Kirsty Coventry

FINA AC Announces Re-Appointments And Six New Members

The 2017 – 2021 Fina Athletes Committee (FINA AC) was recently announced with a number of former members re-appointed and six (6) new members appointed.


Sarah Sjostrom – Queen Of All The Sprints

Sarah Sjostrom had a remarkable World Championships in Budapest. She broke the World Records in the 50m and 100m freestyles, winning gold and silver in the individual events.


Le Zimbabwe sélectionne 2 nageurs et 2 nageuses pour les Mondiaux

L’Union aquatique du Zimbabwe (ZAU) a annoncé que quatre nageurs représenteront le pays aux Championnats du monde de 2017 cet été à Budapest.

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Zimbabwe’s Budapest Line-up Has First Male World C’ships Qualifier

The Zimbabwe Aquatic Union (ZAU) has announced a 4 swimmer-strong line-up for the 2017 World Championships in Budapest this summer.

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5-Time Olympian Kirsty Coventry Up For Zimbabwe Olympic Committee VP

Already prolific throughout multiple Olympic organizations, 5-time Olympian Kirsty Coventry of Zimbabwe is running for her nation’s Olympic Committee VP.

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2016 Swammy Awards: Africa Female Swimmer of the Year Farida Osman

Egyptian swimming has been on a roll over the past Olympic quad, and it culminates in back-to-back Africa Female Swimmer of the Year Swammy Awards for Farida Osman.


Kirsty Coventry To Be Elected VP of International Surfing Association

Kirsty Coventry is set to be elected as the next vice-president of the International Surfing Association.

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16 Swimmers Will Carry Nations’ Flags in Closing Ceremonies

While not as widely recognized as those that open the bi-annual event, every Olympic Games ends with a parade of…


Kirsty Coventry Wraps Busy Olympics With Medals and Flag

Zimbabwean swimmer Kirsty Coventry, one of her country’s most accomplished athletes in any sport, will wrap up a busy two weeks…


Coventry and Salnikov Make Strange Bedfellows in Olympic Awards Ceremony

Coventry, an athlete representative for WADA and the IOC who competed for Zimbabwe at these Games, was paired with Vladimir Salnikov, head of the Russian Swimming Federation and member of FINA, in tonight’s medal ceremony.


2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Seven Finals Live Recap

Assuming Michael Phelps isn’t making a comeback down the road, this will be his last individual race ever where he will look to four-peat in this event winning gold number five of these games and 23 all time.


Africa Recap: Coventry Caps Off Historic Olympic Appearance in 200 BK

Kirsty Coventry of Zimbabwe has had an illustrious career– the 32-year-old, who just finished her last race of her 5th Olympics, has cemented herself as one of the greatest African athletes ever.

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Day 7 Finals Preview: Phelps Seeks 5th, Hosszu & Ledecky Eye 4th Golds

Katie Ledecky will look for her second straight 800 free Olympic title tonight.


2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Six Finals Live Recap

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…


Kirsty Coventry Racing for One More Olympic Swim on Thursday

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…