Abbey Weitzeil’s huge split on the 4×100 free relay gives a spark of hope to an American medley relay originally projected to take silver.
The heated grudge-match between Lilly King and Yulia Efimova will take place last night.
Michael Phelps will be competing in the heats of the men’s 200m butterfly shortly after where he’s not exactly the favorite. It looks to be a three man race right now between Phelps and his two rivals: Chad le Clos of South Africa and Laszlo Cseh of Hungary. Both have said their fair share of talk about Phelps making this one of the most anticipated races of the games.
After missing the podium in this race at the 2015 FINA World Championshps, the defending Olympic champions from Team USA will be pushed hard by the Australian in their attempt at 400 medley relay redemption in Rio.
The American quartet will be chasing gold as well as the Chinese World Record of 7:42.08.
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.
Ye Shiwen bounced back to win the 200 IM on Wednesday at the Chinese Olympic Trials after placing just 7th in the 400 IM.
Rikako Ikee won the women’s 100 freestyle at the Kitajima Cup in a time of 53.99…
2015 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS RACE VIDEO: The Chinese relay team of Fu Yuanhui, Shi Jinglin, Lu Ying, and Shen Duo win the final gold medal of the 2015 FINA World Championships.
Team USA (Ryan Murphy, Kevin Cordes, Tom Shields, and Nathan Adrian) are World Champions in the men’s 4x100m medley relay.
It took up until the very last individual event of the 2015 European Games for Israel to earn a gold medal in swimming, but sprinter Ziv Kalontrov made it worth the wait.
Day 6 of Chinese Nationals was highlighted by a pair of 200 strokers who put up times ranked in the top 5 in the world.
Chinese star Sun Yang has won his 3rd event of the meet so far at the 2015 Chinese Spring Nationals in…
Russian Daria K Ustinova set junior world records in the 100 and 200 backstroke while finishing top 10 in the world rankings in both events…
Even in a relatively uneventful year (by her standards, at least), China’s Ye Shiwen was far and away the top female swimmer in Asia.