Gianluca Urlando

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Gianluca Urlando

Coming off a summer of long course time explosions, 16-year-old Gianluca Urlando transferred that speed and more to the short course yards pool in December.

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2019 Knoxville Pro Swim Series: SwimSquad Projections

The first stop of the 2019 Pro Swim Series is showing an unforeseen – but perhaps massively important – impact of the new series scoring rules on the SwimSquad Battles. And it starts with #1 overall pick Chase Kalisz.

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Luca Urlando, Swimming Beyond His Years

16-year-old Luca Urlando has the mental approach of a much older swimmer – and it’s paying off in the water.

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SwimSwam’s Official 2018 Swammy Award Index

This month, we’re recounting the top performers and performances of the year 2018. Keep track of all of our Swammy Award winners here, with links out to full Swammy Award stories and honorable mentions.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Age Group Swimmer of the Year – 15-16

Regan Smith and Gianluca Urlando (pictured) top our list of 15-16s for 2018.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Urlando Tops Phelps NAG

Anytime you break a record held by the all-time greatest, you’re going to get some buzz.

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Top 8 Combined Finishers: All 4 Days of 2018 Winter Juniors East/West

Here are the top 8 finishers in each event overall, combining results from the two meets.

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WATCH Gianluca Urlando Down Michael Phelps’ 200 Fly NAG (1:40.91)

Watch as 16-year-old Gianluca Urlando wins the 200 fly at 2018 Speedo Winter Junior Championships – West in 1:40.91, crushing the old meet record and taking down Michael Phelps’ 15-16 National Age Group Record.

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2018 Winter Juniors – West: Day 4 Race Videos

Watch all the races from Day 4 of the 2018 Speedo Winter Junior Championships – West.

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Top 8 Combined Finishers: Day 4 of 2018 Winter Juniors East/West

With USA Swimming’s winter junior championships split between two locations, we have put together nightly lists of the top 8 finishers in each event overall, combining results from the two meets.

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Gianluca Urlando Erases Michael Phelps’ 200 Fly NAG from the Books with 1:40.91

Gianluca Urlando, 16, of DART Swimming broke Michael Phelps’ 15-16 NAG and became the youngest swimmer ever to break 1:41 in the 200 butterfly on Saturday.

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2018 Winter Juniors West: Urlando Posts #5 15-16 200 BK In 1:42.11

16 year-old phenom Gianluca Urlando took the top seed in the 200 backstroke and 200 butterfly Saturday morning in Austin, TX.

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2018 Winter Juniors – West: Day 3 Race Videos

Watch all the championship finals from Day 3 of 2018 Winter Juniors – West.

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Gianluca Urlando Adds NAG Record in 100 Back to Resume

2018 SPEEDO WINTER JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS- WEST December 5-8, 2018 Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center, Austin Texas SCY (25y)…

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