• Race Videos From Friday Night’s College Invites

    Race Videos From Friday Night’s College Invites
    By James Sutherland on SwimSwam
    Below, find all the race videos from Friday night action at the Auburn Invite, Art Adamson Invite and Georgia Invite.
    You can find Thursday’s race videos here.
    Videos courtesy of Auburn Swimming and Diving, tamuswim and UGA Swim & Dive on YouTube.
    2020 Auburn Fall InviteFull recapWomen’s 1650 Free
    Winner: Elise Bauer, Florida, 16:07.30Men’s 1650 Free
    Winner: Bobby Finke, Florida, 14:34.27Women’s 200 Back
    Winner:
  • Sprinter Cassie Moses Hands Verbal Commitment to NC State for 2022-23

    Sprinter Cassie Moses Hands Verbal Commitment to NC State 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 Cassaundra (Cassie) Moses from Springfield, Missouri has announced her intention to swim at North Carolina State University in the
  • Futures Qualifier Elizabeth Isakson Sends Verbal Commitment to Georgia

    Futures Qualifier Elizabeth Isakson Sends Verbal Commitment to Georgia
    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.
    Elizabeth Isakson from Marietta, Georgia has announced her verbal commitment to the in-state Bulldogs for 2022-23.
    “I am so excited and blessed
  • Competiciones internacionales de alto nivel para diciembre de 2020

    Competiciones internacionales de alto nivel para diciembre de 2020
    By Tomas Rodriguez ES on SwimSwamPrimero reportado en inglés por Retta Race.El año 2020 está terminando, pero todavía tenemos las competiciones de diciembre en el horizonte. Este mes se están llevando a cabo campeonatos de piscina corta o larga en varias naciones después de haber sido pospuestos del plazo de marzo y abril debido a la pandemia del coronavirus.
    Después de la final de la temporada 2 de la International Swimming League (ISL), los atle
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  • Jimmy Gavin Transferring to Texas After Michigan State Drops Swimming & Diving

    Jimmy Gavin Transferring to Texas After Michigan State Drops Swimming & Diving
    By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam
    James (Jimmy) Gavin, a current freshman at Michigan State University, has announced his intention to transfer to the University of Texas in the fall of 2021.
    “I am beyond excited to announce my commitment to continue my swimming career and study at the University of Texas this upcoming fall! I want to thank God, my family, friends, and coaches for believing in my story and work ethic by supporting me throughout the years, and especially during these troubling t
  • Winter Juniors Qualifier Jake Young (2021) Commits to West Virginia

    Winter Juniors Qualifier Jake Young (2021) Commits to West Virginia
    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.
    Jake Young from Morrow, Ohio has committed to swim at West Virginia University in the class of 2025.
    “So excited to announce my verbal commitmen
  • Winter Juniors A Finalist Mary Codevilla (2022) Verbally Commits to Notre Dame

    Winter Juniors A Finalist Mary Codevilla (2022) Verbally Commits to Notre Dame
    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.
    Two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Mary Codevilla from Longmont, Colorado has announced her intention to swim at the University of Notre Da
  • Chase Davison Joins Another Breaststroke-Heavy Class for the Texas Women (2022)

    Chase Davison Joins Another Breaststroke-Heavy Class for the Texas Women (2022)
    By Braden Keith 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 Chase Davison has verbally committed to the University of Texas, where she’s expected to join the Longhorns’ roster in t
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  • The Official ISL Season 2 Crossword Puzzle Is Here

    The Official ISL Season 2 Crossword Puzzle Is Here
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    Think you know everything about the Budapest Bubble, the winners and losers, as well as the ins-and-outs of the teams who made it to the end? Now that the International Swimming League (ISL) season 2 has concluded, it’s time to put your knowledge of the athletes, events, and outcomes to the test in our SwimSwam ISL Season 2 Crossword.
    As with our crosswords produced in the past, this one has a mix of both gimme-type clues, as well as those that will truly put your
  • 16-Year-Old O’Callaghan Hits 52.48 SCM 100 Free Aussie Age Record

    16-Year-Old O’Callaghan Hits 52.48 SCM 100 Free Aussie Age Record
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 SWIMMING AUSTRALIA VIRTUAL C’SHIPSThursday, November 26th – Sunday, November 29th
    Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Perth & Melbourne
    SCM (25m)
    Start dates & times vary in each city
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    Session 1 Full ResultsAlthough she finished off the podium in the women’s 100m freestyle at these Australian Virtual Short Course National Championships, 16-year-old Mollie O’Callaghan made her presence known in a big way
  • Ariarne Titmus Puts Up World’s 6th-Ever Fastest SCM 400 Free

    Ariarne Titmus Puts Up World’s 6th-Ever Fastest SCM 400 Free
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 SWIMMING AUSTRALIA VIRTUAL C’SHIPSThursday, November 26th – Sunday, November 29th
    Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Perth & Melbourne
    SCM (25m)
    Start dates & times vary in each city
    SwimSwam Preview
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    Session 1 Full ResultsOf note, this article was updated from the original, as Katie Ledecky’s 3:54.06 swim was not in FINA’s database.
    While competing at the 2020 Australian Virtual Short Course Swimming Championships, 20-year
  • Ariarne Titmus Puts Up World’s 5th-Ever Fastest SCM 400 Free

    Ariarne Titmus Puts Up World’s 5th-Ever Fastest SCM 400 Free
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 SWIMMING AUSTRALIA VIRTUAL C’SHIPSThursday, November 26th – Sunday, November 29th
    Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Perth & Melbourne
    SCM (25m)
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    Session 1 Full ResultsWhile competing at the 2020 Australian Virtual Short Course Swimming Championships, 20-year-old St. Peters Western swimmer Ariarne Titmus produced the 5th fastest performance all-time in the women’s 400m free.
  • Aussie Teen Sam Short Hits 7:38.97 SCM 800 Free Age Record

    Aussie Teen Sam Short Hits 7:38.97 SCM 800 Free Age Record
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 SWIMMING AUSTRALIA VIRTUAL C’SHIPSThursday, November 26th – Sunday, November 29th
    Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Perth & Melbourne
    SCM (25m)
    Start dates & times vary in each city
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    Session 1 Full ResultsAmidst the World Record from Kaylee McKeown and national records from the likes of Matt Wilson, the younger set came on strong during the first rounds of events at the 2020 Swimming Australia Virtual National Champio
  • Kaylee McKeown rompe el récord mundial de Hosszu en 200 espalda

    Kaylee McKeown rompe el récord mundial de Hosszu en 200 espalda
    By Adrian Mancebo on SwimSwam
    SWIMMING AUSTRALIA VIRTUAL C’SHIPS 2020Jueves 26 de noviembre – domingo 29 de noviembre
    Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Perth & Melbourne; Australia
    Piscina corta (25m)
    La hora de comienzo varía en cada ciudad
    Listas de entrada/resultadosAunque vimos a la mayoría de los australianos retirarse de la segunda temporada de la Liga Internacional de Natación (ISL) debido a las restricciones de viaje relacionadas con el coronavirus, casi todo
  • Daily Swim Coach Workout #290

    Daily Swim Coach Workout #290
    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:  15-18 years old, 19-22 years old
    Target level:&nbs
  • Wilson Downs Longstanding Sprenger 100 Breast Aussie Record

    Wilson Downs Longstanding Sprenger 100 Breast Aussie Record
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 SWIMMING AUSTRALIA VIRTUAL C’SHIPSThursday, November 26th – Sunday, November 29th
    Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Perth & Melbourne
    SCM (25m)
    Start dates & times vary in each city
    SwimSwam Preview
    Start Lists/ResultsThe records keep falling at these 2020 Swimming Australia Virtual Championships, with Matt Wilson joining the party with a new mark in the men’s 100m breaststroke.
    Firing off a time of 56.89 from Brisbane, the 21-year-old produced th
  • Kaylee McKeown Nails Aussie Record In 200 IM, 7th Fastest Performer Ever

    Kaylee McKeown Nails Aussie Record In 200 IM, 7th Fastest Performer Ever
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 SWIMMING AUSTRALIA VIRTUAL C’SHIPSThursday, November 26th – Sunday, November 29th
    Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Perth & Melbourne
    SCM (25m)
    Start dates & times vary in each city
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    Start Lists/Results19-year-old Kaylee McKeown already broke through with a World Record in the women’s 200m back from session 1 of these Australian Virtual Championships. But, in session 2, the USC Spartan wowed again, taking down the national rec
  • Kaylee McKeown Nails Aussie Record In 200 IM, 2nd Fastest Performer Ever

    Kaylee McKeown Nails Aussie Record In 200 IM, 2nd Fastest Performer Ever
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 SWIMMING AUSTRALIA VIRTUAL C’SHIPSThursday, November 26th – Sunday, November 29th
    Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Perth & Melbourne
    SCM (25m)
    Start dates & times vary in each city
    SwimSwam Preview
    Start Lists/ResultsCorrection: an error in the USA Swimming databases led us to originally report McKeown as the 7th-fastest performer in history. She is, in fact, 2nd.
    19-year-old Kaylee McKeown already broke through with a World Record in the women&rs
  • McKeon Trounces Stacked 100 Free Field At Virtual Aussie C’ships

    McKeon Trounces Stacked 100 Free Field At Virtual Aussie C’ships
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 SWIMMING AUSTRALIA VIRTUAL C’SHIPSThursday, November 26th – Sunday, November 29th
    Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Perth & Melbourne
    SCM (25m)
    Start dates & times vary in each city
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    Full Session 1 ResultsWe saw one World Record go down, courtesy of Kaylee McKeown in the women’s 200m back, while an Australian national record also bit the dust at the hands of teenager Lani Pallister. 
    However, with Aust
  • LEN Bureau Approves Committees, Names New Liaisons & Chairmen

    LEN Bureau Approves Committees, Names New Liaisons & Chairmen
    By James Sutherland on SwimSwam
    The newly-elected LEN Bureau announced the approval of the composition of its committees, along with its new Bureau Liaisons and chairmen, following its first virtual meeting on Saturday. LEN is the governing body for aquatics in Europe.
    The committee composition and their respective Bureau Liaisons were approved unanimously.
    “We are happy to announce our new committees and the Bureau Liaisons overseeing their invaluable work” LEN President Paolo Barel
  • Emma Norton Commits to Georgia (2022) to Join Older Brother Mitchell

    Emma Norton Commits to Georgia (2022) to Join Older Brother Mitchell
    By Braden Keith 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 Emma Norton has verbally committed to the University of Georgia, where she’ll join her brother, who begins his Bulldog ca
  • Is The 50 Free a Crapshoot?

    Is The 50 Free a Crapshoot?
    By Kevin Hallman on SwimSwam
    This article was originally published in the 2020 Spring Issue of SwimSwam Magazine.
    I’ve heard it repeated over many years of swimming: “You never know, the 50’s just a crapshoot.” Everybody knows that the shortest events in swimming are the most volatile. In a race that takes under 30 seconds, a single turn hit long, a slow start, or a bad breakout can easily be the difference between first and second place.
    However, this assumption always b
  • Campionati Australiani Kaylee McKeown Record Oceania 200 Mx 2:03.68

    Campionati Australiani Kaylee McKeown Record Oceania 200 Mx 2:03.68
    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    CAMPIONATI AUSTRALIANI VIRTUALI 202026/29 Novembre 2020
    Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Perth & Melbourne
    SCM (25m)
    Start dates & times vary in each city
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    SwimSwam Italia PreviewAi Campionati Australiani in vasca corta l a protagonista è ancora la 19enne Kaylee McKeown.
    Dopo aver siglato il Record del Mondo nei 200 metri dorso femminili, la McKeown è tornata in gara nei 200 metri misti.
    200 METRI MISTI DONNE &ndas
  • SSPC: Liam Tancock on Knowing How You’ll Swim Based Off a Dive-And-Glide

    SSPC: Liam Tancock on Knowing How You’ll Swim Based Off a Dive-And-Glide
    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 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 Liam Tancock, the 2-time world champion and former world record holder in the 50 bac
  • Campionati Australiani In Corta Lani Pallister Record Negli 800 Stile

    Campionati Australiani In Corta Lani Pallister Record Negli 800 Stile
    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    CAMPIONATI AUSTRALIANI VIRTUALI 202026/29 Novembre 2020
    Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Perth & Melbourne
    SCM (25m)
    Start dates & times vary in each city
    Start Lists/Results
    SwimSwam Italia PreviewI Campionati Australiani in vasca corta sono iniziati a suon di record. Solo poche gare dopo che Kaylee McKeown ha stabilito un nuovo record del mondo nei 200 metri dorso, Lani Pallister ha siglato il nuovo record australiano negli 800 metri stile libero femminili.
    A causa
  • Mireia Belmonte In Gara Alle Qualifiche Olimpiche Il 5 Dicembre

    Mireia Belmonte In Gara Alle Qualifiche Olimpiche Il 5 Dicembre
    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 torna a gareggiare. La Royal Spanish Swimming Federation (RFEN) ha annunciato la prima opportunità nazionale di qualificazione olimpica per un gruppo selezionato di nuotatori di livello nazionale.
    Il Trofeo Castalia Castellón
  • Record Del Mondo Per Kaylee McKeown Prima Donna sub 1:59 200 Dorso

    Record Del Mondo Per Kaylee McKeown Prima Donna sub 1:59 200 Dorso
    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    CAMPIONATI AUSTRALIANI VIRTUALI 202026/29 Novembre 2020
    Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Perth & Melbourne
    SCM (25m)
    Start dates & times vary in each city
    Start Lists/Results
    SwimSwam Italia PreviewRecord del Mondo per inaugurare i Campionati Australiani in vasca corta che si stanno svolgendo in via virtuale in 5 località.
    La 19enne Kaylee McKeown nei 200 metri dorso ha nuotato il tempo di 1:58.94 ed è entrata nella storia. Non solo ha polveri
  • Record Del Mondo Per Kaylee McKeown Prima Donna sub 1:58 200 Dorso

    Record Del Mondo Per Kaylee McKeown Prima Donna sub 1:58 200 Dorso
    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    CAMPIONATI AUSTRALIANI VIRTUALI 202026/29 Novembre 2020
    Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Perth & Melbourne
    SCM (25m)
    Start dates & times vary in each city
    Start Lists/Results
    SwimSwam Italia PreviewRecord del Mondo per inaugurare i Campionati Australiani in vasca corta che si stanno svolgendo in via virtuale in 5 località.
    La 19enne Kaylee McKeown nei 200 metri dorso ha nuotato il tempo di 1:58.94 ed è entrata nella storia. Non solo ha polveri
  • Pallister Punches Australian Record In 800 Freestyle

    Pallister Punches Australian Record In 800 Freestyle
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 SWIMMING AUSTRALIA VIRTUAL C’SHIPSThursday, November 26th – Sunday, November 29th
    Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Perth & Melbourne
    SCM (25m)
    Start dates & times vary in each city
    SwimSwam Preview
    Start Lists/ResultsJust a few events after Kaylee McKeown fired off a new World Record in the women’s 200m back, Lani Pallister produced a new Australian Record in the women’s 800m free.
    Due to the coronavirus pandemic, for the first ti
  • Splits Update: Kaylee McKeown Breaks SCM 200 Back World Record

    Splits Update: Kaylee McKeown Breaks SCM 200 Back World Record
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 SWIMMING AUSTRALIA VIRTUAL C’SHIPSThursday, November 26th – Sunday, November 29th
    Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Perth & Melbourne
    SCM (25m)
    Start dates & times vary in each city
    SwimSwam Preview
    Start Lists/ResultsAlthough we saw most of the Australians pull out of the International Swimming League (ISL) season 2 due to coronavirus-related travel restrictions, nearly all of the nation’s best are in the water this weekend contesting the widespr

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