Arena Swim of the Week

arena Swim of the Week: Luke Hobson Fires Off Early-Season 1:32.5 200 Free

Hobson nearly reset his lifetime best in the 200 free at Texas’ Orange & White intrasquad meet on Thursday, clocking 1:32.50.

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arena Swim of the Week: Katie Grimes Earns Dominant World Junior Open Water Title

The 16-year-old won the girls’ 7.5k at Junior Open Water Worlds in Seychelles by more than two minutes, averaging 1:06 per 100 meters.

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arena Swim of the Week: Ribeiro Rips Record-Breaking 22.96 50 Fly At World Juniors

Still just 17, Ribeiro made history at the World Junior Championships, becoming the first junior-aged swimmer under 23 seconds in the 50 butterfly.

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arena Swim of the Week: Antonio Djakovic Takes Big Leap Forward With 3:43 400 Free

One of the swims that flew under the radar at Euros was Djakovic’s 400 free, where he dropped nearly two seconds for silver in a time of 3:43.93.

arena Swim of the Week: Hungary Wins Historic European Men’s 800 Free Relay Title

Nandor Nemeth, Richard Marton, Balazs Hollo and Kristof Milak combined to win Hungary’s first male European relay title in 68 years on Thursday.

arena Swim of the Week: Lewis Clareburt Drops Big For Commonwealth 200 Fly Title

Clareburt stormed over the closing meters to upset three-time defending champion Chad Le Clos in the final of the men’s 200 fly in Birmingham.

arena Swim of the Week: Kevin Vargas Drops Big PB To Crack U.S. Top 10 In 400 IM

Vargas improved by five seconds over the course of the day to move into ninth all-time among Americans in the men’s 400 IM.

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arena Swim of the Week: Lorenzo Galossi Becomes #2 16&U 800 Freestyler In History

Galossi, who only turned 16 this past May, produced a time of 7:46.28 in the men’s 800 freestyle, trailing only Franko Grgic in the all-time 16U rankings.

arena Swim of the Week: Shaine Casas Hits Blistering 50.56 100 Fly In Austin

Casas’ swim makes him the fourth-fastest American ever and would’ve won silver at the 2022 World Championships in Budapest.

arena Swim of the Week: Vanotterdijk Wins Upset 100 Fly Gold At Euro Juniors

Vanotterdijk went 23 months without setting a best time in the 100 fly before dropping .45 and winning gold over Lana Pudar at Euro Juniors.

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.

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.

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.

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.