Olympic champions Dmitriy Balandin and Joseph Schooling are among the high-profile athletes not from powerhouse squads Japan or China competing at the 2018 Asian Games.
While competing at the 2018 Kanto High School Championship Swimming Games over July 21st – July 23rd, 18-year-old Rikako Ikee threw down impressive times across her bread-and-butter sprint free and fly events.
Michael Andrew scratched the men’s 200 IM on the final day of the Columbus Pro Swim Series.
Chase Kalisz will go for a clean sweep of the 400 IM titles on the PSS circuit tonight in Columbus.
Siobhan Haughey raced past Margo Geer at the finish, clocking a 53.86 to win, just off of her lifetime best
Leah Smith will contest the women’s 400 IM and 200 free on day 3 in Columbus.
Check out race videos from day 2 finals in Columbus.
2016 Austrian Olympian Felix Auboeck will be among the swimmers to attend the meet.
Taylor Ruck has scratched out of the 200 free on day 3 at the Indianapolis Pro Swim.
Simone Manuel is the top seed in a 100 free field that consists of many American talents along with some international standouts.
Siobhan Haughey of Michigan, while still dealing with a foot/ankle injury, raced her way to lifetime bests in the 200 IM, 200 free, and 100 free this weekend in Columbus
After becoming the 6th fastest performer ever with her time from prelims, Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson is the top seed for the 200 back, but she’ll be up against Cal’s defending NCAA champ Kathleen Baker.
Mallory Comerford and Simone Manuel will go head-to-head in the NCAA 100 free final.
Stanford’s Ella Eastin is looking for a perfect 3-for-3 in both NCAA titles and American Records here. She’ll be swimming in the 200 fly towards the end of the session.
Stanford looks like the favorite, but the interesting strategy to watch Saturday will be where teams use their star sprinters – both Simone Manuel and Abbey Weitzeil could anchor or lead off. And where they swim just might be the difference-maker if the race gets tight.