• Daily Dryland Swimming Workouts #178 – Core

    Daily Dryland Swimming Workouts #178 – Core
    By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam
    For the past few months, SwimSwam has been posting a daily swimming workout to help inspire swim coaches around the world who are looking for new ideas to try with their swimmers. Since most of the world’s pools are currently closed for business, we wanted to give swimmers and coaches an alternative set of dryland workouts to use to stay fit during the quarantine. These workouts will be designed to be done around the house. Some will use basic equip
  • Auckland Swimmers Out of Days 1-2 of NZ SC C’ships, Staged Outside Days 3-5

    Auckland Swimmers Out of Days 1-2 of NZ SC C’ships, Staged Outside Days 3-5
    By Jack McCormick on SwimSwam
    The New Zealand Short Course Championships, which have seen both their date and location moved due to coronavirus accommodations, will not be allowing athletes from Auckland to compete on days 1 and 2 of the meet due to the areas elevated alert level. If the level drops during the second day of the meet as expected, they will be allowed to join the competition, although they will be required to be staged outside of the facility to reduce potential exposure to other
  • Florida Women Land 3rd Top-20 from Class of 2022: #12 Hayden Miller

    Florida Women Land 3rd Top-20 from Class of 2022: #12 Hayden Miller
    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.
    Houston, Texas native Hayden Miller has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Florida class of 2026.
    “I am so blessed and excited
  • Futures 200 Fly Champion Tate Cutler Verbally Commits to Auburn for 2022-23

    Futures 200 Fly Champion Tate Cutler Verbally Commits to Auburn 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.
    High school junior Tate Cutler from Davis, California has made a verbal commitment to Auburn University for 2022-23.
    “I chose Auburn because of
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  • A pesar de batir el récord chino en 50 libre, Yu Hexin es rechazado de la final

    A pesar de batir el récord chino en 50 libre, Yu Hexin es rechazado de la final
    By Tomas Rodriguez ES on SwimSwamPrimero reportado en inglés por Retta Race.CAMPEONATO CHINO DE NATACIÓN 202026 de septiembre a 2 de octubre
    Qingdao, China
    LCM (50m)
    Resultados a través de los medios asiáticosMientras competía en el Campeonato de Natación de China 2020, Yu Hexin, de 24 años, logró un nuevo récord nacional en los 50 metros libre masculino.
    Corriendo en las eliminatorias de la primera jornada del evento de 7 día
  • El técnico australiano Paul Frost se declara no culpable de 46 cargos de abuso

    El técnico australiano Paul Frost se declara no culpable de 46 cargos de abuso
    By Tomas Rodriguez ES on SwimSwamPrimero reportado en inglés por Jared Anderson.Paul Frost, hijo de un conocido entrenador de natación australiano, se declaró inocente de 46 cargos de abuso sexual infantil esta semana.
    Frost, de 44 años, es entrenador de natación. Su padre Doug Frost era famoso por entrenar al ícono de la natación australiano Ian Thorpe, y ambos Frost siguen siendo celebridades relativas en Australia. Paul Frost apareció en
  • Zhang Yufei, primera mujer china en rebajar los 53 segundos en los 100 libre

    Zhang Yufei, primera mujer china en rebajar los 53 segundos en los 100 libre
    By Tomas Rodriguez ES on SwimSwamPrimero reportado en inglés por Retta Race.CAMPEONATO CHINO DE NATACIÓN 202026 de septiembre a 2 de octubre
    Qingdao, China
    LCM (50m)
    Resultados a través de los medios asiáticosZhang Yufei se unió al festín de récords en los Campeonatos de Natación de China de este año, ya que la joven de 22 años se convirtió en la primera mujer del país en nadar los 100 libre por debajo de 53 segu
  • Wang Jianjiahe establece una nueva plusmarca asiática en los 1500 libre

    Wang Jianjiahe establece una nueva plusmarca asiática en los 1500 libre
    By Tomas Rodriguez ES on SwimSwamPrimero reportado en inglés por Retta Race.CAMPEONATO CHINO DE NATACIÓN 202026 de septiembre a 2 de octubre
    Qingdao, China
    LCM (50m)
    Resultados a través de los medios asiáticosMientras competía en la segunda jornada del Campeonato de Natación de China 2020, Wang Jianjiahe, de 18 años, supuestamente batió un nuevo récord continental asiático y nacional en las eliminatorias de los 1500 libres.
    Ll
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  • ISL Rosters: Where They Stand Two Weeks Out From Season Two Opener In Budapest

    ISL Rosters: Where They Stand Two Weeks Out From Season Two Opener In Budapest
    By Ben Dornan on SwimSwam
    We are nearly two weeks out from the October 16th start date of the International Swimming League’s second season. Last year’s inaugural season saw 8 teams race at 7 meets, with Energy Standard ultimately defeating the California Condors, London Roar, and Los Angeles Current at the Las Vegas final. The New York Breakers, DC Trident, Aqua Centurions, and Iron were the other four teams to take part in the season but were unsuccessful in making it to the finals
  • Thomas Neill, récord australiano de edades en los 800 libre y 3º all-time

    Thomas Neill, récord australiano de edades en los 800 libre y 3º all-time
    By Tomas Rodriguez ES on SwimSwamPrimero reportado en inglés por Retta Race.CAMPEONATOS DE QUEENSLAND 2020 (25M)Viernes 25 de septiembre a domingo 27 de septiembre
    Brisbane Aquatic Centre
    SCM (25m)
    Listas de partida
    ResultadosInmediatamente después de establecer un nuevo récord mundial junior en los 400 libre masculino, Thomas Neill, de 18 años, cerró la sesión con otro gran resultado. Al disputar los 800 libre masculinos, notablemente en la misma sesi&o
  • World Champion Maggie MacNeil Returns to Ann Arbor; Unsure About NCAA Season

    World Champion Maggie MacNeil Returns to Ann Arbor; Unsure About NCAA Season
    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    University of Michigan junior Maggie MacNeil, the defending World Champion in the women’s 100 meter fly, is back in Ann Arbor, but is uncertain about whether or not she’ll compete this season.
    MacNeil has been training at the High Performance Center Ontario, which is home to many of Canada’s star swimmers including Taylor Ruck, Kayla Sanchez, and Penny Oleksiak, saying she wanted to wait until “things became more stable” before retur
  • Newly-Funded Hector Pardoe Takes 25k Silver In France, Beats Bircher’s Record

    Newly-Funded Hector Pardoe Takes 25k Silver In France, Beats Bircher’s Record
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 FRENCH OPEN WATER CHAMPIONSHIPSSeptember 25th – September 28th
    Jablines, France,
    OW
    Recap
    Results5k
    25k
    10kHector Pardoe of Great Britain broke through in a big way in the men’s 25k race of the 2020 French Open Water Championships.
    The 19-year-old took on the grueling race at Ile des Loisirs, Jablines where he wound up snagging the silver medal in the men’s open category, finishing just over 15 seconds behind winner Axel Reymond of France.
    Pa
  • Coleman Claims Gold, Cal-Bound Hansson Gets It Done At Swedish Games

    Coleman Claims Gold, Cal-Bound Hansson Gets It Done At Swedish Games
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 SWEDISH SWIM GAMESSaturday, September 26th & Sunday, September 27th
    Upplands Vaesby, Sweden
    SCM (25m)
    Results26-year-old Michelle Coleman was in action over the weekend, taking on several events at the 2020 Swedish Swim Games.
    The multi-international medalist won both the 50m and the 100m freestyle events, hitting times of 24.36 and 53.29, respectively. Coleman also found success in the 100m back, producing a time of 58.19 comprised of splits of 27.90/30.2
  • Texas Longhorns Will Debut the Country’s #1 Recruiting Class at Orange-White

    Texas Longhorns Will Debut the Country’s #1 Recruiting Class at Orange-White
    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    The University of Texas men’s swimming & diving team will host its annual Orange & White intrasquad scrimmage meet this Thursday and Friday, October 1 and 2, around 3PM Central Time.
    The meet has become an annual highlight of the early-season college exhibition schedule, and for the most successful Division I program of the 2010s, this year’s event will kick off a new decade: one that the Longhorns hope will be just as successful.
    Last season, for
  • Watch Zhang Yufei’s Groundbreaking 52.90 100 Freestyle

    Watch Zhang Yufei’s Groundbreaking 52.90 100 Freestyle
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 CHINESE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPSSeptember 26th – October 2nd
    Qingdao, China
    LCM (50m)
    Results via Asian Media
    Competing at the 2020 Chinese Swimming Championships, 22-year-old Zhang Yufei made history by becoming China’s first-ever female to go under 53 seconds in the 100m freestyle.
    Splitting 25.22/27.68, Zhang produced a huge lifetime best of 52.90. That time overtook the previous Chinese national record of 53.13 that’s been on the books sinc
  • Aqua Centurions Add 9 Names To Final Roster, Including WJR Holder Papastamos

    Aqua Centurions Add 9 Names To Final Roster, Including WJR Holder Papastamos
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam
    The Italy-based Aqua Centurions saw a mass exit of Italian swimmers from their originally-announced roster for the 2020 International Swimming League season, but they re-filled their roster with 9 new names.
    Fabio Santi and Apostolos Papastamos join the men’s roster, which now has 15 athletes. That roster did lose Italian backstroker Simone Sabbioni in the most recent roster update.
    The women added seven more names, bringing the team to a s
  • Erica Sullivan, #2 Female Miler in SCY History, is Going to Texas

    Erica Sullivan, #2 Female Miler in SCY History, is Going to Texas
    By Karl Ortegon 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.
    United States National Team member Erica Sullivan has chosen the University of Texas for college, looking to begin in fall 2021. Sullivan trains w
  • Cinco Películas Que Todo Nadador Tiene Que Ver

    Cinco Películas Que Todo Nadador Tiene Que Ver
    By Jessica Ortega - Soy Nadador on SwimSwam
    Probablemente ya hayas visto muchas películas de ciencia ficción, fantasía, drama, suspenso, etc. Pero, ¿cuántas has visto relacionadas al deporte?  Aquí te dejo 5 películas que no te puedes perder como nadador.Pride (2007)- Basada en hechos reales, Pride nos narra la historia del entrenador Jim Ellis, quien arregla una alberca abandonada y forma un equipo de natación con la comunidad afroame
  • U.S. Masters Swimming Announces BOD Elections, 2020 Award Recipients

    U.S. Masters Swimming Announces BOD Elections, 2020 Award Recipients
    By SwimSwam on SwimSwam
    Courtesy: U.S. Masters Swimming
    U.S. Masters Swimming has concluded its 2020 virtual annual meeting. In addition to committee meetings and rules and legislation reviews, USMS held at-large director elections and honored many of its deserving volunteers with service awards.
    USMS is pleased to announce that the following at-large directors were re-elected or elected for their zones: Carrie Stolar (Breadbasket Zone), Jeff Strahota (Colonies Zone), Britta O’Leary (South
  • Making a Believer Out of Yourself

    Making a Believer Out of Yourself
    By SwimSwam Contributors on SwimSwam
    Courtesy: Jonty Skinner
    This is a standard question I ask of people or groups I present this concept to… “who is your worst enemy?”
    I’ve had some interesting replies, but everyone knows that they themselves are their own biggest critic. There is no real problem with constant self-evaluation, however it topples over into an issue when your opinion about yourself is slanted heavily towards the negative side.
    Unfortunately, the majority
  • ISL Medical Protocols: Athletes Can Spend Up to 90 Minutes Outside of ‘Bubble’

    ISL Medical Protocols: Athletes Can Spend Up to 90 Minutes Outside of ‘Bubble’
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam
    The International Swimming League has released the official medical protocols for its 2020 season, framing a ‘bubble’ model, but with athletes allowed to leave the bubble for short periods of time.
    We’ve dug through the protocols and tried to unpack the key details below:
    90 Minutes At A Time Outside the ‘Bubble’
    The ISL uses the term ‘bubble’ to cover the areas where athletes will live, train and compete. But it’s not
  • Thomas Neill Record Australiano Di Categoria Negli 800-Terzo All Time

    Thomas Neill Record Australiano Di Categoria Negli 800-Terzo All Time
    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    CAMPIONATI VASCA CORTA QUEENSLAND 2020Venerdì 25 – Domenica 27 Settembre 2020
    Brisbane Aquatic Centre
    SCM (25m)
    SwimSwam Meet Preview
    Entries
    Live Results
    Record Maddy Gough
    Thomas Neill Record del mondo Jr nei 400 stile liberoDopo aver stabilito il Record del Mondo Jr nei 400 metri stile libero, Thomas Neill è tornato in acqua per affrontare gli 800 metri stile libero.
    Anche se gli 800 erano programmati nella stessa sessione dei 400, Neill no
  • Olivier & Cassignol Double Up On French Open Water Titles

    Olivier & Cassignol Double Up On French Open Water Titles
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 FRENCH OPEN WATER CHAMPIONSHIPSSeptember 25th – September 28th
    Jablines, France,
    OW
    ResultsThe 2020 French Open Water Championships concluded in Jablines, with the fields limited in the number of participants due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Although this competition was not a selection contest for any immediate elite international competition, it was a valuable opportunity for racers to shake off the cobwebs in their forward march to next year’
  • RACE VIDEO: Caio Pumputis Hits 48.4 In 100-Yard IM

    RACE VIDEO: Caio Pumputis Hits 48.4 In 100-Yard IM
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam
    Georgia Tech senior Caio Pumputis hit one of the faster 100 IMs on record, per a race video posted by a coach.
    The video shows Pumputis going 48.4 in the 100-yard IM. Pumputis is wearing a racing suit, but the post suggests the swim came after a Swim Across America mile swim:View this post on Instagram My boy @caiopumputis was having some fun after swimming the mile for @saaswim. I would say 48.4 in the 100y IM is a good place to be in September.Meu garoto
  • China’s Pre-Competition Fitness Tests Reportedly Here To Stay

    China’s Pre-Competition Fitness Tests Reportedly Here To Stay
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 CHINESE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPSSeptember 26th – October 2nd
    Qingdao, China
    LCM (50m)
    Results via Asian MediaIf you’ve been following our coverage of the 2020 Chinese Swimming Championships, then you know there has been some controversy regarding the pre-competition fitness tests installed by the national federation.
    Per Xinhuanet, according to the requirements of the General Administration of Sports of China, only those who passed the pre-competitio
  • Daily Swim Coach Workout #229

    Daily Swim Coach Workout #229
    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:  Base building
    Target age group:  19-22 years old
    Target level:  National/ Coll
  • China’s Yan Zibei Hits 58.73 100 Breast Prelim Swim

    China’s Yan Zibei Hits 58.73 100 Breast Prelim Swim
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 CHINESE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPSSeptember 26th – October 2nd
    Qingdao, China
    LCM (50m)
    Results via Asian MediaThis morning’s heats of the 2020 Chinese Swimming Championships brought some impressive swims across both the men’s and women’s events.
    Highlighting the men was Yan Zibei‘s sub-59 second outing in the 100m breaststroke prelim. Taking the top seed with ease, 24-year-old Yan crushed a time of 58.73. That mark sits just .10 outside h
  • Cal Commit Alicia Henry Swims 1:01 in 100 Breaststroke at Dynamo Pentathlon

    Cal Commit Alicia Henry Swims 1:01 in 100 Breaststroke at Dynamo Pentathlon
    By Ben Dornan on SwimSwam
    2020 Doug Coers Modified PentathlonSeptember 25-27, 2020
    Raymond Arthur Bussard Aquac Center, Atlanta, Georgia
    25 yard (Short Course Yards)
    Results on Meet Mobile: “2020 Doug Coers Modified Pentathlon”Dynamo Swim Club held the 2020 Doug Coers Modified Pentathlon at their home pool in Atlanta, Georgia this past week. The Raymond Arthur Bussard Aquatic Center played host to the team’s athletes, separated by group and day in order to accommodate COVID-19
  • The Hungry Swimmer: Cozy Fall Recipes

    The Hungry Swimmer: Cozy Fall Recipes
    By Zoe Gregorace on SwimSwam
    Ah, the temperature is dropping, the leaves are changing and the pumpkin spice is back! Fall is officially here people and I am so pumped. Besides the spooky movies and candy corn, the best part about fall are the iconic flavors of the season. From cinnamon apple to pumpkin spice, what’s not to love?
    I’m so excited to share with you my favorite fall themed recipes, perfect for easing into the chilly weather and getting into the fall spirit.
    Apple Cinnamon
  • Gary O’Toole: 'There are people like George Gibney in every sphere of society' | Donald McRae

    Gary O’Toole: 'There are people like George Gibney in every sphere of society' | Donald McRae
    The Irish Olympic swimmer turned surgeon has played a central role in a 28-year fight to bring his former coach to justice “You know the old story of Pandora’s box?” Gary O’Toole asks quietly on another evening of lockdown in Dublin. The former Irish Olympic swimmer is now an orthopaedic surgeon but he has done more than anyone to expose the sustained child sex abuse that some of his friends endured when they swam alongside him in the 1970s and 80s. O’Toole is a key

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