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Rio 2016 Olympic Previews: Australia Chasing WR in Women’s 400 Free Relay

As we head into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Australia looks like the team to beat in the women’s 4×100 free relay. This year, the Aussies have 3 women under 53 seconds, with Cate Campbell (52.06), Bronte Campbell (52.58), and Emma McKeon (52.80) sitting 1st, 2nd, and 4th in the World Rankings.


Rio 2016 Olympic Preview: Campbells Look To Go 1-2 In Women’s 100 Free

Newly-minted World Record Holder Cate Campbell of Australia is the one to beat in the women’s 100m freestyle event at the 2016 Olympic Games.


2016 Rio Olympics Preview: American Women on WR Hunt in 800 Free Relay

The American quartet will be chasing gold as well as the Chinese World Record of 7:42.08.


Watch FINA’s Montage Of Recent World Record-Setting Moments

FINA has pieced together old and new moments documenting world records across the long course and short course formats of our sport.


2016 Rio Olympics Previews: 2 World Leaders Clash in Women’s 200 Free

Katie Ledecky will attempt to handle Sarah Sjostrom in the 200 free in Rio in a blockbuster showdown between two forces in the sport of swimming.


The Official SwimSwam Rio 2016 Olympics Preview Schedule

Don’t miss a second of our pre-Olympic coverage with this handy central bookmark post, where we’ll link out to our event-by-event previews as they drop and track our medalist predictions as we make them.


Katinka Hosszu Entered in 5 Events for 2016 Olympic Games

Hungarian superstar Katinka Hosszu has entered 5 individual events for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games that begin on August 6th, 2016…


U.S. Trials’ Impact On World’s Top 5 In Each Event: Women’s Edition

Katie Ledecky holds two #1 times in the world in Olympic events.


Rio 2016 Olympics Preview: Sarah Sjostrom Looking Like Ledecky In 100 Fly

Sarah Sjostrom has put up so many fast swims in butterfly that have pushed the boundaries of reality in the sport– she’ll attack the 100 fly in Rio, and the WR is very much so in danger.


Rio 2016 Olympic Previews: Clash Of Sprinters In Women’s 50 Free

The World Record in the women’s 50 freestyle is on watch at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, and the showdown will see 3 of the top 10 fastest all time performers go head to head.


2016 Swedish Nationals Day 4: Sjostrom and Alshammar Blitz 50 Fly

Sarah Sjostrom left the field in her wake in the 50 fly finals today, winning the race in a blistering 25.07. Now six-time Olympian Therese Alshammar came in 2nd with a 25.78, the only other swimmer to go sub-26 in the race.


WATCH: Sarah Sjostrom Swim World-Leading 200 Free (Ledecky Comparison)

Sarah Sjostrom (above) swam a world-leading 200 free time of 1:54.34 on Wednesday at the Swedish National Championships. That pushed her ahead of American Katie Ledecky, although the two swam their races very differently.


WATCH Sarah Sjostrom Swim 55.9 in 100m Fly (RACE VIDEO)

Race video above courtesy Sodertorn a-grupp. 2016 SWEDISH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS July 6 – July 10, 2016 Norrköping, Sweden Competition Website…


Swedish Nationals Day 2: Sjostrom Wins 100 Fly Gold in 55.9

Sarah Sjostrom racked up another win at Swedish Nationals, this time winning the women’s 100 fly with a blistering 55.95 to blow away the field.


Sjostrom Swims 1:54.34 in 200 Free Becoming New World Leader on Day 1

In the finals of the women’s 200 freestyle, Sjostrom crushed the competition by almost a full two seconds to clench the victory in a time of 1:54.34, the fastest time in the world this year.