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.
After Sydney McLaughlin shattered her own 400m hurdle world record on Friday, we explored whether any swimmers had achieved comparable feats in the pool.
The Lakeside Swim Team of Louisville, Kentucky, traces its existence back to 1928, and over the years it has produced eleven Olympians.
Three women cracked the 56-second barrier in the LCM 100 fly, threatening Sarah Sjostrom’s 55.48 world record. But is Sjostrom’s Olympic title also in danger?
SwimSwam first interviewed Torri Huske in 2019 after the North Virginia 6A Regional Championships when she was a high school sophomore.
From June 2019 to November 2020, teens Claire Curzan and Torri Huske rocketed to the top of the women’s 100 fly US ranks, threatening veteran Kelsi Dahlia.
NOVA sisters Grace and Caroline Sheble come in as tonight’s top 2 seeds in the 200 fly final while Inspire Swim Team holds the top 2 men’s 50 back seeds.
17-year-old Charlotte Hook of TAC Titans swam a 1:52.72 in the 200-yard fly, becoming the fastest 17-year-old in the last deacade and No. 3 17-18 all-time.
Howley established a new personal best in the 200 fly, shaving .02 seconds off her previous best, which she had swum just 22 days ago.
Mary T. Meagher’s 80s NAGs and Mary Descenza’s 2009 American record remain unbroken today. Who’s been close to breaking the marks? Could they ever go down?
The Lakeside Swim Team of Louisville, Kentucky, traces its existence back to 1928, and over the years it has produced ten Olympians.
At the mid-point of competing Olympic boycotts, the national swimming teams of the U.S. and the USSR got together in 1982 for a dual meet. We’ve unearthed full results.
Nearly everything has changed in the sport since 1989, other than the fact that Eddie Reese was winning team titles at Texas.
After setting an American record in the 50 free during the shortened 2019-20 NCAA season, Weitzeil becomes the sixth Cal swimmer to win the award.
On April 11, 1980, Rowdy Gaines and Mary T. Meagher each set world records, the bright spot in an otherwise disappointing year with an Olympic boycott.