Gormley dropped over four seconds Saturday night and now sits behind only Madelyn Donohoe and Regan Smith in the ranks of 16-year-old women nation-wide.
Olivia Smoliga is one of four women in the hunt to win the 100 back at U.S. Nationals.
Can anybody challenge Kathleen Baker for the 200 backstroke throne in Irvine?
USA National Teamer, Regan Smith, does not set goal times. That was a surprise to hear. Most elite swimmers are driven by goal times–but Regan is only 16 years old. It sounds like she’s going with the flow, trusting her training, and not putting too much pressure on herself.
We will definitely have a new name atop the women’s 100 fly at this year’s Nationals, but the face likely won’t be.
We’ve compiled the top 6 swimmers in each event eligible for the Team USA’s 2018 Junior Pan Pacs squad.
Kelsi Dahlia’s 25.48 AR is in danger, thanks to, well, herself.
USA Swimming constantly has young swimmers cropping up to take place of seasoned stars, and that couldn’t be more true in women’s backstroke.
USA’s Kathleen Baker swam the 3rd fastest 100 backstroke in the world this year with a 58.77 at the Mare Nostrum in Barcelona.
The top 5 races to watch at the 2018 Mare Nostrum Tour in Barcelona features an often unspoken rivalry between female breaststrokers.
Lenny Krayzelburg’s SwimSquad won a tough Santa Clara meet, putting up the second-highest point total of any team at any meet so far. Krayzelburg’s 98 points is second only to the 107 his crew put up in Austin.
Tonight, Katie Ledecky will try to better her season-best 3:57.94 in the 400 free from May at the Indy PSS.
Simone Manuel will swim the 50 free on day 4 in Santa Clara.
You can watch Caeleb Dressel’s 100 free win, as well as the 200 IM showdown between World Champion Chase Kalisz and World Record holder Ryan Lochte.
Regan Smith pulled off an impressive double on Day 3 of Santa Clara, winning the 100 back and then nearly taking another victory in the 200 fly