Franko Grgic

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Swimming Preview: A 3-Way Battle Brewing in the Men’s 1500

Wellbrock is the 4th-fastest swimmer of all-time in the event, holding the 9th, 10th, and 11th fastest times in history.

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Breaking The Super-Suited Records: A 2021 Redux

Having taken out the men’s 100 fly world record in 2019, Caeleb Dressel is now eyeing Cesar Cielo’s super-suited world records in the 50 and 100 freestyle.

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SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2021: Men’s #100 – #76

We start our countdown of the top 100 men and the top 100 women in world-level swimming heading into the 2021 Olympic year.

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Roadmaps 2.0 – Mapping International Swim Stars: Men’s 1500 Free

Did you know Franko Grgic broke 14:49 in the 1500 free at age 16, one year before Gregorio Paltrinieri did ten years ago? Read for more men’s 1500 free facts.

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2019 Swammy Awards: World Junior Male Swimmer of the Year Andrei Minakov

Andrei Minakov won medals at the European Junior Championships, World Championships, and World Junior Championships as he drug his taper out for over a month.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Grgic Nominated For Euro Award, Carlisle’s Swim City

Check out the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Franko Grgic, Zac Reid, Johnny Carlisle, Fayetteville, North Carolina & Flowers Sea Swim.

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SwimSwam Pulse: Urlando Voted Most Likely Tokyo Medalist From World Jr Boys

Luca Urlando and Andrei Minakov topped our poll of boys World Junior champs most likely to win a medal of any kind at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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Dolfin Swim of the Week: Grgic’s True WJR Caps World Juniors

Franko Grgic is faster at age 16 than greats like Grant Hackett or Sun Yang were throughout their junior careers. He’s #6 in the world while still a teenager.

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Which World Junior Championships Medalists Are Medals Contenders for 2020?

Regan Smith set World Records in the 100m back and 200m back at 2019 World Championships and is an early favorite to win gold in Tokyo in 2020.

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Top 5 Men’s Swims From 2019 World Junior Championships

See if your favorite male swim from the 2019 World Junior Championships fell among our top 5 performances from Budapest.

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‘True’ World Junior Records In Swimming As of August 2019

We took our best shot at the research, digging through history to find the top junior times in each event, based on FINA’s world junior record criteria.

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2019 vs 2017 FINA World Junior Championships: Which was Faster?

Josh Matheny, who broke the Championships Record in the 200 breast, was 1.05% faster than Daniel Roy, the 2017 winner of the event.

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2019 World Junior Championships: Pancake Hot Take – WJC Roundup

On the last 2 days of racing, we saw some great swims, with world junior records going down on both days. For that, I give the last 2 days…

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Mondiali Junior: Minakov E Pallister Migliori Atleti, Ceccon Secondo

Mondiali Junior: Andrei Minakov e Lani Pallister sono stati proclamati nuotatore e nuotatrice dell’evento. Ceccon è secondo nella classifica individuale

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Thomas Neill Ends World Juniors With 1500 Silver, Enters Top 10 Aussies List

Aussie Thomas Neill had a heck of a meet at these World Juniors, crushing his personal bests en route to 3 individual medals.

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