Will The US Have Issues with Qualifying Standards for Non-Olympic 50s in 2023?
The US is in pretty good shape in most stroke 50s for having two qualifiers – though there are a few opportunities for that to go wrong.
At 16 Years, 222 Days Young, How Does Summer McIntosh’s World Record Rank?
World Record breakers at 16-or-younger is becoming less-and-less common, but where does Summer McIntosh’s swim from Wednesday rank?
Paul Yetter Breaks Down His “Rule of Thumb” For Guesstimating IM Potential
North Baltimore Aquatic Club head coach Paul Yetter, coach of one of the best 400 IMers in history, runs the math on his rule of thumb for event potential.
The Most Outstanding World Records In Long Course Meters
No world record stands above the rest quite like Sarah Sjostrom’s mark of 24.43 in the women’s 50 butterfly.
Which Swimmers Have The Longest Annual Streak of Being Ranked In The World’s Top 10?
Sarah Sjostrom has ranked inside the world’s top 10 at the end of the year 14 consecutive times in both the women’s 50 fly and 100 fly.
Analyzing The 2022 World Records: Has There Been A Recent Pattern?
We have witnessed eight world records in long course meters in 2022 — slightly fewer than in 2021, when 10 world records were set.
Elite Swimmers Are Getting Older and Peaking Later – Or Are They?
At 42, Brazilian Nicholas Santos won gold in the men’s 50 butterfly at the 2022 Short Course World Championships.
Into The History
In 2022, several swimmers became the first of their countries to win medals at major competitions, etching their name into the history books.
The Most Impressive Records In Short Course Yards
Caeleb Dressel’s own three records in short course yards that will be incredibly difficult for anyone to match in the near future.
Men’s 50 Freestyle vs 100-Meter Dash: Breaking Magical Barriers
During the 2022 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Brazilian superstar veteran Bruno Fratus set the 100th 21-point 50 freestyle of his career.
Can Regan Smith Contend For Major International Meets In The 200 IM?
Regan Smith is the fifth-fastest U.S. National team member in the 200 IM, with 75% of her splits being gold-medal caliber. But then there’s breaststroke…
Katie Ledecky Wins McIntosh Rematch, Sets US Open Championships Record in 400 Free
After Canadian teen Summer McIntosh won a head-to-head battle with Katie Ledecky a few weeks ago at a World Cup meet; Ledecky fought back on Thursday in Greensboro.
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