Carol Zaleski

The Case For Short Course (Meters, of Course)

Despite short course meters becoming more and more prominent in the sport, USA Swimming continues to look the other way.


2022 Golden Goggle Awards – Live Recap

Follow along with us to find out who will win big at USA Swimming’s 19th annual Golden Goggle Awards ceremony in New York City.


Carol Zaleski Retires from Swimming After Groundbreaking 45-Year Career

Carol Zaleski made history as the first female member of FINA’s Technical Swimming Committee and the first female Olympic swimming deck referee.

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Emre Sakci Disputes DQs At SC Worlds, Challenges FINA For Transparency

Turkey’s Sakci disagrees with the disqualifications he received at the Short Course World Championships, and wants an increase in video review from FINA.


Emre Sakci Breaks SCM 50 Breast World Record, First Person Under 25 Seconds

Emre Sakci set a new SCM 50 breaststroke world record at the Turkish National Championships on Monday with a time of 24.95.


Emre Sakci Squalificato Nei 50 Rana Dopo Aver Nuotato Il Miglior Tempo

Durante le semifinali dei 50 rana, il turco Emre Sakci  è stato squalificato per la seconda volta dopo aver realizzato il miglior tempo.

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Emre Sakci Disqualified (Again) In Men’s 50 Breast Semis After Posting Top Time

Sakci, who was also disqualified in the men’s 100 breast, got called for an infraction in the men’s 50 breast semis after putting up the top time in 25.52.


Technical Swimming Committee Chair Carol Zaleski awarded FINA Order

FINA Technical Swimming Committee chair Carol Zaleski was awarded the FINA Order in Abu Dhabi during the 2021 Short Course World Championships.

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Carol Zaleski Speaks On Use of Underwater Cameras, Cause of DQs At SC Worlds

FINA Technical Swim Committee Chair Carol Zaleski breaks down the use of underwater cameras in determining DQs and why we saw so many on Day 1in Abu Dhabi.


12 American Technical Officials for 2020 Olympic Games Named

Denice Wepasnick, the head starter at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials, will also work as a starter at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.


Lithuanian Federation Protested Rapsys DQ, Says No Specific Rule Was Cited

The Lithuanian Federation says it protested the disqualification of would-be world champ Danas Rapsys and remains critical of the process.


Squalifiche Ai Mondiali-Lilly King DQ 200Ra USA Propone Appello-Oggi Decisione

Squalifiche ai Mondiali FINA 2019: Nelle batterie del Day 5, Lilly King è stata squalificata nei 200 rana, USA propone appello, oggi la decisione

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USA Swimming’s Protest of Lilly King DQ Denied, Will Be Heard by Jury of Appeal

Olympian King was called for a “non-simultaneous touch” on her first turn and USA Swimming is going deep into the appeal process over it.


USA Swimming Sends 7-Page Response to WSF’s Protest of Wielgus Hall of Fame Induction

On Thursday, the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) made a formal protest against the induction of USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus…


Women’s Sports Foundation Protests Wielgus’ HOF Induction; Group of Past USA Swimming Presidents Push Back

The letter is signed by a group referring to themselves as “Victims of Coaching Sexual Abuse,” as well as “Supporters of Victims of Coaching Sexual Abuse,” which includes the Women’s Sports Foundation as a whole and several Olympians, high level coaches, and victims in recent high-profile coaching abuse cases.