Svetlana Chimrova

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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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Rozaliya Nasretdniova Breaks Countrymate’s Junior World Record in 50 Fly; Just MIsses Russian Mark

Russian swimmer Rozalia Nasretdniova has broken the Junior World Record in the girls’ 50 fly at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games…

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Ottesen Records World’s Top Time In The 50 Butterfly

Jeanette Ottesen took the women’s 50 butterfly in Barcelona in a time of 25.27…

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Morozov Puts Up Second Fastest 50 Backstroke

Russian star Vlad Morozov followed his 100 freestyle win by taking the men’s 50 backstroke on day four of the Russian National Championships in Moscow…

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Two Junior World Records open Russian Nationals, but notable absences dominate

The first day of Russian Nationals saw three Junior World Record-breaking swims culminating in two new records, but the bigger story so far has been the big names not competing for various reasons.

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European Champion Vitalii Melnikov Provisionally Suspended After Positive Tests for EPO

Russian Sergey Melnikov has been provisionally suspended by FINA after a positive test for EPO at the 2013 European Championships.

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Russians Break World Records One More Time to Close Herning 2013

Vlad Morozov and the Russian men have broken yet another relay World Record to finish off the 2013 European Short Course Championships.

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Two more national records, host of junior records fall at Russian Championships

Two more Russian national records fell in the final few days of swimming in Kazan. Oleg Kostin got in on…

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Nasretdinova, Popova making assaults on national record book at Russian Championships

Rosalie Nasretdinova has broken two junior national records at the Championships of Russia thus far, and was also only a…

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FINA World Junior Championships *Day 5 Real-Time Recaps*

Luke Percy already won the 50 free at World Juniors; he’ll be looking for a middle lane coming out of Friday’s semifinals in the 100. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Chimrova Breaks 4th Meet Record in 100 Fly Prelims on Day 5 at Junior World CHampionships

Luke Percy was also among the top seeds coming out of prelims, with his coming in the 100 free. (Photo: Colin Blair/SwimSwam.com)

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Mack Horton Swims 5th-Best 800 Free in World in 2013 at World Juniors Day 3

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte will go for her first major international non-breaststroke medal tonight in the girls’ 100 free final. (File Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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