Katie Ledecky will swim the women’s 800 freestyle on the opening night of U.S. Winter Nationals.
Katie Ledecky became the first US swimmer to get a 2020 Olympic Trials cut while tonight at the 2018 Winter National Championships in Greensboro, NC.
The past two Novembers, Katie Ledecky has broken short course yard American and NCAA records (essentially world-bests for the yards format). Now a pro, Ledecky will look for a long course world record with a time drop tonight.
The 2018 U.S. Winter Nationals begin today, with a rare long course meters format marking the opening of the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifying period. Here are five major storylines to watch this week in Greensboro.
As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order….
Stanford senior Ella Eastin will be hunting for three NCAA individual titles for the second-straight year, and we think she can do it.
Ella Eastin and Stanford chase a third-straight NCAA team title. Who are the top challengers? A conference rival you probably saw coming and a couple more teams you might not have.
Hungary and France emerged victorious on the day of the Open Water Junior World Championships in the team relays.
Erica Sullivan, who earlier this week was named to the 2018-2019 USA Swimming National Team in the 800 free, 1500…
American Michael Brinegar won the men’s 18-19 10k on day 2 of the FINA Open Water Junior World Championships.
Louise Hansson is a multistroke star who leads a USC team primed to move up from last year’s 12th place finish.
Michael Andrew qualified for the 2018-2019 US National Team in all 4 strokes.
Kylie Powers is a big in-state get for the Aggies #7 recruiting class.
Chase Kalisz will compete in the men’s 400 IM on day 1 of the Pan Pacific Championships.
While our preview of the 200 and 400 frees focused on challengers to world power Katie Ledecky (mostly in the 200), the 800 and 1500 are a more familiar story for Ledecky: total domination.