Mary T. Meagher

By the Numbers: Looking Back at Legendary Coach Don Gambril’s Career on His 90th Birthday

In honor of Don Gambril’s 90th birthday today, let’s look back at some career accomplishments of the legendary U.S. Olympic coach.


The 10 Oldest U.S. NAG Records Remaining On the Books

The recent onslaught on the record books has left just four NAG standards remaining from the 1970s, two from the 1980s, and 13 total from the 20th century.


Regan Smith Rips U.S. Open Meet Records in 200 Back (2:04.27) and 200 Fly (2:06.72)

Regan Smith destroyed her 200 back/200 fly double on Saturday, winning both events by more than two seconds and setting a pair of U.S. Open meet records.


2023 World Champs Preview: Tokyo Olympic Rematch Brewing in Women’s 100 Fly

It’s tough to bet against 23-year-old Canadian Maggie MacNeil in this race given that she hasn’t lost the LCM 100 fly at a major senior international meet.


Watch: Torri Huske Rallies Past Gretchen Walsh for 100 Fly Title in World-Leading 56.18

The top three finishers in this event registered the top three times in the world this season as Zhang Yufei (56.48) previously held the fastest mark. 


Michael Phelps Becomes the Longest Standing LCM World Record Holder in Modern History

June 27, 2023 marks 20 years, 316 days since Phelps set the world record in the 400 IM, making him the longest standing world record holder in LCM.


Alex Shackell Swims 2:07.95, Becomes 5th-Fastest 15-16-Year-Old American In History

Shackell moved up one spot in the 15-16 age group rankings by cracking 2:08 for the first time at the 2023 World Championships Trials.

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2023 U.S. Trials Previews: Foster, Kalisz Frontrunners Once Again In Men’s 400 IM

After having proven his naysayers wrong, Carson Foster looks to one up his silver medal from 2022 and attempts to win that elusive individual gold.


Susie O’Neill Breaks Masters World Record in First Race Since Sydney 2000 Olympics

Racing for the first time in 23 years, 49-year-old Susie O’Neill (right) set a new 50 fly masters world record for the 50-54 age group with a 28.95.


Kate Douglass Named 2023 Honda Sport Award Winner For Swimming And Diving

Douglass, who also won in 2022, becomes the first swimmer since Natalie Coughlin to earn multiple Honda Sport Awards in their collegiate career.


Iconic Swimmers’ Nicknames

Michael Phelps, “The Baltimore Bullet,” has one of the most iconic nicknames in swimming history.


Olympic Icons Natalie Coughlin, Mary T. Meagher Highlight Cal Alumni Practice

SwimSwam got the chance to observe the Cal women welcome its alumni back to Speiker Aquatic Center in Berkeley, California last weekend


Michael Phelps Hits 20-Year Anniversary Of Owning The 400 IM World Record

Phelps first broke the 400 IM world record in August 2002, and now that he’s hit the 20-year mark, is closing in on the world record reign in recent history.


How Does Sydney McLaughlin’s 400m Hurdle Record Compare to Similar Swimming Feats?

After Sydney McLaughlin shattered her own 400m hurdle world record on Friday, we explored whether any swimmers had achieved comparable feats in the pool.


BSN Sports Swim Team of the Month: Lakeside Swim Team

The Lakeside Swim Team of Louisville, Kentucky, traces its existence back to 1928, and over the years it has produced eleven Olympians.

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