Bella Sims

Practice + Pancakes: Sandpipers Elite Group “Sprints” 7300 IM/Fly Workout

I don’t think Ron would agree, but according to the athletes, this 7,300-yard workout was their “sprint” practice for the week.


Grimes Pulls Off 1:51.46 200 BK, 1:53.93 200 FL, And 4:40.59 500 FR In One Session

Grimes’s times from the 2022 Desert Invite in the 200 fly, 200 back, and 500 free all would have been fast enough to make the B-final at 2022 NCAAs.


What Does Erin Gemmell’s 1:54.86 Split Mean for the U.S. Women’s 4×200 Free Relay?

With a pair of flat-start 1:56.1s and now her 1:54.86 split all in the last month, Gemmell is cementing herself as one of best 200 freestylers in the US.


2022 Duel in the Pool: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

We’ll have more of the same from yesterday’s action, including traditional events, as well as skins, broken, mystery, and more unique relays. 


Reviewing The Most Notable Swims From Day Three Of Duel In The Pool

In this article, we review some of the top performances and what we think were some fun moments that displayed the unconventionality of this meet. 


Reviewing The Most Notable Swims From Day Two Of Duel In The Pool

Mollie O’Callaghan (pictured) was one of Australia’s standout performers on day two of the Duel in the Pool competition between the US and the Aussies.

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2022 Duel in the Pool: Day 2 Live Recap

The Australian team got off to a good start yesterday, defeating the United States in the mixed 4×800 open water relay to gain an early advantage in scoring.


2022 Duel In The Pool: Predicting How Things Will Go Down On Day 2

Michael Andrew will play a crucial role if the U.S. team is to have success on Day 2 of the Duel In The Pool in Sydney, Australia.


2022 Duel in the Pool: Australia Edges U.S. in Mixed 4×800 Open Water Relay

The quartet of Kareena Lee, Chelsea Gubecka, Kai Edwards, and Kyle Lee pulled off the victory to give the Aussies an 8-6 edge after day one.


2022 Duel In The Pool Preview: Australian Depth Outmatches The Americans

The Australian team, primarily on the women’s side, is stacked at the Duel In The Pool, making the home team a big favorite to defeat the Americans.


Ledecky 1:54.50 Nei 200 Stile a Irvine, Avrebbe Vinto L’Oro A Budapest

Katie Ledecky ha vinto il titolo nazionale nei 200 stile libero a Irvine con un tempo che le sarebbe valso l’oro ai Mondiali di Budapest

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Ledecky Posts 1:54.50 200 Free to Win Nationals, Would’ve Won Gold at Worlds

Katie Ledecky won the 200 free national title comfortably in 1:54.50, a time which would’ve earned her gold at World Championships.


17 Year Old Erin Gemmell Swims Personal Best of 1:57.12 in Women’s 200 Freestyle

The future of the US women’s 4×200 freestyle relay looks bright led by teenagers Claire Weinstein, Bella Sims, and Gemmell.

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See the List of Jr. Pan Pacs & Duel in the Pool Swimmers Competing at US Nationals

13 members of the US Roster for the Jr. Pan Pacs Championships and 16 members of the US roster for the Duel in the Pool will compete in Irvine this week.


Bella Sims Previews Duel in the Pool Open Water Relay, Broken Individual Events

Sims is following up her world champs performance with a Duel in the Pool debut, where she will be a part of the 4×800 open water relay