The New Year is upon us! So we at SwimSwam are wrapping up our 2016 Swammy Awards with a look back at the 16 biggest stories of the year 2016.
American Simone Manuel pulled a shocking upset in the 100 free to become the first black woman ever to win an Olympic gold medal in swimming.
At the conclusion of the 2016 Olympics Swim Ireland will be going through some major restructuring at its highest level…
1st African American woman to win an Olympic medal relects on the historic 1-2-3 Minority Finish at Women’s NCAAs
Maritza McClendon: “A tear instantly came to my eyes, I couldn’t believe it… This is a true moment in history for minorities. I still can’t believe we had three women of color take 1,2, 3 in the 100 free at Division 1 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.”
Olympic silver medalist Maritza Correia is one of five swimmers being inducted to the Georgia Aquatics Hall of Fame next week.
Awards galore at the USAS Convention. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Olympic medalist, Maritza Correia McClendon, is a former American and World Record holder, the first African Amercian woman to achieve…
“Tony Azevedo delivers free gear to a water polo team in a Lamborghini…”
Cullen Jones has been the figurehead for the drowning prevention program in the United States. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)