Aschwin Wildeboer

What Would Catalonian Independence Mean for Swimming?

A referendum being held in Spain that carries significant geopolitical weight could also have an impact on swimming. Catalonians are…

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Czerniak Puts Up Second Fastest 100 Freestyle at Spanish SC Champs

Konrad Czerniak took the men’s 100 freestyle ini a time of 46.76…

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Belmonte Returns to Action Winning the 1500 Free at Spanish Champs

Mireia Belmonte took the women’s 1500 freestyle in a time of 15:46.64…

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Legendary Australian, Danish, Spanish coach Paulus Wildeboer passes away at 59

Paulus Wildeboer, one of the most well-known and well-respected swimming coaches in the world has passed away after an ongoing illness, according to AS.com, a Spanish-based sports site.

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Spain Sending 20 in Host Contingent for 2013 World Championships

After coming in a bit stingy with their Olympic roster in 2012, where only 13 swimmers made the trip to London,…

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Aschwin Wildeboer to Join South Africa’s Players Swim Club with Van Der Burgh

The debacle of the green pool in South Africa hasn’t scared away former World Record holder Aschwin Wildeboer. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Spain qualifies 14 swimmers for World Championships at Spanish Nationals

Fourteen Spanish swimmers qualified for the upcoming World Championships at the Spanish Nationals which ran from March 21st-24th in Pontevedra….

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Halsall takes centre stage on final day in Marseille

On the final day of the 2nd International Meeting of the Mediterranean in Marseille Great Britain’s Fran Halsall capped off a…

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Belmonte Takes Two; Lacourt Beats World Record Holder on Day 1 in Marseilles

The Americans weren’t involved on Day 1 of the Marseilles meet, but the Spanish and French went at it for some big results. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Day 3 in Istanbul Finishes With a WR, an Upset, and a Bang

Jeanette Ottesen and the Danish Women won their first ever World Championship relay medal on Friday (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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CN Sabadell Says No Thanks; Parts Ways with Mireiea Belmonte

Just a week ago it seemed as though all complaints had been worked out between Spain’s biggest swimming star Mireia Belmonte…

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Sprint News 9/22/12: Claire Donahue Gets Big Honor; Olympic Voyeur Gets Light Sentence; Belmonte/Wildeboer to Train in Barcelona

Claire Donahue at the christening of the Claire Donahue Aquatic Center in Lenoir City, Tennessee.

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Seebohm Breaks Australian Record in Day 2 Prelims; Missy 2nd

Australia’s Emily Seebohm came within a stroke of the World Record in prelims of the 100 back. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Picks: Grevers v. Lacourt a Near-Record Battle in the Men’s Olympic 100 Back

Matt Grevers isn’t the only backstroker who’s approached the World Record in the last two years.

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Kromo Breaks Meet Record at Sette Colli

Ranomi cracked a Meet Record on Friday in Rome (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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