Ryan Lochte dropped the 400 IM which, for SwimSwam staff, was the most-anticipated race on his schedule this week at the US National Swimming Championships.
Daniel Zaitsev set a new Estonian National Record in the 50 fly on day two of the Budapest Open, putting up a time of 23.53.
Harvard is leading the way for the mid-major schools, having qualified 6 individual swimmers and all 5 relays.
More upheaval at the top! For the second straight men’s Power Rankings, we have a new #1 as the battle for the NCAA title continues to tighten.
Townley Haas and the Texas Longhorns are the returning #1s… right? Our first-place votes are surprisingly split in our preseason NCAA men’s Power Rankings.
Simona Quadarella helped kick-off the Italians’ siege on the medal table through night 1 of the 2018 Mediterranean Games.
Braxton Marion from Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club and Cypress Ranch High School in Houston will swim for the Harvard Crimson in the fall.
Nice’s Charlotte Bonnet wrapped up the 2018 FFN Golden Tour Camille Muffat – Marseille with a new French National Record in the 100 free, going 53.36 to win the final event of the weekend.
Melanie Henique of Marseille won the women’s 50 fly with 25.63, tying her own French National Record and posting the #4 time in the world so far this season.
Mathilde Cini is the top seed in the women’s 50 back and 100 back at the Marseille stage of the FFN Golden Tour Camille-Muffat.
Ryan Linnihan of Brookfield Central High School and Elmbrook Swim Club has verbally committed to the application process at Harvard University.
Simon Lamar of Sonora High School and FAST Swim Team in Southern California has verbally committed to the application process at Harvard.
Umitcan Gures, Euro Juniors gold medalist in the 50 meter butterfly, has announced his verbal commitment to Harvard for 2018-19.
Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi is the headliner in tonight’s 50 breast semifinals as he chases his own Junior World Record.
Team USA’s Michael Andrew will take on a triple tonight, swimming finals of the 50 free and 50 back. He’s also got semifinals of the 50 fly.