Svetlana Chimrova

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Vote for the Russian Swimming Federation’s People’s Choice Awards

Look here to vote for the Apollo and Aphrodite Awards, the people’s choice awards of the Russian Swimming Federation.

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Three Russian Records Fall At Short Course Russian Champs

A trio of national records dropped over five days at the Short Course Russian Championships in Kazan this week.

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Yuliya Efimova Calls Out Michael Phelps For Smoking Weed

When asked about Lilly King’s comments in the lead up to a heated 100 breast final, Efimova responded, “Then what would she say about Michael Phelps?”

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Updating Relay Projections: Americans Now Favored In Both Medleys

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.

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Svetlana Chimrova Breaks Russian Record in 100 Fly at Russia Cup

2016 Russia Cup July 17th-18th, 2016 Ruza, Russia Long Course Meters Full, live results available here Svetlana Chimrova has broken…

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Russia Includes Yulia Efimova on Approved Olympic Roster

The Russian Swimming Federation has confirmed its roster for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games at its meeting on June 7th,…

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Russia Announces Rosters For Mare Nostrum Series

Alexander Krasnykh will be among 21 Russians competing on the Mare Nostrum circuit in early June.

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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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