About half of voters picked the women’s 200 free as the next world record to fall from our list, which also included the IMs and the ridiculous 200 fly.
Hackett’s 7:23.42 world record set in July of 2008 is almost six seconds faster than anyone else in history.
On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs won their first Super Bowl in 50 years. We use that as a measuring stick to mark the passage of time in our own sport of…
Our series counts down the supersuited world records most and least likely to be broken. We start with Tier 4: the unthinkables.
Rikako Ikee broke her own Japanese and Pan Pacific Championship meet record to win gold in the women’s 100 fly, becoming the 4th-fastest performer in history.
Japanese teenage sensation Rikako Ikee is tied for the fastest time in the world this year in the women’s 100 butterfly (56.23).
Battere un Record fissato con i costumi gommati è sempre una gran soddisfazione. Già nel 2008, la tecnologia applicata ai…
Nearly half of the LC world records on the books are still from either 2008 or 2009.
Rikako Ikee’s tear through the Mare Nostrum series continued on Saturday with another new Japanese Record.
Legendary Australian swim coach Ken Wood has died, the Australian Swim Coaches and Teachers Association has posted on their Facebok page….
More than 40% of SwimSwam voters selected Liu Zige’s 2:01.81 in the 200 fly as the current world record that would last the longest, narrowly edging the men’s 200 free (1:42.00 from Paul Biedermann).
Emma McKeon equalled the Australian Record of Jessicah Schipper (56.23) in the women’s 100 fly semi-finals.
Penny Oleksiak broke the junior world record in the women’s 100 fly winning silver.
Though the world record is safe in the women’s 200 fly, China’s dominance in the event on the world stage is less certain.
Katinka Hosszu will take on one of the toughest world records on the books in Rio: the women’s 400 IM.