SwimSwam Pulse: 47.9% Would Name Women’s Sprint Free Award After Sarah Sjostrom
Sjostrom is the current world record holder in both the 50 and 100 free, but has not won an Olympic gold medal in either race.
Swimmers With The Most World Records Set In One Calendar Year
Michael Phelps set a total of nine world records in 2008, including seven at the Beijing Olympics. But he’s not the swimmer with the most WRs set in one year.
Nessuna Donna Europea Ha Vinto Un Oro Alle Olimpiadi Di Tokyo
Per la prima volta dalle Olimpiadi del 1972, nessuna donna europea ha vinto un oro alle Olimpiadi di Tokyo 2020. A Rio furono 6
Championnats du monde 2019 : Résumé jour 6
Résumé de la 6e journée des Championnats du monde 2019 à Gwangju. L’Américaine Simone Manuel s’est imposée sur 100 m nage libre
Simone Manuel Becomes 1st Woman to Win 7 Medals in Single World Championships
With two gold medals Sunday, Simone Manuel separated herself from the group of eight women who had previously won six medals in a single meet.
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.
Ledecky’s Dozen: Passes Missy For Most World Champs Golds In History
With her third consecutive 1500 free title, Katie Ledecky has passed Missy Franklin for the most gold medals in long course World Championships history, holding a dozen world titles in as many appearances.
Katie Ledecky Ties Missy Franklin with 11th LC World Championship
Katie Ledecky has tied Missy Franklin for the most long course World Championships in history.
Happy Olympic Day: Check Out The 20 Most-Decorated Olympic Swimmers Ever
June 23 marks Olympic Day, a holiday dedicated to the Olympic movement and its three pillars: move, learn and discover. To celebrate, we’re giving swim fans a chance to move (their mouse to scroll lower down this page), learn (about the most-decorated Olympic swimmers of all-time) and discover (some swimming legends they may not have previously known).
Where Penny Oleksiak’s Performance Ranks Amongst Best Teens In Olympic History
Penny Oleksiak was the most dominant teenager at the 2016 Olympic Games by far, taking home one gold, one silver, and two bronze medals for Canada in the pool.
“The Last Gold” Premieres at LA Film Festival to Rave Audience Reviews
“The Last Gold: The greatest untold story in Olympic swimming history,” which recounts the struggle the U.S. women’s swim team had against the doped East Germans at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montréal, opened on Monday at the Los Angeles Film Festival.
Cate Campbell Looking Beyond Rio
Aussie sprinting mega-star Cate Campbell has a vision of her career extending well beyond 2016.
Revenge of the Nerds: All-time Women’s Olympic Medal Winners
You might be surprised to learn that it’s Kirsty Coventry who has won the most individual Olympic medals, among women, of all time. Believe it. (Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Kirsty Coventry)
Nerding Out: All-Time Leaders in World Championship Medal Counts
If Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte were their own country at World Championships, they’d sit in 6th place in the total gold medal count for all sports, both men and women.