• Jackpot Points, Non-Freestyle Skins, Teamwork: 4 Storylines From the ISL Final

    Jackpot Points, Non-Freestyle Skins, Teamwork: 4 Storylines From the ISL Final
    By Reid Carlson on SwimSwam
    2020 INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING LEAGUE FINAL – DAY 2Saturday, November 21: 2:00PM – 4:00PM CET (8 AM  – 10 AM U.S. Eastern, 10 PM  – 12 AM Japan)
    Sunday, November 22: 6:00PM  – 8:00PM CET (12 PM – 2 PM U.S. Eastern, 2 AM  – 4 AM Monday J+1 Japan)
    Duna Arena – Budapest, Hungary
    Short Course Meters (SCM) format
    ISL Technical Handbook
    2020
  • Primo Giorno Japan Swim 2020 I Risultati Più Rilevanti

    Primo Giorno Japan Swim 2020 I Risultati Più Rilevanti
    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    JAPAN SWIM 20203-6 DICEMBRE 2020
    Tokyo Aquatics Centre
    LCM (50m)
    Entries (in Japanese)
    SwimSwam Italia preview
    Le cinque gare da non perdereIl primo giorno del Japan Swim 2020 non ha visto nulla di spettacolare, piuttosto ci sono stati tempi solidi a conferma dello stato di forma degli atleti.
    HIGHLIGHTS DAY 1
    Kosuke Hagino ha conquistato i 400 metri misti maschili con il tempo di 4:13.32. Il tempo è di tutto rispetto, considerando la lunga pausa che si &e
  • Liliana Szilagyi Prende Una Pausa:”Niente Tokyo,Devo Rimettere Assieme I Pezzi”

    Liliana Szilagyi Prende Una Pausa:”Niente Tokyo,Devo Rimettere Assieme I Pezzi”
    By Aglaia Pezzato on SwimSwam
    La delfinista ungherese Liliana Szilagyi ha annunciato questa settimana che non cercherà la qualificazione per i Giochi Olimpici di Tokyo, in Giappone.
    La 24enne ha rivelato tramite il sito web del suo club che non sta abbandonando lo sport per sempre, ma sta semplicemente prendendo tempo per il “suo corpo e la sua anima”
    “Come si suol dire, siamo umani. Una macchina non ha sentimenti, io ne ho”, ha rivelato la vincitrice dei Giochi Ol
  • Fail and Schlicht Hit NCAA Cuts, Grevers Does 45.7 1BK at Arizona Invite Day 1

    Fail and Schlicht Hit NCAA Cuts, Grevers Does 45.7 1BK at Arizona Invite Day 1
    By Robert Gibbs on SwimSwam
    2020 Arizona InviteDecember 3-December 4, 2020
    Hillebrand Aquatic Center, Tucson, AZ
    SCY
    Scores After Day 1Men: Arizona 643, Grand Canyon 551
    Women: Arizona 557, Grand Canyon 335This installment of the Arizona Invite looks vastly different from previous ones, as is the trend this year. The two-day meet only features the hosts Arizona Wildcats, the visiting Grand Canyon Antelopes, and a handful of professionals and/or post-grads.
    From a NCAA perspective, the headliners
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  • UT Woman’s Stellar Medley, Foster Battle, & More: Race Videos From Texas Invite

    UT Woman’s Stellar Medley, Foster Battle, & More: Race Videos From Texas Invite
    By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam
    2020 TEXAS HALL OF FAME SWIMMING INVITEDecember 2-5, 2020
    Lee and Joe Jamal Texas Swimming Center, Austin, TX
    Short course yards (SCY)
    Results LinkWomen’s 500 Free: Evie Pfeifer, 4:35.73Men’s 500 Free: Drew Kibler, 4:09.18Women’s 200 IM: Kelly Pash, 1:55.40Men’s 200 IM: Carson Foster, 1:41.98Women’s 50 Free: Olivia Bray, 22.25Men’s 50 Free: Daniel Krueger, 19.14Women’s 400 Medley Relay: Texas, 3:26.86 (School Record, Nation-
  • Huske Rattles 17-18 NAGs in 50 Free and 100 Fly on Day 1 of PV Winter Champs

    Huske Rattles 17-18 NAGs in 50 Free and 100 Fly on Day 1 of PV Winter Champs
    By Robert Gibbs on SwimSwam
    2020 Potomac Valley 18&U Winter ChampionshipsDecember 3-December 6, 2020
    Claude Moore Recreation Center, Sterling, VA
    SCY
    Results on Meet Mobile as “2020 PV 18&U Winter Championships”This week kicks off the period where times will count for what will be a very different Winter Junior Championships this year, as all times by 18&U swimmers at any sanctioned, approved, or observed meet between December 1st and 13th will count towards the champions
  • 15 Year Old Daria Trofimova Continues Russian Juniors Campaign With 2:00 2Free

    15 Year Old Daria Trofimova Continues Russian Juniors Campaign With 2:00 2Free
    By Ben Dornan on SwimSwam
    RUSSIAN JUNIOR SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPSTuesday, December 1 – Saturday, December 5, 2020
    Saransk, Russia
    LCM (50M)
    Live Results
    Live Video/Video ReplayOn the third day of racing at the 2020 Russian Junior Swimming Championships, 15-year-old Daria Trofimova picked up gold in the women’s 200 freestyle. She took the top spot in the 15-17 girls’ age category with a time of 2:00.96. That gave her the win by a decent margin, with second-place finisher Victoria
  • 2020 Texas Hall of Fame Invite: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

    2020 Texas Hall of Fame Invite: Day 2 Finals Live Recap
    By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam
    2020 TEXAS HALL OF FAME SWIMMING INVITEDecember 2-5, 2020
    Lee and Joe Jamal Texas Swimming Center, Austin, TX
    Short course yards (SCY)
    Results LinkWOMEN’S 500 FREE FINALSNCAA “A” cut: 4:35.76
    NCAA “B” cut: 4:47.20MEN’S 500 FREE FINALSNCAA “A” cut: 4:11.82
    NCAA “B” cut: 4:23.34WOMEN’S 200 IM FINALSNCAA “A” cut: 1:53.66
    NCAA “B” cut: 1:59.94MEN’S 200 IM FINALSNCAA “A&rd
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  • UNC Invite Day 1 Finals – Live Recap

    UNC Invite Day 1 Finals – Live Recap
    By Annika Johnson on SwimSwam
    2020 Janis Hape Dowd InvitationalThursday, December 3-Saturday, December 5
    Teams: University of North Carolina, NC State, Virginia Tech, Duke, Wolfpack Elite
    Koury Natatorium, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Format: Short Course Yards (SCY)
    Prelims/Finals
    Prelims @9AM Central, Finals @5PM Central
    2021 NCAA Qualifying Times
    Results on Meet Mobile: “UNC ‘Janis Hape Dowd’ Invitational”
    Results LinkTonight kicks off the first finals session of the Ja
  • WATCH: Hosszu Documentary “Katinka The Movie” Releases Teaser Trailer

    WATCH: Hosszu Documentary “Katinka The Movie” Releases Teaser Trailer
    By James Sutherland on SwimSwam
    A documentary chronicling the career of Hungarian Olympic champion Katinka Hosszu is currently in the works, and is set to hit theaters in December 2021.
    The film, produced by Hungarian company “Szupermodern Stúdió”, released a teaser trailer recently, showing Hosszu behind the scenes training, racing, and in her day-to-day life.
    The doc will highlight Hosszu’s journey from her early years in Hungary all the way to becomin
  • Swimmer Gives Back to Community for Thanksgiving

    Swimmer Gives Back to Community for Thanksgiving
    By Astrid Escobar on SwimSwam
    ‘Tis the season of giving and 13-year-old Cooper Zarro has been busy organizing to give back to his community. Zarro, a swimmer from Sierra Nevada’s Del Paso Country Club (SN-DPCC) Pirates, collected donations through a Swim to Feed the Hungry event he created that worked in conjunction with his team’s annual “Thanksgiving 1000” event. 
    The DPCC’s Thanksgiving 1000 involves the entire Pirate team, ranging in ages from 9-18, r
  • Quarantined Heemskerk’s 50 Free OLY Spot Snagged By Van Roon

    Quarantined Heemskerk’s 50 Free OLY Spot Snagged By Van Roon
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    ROTTERDAM QUALIFICATION MEET (NED)Thursday, December 3rd – Sunday, December 6th
    Zwemcentrum Rotterdam, Netherlands
    LCM (50m)
    Olympic Qualifier/European Championships Qualifier
    Entries
    SwimSwam Meet Preview
    Live Results
    Live StreamAmong the men’s national records that bit the dust on day 1 in Rotterdam, courtesy of Thom de Boer in the men’s 50m free and Arno Kaminga in the men’s 50m breast, the women’s events also brought the heat
  • Korstanje Hits 21.98 50 Free Career-Best As 3rd Dutchman Ever Under 22.0

    Korstanje Hits 21.98 50 Free Career-Best As 3rd Dutchman Ever Under 22.0
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    ROTTERDAM QUALIFICATION MEET (NED)Thursday, December 3rd – Sunday, December 6th
    Zwemcentrum Rotterdam, Netherlands
    LCM (50m)
    Olympic Qualifier/European Championships Qualifier
    Entries
    SwimSwam Meet Preview
    Live Results
    Live Stream28-year-old Thom de Boer already made history on day 1 of the Rotterdam Qualification Meet in the Netherlands, establishing a new national record in the men’s 50m free. Hitting a time of 21.74, de Boer nailed a huge lifetime be
  • Fail Goes 4:18; Schlicht & Knelson Back To Competition At Arizona Invite

    Fail Goes 4:18; Schlicht & Knelson Back To Competition At Arizona Invite
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam
    Arizona InviteThursday, December 3 – Friday, December 4, 2020
    Hillenbrand Aquatic Center / Tucson, AZ
    Prelims 10 AM / Finals 5 PM (U.S. Mountain Standard Time)
    Short course yards (SCY) format
    Teams: University of Arizona, Grand Canyon University
    Results available on Meet Mobile under “Arizona Invite”All-American Brooks Fail went 4:18.50 to lead the 500 free in prelims of this morning’s Arizona Invite.
    In a pandemic-adjusted season,
  • OT Qualifer and Summer Juniors A-Finalist Morganne Malloy Picks UCLA (2022)

    OT Qualifer and Summer Juniors A-Finalist Morganne Malloy Picks UCLA (2022)
    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.
    Morganne Malloy of Irvine Novaquatics has verbally committed to the UCLA Bruins, where she’ll join their class of 2026 in fall 2022. Ma
  • Dolfin Swim of the Week: McKeown’s World Record 1:58.94 in 200 BK

    Dolfin Swim of the Week: McKeown’s World Record 1:58.94 in 200 BK
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwamDisclaimer: Dolfin 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  Dolfin Swim 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.
    Australian 19
  • SwimSwam Pulse: 64% Pick Dressel’s 100 IM As Most Impressive Swim of ISL Season

    SwimSwam Pulse: 64% Pick Dressel’s 100 IM As Most Impressive Swim of ISL Season
    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 to pick the best swim of the ISL season:
    RESULTS
    Question: What was the best swim of the ISL 2020 Season?64.1% – Caeleb Dressel WR 1
  • UNC Invite Day 1 Prelims: Kylee Alons, Kate Moore Shine for NC State

    UNC Invite Day 1 Prelims: Kylee Alons, Kate Moore Shine for NC State
    By Annika Johnson on SwimSwam
    2020 Janis Hape Dowd InvitationalThursday, December 3-Saturday, December 5
    Teams: University of North Carolina, NC State, Virginia Tech, Duke, Wolfpack Elite
    Koury Natatorium, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Format: Short Course Yards (SCY)
    Prelims/Finals
    Prelims @9AM Central, Finals @5PM Central
    2021 NCAA Qualifying Times
    Results on Meet Mobile: “UNC ‘Janis Hape Dowd’ Invitational”
    Live ResultsNC State junior Kylee Alons started off the prelims
  • Evie Pfeifer hits 4:38.6 in 500 Free At Texas Invite Prelims

    Evie Pfeifer hits 4:38.6 in 500 Free At Texas Invite Prelims
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam
    2020 TEXAS HALL OF FAME SWIMMING INVITEDecember 2-5, 2020
    Lee and Joe Jamal Texas Swimming Center, Austin, TX
    Course: SCY
    Results LinkSenior Evie Pfeifer swam the third-fastest 500 free in the NCAA this season, blasting a 4:38.66 at prelims of Texas’s Hall of Fame Invite.
    Pfeifer was the highlight of this morning’s prelims session, the first of three days of morning-prelims-evening-finals action after last night’s relay session. She led a
  • Today, Aqua Knuckles Highlights The Swim Guy in Lawndale, CA

    Today, Aqua Knuckles Highlights The Swim Guy in Lawndale, CA
    By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam
    Swim shops are an important part of the swimming community culture. Proudly placing the logos of our teams on parkas, t-shirts, gear, team suits and sweats help us represent our teams – competitive swimmers in our areas – a group of friends and competitors trying to reach goals and win races as a team. Our local swim shops provide us with many of the tools we need to stay current and represent our teams proudly. Thank you to The Swim Guy for do
  • WADA I&I Audit Calls For 3 New Employees, Raises Concerns About Rodchenkov Act

    WADA I&I Audit Calls For 3 New Employees, Raises Concerns About Rodchenkov Act
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam
    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published results of a yearly audit of its Intelligence & Investigations Department, calling for three new employees and raising concerns about the United States’ passage of the Rodchenkov Act.
    That’s one of three recent WADA press releases detailing some various updates to the anti-doping organization.
    Intelligence & Investigations (I&I) Yearly Audit
    WADA policy requires the anti-doping organization to und
  • 2020 Irish National Winter C’ships Now Limited To Just ‘Elite’

    2020 Irish National Winter C’ships Now Limited To Just ‘Elite’
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    The 2020 Irish National Winter Championships are set to take place from December 17th-20th. However, due to new coronavirus-related restrictions within the nation, the number of participants at the elite meet has been drastically reduced.
    The government mandate released this week states that no matches or other sporting events can take place, with only an exception made for ‘elite’ sports.
    As such, as Swim Ireland put it, “it is clear that for a large
  • Thom de Boer 28 Anni Record Olandese E Qualificazione Prima Olimpiade

    Thom de Boer 28 Anni Record Olandese E Qualificazione Prima Olimpiade
    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    ROTTERDAM QUALIFICATION MEET (NED)Thursday, December 3rd – Sunday, December 6th
    Zwemcentrum Rotterdam, Netherlands
    LCM (50m)
    Olympic Qualifier/European Championships Qualifier
    Entries
    Live Results
    Live Stream
    SwimSwam Italia previewThom de Boer sigla il secondo record nazionale olandese della mattinata, dopo quello stabilito da Arno Kamminga nei 50 metri rana maschili.
    De Boer ha gareggiato nelle batterie di qualifica dei 50 metri stile libero mas
  • Hungary’s Szilágyi Forgoing 2020 Olympics To Tend To ‘Body & Soul’

    Hungary’s Szilágyi Forgoing 2020 Olympics To Tend To ‘Body & Soul’
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    Liliana Szilágyi of Hungary announced this week that she will not be seeking qualification for the postponed 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
    The 24-year-old revealed via her club’s website that she is not leaving the sport for good, but is simply taking time for her ‘body and soul’
    “They used to say we’re human. A machine has no feelings, I have, the fly ace revealed in her announcement.
    She continued, “I’m young, I c
  • 2020-2021 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Power Ranks: December Edition

    2020-2021 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Power Ranks: December Edition
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam
    As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order.  SwimSwam’s rankings take into account how a team looks at the moment, while keeping the end of the season in mind through things like a team’s previous trajectory and NCAA scoring potential.  These rankings are by nature subjective, and a jumping-off point for discussion.
  • 15 Years Old Caleb Maldari Ne 1:45.69 Ki Timing Ke Saath Kiya 200 Yard Back

    15 Years Old Caleb Maldari Ne 1:45.69 Ki Timing Ke Saath Kiya 200 Yard Back
    By Sanuj Srivastava on SwimSwam
    2020 CRA NOVEMBER COVID MEETNovember 27th-29th, 2020
    Boston Sports Institute, Wellesley, MA
    Short Course Yards (SCY) format
    Results on Meet Mobile: “CRA November COVID Meet”Massachusetts mei, Bluefish Swim Club aur Charles River Aquatics October CRA meet mei apni fast performance followed ki jyada best times ke saath 7 competing teams ki larger meet mei.
    15-year-old Caleb Maldari ne un sabhi 5 events jisme unhone swim kiya tha usme apna best time highl
  • Kutraleeswaran, Guiness Book Record Holder Se Engineer Tak Ka Safar

    Kutraleeswaran, Guiness Book Record Holder Se Engineer Tak Ka Safar
    By Sanuj Srivastava on SwimSwam
    Abhi tak, 62 Indian ne English Channel swim kiya hai. English Channel Southern England ko Northern France se separate karta hai. 1994 ki baat hai, jab young Kunal Ramesh, jo ki popularly Kutraleeswaran ke naam se jaane jaate hai, unhone ye feat achieve kiya tha, Tamil Nadu mei woe k household name bann gaye the. Unhone English Channel tab hi swim kar liya tha jab wo sirf 13-years old ke hi the.  Usi same year mei, unhone Australia ka Rottnest Channel, Straits
  • Hagino Opens 2020 Japan Swim With 400 IM Victory

    Hagino Opens 2020 Japan Swim With 400 IM Victory
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 JAPAN SWIMThursday, December 3rd – Sunday, December 6th
    Prelims: Staggered start; Finals: Estimated 5 pm local (3 am EST)
    Tokyo Aquatics Centre
    LCM (50m)
    Entries (in Japanese)
    Live Stream
    SwimSwam Preview #1
    SwimSwam Preview #2
    ResultsDay 1 of the 2020 Japan Swim saw some solid swims, but nothing spectacular, reflecting the fact that this is a non-qualification event for the nation’s best swimmers.
    Many contestants, such as Kosuke Hagino, Shoma Sato and
  • Rotterdam Arno Kamminga Record 50 Rana (Vasca Lunga) Nelle Batterie

    Rotterdam Arno Kamminga Record 50 Rana (Vasca Lunga) Nelle Batterie
    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    ROTTERDAM QUALIFICATION MEET (NED)Thursday, December 3rd – Sunday, December 6th
    Zwemcentrum Rotterdam, Netherlands
    LCM (50m)
    Olympic Qualifier/European Championships Qualifier
    Entries
    Live Results
    Live Stream
    SwimSwam Italia previewA Rotterdam è iniziato questa mattina l’omonimo meeting di qualificazione olimpica e già si registrano record.
    Arno Kamminga, 25enne campione Europeo in vasca corta, ha abbassato il suo stesso record nazionale
  • Thom de Boer Hits 21.74 Olympic-Qualifying 50 Free Dutch Record

    Thom de Boer Hits 21.74 Olympic-Qualifying 50 Free Dutch Record
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    ROTTERDAM QUALIFICATION MEET (NED)Thursday, December 3rd – Sunday, December 6th
    Zwemcentrum Rotterdam, Netherlands
    LCM (50m)
    Olympic Qualifier/European Championships Qualifier
    Entries
    SwimSwam Meet Preview
    Live Results
    Live StreamDuring the day 1 heats of the 2020 Rotterdam Qualification Meet (RQM) in the Netherlands, we already saw 25-year-old European Short Course champion Arno Kamminga produce a new national record in the men’s 50m breast. You can re

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