Junya Koga

Step Up Your Backstroke Rotation (Video)

Watch world champion Junya Koga performing the body rotation backstroke swimming drill, you will see how powerful the body rotation can be when coupled with the kick or the pull.

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Une carrière en or : Champion du monde pour la dernière course de Camille Lacourt

Camille Lacourt a terminé sa belle carrière avec une médaille d’or dans le 50 mètres dos, son troisième titre mondial consécutif sur la distance.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 8 Finals Preview

Camille Lacourt seeks a three-peat in the men’s 50 back in his final swim.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 7 Finals Live Recap

Caeleb Dressel goes for the finals double tonight in the 50 free and 100 fly.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 7 Finals Preview

Day 7 finals will feature the showdown between Joseph Schooling and Caeleb Dressel in the men’s 100 fly.

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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 7 Prelims Live Recap

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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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 7 Prelims Preview

Lilly King and Katie Meili will be back in action on day 7 in the women’s 50 breast.

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The Official SwimSwam 2017 World Champs Preview/Predictions Tracker

Don’t want to miss a single one of our 2017 World Championship event-by-event previews or predictions? We’ve got you covered. Bookmark this page and come back daily for updated predictions and links out to each new event preview.

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2017 Worlds Previews: USA Seeks Worlds Redemption in M. 400 FR Relay

After missing the final in the men’s 400 free relay in 2015, the USA is one of the major medal threats for gold at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

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2017 Worlds Preview: Lacourt Hunts For Three-Peat In Men’s 50 Back

Camille Lacourt will look to three-peat in the men’s 50 back at the final meet of his career.

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Justin Ress Pulls off Upset with Championship Record 24.4 50 Back

On day 3 of the 2017 U.S. Nationals/World Championships Trials, Ress pulled off a slight upset over Olympic backstroke champions Matt Grevers and Ryan Murphy to win the 50 back and secure his spot on the World Championships Roster.

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Why Head Position In Backstroke Matters, Plus Two Drills For Head Position

Learn more about head position in backstroke by watching the Race Club swimisode featuring World Champion backstroker, Junya Koga.

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Guy Closes Japan Open With 51.5 100 Fly PB, Watanabe Goes 2:07.7

Great Britain’s James Guy closed out the Japan Open with a personal best 51.50 in the men’s 100 fly.

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Peaty Produces In-Season Sub-59, While Ikee Fires Off Another 1:56 2fr

Sub-59 second 1breast for world recorder holder Adam Peaty right after a training camp? No problem.

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