Men’s 400m IM Olympic champion from 2016, Kosuke Hagino, has decided to hang up his goggles and retire from competitive swimming.
“I can say it calmly and with a smile: that was it, thank you,” said 35-year-old Laszlo Cseh of Hungary upon announcing his retirement.
Sakiko Shimizu of Japan has revealed her decision to retire from competitive swimming at the age of 29. She finaled in the 400m IM in Rio.
Japan’s Akihiro Yamaguchi, the one-time World Record holder in the men’s 200m breast, has announced his formal retirement at the age of 26.
Finnerty explains that staying in swimming an extra year for the 2020-21 season was a challenge in itself, as he had been ready to move on
Says 2-time Olympian David McKeon, “This isn’t a goodbye to swimming by any means, this is just the start of a new chapter in my journey!”
Olympic silver medalist from Rio Pieter Timmers of Belgium says goodbye to competitive racing , hanging up his goggles from Budapest today.
Danish Olympian Mie Nielsen has announced her retirement from competitive swimming, hanging up her goggles at the age of 24.
2016 Olympian Dan Smith of Australia (29) has announced his retirement from the sport of swimming, albeit in quiet fashion.
26-year-old Judit Ignacio of Spain has decided to hang up her goggles and retire from competitive swimming before next year’s Olympic Games.
This week British backstroking ace Jessica Fullalove made the decision to hang up her goggles and retire from competitive swimming.
“Swimming has been the biggest part of my life for the past 10 years but it is time to listen to my heart and move on,” says Charlotte Atkinson of GBR.
The silver medalist in the men’s 100m freestyle from the 2016 Olympic Games, Pieter Timmers of Belgium, has announced he will no longer be pursuing Tokyo.
Former Florida Gator Corey Main of New Zealand has announced his retirement from competitive swimming at 24 years of age.
Multi-Olympic medalist Aliaksandra Herasimenia of Belarus has announced her retirement from competitive swimming at the age of 33.