Maya DiRado

Six Up For Election To USA Swimming BOD At Annual Business Meeting

Maya Dirado Andrews is up for nomination as USA Swimming’s Athlete Representative alongside fellow Olympian Andrew Gemmell.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Maya DiRado Announces Pregnancy

Olympic gold medalist Maya DiRado has announced that she is pregnant with a baby boy alongside her husband Robert Andrews.

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Tokyo Relay Speculations: Are King & Efimova Off Their Medley Relays?

Teens USA’s Jacoby and ROC’s Chikunova bested their veteran teammates King and Efimova in the 1BR final. But will the experienced vets keep their relay spots?

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Swimming Previews: McKeown Staking Claim in Women’s 200 Back

In the absence of world record holder Regan Smith, Australian Kaylee McKeown will be in a league of her own in the women’s 200 backstroke in Tokyo.

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Maya DiRado Shares Memories From Lead-up to 2016 US Trials, Olympic Games

We sat down with Olympic Icon Maya DiRado to discuss how much of a roller coaster the lead-up to both the Olympic Trials and Olympic Games can be

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2021 US Olympic Trials Previews: Bacon’s Time To Sizzle in Women’s 200 Back

Behind world record holder Regan Smith, the women’s 200 back field is extremely tight, led by Wisconsin’s Phoebe Bacon looking to make her first Olympic team.

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2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Previews: Vets, Rising Stars & The 200 IM X-Factor

Fourth in the women’s 200 IM in 2016, Madisyn Cox appears to be hitting her peak as we head into the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Rikako Ikee Makes Waves In Tokyo

We’re back this week with swimming’s TopTenTweets presented by Arena, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse.

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QUIZ: Pick The Winning Times From All 2016 Olympic Swimming Events

Can you pick the winning time of each swimming event at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games? Test your knowledge in our latest swimming quiz.

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Roadmaps – Mapping the Journey of US Swimming Stars: Women’s 200 IM

Read more on the top 8 U.S. women’s 200 IMers this Olympic quad, featuring Melanie Margalis, Kathleen Baker, Alex Walsh, Madisyn Cox, Ella Eastin, and more.

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Looking Back at Day 4 of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials

Let’s go back and remember what was going on during the 4th day of the Olympic Trials back in 2012 and 2016.

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Looking Back at Day 1 of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials

It’s June 21st, and in addition to being Father’s Day, today was supposed to be the start of the 2020 US Olympic Trials.

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Big Ten Announces Mental Health Initiatives, Including 31-Person Cabinet

The Big Ten Mental Health and Wellness Cabinet has been put together to promote optimal mental health for student-athletes.

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Looking Back At Maya DiRado’s April of 2016

One Olympic cycle ago, Maya DiRado was completing an impressive month of April that set her up for a first-time Olympic berth and four medals in Rio.

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USA Swimming Calls for Nominations for 2 Board of Director Seats

USA Swimming has announced that it will elect two new members to its Board of Directors in September 2020: 1 At-Large member and 1 athlete representative.

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