University of Texas freshman David Johnston kicked off his NCAA career on an extremely high note, with a lifetime-best 500 free at the Texas Intrasquad.
South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker blasted a 2:18.20 in the 200 short course yard breaststroke this week, smashing the national and continental record.
Hungary’s Maxim Lobanovszkij won a 50 free in Switzerland’s ‘Restart Swimming’ meet last weekend, closing in on his personal-best.
Australia’s Holly Barratt won the 100 free at Western Australia’s SC Championships just days before she officially rejoined the London Roar roaster for 2020.
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Since February, Baylor Nelson has dropped almost six seconds in the 200-yard freestyle. He also hit a new 200 breast lifetime-best last week.
Brazilian 21-year-old distance swimmer Guilherme Costa unofficially broke the South American record last week in a time trial of the short course 800 free.
Last week, Japanese 23-year-old Naoki Mizunuma hit the 4th-fastest time of anyone in the world this season in the 100 fly.
Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri smashed a 14:33.10 to win the 1500 free at the Sette Colli Trophy. That is the second-best swim in history in the event.
Twice in the past two weeks, Felix Auboeck has smashed a 3:45 in the 400 free, putting himself in the hunt for a rare Austrian Olympic swimming medal.
Zhang’s time of 56.47 would put her the #10 performer of all-time, and would have won bronze at the 2019 World Championships.
Hungarian 17-year-old Hubert Kos is the latest junior swimmer to hit massive time drops as the sport begins to return from a coronavirus stoppage.
Belarusian teenager Anastasiya Shkurdai came out of the pandemic swinging – the 17-year-old broke a national record in the 100 fly this week.
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