Darian Townsend

FALLOUT: How Does Darian Townsend’s Addition Nationality Change Affect U.S. Landscape?

Earlier today, SwimSwam’s Mike Lewis reported an exclusive interview where former South African Darian Townsend announced that he had earned American…

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All American – Darian Townsend earns USA Citizenship, Will Compete at U.S. Nationals

Three-time South African Olympian Darian Townsend is now an American citizen, sending shockwaves through the American lineup. Darian Townsend is one…

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3-time Olympian and Olympic Gold Medalist Darian Townsend extends agreement with A3 Performance

Townsend is an 8-time NCAA Champion, World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian and an Olympic Gold Medalist in the 400-meter Freestyle Relay at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.

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Townsend rolls at Arizona Invitational, winning five events in versatile fashion

Darian Townsend stole the show at the Speedo Arizona Invitational over the weekend. The New York Athletic Club swimmer won five events swimming only two of the meet’s four finals sessions.

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Wow – Lots of Swimmers! Time Lapse of USMS Nationals Warm Up

The 2014 U.S. Masters Swimming spring nationals have wrapped but for 1000’s of masters swimmers the memories are as fresh as…

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Charlotte Grand Prix follows suit, will be dual Masters-sanctioned like Mesa

The Charlotte Grand Prix, like the Mesa stop before it, will be dual sanctioned by USA Swimming and US Masters Swimming, meaning athletes like Nathan Adrian could go after Masters World Records at the competition.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: USMS champ Darian Townsend would love to see 100 IM added to NCAA lineup

Former South African Olympian Darian Townsend won the 100 IM at Masters Nationals in a new USMS record, and he’d like to see the event gain more of a footing in the U.S.

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The show is over but the memories live on: USMS Nationals Photo Vault Day 4

It’s a wrap.  The 2014 U.S. Masters Swimming spring nationals are over but there’s a lot of fast swimming and…

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RACE VIDEO: Watch Nathan Adrian Scare American Record at USMS Nationals

Watch Nathan Adrian swim the fastest 100 yard freestyle ever done in a Masters’ competition, and nearly the fastest done by an American in any competition.

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The fun continues: USMS Nationals Day 3 Photo Vault

The NorCal fun just keeps rolling at the George Haines International Swim Center as the U.S. Masters Swimming spring nationals…

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Big-name fields take the pool at Masters Nationals beginning tomorrow

The men’s 100 free field features Olympians Matt Biondi, David Sims, Josh Davis, Anthony Ervin (pictured), Nathan Adrian, Darian Townsend and Philip Morrison among others.

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Sign on – Mesa Grand Prix Autography Line Time Lapse

One of the beautiful things about our sport is access. In a world where many of the top athletes have…

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Race Video: Darian Townsend Wins 200 IM, 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Mesa

Race Video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam Partner

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2014 Arena Grand Prix – Day 3 Finals – Photo Vault

Anthony Ervin, Olympic Champion, at the 2014 Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, AZ.

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Race Video: Ryan Lochte Wins 200 Free at the 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Mesa, 1:49.48

Ryan Lochte took advantage of his under waters to finish the race with the win. Lochte finished with a time of 1:49.48, just ahead of Townsend at 1:49.94.

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