Yulia Efimova

The Official SwimSwam 2017 World Champs Preview/Predictions Tracker

Don’t want to miss a single one of our 2017 World Championship event-by-event previews or predictions? We’ve got you covered. Bookmark this page and come back daily for updated predictions and links out to each new event preview.

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2017 Worlds Preview: World Record Watch for Efimova

You can find links to all of our event-by-event previews and a compilation of our predicted medal-winners here. 2017 FINA…

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2017 World Championships: World Record Watch List

Sarah Sjöström has shimmied her way right up to world records in the 50 and 100 free this year, on top of already being a threat to her own 50 and 100 fly WRs.

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Swimming Technique & Racing Strategy

Swimming technique goes hand in hand with racing strategy. Racing strategy often involves implementing more than one swimming technique.

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Mare Nostrum Canet Day 1: Historic Swims From Efimova & Sjostrom

Sarah Sjostrom and Yulia Efimova set the pool on fire in Canet tonight on day 1 of the final 2017 Mare Nostrum Tour.

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Sjostrom Heads For Another Stunning Double In Canet

Girl on Fire: 24.53 50 free and 57.07 100 fly double morning swims for Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom in Canet like it’s no big deal.

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2017 Mare Nostrum Barcelona-Sjostrom Snares 4th Fastest 100 Free Ever

Swedish Olympic gold medalist Sarah Sjostrom took on the Campbell sister titans in the women’s 100m freestyle and won, clocking the 4th fastest time ever in the process.

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Yulia Efimova Clocks 200 Breast Within .72 Of World Record In Spain

Yulia Efimova frightened the 200m breaststroke world record tonight, earning a mark that would have won gold in Rio.

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2017 Mare Nostrom Monaco: Battles Brewing On Day 1 Prelims

Aussie speedster James Magnussen made his post-Rio debut today in Monaco, notching the 2nd seed in the 100m freestyle in 49.29.

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Absolutely Stacked Field Set for Monaco Stop of Mare Nostrum Tour

World record holder Sarah Sjöström is one of many Olympians in the field of the Monaco stop of the Mare Nostrum tour.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Ulyett & The British Breaststroke Invasion

For several years now, Adam Peaty has been putting Great Britain on the map in men’s breaststroke. Now it’s Jocelyn Ulyett’s turn to do it on the women’s side.

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Lilly King Gets A Gift From Russia

American swimmer Lilly King has received a present from one of her Russian supporters – a traditional Russian Ushanka, emblazoned…

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Efimova, Kostin Hit World #1s on Day 1 Of Russian Nationals

It was the sprinters who came up with the best performances on day 1 of Russian nationals, with Yulia Efimova hitting a new world #1 time in the 50 breast and Oleg Kostin doing the same in the 50 fly.

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