The list of 2nd-fastest performers all-time includes many legendary swimmers and former records that were once thought untouchable.
At the 2001 World Championships in Fukoka, Japan, Australian Ian Thorpe won gold and set a new world record in the 200m freestyle.
Gennadi Touretski was responsible for guiding the careers of some of the greatest swimmers the sport has produced, including Alexander Popov and Michael Klim.
Gennadi Touretski è morto a 71 anni. Nella sua lunga carriera ha allenato Alexander Popov portandolo a conquistare nove medaglie olimpiche
Reports indicate that Touretski had a stroke, and was subsequently put into a medically induced coma, but unfortunately never recovered.
Also known as the Flying Dutchman, Pieter van den Hoogenband earned his place among the greatest sprint freestylers of all time at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Our most recent poll asked SwimSwam readers to pick between five of the tougher remaining world records from the super-suit era.
Twenty years ago, Australian Ian Thorpe kicked off a new millennium with three world records and a 400 free that still stacks up among the best in history.
Ian Thorpe vs Pieter van den Hoogenband vs Michael Phelps in the 200 meter freestyle at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens…
Relive Phelps winning his first world title at the 2001 Championships in Fukuoka, breaking the 200 fly world record for the second time in four months.
Gare epiche: La storica medaglia d’oro del Sudafrica alle Olimpiadi di Atene dl 2004 nella staffetta 4×100 metri stile libero maschili
Heading into the 2004 Olympics, the men’s 4×100 free relay was a hot commodity. The United States had swept the…
McKeon was joined by the likes of Ian Thorpe, Cate and Bronte Campbell, Emily Seebohm and others as they raised money for bushfire relief.
Michael Phelps rivela di non avere ricevuto aiuto durante il suo periodo di depressione dal Comitato Olimpico degli Stati Uniti.
There are now more than 100 charges against Australian swim coach and MasterChef contestant Paul Frost, the son of legendary coach Doug Frost.