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Kathleen Baker Headlines North Carolina Swimming Hall of Fame Class of 2024

Baker is joined by Tom Brewer, John Calvert, Kathy McKee, and Eric Schwall in the class, with the induction ceremony scheduled for Saturday, March 2.


Tomas Rodriguez (Para), Erika Braun (Masters) Break Records at Rowdy Gaines Classic

Tomas Rodriguez (above) knocked 17 seconds off his own American Para-Swimming Record, while Erika Braun Broke 3 American Masters Records.

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Richard Burns Slices Almost 7 Seconds Off World Record in Men’s 80-84 200 Back (3:04.59)

After breaking three of his own masters world records on Friday, 80-year-old Richard Burns broke another global standard in the 200 back on Sunday.


Holly Green Breaks Two More World Records on Day 4 of USMS Summer Nationals

60-year-old Holly Green added two more masters world records to her tally in back-to-back events on Saturday in Sarasota. 


1980 Olympic Bronze Medalist Djan Madruga Breaks Masters World Record (USMS Day 2)

2023 US MASTERS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS August 2-6, 2023 Sarasota, Florida Long Course Meters (50 meters) Event site Live Stream Results…


Erika Braun Breaks Masters 50-54 National Record in 100-Meter Breast (1:21.34)

51-year-old masters swimming star Erika Braun took down the American record in the 100-meter breaststroke for the 50-54 age group on Saturday.


Susie O’Neill Breaks Masters World Record in First Race Since Sydney 2000 Olympics

Racing for the first time in 23 years, 49-year-old Susie O’Neill (right) set a new 50 fly masters world record for the 50-54 age group with a 28.95.


2023 USMS Spring Nats Day 4: Jenny Thompson Breaks Another 50-54 Record with 23.75 50 FR

The championships closed out with a bang, seeing 12 records fall.


2023 USMS Spring Nats Day 3: US and BRA Olympian Gabrielle Rose Breaks Two More Records

The third day of the 2023 US Masters Swimming Spring Nationals in Irvine saw another 17 Masters National Records go down.


2023 USMS Spring Nationals Day 1: Grant Shoults Cracks Men’s 25-29 1000 Free Record

The first day of the meet was slim in the schedule, featuring only the 1650 free, 1000 free, and mixed 400 free relay. 


51-Year-Old Erika Braun Blasts 31.55 50 Yard Breast, Second American Record in One Day

Erika Braun, a 2016 North Carolina Swimming Hall of Fame inductee, swam a a 31.55 50 yard breast to break Susan von der Lippe’s U.S. Masters record.


Erika Braun Swims 52.55 in the 100 Yard Free at 50-Years Old, Breaks American Record

Erika Braun lowered her own 50-54 women’s 100 free record with a 52.55, then split 23.73 on the free leg of NC Masters’ record-breaking 200 medley relay.


Diann Uustal Breaks Six Masters World Records At Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic

The Sarasota Sharks 280-319 women’s relay broke 4 Masters world and national records. From left to right: Nancy Kryka, Sue Watts, June Carson, Diann Uustal.

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Herrmann Making The Most Of Her Return To The Pool: U.S. Masters Nationals Wrap Up

The Clovis Swim Club Masters member set a FINA Masters world record at Summer Nationals.

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Herrmann, Lamb & Guthrie Among Repeat Record Breakers on Day 4 of USMS Nationals

Danielle Herrmann, Willard Lamb, and David Guthrie, who have all already set world records at USMS Nationals, each set another on Day 4.