Ariana Kukors

A Brief History of Female Swimmers Turning Pro Early & Forgoing NCAA Eligibility

Regan Smith is the latest in a long line of female swimmers who have turned pro early, and history shows us it’s a decision that doesn’t always work out.


Alex Walsh Clocks 2:07.13 200 IM, Becomes #5 Performer Of All-Time

Walsh was within a second of the World Record when she won the women’s 200 IM at the 2022 World Championships, snapping Hosszu’s win streak in the event.


Trials USA: I Risultati Completi Ed I Video Di Tutte Le Gare Del Day5

Si sono chiusi a Greensboro i Trials USA che hanno deciso la formazione americana per i prossimi Campionati del Mondo di Budapest.

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Alex Walsh Record US Open Nei 200 Misti 2:07.84- Sesta All Time

Alex Walsh ha vinto i 200 metri misti femminili ai Trials USA siglano il nuovo record US Open con il tempo di 2:07.84, sesto tempo all time

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Alex Walsh Breaks U.S. Open Record With 2:07.84 200 IM, #2 American Ever

Walsh is now the only other American woman alongside Ariana Kukors to break the 2:08 barrier in the 200 IM, and is the #6 performer of all time.


Ranking The World Records Most Likely To Go Down In Tokyo: Women’s Edition

Australia’s Ariarne Titmus has a legitimate shot to be apart of three world records in Tokyo.


Katie Grimes Swims 4:09.27 400 Yard IM, 3rd Fastest All-Time in 13-14 Age Group

Sandpipers’ Katie Grimes dropped 5 seconds in her 400 yard IM today, nearing Katie Hoff’s 13-14 National Age Group record of 4:08.44 which she set in 2004.


Former World Record Holder Ariana Kukors Announces Birth of her First Child

Olympian and former World Record holder Ariana Kukors Smith has given birth to her first child alongside her husband Matthew Smith.

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2009 World Champion Ariana Kukors Smith Reveals Pregnancy

Kukors Smith was the 2009 World Champion in the 200 IM, setting a World Record with her winning swim. Her baby is due September 1.


Looking Back at Day 4 of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials

Let’s go back and remember what was going on during the 4th day of the Olympic Trials back in 2012 and 2016.


Betsy Mitchell: A Different Perspective On NCAA Athletics

Mitchell, an Olympic gold medalist, former Division I coach, and current Caltech athletic director, has seen swimming from all angles.


Top 10 Women’s Swimmers Who Never Won an Olympic Gold Medal

American swimmer Katie Hoff broke American Records, World Records and won 3 Olympic medals in ’08, but in spite of huge expectations, none of them were gold.


Kukors Smith Settles Lawsuit With USA Swimming, Hutchison

Olympian Ariana Kukors Smith has settled her lawsuit against USA Swimming over sexual abuse she says she suffered at the hands of former coach Sean Hutchison.


2018 Search of Sean Hutchison’s Apartment Turned Up No Actionable Crimes

A 2018 search of swim coach Sean Hutchison’s apartment turned up no crimes within the statute of limitations, according to documents obtained by SwimSwam.


Ariana Kukors Smith Drops Suit Against Mark Schubert; Other Defendants Remain

Ariana Kukors Smith has settled her civil lawsuit against former USA Swimming national team director Mark Schubert, but the other defendants remain.

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