Maria Astashkina

Russian Olympian Arina Openysheva Joins Louisville Women

Openysheva swam at the 2016 Rio Olympics for Russia, where she finished 18th in the 200 free prelims and anchored Russia’s 800 free relay to a 7th place finish.

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Top Ten Men’s Storylines Of The 2017-18 NCAA Season

Caeleb Dressel will swim for his collegiate legacy in his senior year with the Florida Gators.

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College Swimming Preview: Eyes on Comerford Leading #6 Louisville

After her breakout year both on the NCAA and the world stage last year, the sky is really the limit for Mallory Comerford, who will rematch some of the best swimmers in history in the freestyle events.

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Turkey’s Viktoria Zeynep Gunes Sets new Turkish Record in 200m Breast

Turkey’s Viktoria Zeynep Gunes has set a new national record in the women’s 200m breast stroke at the last session of the 2015 European Short Course Championships.

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2015 European Short Course Championships Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

2015 EUROPEAN SHORT COURSE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS AT THE WINGATE INSTITUTE IN NETANYA, ISRAEL Wednesday, December 2nd-6th Prelims at 9:30 am local (2:30…

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WATCH: Race videos from 5th and final day of 2015 European Games

Courtesy of Baku 2015 European Games on YouTube, we’ve got race videos of the finals from day 5 in Baku, including the Junior World Record 100 breast from Russia’s Anton Chupkov.

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European Games; Day Four Prelims

Daniil Pakhomov puts up a lifetime best of 52.25 in the prelims of the men’s 100 butterfly…

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Russia hits 10 golds, 22 total swimming medals on day 3 of European Games

The Russians continue to lead the swimming medal tables after day 3 of the European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Maria Astashkina chasing Baku breaststroke sweep, junior world record

Just two days in to the first-ever European Games, one Russian swimmer is on the verge of a complete stroke domination.

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2015 European Games Day 2 Finals: Steenbergen Matches Semi’s Time for 100 Free Gold

The Inaugural European Games continue today with an exciting line-up of finals, including the women’s 400 freestyle and men’s 200 breaststroke from Baku.

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European Games; Day Two Prelims

Maria Astashkina the next step in her attempt to sweep the breaststroke events qualifying with the top time in the women’s 200 breaststroke…

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WATCH: Race videos from Day 1 of Baku European Games

Courtesy of the Baku 2015 European Games on YouTube, we have race video of most of the finals from day 1. You can check out more videos from other sports at the Games by following this link.

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European Games; Day One Prelims

Marrit Steenbergen of the Netherlands and Arina Openysheva of Russia both hit the wall in a time of 55.18, tying for this morning’s fastest qualifying time in the women’s 100 freestyle…

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Sanz Takes 200 IM In The Only Championship Record On The Final Night Of European Juniors

Africa Zamoran Sanz of Spain was the only swimmer to break an individual championship record on the final night of the European Junior Championships in Dordrecht…

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European Juniors Day 3: No Stopping the Russian Girls

The Russian team continued its dominance on the medal stand on Day Three of the European Junior Championships in Dordrecht…

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