Svetlana Chimrova

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34 Make Russian Olympic Team, Jury’s Still Out On 5 (Counting Efimova)

The names are out for the Russian Olympic team. 34 swimmers are officially going to Rio, 4 have another chance at Euros, and, if her suspension falls through, Efimova will jump onto the roster automatically.

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Morozov Pops 21.7 50 Free at Day 6 Prelims of Russian Trials

Vladimir Morozov was the top qualifier in the men’s 50 free this morning at Russian Trials.

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Morozov Tops 100 Free Field At Day 4 Prelims of Russian Trials

Vladimir Morozov had his first individual swim of the meet this morning in the men’s 100 freestyle.

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Three New Qualifiers On Day 2 Of Russian Olympic Trials

Kirill Prigoda was one of three new Olympic qualifiers on day two of the Russian Olympic Trials.

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Svetlana Chimrova Breaks Own Russian Record En Route To Olympic Berth

2016 RUSSIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS / OLYMPIC TRIALS April 16-23rd, 2016 Moscow, Russia Prelims 09:00/Finals 18:00 Local Time Prelims 02:00/Finals 11:00 U.S….

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2016 Russian Olympic Trials: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Danila Izotov will compete in the men’s 200 free semi-finals at day 2 finals in Russia.

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Krasnykh Stands as Lone Olympic Qualifier on Day 1 of Russian Trials

Aleksdandr Krasnykh was not expected to make the Russian Olympic Team in the 400 free, but he showed up and had the swim-of-his-life on Saturday evening in Moscow.

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2016 Russian Championships: Day 1 Finals Real-Time Recaps

There’s not much expectation for day 1’s finals, but in the men’s 100 breaststroke semi-finals, Kirill Prigoda will try and regain his 2015 record-breaking form after qualifying just 11th in prelims.

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Andrea Berrino Re-Breaks Her Argentine National Record In 50 Back

Andrea Berrino took down her Argentine national record by nearly a second in the 50 back at this weekend’s South American Championships.

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Chimrova Sets 100 Butterfly Record at Russian Short Course Champs

Svetlana Chimrova posted a time of 56.87 in the 100 butterfly breaking her own national record of 57.03…

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China Holds Off Brazil on the Final Day of the World Military Games

China and Brazil battled for the top spot in the medal standings…

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China Leads Medal Count after Day One of World Military Games

Chinese star Ning Zetao won gold in the men’s 50 freestyle on the first day of the World Military Games…

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Rikako Ikee Breaks Championship Record In Women’s 100 Butterfly

Rikako Ikee of Japan won the women’s 100 fly in a new championship record of 58.28

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Vlad Morozov Won’t Swim 100 Free at 2014 World Short Course Championships

One of the world’s best short course swimmers, Vlad Morozov, will only swim two individual races at the 2014 World Short Course Championships.

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FINA officially invalidates Russian relay world records featuring Yuliya Efimova

As of this week, FINA has wiped two Russian relay world records off the books due to the failed drug test by Yuliya Efimova.

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