Zhang Lin

SwimSwam Pulse: 46% Pick Men’s 200 Back As Next Super-Suited WR In Danger

Our most recent poll asked SwimSwam readers to pick between five of the tougher remaining world records from the super-suit era.

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Top 10 Men’s Swimmers Who Never Won an Olympic Gold Medal

If it weren’t for Michael Phelps, would we be discussing Laszlo Cseh in the conversation as greatest male swimmer of all-time?

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The Oldest (And Most Underrated) World Record: Grant Hackett’s SCM 800 Free

Hackett’s 7:23.42 world record set in July of 2008 is almost six seconds faster than anyone else in history.

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Kansas City Chiefs Win First Super Bowl in 50 Years: a Swimming Retrospective

On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs won their first Super Bowl in 50 years. We use that as a measuring stick to mark the passage of time in our own sport of…

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Which Super-Suited Records Can Be Broken? Tier 4

Our series counts down the supersuited world records most and least likely to be broken. We start with Tier 4: the unthinkables.

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Ciao Ciao Gomma. Ora Rimangono 17 Record Del Mondo E 13 Italiani

Battere un Record fissato con i costumi gommati è sempre una gran soddisfazione. Già nel 2008, la tecnologia applicata ai…

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Govorov Knocks Off Suited World Record, But Many Still Remain

Nearly half of the LC world records on the books are still from either 2008 or 2009.

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2017 Worlds Preview: Clash Of The Titans In Men’s 800 Free

The epic duel between Sun and Paltrinieri from two years ago could happen all over again in Budapest later this month.

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Park Tae Hwan Takes Down Asian, Championship Records In Men’s 1500

Park Tae Hwan finished an incredible triple winning the 200, 400 and 1500 freestyle events at the SC World Championships.

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Paltrinieri Breaks Meet Record In 800 Free, Misses Lifetime Best

Gregorio Paltrinieri picked up his second gold medal of the meet with a new meet record in the men’s 800 freestyle.

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Men’s 800m Freestyle World Championship Preview: Can The Distance Stars Get Back Under 7:40 This Year?

Sun Yang will look to improve China’s streak in this event to four this summer, after he has won the last two and Zhang Lin won in 2009.

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Ye Shiwen Goes to 2:09 in 200 IM; Sun Yang Tops 200 Free Semis at Chinese Nationals (Day 2)

China’s Shiwen Ye picked up her first event victory of the 2013 Chinese National Championships on Tuesday, locking 2:09.08 on…

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Shiwen Ye to Add 100 Free, 200 Backstroke to Schedule for Chinese Nationals

China has released the start lists for their National Championship meet that begin on April 1st, and which are a qualifier for the major Chinese National Games.

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Sprint News 9/12/12: Date Set for Curl Hearing; Olympic Furniture for Sale

Swim News: “CUBU Swim Club founder Rick Curl’s hearing date is set for Sept 19th, after the USA Swimming convention this week in Greensboro.”

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Phelps on Phire with Two More Titles in Minneapolis

Michael Phelps pulled another double on day 2 of the 2011 Minneapolis Grand Prix, which continues to show the great…

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