• Urlando on World Jr Champs: “I wasn’t super pleased with my summer” (Video)

    By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam
    2019 USA SWIMMING PRO SWIM SERIES – GREENSBORONovember 6th-9th, 2019
    Greensboro Aquatic Center, Greensboro, North Carolina
    50m (LCM)
    Prelims at 9:00AM Eastern Time/Finals at 6:00PM Eastern Time (4:00 Eastern for Wednesday timed finals)
    Psych Sheets
    Live Stream
    Live Results
    Saturday Finals Heat Sheet
    Reported by Nick Pecoraro.
    MEN’S 200 FLY FINALSPro Swim Series record: 1:53.84 – Luca Urlando, 2019
    Olympic Trials cut: 2:01.19Top 3:Luca Urlando&
  • 2019 Illinois Girls State: New Trier Leads State Psyches After Sectionals Bout

    By Nick Pecoraro on SwimSwam
    2019 IHSA Girls State SeriesIHSA Home Site
    Sectionals: Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019
    State Meet: Nov. 22-23, 2019
    State Series InfoThe Illinois High School Girls State Series is officially underway with the completion of the sectional meets. This weekend will be the IHSA State Championships, which will take place at New Trier, where the Neuqua Valley girls will contend to defend the 2018 title, their first-ever state title.View full sectionals results hereSectionals Team C
  • Anna Hopkin Blasts 21.48 50 FR, Danny Kovac 45.90 100 Fly at Mizzou Invite

    By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam
    2019 MIZZOU INVITATIONALWednesday-Friday, November 20th-22nd
    Mizzou Aquatic Center, Columbia, MO
    Short Course Yards
    Live Results LinkTEAMS COMPETINGMizzou
    Arkansas (women’s only)
    BYU
    San Diego State (women’s only)
    Drury
    Wyoming
    Oklahoma Baptist
    Truman State
    Nebraska (women’s only)
    Boise State (women’s only)The first day of yards competition at Mizzou kicked off this morning, featuring the 100 fly, 500 free, 200 IM, and 50 free in this mornin
  • Anna Hopkin Blasts 21.48 50 FR, Danny Kovac 45.81 100 Fly at Mizzou Invite

    By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam
    2019 MIZZOU INVITATIONALWednesday-Friday, November 20th-22nd
    Mizzou Aquatic Center, Columbia, MO
    Short Course Yards
    Live Results LinkTEAMS COMPETINGMizzou
    Arkansas (women’s only)
    BYU
    San Diego State (women’s only)
    Drury
    Wyoming
    Oklahoma Baptist
    Truman State
    Nebraska (women’s only)
    Boise State (women’s only)The first day of yards competition at Mizzou kicked off this morning, featuring the 100 fly, 500 free, 200 IM, and 50 free in this mornin
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  • Duke Set for NC State/GAC Invitational

    By SwimSwam on SwimSwam
    DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke swimming and diving program is set to compete in the highly-touted NC State/GAC Invitational hosted by the Greensboro Aquatics Center in Greensboro, N.C. The five-team meet will run from Thursday-Saturday with preliminaries being in the morning at 9:30 a.m. and finals in the evening at 5 p.m.
    “Everyone is really excited about heading to Greensboro,” Duke head swimming and diving coach Dan Colella said. “We are look
  • Italy Announces Roster For 2019 European Short Course Championship

    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    The Italian Swimming Federation (FIN) announced today that 41 swimmers have been selected to represent Italy at the 2019 European Short Course Championships.
    The competition will be held In Glasgow, Scotland, from December 4th to 8th.
    The Technical Director of the National Team, Cesare Butini, said in a FIN press release:
    “The invitations to the next short European Championships are in line with the quality of our development. The team is, as always, of a remark
  • Atherton, Chalmers, C1 Lead Swimming Australia Award Nominations

    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    The 2019 Swimming Australia awards are set to be handed out on Sunday, November 24th in Sydney and we now know who is in the running for the annual prestigious honors.
    Newly-minted short course 100 backstroke World Record holder Minna Atherton has been nominated as the Short Course Program Swimmer of the Year. St. Peters Western World Champion Ariarne Titmus and Thomas Fraser-Holmes of Griffith University join her on the 3-person shortlist for the award.
  • FINIS Set of the Week: Breaststroke Enrdurance Work

    By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwamSet of the Week is courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam partner.
    This week’s set of the week comes from Matt Whittle, former member of the Cal men’s swim team.
    Feel free to add Positive Drive Fins and/or Iso Paddles and get ready to ride the pain train.6x(3×75) Breaststroke. Rest 3:00 in between rounds
    For more tips and inspiration, visit the FINIS Community page today!
    About FINIS, Inc.
    John Mix and Olympic Gold Medal swimmer Pablo Mor
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  • Nazionale Italiana Per I Campionati Europei In Corta Glasgow 2019

    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    CAMPIONATI EUROPEI VASCA CORTA 2019Glasgow (GBR) 4/8 Dicembre 2019
    Vasca 25 metri
    Sito web manifestazione
    Programma gareLa Nazionale Italiana che parteciperà ai Campionati Europei in Vasca Corta 2019, in programma al Tollcross International Swimming Centre di Glasgow (Scozia) dal 4 all’8 Dicembre, è stata diramata oggi, attraverso il sito web della Federazione Italiana Nuoto, 
    41 atleti convocati.
    Il Direttore Tecnico della Nazionale,&nbs
  • Could The Cali Condors Have Beaten The LA Current?

    By Barry Revzin on SwimSwam
    The ISL competition in College Park, MD this past weekend featured two incredibly close contents: a battle for 1st place between the LA Current and the Cali Condors, and a battle for 3rd place between the DC Trident and the NY Breakers. Ultimately, LA and DC prevailed, but it came down to the very last event, in both cases, and proved a thrilling finale.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    We here at SwimSwam predicted that Cali would w
  • High-Level International Meets for December 2019

    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    The last month of 2019 brings big-time competitions, as we officially enter Tokyo 2020 crunch time. With the Olympic Games now less than 250 days away, we’ll be looking at the milestone competitions taking place this month, including the Southeast Asian Games, the European Short Course Championships, the U.S. Open, the International Swimming League (ISL) Finals and more.
    Mark your schedules for the various meets being held around the world this month and let 
  • 2019 Wisconsin HS Girls Div 2 State: Record Setting Edgewood Take 5th Straight

    By Andrew Mering on SwimSwam
    2019 WIAA Girls Division 2 State MeetFriday, Nov. 15, 2019
    Madison, WI
    UW Natatorium
    Tournament Series Info
    ResultsThe Wisconsin girls Division 2 (small schools) state championships were last Friday. Edgewood set the all time Division 2 mark with their 5th straight title. They are now tied with 2002-2006 Arrowhead for the longest title streak in state history in any division. Edgewood put up the second lowest point total of their winning streak, but were still not ch
  • Ohio State Wins Every Event in Sweep of DIII Denison; Craig Clocks 19.89 50 FR

    By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam
    OHIO STATE vs DENISONFriday, November 15th
    McCorckle Aquatic Pavilion, Columbus, OH
    Short Course Yards
    ResultsTEAM SCORES
    WOMENOhio State – 214.5
    Denison – 78MENOhio State – 215
    Denison – 80.5Ohio State continued its in-state competition schedule, downing DIII powerhouse Denison a week after rolling past Akron and Kenyon. The Buckeyes won every event on Friday night, racking up a large number of multiple event winners. One such swimmer was O
  • La Federazione Brasiliana Rende Noti I Criteri Di Selezione Olimpiadi 2020

    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    OLIMPIADI DI TOKYO 202024 Luglio – 09 Agosto 2020
    Programma gare
    Approfondimento finali di mattina
    Tempi limite
    Programma Gare Nuoto
    Criteri di Selezione Nazionale ItalianaLa Federazione brasiliana degli sport acquatici (CBDA) ha reso noti i tempi di qualificazione per i trial olimpici, nonché la procedura di selezione per i Giochi del 2020.
    Il meeting scelto per la selezione della Nazionale sarà il Trofeo del Brasile presso il Maria Lenk Aquatic C
  • Atlanta Swimming Association Names Hammer Head® Swim Caps Partner

    By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam
    Atlanta Swimming Association (ASA) announced today the introduction of Hammer Head Swim Caps to member teams for the 2020 season and beyond. The decision was made thanks to revolutionary benefits Hammer Head swim caps offer all swimmers.
    Hammer Head caps will be made available to more than 120 ASA neighborhood swim teams across five metro Atlanta counties – one of the largest Summer League Swimming programs in the country. Caps will be available in m
  • Clash Of The 200 Fly World Record Holders As Seto & Milak Race In Tokyo

    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2019 TOKYO OPENThursday, November 21st – Sunday, November 24th
    Tatsumi International Swimming Center, Tokyo, Japan
    LCM
    Start Lists Unavailable at this timeThe 2019 Tokyo Open kicks off tomorrow, Thursday, November 21st at the Tatsumi International Swimming Center, with essentially a ‘who’s who’ of Japanese swimming ready to rumble.
    Taking place in long course meters, the men’s competition is set to see the likes reigning short course 200 fl
  • Olympic Trials Qualifier Elsa Fretz (2021) Verbally Commits to Georgia

    By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Clinics 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 Elsa Fretz from Bristol, Indiana has verbally committed to the University of Georgia beginning with the 2021-22 school year. #18
  • Former Georgia Swimmer Steven Grade Makes Semi-Finals of Jeopardy! Tournament

    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    Former University of Georgia swimmer Steven Grade qualified for the semi-finals of last week’s Jeoparyd! Tournament of Champions, where he lost out to eventual champion James Holzhauer.
    Grade, who won 5 consecutive games in his first run on Jeopardy earlier this year, finished 2nd in his quarterfinals matchup but earned enough money in that round ($18,400) to earn a wildcard bid for the semi-finals. There, he was matched up against astronomy interprete
  • LSU Adds Four To 2020 Signing Class

    By SwimSwam on SwimSwam
    BATON ROUGE – The LSU Swimming and Diving Team announced the signing of three swimmers and one diver that will sport the purple and gold for the next four years. Emil Hassling, Mason Nyboer, Mitchell Mason, and Helle Tuxen will make the trip to LSU and be ready to go for the Fall of 2020.
    Emil Hassling will endure a long trip to Baton Rouge. The Sweden native swims year round with Landskrona Simsällskap and is the only Swedish 17-year-old to have broken th
  • Europei In Vasca Corta: Diramata La Nazionale Tedesca

    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    CAMPIONATI EUROPEI VASCA CORTA 2019Glasgow (GBR) 4/8 Dicembre 2019
    Tollcross International Swimming Centre
    Vasca corta, 25 metri
    Sito web manifestazione
    Programma gareLa Federazione tedesca di nuoto (DSV) ha annunciato ieri che 40 nuotatori sono stati selezionati per rappresentare la Germania ai Campionati europei in vasca corta 2019, in programma a Glasgow dal 4 all’8 Dicembre prossimi.
    La squadra è composta da un buon mix di atleti esperti come Philip H
  • Mustangs To Host SMU Invitational Thursday-Saturday

    By SwimSwam on SwimSwam
    The Mustangs host the three-day SMU Invitational starting Thursday at the Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center and Barr-McMillion Natatorium. SMU will compete against six institutions, including TCU, LSU, Incarnate Word, Missouri State, Fresno State (w) and New Mexico (w).
    Preliminary action begins at 10 a.m. each day, with finals starting at 6 p.m. Live video and results will be available at SMUMustangs.com free of charge, while results can also be found on the Meet Mobi
  • Alabama Earns Verbal Commitment from 2021’s Mateo Miceli

    By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Clinics 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.
    Omaha, Nebraska’s Mateo Miceli has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Alabama’s class of 2025 where he will join Holde
  • Kicking Technique: Dolphin Kick Pop Quiz

    By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwamCourtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club co-founder.
    Dolphin kick is now called the Fifth Stroke because it is such an important technique in all swimming races. It is a complex subject and not well understood by many. Test your knowledge about dolphin kick by taking this pop quiz. Let’s see how much you understand about the dolphin kick technique.
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  • Germany announces roster for 2019 European Short Course Championships

    By Daniela Kapser on SwimSwam
    The German Swimming Federation (DSV) announced yesterday that 40 swimmers have been selected to represent ther German colors at the 2019 European Short Course Championships. The competition will be held from December 4th to 8th in Glasgow, Scotland.
    The team consists of a good mixture of experienced athletes such as Philip Heintz, Marius Kusch, Jessica Steiger, Christian Diener, Poul Zellmann, Christian vom Lehn, Damian Wierling and Marco Koch.  But numerous yo
  • Starkes Team für die Kurzbahn-EM: 40 Schwimmer-/innen nominiert

    By Daniela Kapser on SwimSwam
    21 Schwimmerinnen und 19 Schwimmer werden die deutschen Farben bei den Kurzbahn-Europameisterschaften in Glasgow (04. – 08. Dezember 2019) vertreten.
    Das Team besteht aus einer guten Mischung aus erfahrenen Athleten wie Philip Heintz, Marius Kusch, Jessica Steiger, Christian Diener, Poul Zellmann, Christian vom Lehn, Damian Wierling oder Marco Koch.  Aber auch zahlreiche Nachwuchstalente wie Isabell Gose, Zoe Vogelmann, Artem Selin, Giulia Goerigk oder Sv
  • Anna Hopkin Clocks 53.94 in 100 Meter Free at Missouri LC Qualifier

    By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam
    2019 MIZZOU LCM TRIALS QUALIFIERNovember 19th, 2019
    Columbia, Missouri (University of Missouri)
    LCM (50m), timed finals
    Results (also on Meet Mobile: “2019 Mizzou Long Course Trials Qualifier”)This weekend’s loaded schedule of college mid-season invites got underway on Tuesday with a day of long course racing at the University of Missouri. While many of this week’s invites will include a long course session, for most meets that session is comin
  • Two-Time Michigan State Champ Gwen Woodbury Commits to Ohio State (2021)

    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Clinics 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.
    Gwen Woodbury, a two-time Michigan high school state champion individually, has verbally committed to Ohio State University. Woodbury was the 2017 Mi
  • Brazil Releases Selection Procedure for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Swimming Team

    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    The Brazilian aquatic sports federation (CBDA) has announced the qualifying times for the country’s 2020 Olympic swimming trials as well as their Olympic selection procedure. The selection meet will be the Brazil Trophy at the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center from April 20th-25th. This is about 2 weeks closer to the start of the Olympic Games as compared to what Brazil used in 2016.
    This will be a new look for Brazilian Olympic qualifying; in 2012, the country used a 7
  • Janelle Rudolph Unleashes 47.7 Relay Split as Bellevue Wins Washington 3A Title

    By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam
    WASHINGTON GIRLS 3A STATE CHAMPIONSHIPSFederal Way, WA
    November 15-16, 2019
    ResultsBellevue senior Janelle Rudolph stole the show over the weekend at the Washington 3A State Championships, winning the 50 free and 100 free and dropping huge relay splits to propel Bellevue to a team title.
    Rudolph’s biggest performance came in the 400 free relay, where she dove in as Bellevue’s anchor leg in third place, over two seconds behind leader Lake Washington. T
  • Turkish Junior Record Holder Gizem Guvenc Verbally Commits to UCLA

    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Clinics 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.
    Turkish Junior Record holder Gizem Guvenc has verbally committed to the UCLA Bruins. She’ll arrive in Westwood in the fall of 2021, making her

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