• FINA and Tokyo 2020 Release Joint Statement on outcome of Diving World Cup

    FINA and Tokyo 2020 Release Joint Statement on outcome of Diving World Cup
    By Eleanor Beers on SwimSwam
    After the conclusion of the FINA Diving World Cup, FINA and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee released a joint statement, in which they reflect on the competition and look forward to the 2020 Olympic Games. They state that the success of the Diving World Cup in Tokyo “shows readiness for the Olympic Games.”
    The statement reflects concerns held by Diving Australia (DA), who decided to withdraw the Australia Diving Team just a week prior to the start of t
  • Breathing

    Breathing
    By Mary Northcutt on SwimSwam
    You step up to the block, the deck is loud with the noise of cheering for the heat ahead. You block it all out by focusing on your breathing. In and out. For most sports, breathing is not really something you have to think about. You guys know though that breathing, or the lack thereof, plays a huge role in swimming. From breathing patterns, to hypoxic sets, to the air quality on deck, breathing can be a complicated and challenging thing. Let’s take a deep bre
  • Olympic Round-Up: Tokyo Attorney Calls for Cancellation, Athletes Protest

    Olympic Round-Up: Tokyo Attorney Calls for Cancellation, Athletes Protest
    By Jack McCormick on SwimSwam
    With the Olympic Games set to kick off at the end of July, preparations for the Games are beginning in all sports, not just in swimming. In this series, SwimSwam looks at some of the leading news from outside of swimming as athletes prepare, or qualify, for the Olympic Games that are set to kick off in Tokyo on July 23rd.
    Japanese Politician Calls for Cancellation of Olympic Games
    In some of this week’s more notable Tokyo 2020 news, notable Japanese attorney a
  • Swiss Record-Holder & Olympian Yannick Kaeser Diagnosed with Testicular Cancer

    Swiss Record-Holder & Olympian Yannick Kaeser Diagnosed with Testicular Cancer
    By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam
    Swiss breaststroker Yannick Kaeser announced on his Instagram account that he has been diagnosed with testicular cancer. Kaeser, who holds the Swiss Records in the LCM and SCM men’s 100 and 200 breast, says the cancer was caught due to an abnormality in a recent urine sample he gave for a doping control test. In a statement to SwimSwam, Kaeser said that the doping tests can’t detect cancer, but that certain parts of the tests also serve as tumor markers
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  • Summer McIntosh Crushes Age Record in Toronto Time Trial; Sanchez PBs 100 Free

    Summer McIntosh Crushes Age Record in Toronto Time Trial; Sanchez PBs 100 Free
    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre – High Performance Time TrialMay 7-8, 2021
    Toronto Pan American Sports Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Long Course Meters (50 meters)
    Psych Sheets
    Live Results (page currently not working)
    Results also on Meet Mobile: “MAY TPASC HP Time Trial”A compact, but power-packed, time trial that includes most of the top Ontario-based swimmers kicked off on Friday at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre Pool.
    After the opening Para-ra
  • Robert Pinter on Moving from Gator Swim Club to Assistant at South Carolina

    Robert Pinter on Moving from Gator Swim Club to Assistant at South Carolina
    By Garrett McCaffrey on SwimSwam
    In the SwimSwam Podcast dive deeper into the sport you love with insider conversations about swimming. Hosted by Coleman Hodges, Garrett McCaffrey, and Gold Medal Mel Stewart, SwimSwam welcomes both the biggest names in swimming that you already know, and rising stars that you need to get to know, as we break down the past, present, and future of aquatic sports.We sat down with Robert Pinter, Jeff Poppell’s first hire as the head co
  • SPIRE Admissions Guide

    SPIRE Admissions Guide
    By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam
    Courtesy: SPIRE, a SwimSwam partner.
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  • Mastering Triton Score

    Mastering Triton Score
    By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam
    Triton Score measures performance and gives you an overview of your Readiness, Focus and Intensity. The score offers a fast and easy way to understand how well you trained while also ensuring you maintain a balance between volume, effort and technique. The hardest part is knowing how to use your metrics and act on insights to swim faster.
    At TritonWear, we developed Focused Iterative Training, FIT, to break this down into three easy and actionable steps: o
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  • Daily Swim Coach Workout #422

    Daily Swim Coach Workout #422
    By Dan Dingman on SwimSwam
    SwimSwam’s daily swimming workout series is a collection of workouts written by coaches from a variety of backgrounds. All daily swimming workouts have been written using Commit Swimming. The workouts themselves are not indicative of SwimSwam’s or Commit’s views on training. They strictly reflect the opinions of the author swim coach.
    Workout ContextPurpose:  Capacity (Base) Building
    Target age group:  15-18 years old, 13-14 years old
    Target
  • Founder and CEO Tristan Lehari Breaks Down All-New Tritonwear App

    Founder and CEO Tristan Lehari Breaks Down All-New Tritonwear App
    By Gold Medal Mel Stewart on SwimSwam
    In the SwimSwam Podcast dive deeper into the sport you love with insider conversations about swimming. Hosted by Coleman Hodges, Garrett McCaffrey, and Gold Medal Mel Stewart, SwimSwam welcomes both the biggest names in swimming that you already know, and rising stars that you need to get to know, as we break down the past, present, and future of aquatic sports.Tristan Lehari, Founder and CEO, says, ‘’ Data collectio
  • Zhang Yufei Crushes 50 Free Final With 24.32 at Chinese Olympic Trials

    Zhang Yufei Crushes 50 Free Final With 24.32 at Chinese Olympic Trials
    By Annika Johnson on SwimSwam
    CHINESE OLYMPIC TRIALS #1Friday, April 30th – Saturday, May 8th
    Qingdao, China
    Primary Olympic Qualifier
    LCM (50m)
    Results via Asian Media
    Day 1 Finals Recap
    Day 2 Finals Recap
    Day 3 Finals Recap
    Day 4 Finals Recap
    Day 5 Finals Recap
    Day 6 Finals Recap
    Day 7 Finals RecapDay 8 of the Chinese Olympic Trials witnessed one new Chinese Olympic qualifier while two swimmers added another event to their potential Olympic lineup in Tokyo.
    Zhang Yufei won the 50 free fi
  • Le Clos, Nel, and Sates Collect 2 Golds Each On Day 2 Of CANA Grand Prix

    Le Clos, Nel, and Sates Collect 2 Golds Each On Day 2 Of CANA Grand Prix
    By Ben Dornan on SwimSwam
    2021 CANA GRAND PRIX SWIMMING STELLENBOSCHMay 6 – 8, 2021
    Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Long Course Meters (LCM)
    Olympic Qualifying Meet
    RSA Olympic Selection Criteria
    Results Available on Meet Mobile Under “2021 Cana Grand Prix Swimming Stellenbosch”The 2021 CANA Grand Prix day 2 finals have wrapped up, marking the halfway point of the 3 day, 4 session meet. The meet, organized by the African organization CANA, is taking place in Stellenbosch, South Afri
  • Rose Bowl Aquatics Chops 6 Seconds Off NAG Record in 15-16 800 Yard Free Relay

    Rose Bowl Aquatics Chops 6 Seconds Off NAG Record in 15-16 800 Yard Free Relay
    By Nicole Miller on SwimSwam
    At the team’s intrasquad meet, Rose Bowl Aquatics shattered a National Age Group Record in the 15-16 800 yard freestyle relay, coming in over 6 seconds under the previous mark. 
    The team of Ronald Dalmacio, William Kim, Zach Larrick, and Rex Maurer combined for a time of 6:30.45, undercutting the mark of 6:36.61 that was set by the TAC Titans in 2020. 
    Splits Comparison: 
    ROSE BOWL, 2021
    TAC TITANS, 2020
    Ronald Dalmacio – 1:39.32
    Michael Co
  • #20 Hank Rivers Hands Verbal Commitment to Cal for 2022-23

    #20 Hank Rivers Hands Verbal Commitment to Cal for 2022-23
    By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Camps is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey.
    Long Beach, California native Hank Rivers has announced his verbal commitment to the University of California, Berkeley. A junior at Woodrow Wilson Hi
  • The Secret to Swimming Metric Tradeoffs

    The Secret to Swimming Metric Tradeoffs
    By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam
    Improving individual metrics sets you on the path to improve performance. However, certain metrics influence each other, and improving one may lead to a decline in another. This decline can start to affect an athlete’s performance negatively. The secret to maximizing performance is optimizing your metric tradeoffs. Elite athletes rarely have the highest score in an individual metric; they are, however, the masters of metric tradeoffs.
    How to master m
  • Swim of the Week: Patrick Sammon’s Huge Drop to 50.0 In the 100 Free

    Swim of the Week: Patrick Sammon’s Huge Drop to 50.0 In the 100 Free
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam
    Disclaimer: Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of the week, but rather one Featured Swim to be explored in deeper detail. The Swim of the Week is an opportunity to take a closer look at the context of one of the many fast swims this week, perhaps a swim that slipped through the cracks as others grabbed the headlines, or a race we didn’t get to examine as closely in the flood of weekly meets.
    17-year-old Pat
  • GMX7 Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 5/7/2021

    GMX7 Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 5/7/2021
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwamIn our GMX7 Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming series, we celebrate swimmers of every age and experience level with age group profiles of some recent results.
    Evan Croley, 15, Streamline Aquatics (SASA-ST): In Texas, the 15-year-old Croley made his first swim ever under a minute in the 100-meter backstroke. He cut nearly two full seconds to go 59.41.
    Owen Tharrington, 13, Zeus Swim Team (ZEUS-CT): 13-year-old Tharrington hit his own personal bes
  • SwimSwam Pulse: 61% Pick Geer & Bama For Highest New-Coach SEC Finish

    SwimSwam Pulse: 61% Pick Geer & Bama For Highest New-Coach SEC Finish
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam
    SwimSwam Pulse is a recurring feature tracking and analyzing the results of our periodic A3 Performance Polls. You can cast your vote in our newest poll on the SwimSwam homepage, about halfway down the page on the right side, or you can find the poll embedded at the bottom of this post.
    Our most recent poll asked SwimSwam readers which new SEC head coach would have the highest finish at the conference meet next year:
    RESULTS
    Question: Which new head coach will have
  • Auburn Hires Abbie Houck As First Announced Assistant on New Swim Staff

    Auburn Hires Abbie Houck As First Announced Assistant on New Swim Staff
    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    Auburn University has announced the hiring of Abbie Houck as a new assistant swimming coach. She’s the first announced assistant coach for the program, which is rebuilding its staff under new head swimming & diving coach Ryan Wochomurka, who was announced two weeks ago.
    Houck will come with Wochomurka from Houston, where she worked as his assistant for the last 2 seasons, where the Cougars won their 4th and 5th straight AAC conference championships
  • Trio of Indiana All-America Men Returning to Use 5th Year in 2021-2022

    Trio of Indiana All-America Men Returning to Use 5th Year in 2021-2022
    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    A trio of Indiana University All-Americans have announced that they will return for a 5th season of collegiate swimming. Bruno Blaskovic, Jacob Steele, and Gabriel Fantoni will return for the 2021-2022 season. All three swimmers are continuing work on their undergraduate degrees with expected graduation dates in May, 2022.
    Hoosiers coaches say that is all they expect to take advantage of the opportunity from their senior class among swimmers, divers, me
  • Daily Swim Coach Workout #421

    Daily Swim Coach Workout #421
    By Dan Dingman on SwimSwam
    SwimSwam’s daily swimming workout series is a collection of workouts written by coaches from a variety of backgrounds. All daily swimming workouts have been written using Commit Swimming. The workouts themselves are not indicative of SwimSwam’s or Commit’s views on training. They strictly reflect the opinions of the author swim coach.
    Workout ContextPurpose:  Taper
    Target age group:  15-18 years old
    Target level:  Senior Age Group/ High
  • 2021 NCAA D2 Swimmer of the Year Fabio Dalu Transferring to Ohio State

    2021 NCAA D2 Swimmer of the Year Fabio Dalu Transferring to Ohio State
    By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam
    After a banner season with NCAA Division 2 juggernaut McKendree University in Illinois, D2 record-holder Fabio Dalu is making the jump to D1 with a transfer to Ohio State University. Dalu will have three seasons of eligibility with OSU; his first season was 2019-20, and this past season doesn’t count against athletes’ eligibility due to COVID-19.
    I have chosen OSU because I was looking for a school to take my swimming career to the next level and I believe
  • Relive Michael Phelps’ Haunting ‘Rule Yourself’ Ad With Creators’ Backstory

    Relive Michael Phelps’ Haunting ‘Rule Yourself’ Ad With Creators’ Backstory
    By Retta Race on SwimSwamIt was just over four years ago that the now-award-winning Under Armour ad featuring American Olympic icon Michael Phelps broke the internet.
    The unforgettable ad presenting the stark dedication, hardships and mental battles Phelps faced in and out of the pool mesmerized athletes around the world. It was a chilling reminder of how much of the man’s success came from simply grinding away in solitude, fighting his own demons all the while.
    Phelps’ ad was o
  • 2021 Atlanta Classic: Dressel, G.Walsh, & UGA Stars Highlight STACKED Psychs

    2021 Atlanta Classic: Dressel, G.Walsh, & UGA Stars Highlight STACKED Psychs
    By Nick Pecoraro on SwimSwam
    2021 Mizuno Atlanta ClassicMay 14-16, 2021
    McAuley Aquatic Center @ Georgia Tech
    Atlanta, GA
    Hosted by SwimAtlanta
    LCM Format (50m)
    Top 40 Finals: A, B, C, D (18&U)
    Meet Packet
    Wave I & II Olympic Trials Cuts
    FINA Olympic Qualifying StandardsOFFICIAL 2021 ATLANTA CLASSIC PSYCH SHEETS
    Next weekend, a cluster of elite swimmers will compete at the 4th and final stop of the 2021 Pro Swim Series in Indianapolis or travel down to compete in Atlanta for the 2021 edi
  • NCAA Swim Champ & CrossFit Pro Colleen Fotsch Trying for Olympics in Bobsled

    NCAA Swim Champ & CrossFit Pro Colleen Fotsch Trying for Olympics in Bobsled
    By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam
    In the SwimSwam Podcast dive deeper into the sport you love with insider conversations about swimming. Hosted by Coleman Hodges, Garrett McCaffrey, and Gold Medal Mel Stewart, SwimSwam welcomes both the biggest names in swimming that you already know, and rising stars that you need to get to know, as we break down the past, present, and future of aquatic sports.We sat down with Colleen Fotsch, the swimmer turned cross-fitter turned bobsleddi
  • All-American Petra Halmai Will Return to Florida Gulf Coast for 5th Season

    All-American Petra Halmai Will Return to Florida Gulf Coast for 5th Season
    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    All-American swimmer Petra Halmai told SwimSwam on Thursday that she plans to return to Florida Gulf Coast for a 5th year in the 2021-2022 season.
    Halmai, who will compete for her home nation Hungary at the European Championships later this month, and at the Olympic Games in July, finished 11th in the 200 breaststroke in 2:06.89 at March’s NCAA Championship meet. That earned her Honorable Mention All-American honors for the season.
    She also earned an A
  • LEN Euro Cup Final Preview: Szolnok Set To Clinch First-Ever Trophy

    LEN Euro Cup Final Preview: Szolnok Set To Clinch First-Ever Trophy
    By SwimSwam on SwimSwam
    Courtesy: LEN
    With a three-goal advantage from the first leg two weeks ago, Szolnok is all set to clinch its first-ever Euro Cup trophy, four years after the team’s Champions League triumph. Fellow Hungarian rival OSC needs a smaller miracle but the team proved that they could be capable of delivering one.
    In a thrilling clash a fortnight ago, Szolnok managed to build a massive three goal advantage (14-11) by the end of the first leg in the final though OSC had some
  • Wang Jianjiahe Drops 8:20.38 to Win 800 Free Final at Chinese Olympic Trials

    Wang Jianjiahe Drops 8:20.38 to Win 800 Free Final at Chinese Olympic Trials
    By Annika Johnson on SwimSwam
    CHINESE OLYMPIC TRIALS #1Friday, April 30th – Saturday, May 8th
    Qingdao, China
    Primary Olympic Qualifier
    LCM (50m)
    Results via Asian Media
    Day 1 Finals Recap
    Day 2 Finals Recap
    Day 3 Finals Recap
    Day 4 Finals Recap
    Day 5 Finals Recap
    Day 6 Finals RecapOn day 7 of the Chinese Olympic Trials, National Record-holder Wang Jianjiahe won the women’s 800 free final with nearly a 5 second lead over the field. She touched the wall with a time of 8:20.38, well und
  • Daily Swim Coach Workout #420

    Daily Swim Coach Workout #420
    By Dan Dingman on SwimSwam
    SwimSwam’s daily swimming workout series is a collection of workouts written by coaches from a variety of backgrounds. All daily swimming workouts have been written using Commit Swimming. The workouts themselves are not indicative of SwimSwam’s or Commit’s views on training. They strictly reflect the opinions of the author swim coach.
    Workout ContextPurpose:  Taper
    Target age group:  15-18 years old
    Target level:  National/ Collegiate L
  • CANA Grand Prix Day 1 Prelims: Matt Sates Hits FINA A Cut In 200 IM – 1:59.02

    CANA Grand Prix Day 1 Prelims: Matt Sates Hits FINA A Cut In 200 IM – 1:59.02
    By Ben Dornan on SwimSwam
    2021 CANA Grand Prix Swimming StellenboschMay 6 – 8, 2021
    Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Long Course Meters (LCM)
    Olympic Qualifying Meet
    RSA Olympic Selection Criteria
    Results Available on Meet Mobile Under “2021 Cana Grand Prix Swimming Stellenbosch”South African swimmers have begun racing at the 2021 CANA Grand Prix in Stellenbosch, South Africa with many looking to secure Olympic qualification.
    Officially organized by the African organization CANA, Sou
  • Paralympic Champion Ollie Hynd Announces Break from Competitive Swimming

    Paralympic Champion Ollie Hynd Announces Break from Competitive Swimming
    By Nicole Miller on SwimSwam
    British Paralympic champion Ollie Hynd has announced that he is taking a break from competitive swimming after being reclassified. 
    “Unfortunately I have had to make a really difficult decision following on from a challenging few years, regarding my classification and of course the impact that Covid has had on us all, as elite athletes,” Hynd wrote in a statement posted to his Twitter account. “For the moment, I will be stepping away from the p
  • Santi Corredor Returns to Transfer Portal, Looks to Transfer to South Carolina

    Santi Corredor Returns to Transfer Portal, Looks to Transfer to South Carolina
    By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam
    Santi Corredor is in the NCAA transfer portal after a season with the Florida State Seminoles. Corredor went to high school in Florida and is a dual citizen in the United States and Colombia.
    Corredor began his career at the University of Florida in his home state, then transferred to the University of Southern California for his junior season (the 2019-20 season). He didn’t compete with USC, though, then left the school due to “financial complications.&rd
  • East Carolina Announces Riley Hillbrandt As New Assistant Swimming Coach

    East Carolina Announces Riley Hillbrandt As New Assistant Swimming Coach
    By Robert Gibbs on SwimSwam
    East Carolina University announced today that Riley Hillbrandt will be joining the Pirates’ staff as the assistant women’s swimming coach.
    This will be the first full-time Division I job for Hillbrandt, who previously coached at Clarion University (Division II) and the College of Wooster (Division III). That makes her part of a relatively small group of coaches who have coached at all three NCAA divisions, especially in that short of a timeframe. Hillbrand
  • NCAA Third-Place Finisher Sarah Thompson Returning for Fifth Year at Mizzou

    NCAA Third-Place Finisher Sarah Thompson Returning for Fifth Year at Mizzou
    By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam
    All-American Sarah Thompson is returning for a fifth year with the Missouri Tigers next season, per a release from the school.
    “I am blessed with the opportunity to return to Mizzou for my fifth year. This team, coaching staff, and school make it hard to leave. Columbia has become my home away from home. I am very excited to have another year to work hard and compete alongside this amazing team while furthering my education.”
    TOP TIMES50 free – 21.42
  • 9 Navy Swimmers, 2 Sandpipers Hit New U.S. Olympic Trials Cuts Last Week

    9 Navy Swimmers, 2 Sandpipers Hit New U.S. Olympic Trials Cuts Last Week
    By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam
    With the 18&U Spring Cup meets taking most of the spotlight for U.S. meets last week, smaller meets might have flown under the radar for some of our readers. Along with the 87 new U.S. Olympic Trials cuts achieved at the Spring Cup meets, 13 additional new Trials cuts were picked up at other meets, bringing the total number of new cuts to 100 for last week.
    Navy hosted a last chance Olympic Trials qualifier last weekend, which was responsible for 9 Navy swimmer
  • 10 Navy Swimmers, 2 Sandpipers Hit New U.S. Olympic Trials Cuts Last Week

    10 Navy Swimmers, 2 Sandpipers Hit New U.S. Olympic Trials Cuts Last Week
    By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam
    With the 18&U Spring Cup meets taking most of the spotlight for U.S. meets last week, smaller meets might have flown under the radar for some of our readers. Along with the 87 new U.S. Olympic Trials cuts achieved at the Spring Cup meets, 14 additional new Trials cuts were picked up at other meets, bringing the total number of new cuts to 100 for last week.
    Navy hosted a last chance Olympic Trials qualifier last weekend, which was responsible for 10 Navy swimme
  • Austin Men, Scottsdale Women Earn Victories at Des Moines Spring Cup

    Austin Men, Scottsdale Women Earn Victories at Des Moines Spring Cup
    By Robert Gibbs on SwimSwam
    2021 TYR 18&UNDER SPRING CUP – DES MOINES SITEApril 29-May 2nd
    Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines, IA
    LCM (50m)
    Psych Sheet
    Live Results on MeetMobile
    Day 1 Recap
    Day 2 Recap
    Day 3 Recap
    Final ResultsThe Scottsdale Aquatic Club women and the Austin Swim Club men maintained the leads they had going into the final day of Des Moines site of the 18&& Spring Cup meet, while several swimmers added to their event win totals on the final day as well.
    On the men&rsquo
  • 87 New U.S. Olympic Trials Cuts Achieved at 18&U Spring Cup Meets

    87 New U.S. Olympic Trials Cuts Achieved at 18&U Spring Cup Meets
    By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam
    2021 TYR 18&U Spring Cup (All Sites Combined)April 29 – May 2nd, 2021
    LCM (50m)
    Central: Des Moines, IAFull Results
    East: Richmond, VAResults on MeetMobile
    South: Orlando, FLResults on MeetMobile
    West: Irvine, CAResults on MeetMobileThe 18&U Spring Cup meets were held at 4 sites last weekend, presenting an opportunity for an 18&under championship-style meet ahead of the U.S. Olympic Trials in just a handful of weeks. Swimmers took full advantage o
  • Schedule & Links For LEN European Aquatics Championships

    Schedule & Links For LEN European Aquatics Championships
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2021 LEN EUROPEAN AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPSMonday, May 10th – Sunday, May 23rd
    Budapest, Hungary
    Artistic – Diving – Open Water – Swimming
    Event SiteThe 2020 European Aquatics Championships were originally slated to be held from May 11th – May 24th last year but, along with elite international events around the world, were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
    Action finally kicks off for the delayed event on Monday, May 10th, with artist
  • European Aquatics Championships: BBC coverage guide

    European Aquatics Championships: BBC coverage guide
    Schedules and listings for the BBC's live coverage of the 2021 European Aquatics Championships in Budapest.
  • Russian Head Coach Indicates Yulia Efimova Will Focus on 100 Breast for Tokyo

    Russian Head Coach Indicates Yulia Efimova Will Focus on 100 Breast for Tokyo
    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    An interview with Russian National Team head coach Sergey Chepik in the All-Russia Swimming Federation newsletter this week seems to confirm that Yulia Efimova will stick to just the 100 meter breaststroke for the upcoming Olympic Games.
    The 29-year old Efimova is the two-time defending World Champion, and three-time World Champion overall, in the 200 breaststroke in long course meters. One of the more surprising results from Russia’s Olympic Trials in
  • Germany’s Wolfram Wins 10-Meter To Close Diving World Cup; Olympic Berths Lock

    Germany’s Wolfram Wins 10-Meter To Close Diving World Cup; Olympic Berths Lock
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam
    2021 FINA DIVING WORLD CUP – TOKYOMay 1-6, 2021
    Tokyo Aquatics Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Final Olympic Qualifying Event
    Day 1 Recap ( Women’s Synchro 3-Meter, Men’s Synchro 10-Meter,)
    Day 2 Recap (Women’s Synchro 10-Meter, Men’s Synchro 3-Meter)
    Day 3 Recap (Women’s 3-Meter semis, Men’s 10-Meter semis)
    Day 4 Recap (Women’s 3-Meter final, Men’s 10-Meter final)
    Day 5 Recap (Women’s 10-Meter final, Men’s 3-Me
  • Katie Ledecky’s Stanford Olympic Training Camp Is the Secret Sauce

    Katie Ledecky’s Stanford Olympic Training Camp Is the Secret Sauce
    By Gold Medal Mel Stewart on SwimSwam
    Olympic and World Champion distance swimming icon Katie Ledecky has the secret sauce, and it’s in the details of Stanford’s Olympic training camp. What I find most interesting is that during the pandemic Ledecky trained with teammate Simone Manuel,  and often it was only the two of them,mano a mano. Image that. Team USA’s most celebrated distance star and sprint star training eye-to-eye.  I think we’re going to see Ledecky s
  • Yu Hexin Lights It Up With 21.83 50 Free Prelim

    Yu Hexin Lights It Up With 21.83 50 Free Prelim
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    CHINESE OLYMPIC TRIALS #1Friday, April 30th – Saturday, May 8th
    Qingdao, China
    Primary Olympic Qualifier
    LCM (50m)
    Results via Asian MediaCompeting on day 7 of the Chinese Olympic Trials #1, on-fire Zhang Yufei busted out the fastest 50m freestyle time of her career to snag the top spot for tomorrow’s semi-final.
    Cracking a time of 24.41, Zhang overtook her own previous career-quickest of 24.83 from 2017. That was produced at that year’s National
  • Wang Shun Adds 3rd Individual Olympic Event For Tokyo

    Wang Shun Adds 3rd Individual Olympic Event For Tokyo
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    CHINESE OLYMPIC TRIALS #1Friday, April 30th – Saturday, May 8th
    Qingdao, China
    Primary Olympic Qualifier
    LCM (50m)
    Results via Asian MediaThrough 6 days of competition at the marathon meet that is these Chinese Olympic Trials #1, the list of individually qualified athletes continues to grow.
    27-year-old Wang Shun is among the swimmers who have added a 3rd event to his Tokyo lineup. The man who took bronze in the 200m IM at the last Olympic Games in Rio will h
  • TYR 18&U Spring Cup: Torri Huske Tops 6 Events (All Sites Combined Results)

    TYR 18&U Spring Cup: Torri Huske Tops 6 Events (All Sites Combined Results)
    By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam
    2021 TYR 18&U Spring Cup (All Sites Combined)April 29 – May 2nd, 2021
    LCM (50m)
    Central: Des Moines, IAFull Results
    East: Richmond, VAResults on MeetMobile
    South: Orlando, FLResults on MeetMobile
    West: Irvine, CAResults on MeetMobileThe TYR 18&U Spring Cup meets were held last weekend at the 4 sites (Des Moines, Irvine, Orlando, Richmond), creating an opportunity for a competitive championship meet for 18&U swimmers at large regional sites. As Swi
  • Psych Sheets Released For 4th & Final 2021 Pro Swim Series Stop In Indianapolis

    Psych Sheets Released For 4th & Final 2021 Pro Swim Series Stop In Indianapolis
    By Ben Dornan on SwimSwam
    2021 Pro Swim Series – Indianapolis (#4)May 12 – 15, 2021
    IU Natatorium, Indianapolis, IN
    Prelims: 9 am/Finals 6 pm EST
    Meet Central
    Psych SheetThe fourth and final meet of the 2021 TYR Pro Swim Series is set to take place next week in Indianapolis, Indiana from May 12 – 15. The meet will be one of the final high-level racing opportunities for many US national teamers who will soon be making their bids for a spot on the 2021 Olympic team.
    The event fol
  • Pfizer, BioNTech Offer Additional Vaccine Doses to Olympic Movement

    Pfizer, BioNTech Offer Additional Vaccine Doses to Olympic Movement
    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    The International Olympic Committee on Thursday announced that they have accepted a batch of donated from both Pfizer and BioNTech to vaccinate teams heading for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This follows a previous offer from the Chinese Olympic Committee to donate additional vaccines, which the IOC accepted and said that they would pay for.
    The IOC didn’t say how many doses were pledged, nor specifically how they would be distributed.
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  • USA Swimming Updates HOD Proposal To Increase Coach Representation

    USA Swimming Updates HOD Proposal To Increase Coach Representation
    By James Sutherland on SwimSwam
    USA Swimming announced an update to its House of Delegates Working Group Proposal on Wednesday, increasing coach representation within its composition in a move that should appease concerned raised by both the LSCs and the American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA).
    The ASCA recently issued a statement calling on USA Swimming to give coaches equal representation to the athletes, who are now required to have 33.3% of the HOD voting structure by USOPC bylaws.
    Addition
  • The Hungry Swimmer: Greek Feta Salmon Wraps

    The Hungry Swimmer: Greek Feta Salmon Wraps
    By SwimSwam Contributors on SwimSwam
    Courtesy: Hannah Moore
    This recipe is extremely easy to make for dinner and is so nutrient dense! SALMON is one of my favorite proteins because it also provides incredible fatty-acid power. This fish gives you a great dose (pretty much all your daily need) of Omega-3s, which are not as prevalent in the standard American diet. We consume a lot of Omega-6 (found in seed and nut oils), but for optimal brain functioning, heart health and decreased inflammation we

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