Rie Kaneto, qui vient d’annoncer qu’elle prenait sa retraite sportive à 29 ans, n’est pas une petite championne.
Luthersdottir became the first woman in Iceland history to compete in an Olympic final in swimming.
Team USA’s Matt Grevers returns to the pool this morning for the men’s 50 back prelims and will look to set himself up for a shot at another individual medal.
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Last weekend’s Orlando Sectionals saw some international stars tuning up their races before they head to Rio to represent their respective countries. One of the biggest swims of the meet came in the 200 back, where Matea Samardzic broke her own Croatian record to win the event in 2:09.11.
Hali Flickinger has scratched the women’s 200 back this morning to focus on the 100 free.
Heat sheets for the first day of the Arena Pro Swim Sereis at Indianapolis have been posted, and Shannon Vreeland, Gunnar Bentz and Hilda Luthersdottir are among the more notable day 1 scratches.
Lilly King is coming off a lifetime-best 100 breaststroke in Charlotte, and is one of America’s fastest-rising swimmers heading into U.S. Olympic Trials.
After lowering her own Icelandic 100 breaststroke record earlier this week, Hilda Luthersdottir made it a national double, going 2:22.96 to break her own 200 breast record Friday.
Final day of the Arena Pro Series Swim at Austin, prelims recap.
Arena Pro Swim Series in Austin, Texas, day 1 prelims recap.
Three former Gators — Ryan Lochte, Sebastien Rousseau and Hilda Luthersdottir — and newcomer Jan Switkowski each took part in their respective events.
On the men’s side, senior Corey Main, junior Mitch D’Arrigo, and sophomore Jan Switkowski are set to represent the Blue and Orange. Sophomore Theresa Michalak will also compete on the women’s end.
Dressel (above) won five races at the Southern Zone South Sectional Championships in Orlando this weekend.
Luthersdottir breaks Icelandic record, Meier shatters Liechtensteinian record to close Small Nation Games
A pair of national records and a slew of meet records closed the Small Nation Games in Reykjavik, Iceland Friday.