In anticipation for the women’s 800 freestyle at the 2012 Olympics in London, commentators described the race as the “biggest moment in British swimming for who knows how long.”
Rachael Solway felt that the coverage of the Rio Olympics swimming, particularly on Swim Swam, inspired her to write articles on the performances of many of her ex-teammates and other British athletes.
It wasn’t her best time – wasn’t even within 6 seconds, in fact – but Katie Ledecky still smashed the Olympic record in heats of the 800 free.
Here is a list of the different broadcasters for each country that will be viewing the 2016 Olympic games.
Today, Katie Ledecky took down the final major Janet Evans record in the books by breaking the four-time Olympic champion’s 28-year-old national championship record.
Four-time Olympic gold medalists Janet Evans and Greg Louganis will be featured on their own Wheaties Boxes starting in May.
Could the Netherlands flip the script and upset Australia in the 4×100 Freestyle relay?
Ledecky is the tallest 800m world record holder in history, standing at 1.83m tall.
Katie Ledecky broke her own world record in the 800 free on the final night of the 2016 Austin Pro Series meet.
DeSantis and the Viking take a look at the stats to determine how much past Olympic experience should weigh in toward national selection criteria.
Glasgow, Scotland will host the 2016 British Swimming Championships, which will serve as the nation’s Olympic qualifying meet next spring.
There are not many better stories than the comeback of Jazz Carlin. After suffering major illnesses disrupting her preparations for…
This new generation of British talent is also pushing the veterans of British Swimming to help the country move forward.
Rebecca Adlington has given birth to her first child.