“Today I have chosen to walk away from competitive swimming,” says Kiwi Matthew Hutchins.
Follow along for live updates from the first preliminary session of the 2017 World University Games.
New Zealand has announced a roster of 10 athletes for the upcoming World University Games taking place in Taipei, Taiwan from August 19-30.
All smiles as Matthew Stanley notches a FINA A qualifying mark in the men’s 200m freestyle in Auckland.
Corey Main came up big in the men’s 200m backstroke in Auckland.
After coming in as the top seed last year, Texas senior Clark Smith will look to redeem himself and land on top of the podium this time around in the men’s 1650 free.
Paul Powers of Michigan will try to move into the pole position of the men’s 50 freestyle, while Indiana leads after day 1 of B1G championship action.
Cannon Clifton set four pool records on Senior Day for the Badgers
Dylan Carter’s 19.69 win in the 50 freestyle was one of many fast swims on display Friday afternoon at the Uytengsu Aquatic Center
The Badger men and women each face 3 top 10 opponents from the 2016 NCAA Championships. Interestingly, while their season is lined with plenty of tough competiton, they’ll only face one Big Ten team before conference.
Katy Campbell and Matthew Hutchins both picked up wins in the distance events on night 1 of the LA Invite.
Lauren Boyle (above) and Glenn Snyders become the 3rd and 4th New Zealand swimmers to qualify for 3 Olympic Games.
Jeremy Bagshaw and the Canadian men tried to improve their 800 free relay ranking at the end of day 5 finals at the Canadian Olympic Trials.
Canadian record holder Ryan Cochrane will compete in the men’s 400m free on day 3 at the Canadian Olympic Trials.
The Michigan men lead the Big Ten Championships after just one day, but Wisconsin’s Matthew Hutchins and Ohio State’s Ching Lim carry top seeds into this morning’s prelims.