200 freestyle to set a new Hungarian record for 14-year-old boys.

arena Swim of the Week: Summer McIntosh Quietly Breaks Canadian NAG In 200 IM

While not as stunning as her 400 IM swim in March, McIntosh delivered one of the fastest swims we’ve ever seen from a 15-year-old in the women’s 200 IM.

arena Swim of the Week: Audrey Derivaux Swims Fastest Girls’ 11-12 200 Fly Since 2012

Derivaux’s time of 2:18.75 is the age group’s fastest since Cassidy Bayer set the 11-12 NAG record of 2:15.02 in July 2012.

arena Swim of the Week: Mollie O’Callaghan Rips Fastest 100 Free Back-Half Ever

O’Callaghan closed her 100 free at Aussie Trials in 26.57, overtaking Britta Steffen (26.61) for the fastest second 50 in the event’s history.

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arena Swim of the Week: Mikayla Tan Hits Fastest Girls’ 11-12 100 BR Since 1998

Tan’s time of 1:12.75 in the 100 breaststroke is the fastest for an 11-12 girl in the 21st century.

arena Swim of the Week: Maximus Williamson Scorches Home For 2:01.45 In 200 IM

Williamson closed in a blistering 27.73 to become the fastest American 15-year-old of all-time in the men’s 200 IM (2:01.45).

arena Swim of the Week: Charlie Swanson Surprises Himself, Ties For 200 BR Win

After nearly getting a best time on the first 100, Swanson held on and tied for the win in the men’s 200 breast, qualifying for his first World Championships.

arena Swim of the Week: 17-Year-Old Diogo Matos Ribeiro Blasts 23.28 50 Fly

Ribeiro, left, has now set three Portuguese Records in the last three weeks, including two that had stood since 2009.

arena Swim of the Week: Lukas Märtens Drops Fastest 400 Free Time In Five Years

Märtens’ time of 3:41.60 is the third-fastest we’ve seen in a decade and is nearly two seconds quicker than what it took to win Olympic gold last summer.

arena Swim of the Week: Abby Dunford Qualifies For Worlds With Big 1500 Drop

16-year-old Abby Dunford took off 18 seconds to win the women’s 1500 freestyle at the Canadian Swimming Trials in a time of 16:20.26.

arena Swim of the Week: Daniel Diehl Becomes Fastest 16&U Ever In 100 Back

In addition to breaking the NAG record, Diehl also became the fastest 16 & under swimmer ever internationally in the event.

arena Swim of the Week: Tanner Filion Smashes D3 200 Back Record By Two Seconds

Filion not only torched the D3 Record, but his time of 1:41.49 in the 200 back would’ve placed second at D2 NCAAs and been within earshot of a D1 invite.