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).


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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…


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.


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.