• Maddy Banic Closes Breakout ISL Season By Lowering American Record In 50 Fly

    Maddy Banic Closes Breakout ISL Season By Lowering American Record In 50 Fly
    By James Sutherland 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
  • UT Invite: Elendt Hits 200 BR Best and Breaks 2:10, Pomajevich Goes 1:40.8 FL

    UT Invite: Elendt Hits 200 BR Best and Breaks 2:10, Pomajevich Goes 1:40.8 FL
    By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam
    2020 TEXAS HALL OF FAME SWIMMING INVITEDecember 2-5, 2020
    Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center, Austin, TX
    Short course yards (SCY)
    Results LinkTexas freshman Anna Elendt has been excellent this weekend, helping the Texas 400 medley relay set a school record and pop a nation-leading time as well as breaking the individual 100 breast Texas record last night. This morning, she posted a 2:09.73 to dominate the 200 breast prelims, a new best by over three seconds
  • UNC Invite: Berkoff and Moore Drop 1:51 200 Backs, Chadwick Posts 42.0 100 FR

    UNC Invite: Berkoff and Moore Drop 1:51 200 Backs, Chadwick Posts 42.0 100 FR
    By Karl Ortegon 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”NC State sophomore Katharine Berkoff has been on fire thi
  • Jack Hoagland Posts 8:51 1000 Free For Notre Dame Against Cincinnati Bearcats

    Jack Hoagland Posts 8:51 1000 Free For Notre Dame Against Cincinnati Bearcats
    By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam
    NOTRE DAME vs CINCINNATIFriday, December 4th, 2020
    Rolfs Aquatic Center, South Bend, IN
    Short Course Yards (SCY)
    Men’s Results
    Women’s ResultsTEAM SCORES
    MENNotre Dame – 201
    Cincinnati – 93WOMENNotre Dame – 204
    Cincinatti – 87Notre Dame faced the Bearcats of Cincinnati yesterday, defending their home pool with 200+ points in both the men’s and women’s meets.
    Men’s Recap
    Notre Dame distance star Jack Hoagland pic
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  • Sam Hoover Beats Baylor Nelson in Titanic 400 IM Battle in Cary, North Carolina

    Sam Hoover Beats Baylor Nelson in Titanic 400 IM Battle in Cary, North Carolina
    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    North Carolina 18 & Under Winter ChampionshipsDecember 4-6, 2020
    Triangle Aquatic Center, Cary, North Carolina
    Short Course Yards (25 yard)
    Results on Meet Mobile: “2020 NCS Winter 18 & U Championships” (or search “Cary”)A 400 IM battle between North Carolina Aquatic Club’s Sam Hoover and SwimMAC Carolina’s Baylor Nelson highlighted the first day of competition at North Carolina’s primary site for the 2020 USA Swi
  • Josh Zuchowski Hits 400 IM Lifetime Best at Florida Virtual Champs Site 2

    Josh Zuchowski Hits 400 IM Lifetime Best at Florida Virtual Champs Site 2
    By Robert Gibbs on SwimSwam
    Florida Virtual Champs — Site 2December 4-6, 2020
    Stuart, FL
    SCY
    Friday Finals Results
    Results on Meet Mobile: “2020 Florida Virtual Championships – Site 2”Josh Zuchowski of Flood Aquatics hit a new lifetime best in the 400 IM Friday evening at the Stuart site of the Florida Virtual Championships. The 16 year-old dropped nearly five seconds off of his official personal best (and two seconds off of his unofficial personal best) to touch in 4:48.
  • Mireia Belmonte E’ Tornata A Gareggiare E Punta A Tokyo

    Mireia Belmonte E’ Tornata A Gareggiare E Punta A Tokyo
    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    2020 OPEN CASTALIA CASTELLÓN TROPHYSaturday, December 5th & Sunday, December 6th
    Castellón Municipal Olympic Pool, Castellón, Spain
    LCM (50m)
    Olympic-qualifying event
    Invited EntriesMireia Belmonte è tornata sul blocco di partenza questa mattina, al Trofeo Castalia Open (TICC) 2020.
    La campionessa olimpica in carica dei 200 metri farfalla, nonchè bronzo ai Giochi del 2016 nei 400 metri misti, era assente dalle competizi
  • Caeleb Dressel Breaks Down The Speedo Fastskin LZR 50 Free Sub-20 Challenge

    Caeleb Dressel Breaks Down The Speedo Fastskin LZR 50 Free Sub-20 Challenge
    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 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.
    Olympic and World Champion and ISL swim star Caeleb Dressel is taking on the SPEEDO SUB-20 C
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  • Belmonte Is In The Water At Spanish Olympic Qualifying Meet

    Belmonte Is In The Water At Spanish Olympic Qualifying Meet
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 OPEN CASTALIA CASTELLÓN TROPHYSaturday, December 5th & Sunday, December 6th
    Castellón Municipal Olympic Pool, Castellón, Spain
    LCM (50m)
    Olympic-qualifying event
    Invited Entries
    SwimSwam Preview
    RFEN 2020 Olympic Games Selection Criteria
    Live ResultsThe 2020 Open Castalia Castellón Trophy kicked off this morning, with some of Spain’s best seeking Olympic roster spots for the postponed 2020 Tokyo Games.
    Among the contenders is 3
  • NCAA and Pan Pacific Medalist Mackenzie Padington Announces Retirement

    NCAA and Pan Pacific Medalist Mackenzie Padington Announces Retirement
    By Ben Dornan on SwimSwam
    Canadian national teamer and former Minnesota Gopher Mackenzie Padington announced her retirement from competitive swimming via her Instagram on Friday. View this post on InstagramA post shared by Mackenzie Padington (@mackenzie.padington)In the post, Paddington cites her mental health, long-lasting injuries, and inability to train in her ideal location, Minnesota, as the reasons for her decision.
    Padington raced for the University of Minnesota for the 2017-2018 and 201
  • 2020 Japan Swim: Hagino Hits Untapered 1:57.67 200 IM

    2020 Japan Swim: Hagino Hits Untapered 1:57.67 200 IM
    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
    Day 1 Recap/Day 2 Recap
    ResultsWith the 2019 World Champion in the men’s 200m IM Daiya Seto out of this Japan Swim competition due to a morals suspension, the spotlight was entirely on comeback kid Kosuke Hagino tonight in Tokyo.
  • Watch Arno Kamminga Become World’s 4th Fastest 200 Breaststroker

    Watch Arno Kamminga Become World’s 4th Fastest 200 Breaststroker
    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
    Day 1 Recap/Day 2 Recap
    Live Results
    Live Stream
    While competing on day 2 of the 2020 Rotterdam Qualification Meet (RQM), 25-year-old Arno Kamminga became the world’s 4th fastest 200m breaststroke performer of all-time.
    Touching the wall in a time of
  • Rotterdam: Schouten Shaves .04 Off Dutch Record In 100 Breast Prelims

    Rotterdam: Schouten Shaves .04 Off Dutch Record In 100 Breast Prelims
    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
    Day 1 Recap/Day 2 Recap
    Live Results
    Live StreamYesterday Tes Schouten took down an over-decade old Dutch national record in the women’s 200m breast and the 19-year-old didn’t stop there. Firing off her 2nd national standard in as many days, Schouten
  • Big Blue Swim School’s Data-Driven Strategy Positions Partners for Success

    Big Blue Swim School’s Data-Driven Strategy Positions Partners for Success
    By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam
    Courtesy: Big Blue Swim School
    Amazon’s tremendous success is often cited as a driving factor in the demise of brick and mortar retail. As store fronts close their doors, prime real estate is becoming readily available, and Big Blue is tapping the market to secure locations across the country.
    Real estate has always played an important role in the business plan for Big Blue. At its origin, Big Blue’s leadership team analyzes market research sho
  • Kira Toussaint Abbassa Il Primato Olandese Nei 50 Dorso 27.37

    Kira Toussaint Abbassa Il Primato Olandese Nei 50 Dorso 27.37
    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 previewKira Toussaint ieri mattina aveva nuotato nelle batterie di qualifica dei 50 metri dorso il tempo di 27,49, che corrispondeva al suo primato nazionale olandese. Il record era stato registrato durante la tappa berlinese della
  • David Schlicht Posts 3:40 400 IM on Day 2 of Arizona Invite

    David Schlicht Posts 3:40 400 IM on Day 2 of Arizona Invite
    By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam
    2020 ARIZONA INVITEDecember 3-December 4, 2020
    Hillebrand Aquatic Center, Tucson, AZ
    SCY
    Results on MeetMobileThe Arizona Invite concluded tonight, featuring the 200 medley relay, 1650, 100 fly, 200 back, 200 breast, 200 free, 50 free, 400 IM, and 400 free relay.
    Brooks Fail continued to lead the Arizona men, posting a victory in the mile. Fail lapped the field, finishing in 15:02.28. The time comes in well behind the 14:37.60 Fail swam at the Minnesota Invite last
  • Winter Juniors-qualifying Sprinter Julia Bartell (2022) Sends Verbal to BYU

    Winter Juniors-qualifying Sprinter Julia Bartell (2022) Sends Verbal to BYU
    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.
    Julia Bartell from Waconia, Minnesota has announced her verbal commitment to Brigham Young University for 2022-23.
    “I am so excited to finally a
  • Torri Huske Hits 1:43 200 Free on Day 2 of PV Winter Champs

    Torri Huske Hits 1:43 200 Free on Day 2 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”
    Meet Central
    Friday Finals ResultsThe Potomac Valley LSC 18&U Championships continued today with the 400 IM, 200 free, and the 100 breast. This is one of many events contested between now and December 13th that will count towards USA Swimming’s Winter 18&
  • Foster Battle #2, Jiang’s B Final Win & UT Women’s Records Fall (Race Videos)

    Foster Battle #2, Jiang’s B Final Win & UT Women’s Records Fall (Race Videos)
    By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam
    2020 TEXAS HALL OF FAME SWIMMING INVITEDecember 2-5, 2020
    Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center, Austin, TX
    Short course yards (SCY)
    Results Link
    Read the full story on SwimSwam: Foster Battle #2, Jiang’s B Final Win & UT Women’s Records Fall (Race Videos)
  • Coleman Stewart Cranks 43.62 100 Backstroke, Now 2nd-Fastest Performer All-Time

    Coleman Stewart Cranks 43.62 100 Backstroke, Now 2nd-Fastest Performer All-Time
    By Reid Carlson 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”NC State post-grad Coleman Stewart cranked out a 43.62 in the
  • Daria Klepikova Bests Daria Trofimova With A 25.50 50 Free At Russian Juniors

    Daria Klepikova Bests Daria Trofimova With A 25.50 50 Free At Russian Juniors
    By Ben Dornan on SwimSwam
    RUSSIAN JUNIOR SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPSTuesday, December 1 – Saturday, December 5, 2020
    Saransk, Russia
    LCM (50M)
    Live Results
    Live Video/Video ReplayThe fourth day of the 2020 Russian Junior Swimming Championships got underway today as some of the country’s fastest juniors went head to head.
    Daria Trofimova was dominant over the first three days of the meet, notching first place finishes in the 100, 200, and 400 freestyle, along with swimming an impressive 53
  • Winter Juniors Qualifier Abby Storm Verbally Commits to SDSU Aztecs for 2022-23

    Winter Juniors Qualifier Abby Storm Verbally Commits to SDSU Aztecs 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 Abby Storm from Littleton, Colorado has announced her intention to swim and study at San Diego State University beginning in the fa
  • Eli Shoyat Breaks Jake Foster’s Pool Record at Mason Community Center

    Eli Shoyat Breaks Jake Foster’s Pool Record at Mason Community Center
    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    2020 Mason Manta Rays Start of Winter SlamDecember 4-6, 2020
    Mason Community Center, Mason, Ohio
    Psych Sheets
    Results on Meet Mobile: “2020 OH RAYS Start of Winter Slam”Best times fell by the handful and a National Junior Teamer’s pool record was broken during Friday evening’s finals session at the 2020 Mason Manta Rays Start of Winter Slam.
    Four teams are participating in the meet, which comes on the opening weekend of the 2020 USA Swimming 18
  • 2020 Texas Hall of Fame Invite: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

    2020 Texas Hall of Fame Invite: Day 3 Finals Live Recap
    By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam
    2020 TEXAS HALL OF FAME SWIMMING INVITEDecember 2-5, 2020
    Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center, Austin, TX
    Short course yards (SCY)
    Results LinkWOMEN’S 400 IM FINALSNCAA “A” cut: 4:03.62
    NCAA “B” cut: 4:17.30MEN’S 400 IM FINALSNCAA “A” cut: 3:39.16
    NCAA “B” cut: 3:51.46WOMEN’S 100 FLY FINALSNCAA “A” cut: 50.92
    NCAA “B” cut: 53.76MEN’S 100 FLY FINALSNCAA “A”
  • Duke Snags OT Qualifier and NAG Relay Record-Holder Martina Peroni (2022)

    Duke Snags OT Qualifier and NAG Relay Record-Holder Martina Peroni (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.
    Martina Peroni of New Albany Aquatic Club in Ohio is following her older sister, Rachel, to Duke with a verbal commitment for 2022. A junior at Ol
  • 2020 UNC Invite Day 2 Finals Live Recap

    2020 UNC Invite Day 2 Finals Live Recap
    By Robert Gibbs 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 LinkThe 2020 Janis Dowd Invite, hosted by UNC, continues t
  • Iowa Swimmers File For Injunction To Stop School From Cutting Women’s Swim/Dive

    Iowa Swimmers File For Injunction To Stop School From Cutting Women’s Swim/Dive
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam
    Student-athletes at the University of Iowa have filed for an injunction that would stop the school from eliminating its women’s swimming & diving program.
    The motion for a preliminary injunction is the latest step in a lawsuit between six Iowa Hawkeyes and the University.
    The school announced in August that it would be eliminating its women’s swimming & diving team, along with men’s swimming & diving, men’s tennis, and men’s
  • Knight Commission Recommends Separating FBS From NCAA

    Knight Commission Recommends Separating FBS From NCAA
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam
    The Knight Commission, an independent group of university presidents, recommended that the top level of college football split away from the NCAA to govern itself.
    The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics is a reform-minded, independent group of university presidents. The group doesn’t make official decisions for college sports, but several of their previous recommendations have eventually been enacted by the NCAA. The Knight Commission says it produ
  • Noe Ponti Abbassa Il Suo Record Svizzero Nei 100 Farfalla 51.15

    Noe Ponti Abbassa Il Suo Record Svizzero Nei 100 Farfalla 51.15
    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 previewNoe Ponti non ci ha dato il tempo di riportare il record stabilito questa mattina durante le batterie di qualifica dei 100 metri farfalla maschili, che questa sera è ancora protagonista.
    Nelle batterie dei 100 metri farfal
  • Kamminga Sub 2:07 Nei 200 Rana Record Olandese E Quarto All Time

    Kamminga Sub 2:07 Nei 200 Rana Record Olandese E Quarto All Time
    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 previewArno Kamminga stasera a Rotterdam ha dimostrato al mondo di volere un posto su podio olimpico dei 200 metri rana maschili.
    Questa mattina, nelle batterie di qualifica, aveva abbassato il record olandese toccando la piastra in 2:0

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