Ukraine Swimming

Switzerland Won’t Race at World Championships if Russia, Belarus are Present

The absence of Switzerland from the 2022 World Championships would mean the absence of a pair of Olympic bronze medalists, including Noe Ponti (above).

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UPDATE: Ukrainian National Swimming Team Coach Safe Post-Missile Attack

Aiyna Morozova, the Ukrainian National Swimming Team Coach, spent two-hours trapped under rubble post-missile attack. She is now as safe as possible.

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FINA Strips Putin of Honor, Requires Athletes to Compete Under Neutral Flags

FINA stopped short of a total ban against Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials, but did bar the country’s flag, anthem, and colors at international competitions.

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FINA Pulls 2022 World Junior Swimming Championships Out of Russia

FINA has pulled August’s World Junior Swimming Championships out of Kazan, Russia, after the Russian Army invaded Ukraine last week.

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Why Ukraine Performs So Well at the Paralympics

As we approach an exciting Paralympic Games, we reflect on what makes Ukraine such a powerhouse, in the pool and in other sports, too.

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Jan Sefl Breaks Czech National Record; Qualifies for First Olympics at Age 30

30-year old Jan Sefl has represented his country internationally on many occasions, but his Olympic “A” cut on Friday gives him a shot at his first Olympics.

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Going To Glasgow: Toussaint Looks To Take 50/100 Backstroke Double

It won’t be a path without obstacles, but Dutch woman Kira Toussaint could grab double gold in Glasgow in women’s backstroke.

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Pikiner Nabs Her 3rd Win of the Meet on Day 4 of Ukraine Swimming Champs

Irina Pikiner, who swept the women’s sprint freestyles earlier in the meet, picked up another win with a 27.67 in the 50 fly as she clipped Anastasia Manakov (27.71) at the finish.

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Sergey Shevtsov Sweeps Sprints on Day 2 of Ukraine Swimming Championships

Shevtsov, who won the 50 free yesterday, turned in a 48.73 for the 100 free title. That’s about a half second off his best, as he’s the National Record holder with a 48.26 from 2017 Worlds.

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16-Year Old Igor Troyanovsky Swims 1:57 in 200 Fly at Ukrainian Nationals

2019 Ukraine Swimming Championships April 23rd-26th, 2019 Kharkiv, Ukraine LCM (50m) Live Results (Live Stream Links as well) 17-year old Igor…

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Romanchuk and Wellbrock Both Break National Records in Stockholm

Mykhalo Romanchuk (above) broke both the Meet Record and the Ukrainian National Record in the men’s 800 meter freestyle.

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Frenchman Mehdy Metella Scratches 50 Fly Semi-Finals on Monday

2018 LEN EUROPEAN AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS August 3-9, 2018 (swimming portion) Glasgow, Scotland Tollcross International Swimming Centre Meet Central Program Psych…

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Andrii Govorov Ties 5th-Best 50 Fly in History

Andrii Govorov tied his own Ukrainian Record in the 50 fly on Saturday in Monaco.

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Yulia Efimova Goes Sub-30; Ikee on Fire on Day 2 in Canet

Rikako Ikee took out one Asian Record and nearly broke another on day 2 of the Canet stop of the 2018 Mare Nostrum Series.

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