Siobhan Haughey on Sarah Sjostrom Telling her “You can break my world record”


We sat down with Energy Standard’s Siobhan Haughey and head coach Tom Rushton after their dominating win in Match 5. Haughey described her prep work for the ISL playoffs as well as her thoughts on her new Asian and ISL record in the 200 free. She even recalled Sarah Sjostrom telling her that she (Haughey) could break Sjostrom’s world record in the 200 free.


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Steve Nolan
8 months ago

Going by the Coleman Pronunciation Matrix, her last name is “Howie”??

No one who’s not Very Irish knows how to pronounce her first name without hearing it first, but that’s an added curveball.

Reply to  Steve Nolan
8 months ago

For lack of a better word I understand it as being whore-hee but without the r.

Like a few seconds into this video:

Last edited 8 months ago by Troyy
Reply to  Troyy
8 months ago

I think “Haw-hee” might be a better way to describe that lol.

But yes, in Tokyo they were pronouncing it “Haw-hee” or “Haw-hey”

Last edited 8 months ago by Sub13
Reply to  Sub13
8 months ago

Yes, but aw can mean different things while the vowel in wh ore exists in most English accents even in the US where for most speakers it’s been replaced by a different vowel everywhere except before r.

Think of saw vs sore. These have the same vowel in Australian English (also homophones because of the dropped r) and this was also the case in the US about a hundred years ago but now for most American speakers they’re different vowels and the sore vowel is the first Haughey vowel.

8 months ago

Love the support that they have for each other.

Titmus every day all day
8 months ago

And then Ariarne Titmus will run her down next May.

Ledecky will go 3:55 in Paris
Reply to  Titmus every day all day
8 months ago

Titmus also hasn’t been in the water since July and doesn’t plan on taking 2022 worlds seriously

Kathleen who?
Reply to  Ledecky will go 3:55 in Paris
8 months ago

*She was back in the water since October.

*No one goes to Worlds to chill.

*She will beat your Ledecky next year.

Ledecky will go 3:55 in Paris
Reply to  Kathleen who?
8 months ago

“Kathleen” 💀💀💀 the disrespect

Also Haughey will rise above titmus

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Ledecky will go 3:55 in Paris
Reply to  Coleman Hodges
8 months ago

well she said she wanted to peak in 2023-2024 and focus more on the commonwealth games in 2022

jay and finke’s last 50
Reply to  Titmus every day all day
8 months ago

i have to laugh ngl

Stop believing everything you read online
Reply to  jay and finke’s last 50
8 months ago

I expect this to get a lot of downvotes, but why are you bagging someone who trained hard and rose above QUEEN LEDECKY to win 2 individual golds at Tokyo? Ariane is amazing!
Not bagging Haughey at all, she is great, but why undermine Titmus? This site seems to have it in for a lot of Aussie swimmers (in fact non US swimmers in general). Cate Campbell, Shana Jack (way more than her have been caught in drug tests) & now Ariane? I know all people are passionate regarding their country’s athletes, but seriously chill guys. Just take this as Sarah realising the talent in a young and gifted swimmer.
I seriously doubt if questions/comments like this would… Read more »

jay and finke’s last 50

three words: haughey broke records. sure it’s not world records but she broke the asian record for the 200 free TWICE within a short time span. don’t undermine her at all

Ledecky will go 3:55 in Paris

This article was never about her in the first place, someone brought her up and people expressed thier disagreement

So it’s not like we were actively hating on titmus

8 months ago

I can’t imagine cheering on someone and pushing them to break a WR i’ve established, that’s crazy, Sarah really is a class act and a great human being all around !
Siobhan had a great season, I can’t wait to watch her races in the final !

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Reply to  CasualSwimmer
8 months ago

If I’ve quit the event completely? Of course I’d want someone to break it.

8 months ago

„After all, I got plenty to spare!“ – Sarah Sjöström

Rando Embiggen
Reply to  Anonymoose
8 months ago

That, my friends, would be the perfect comeback.

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Coleman started his journey in the water at age 1, and although he actually has no memory of that, something must have stuck. A Missouri native, he joined the Columbia Swim Club at age 9, where he is still remembered for his stylish dragon swim trunks. After giving up on …

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