After winning three golds at the 2000 Olympics, the Netherlands’s Inge de Bruijn won her first world title at the 2001 World Championships in Fukoka, Japan.
In the finals of the 200m backstroke at the 2009 FINA World Championships in Rome, Kirsty Coventry won gold and set a new world record of 2:04.81.
June 17 marked 20 years since Tom Malchow broke the 200 butterfly world record. It was the last time the record was broken prior to the Phelps era.
Among a career of dominant swims and a dominant 2008 Olympic Games performance, a year prior, in 2007, Phelps was possibly at his most dominant.
The meet saw Iron swimmer Vlad Morozov make his league debut en route to a meet MVP honor in front of a sold-out pool in Lewisville.
Almost 20 years ago, Michael Phelps made his Olympic debut at the 2000 summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, beginning his impressive career.
22 years ago, Janet Evans swam a 4:03.85 in the 400 freestyle, negative splitting the race on her way to a new world record that wouldn’t fall until 2006.
It’s been almost 20 years since Grant Hackett beat Kieran Perkins at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney in the 1500 free. Hackett turns 40 on Saturday.
It certainly didn’t seem like it would be Simone Manuel or Penny Oleksiak‘s moment in the limelight. About five weeks before…
Michael Phelps had the best 100 fly swim of his ’10s career at the 2015 U.S. Nationals. Read on how Phelps crushed his swim racing against the clock.
During a recent interview, Bruno Fratus of Brazil stated that Cesar Cielo’s longstanding freestyle world records will fall before the 2021 Olympic Games.
Lilly King swept the women’s breaststroke events in Indianapolis: her first wins en route to an undefeated 2019 ISL season.
Missy Franklin was retired from racing by age 23, but at the peak of her career, there have been few better in history than she was.
Sarah Sjöström set a world record at just 15, but her next few years were left in this shadow, only for her career to explode into elite status.
It was the mixed 400 free relay (did not realize they had that event in 2007) and the Aussie’s opted for the Female-Female-Male-Male Strategy