Monthly Archives: May 2016

Kierra Smith Wins 100 and 200 Breaststrokes in Olympic Tuneup at Mel Zajac

Kierra Smith won both Olympic breaststroking distances at this weekend’s Mel Zajac Jr. International meet in Vancouver, Canada. She wa [...]

Marcin Stolarski Breaks 100 Breast Polish Record

Marcin Stolarski picked off the Polish record in the men’s 100-meter breast at the 2016 Polish Nationals. Stolarski stopped the clock [...]

Endless Wins in Summer Swimmings Losing Seasons

By Erin Himes, Swimming World College Intern Every summer since I was six years old, I knew the Tuesday after Memorial day to signal one thi [...]

The Week That Was Coaching Changes Doping Violations And More Zika Fears

This week featured a number of stories with significant impacts to the worldwide swimming community, including new developments related to d [...]

Fanny Lecluyse Highlights Belgian Open Championships

A world’s top 12 time in the women’s 50 meter breaststroke was a high point of the 2016 Belgian Open Championships, held Friday [...]

Tomasz Polewka Vaults to 4th in World in 50 Back With Polish Record

Tomasz Polewka clipped the Polish record in the men’s 50-meter back at the 2016 Polish Nationals. Polewka hit the wall in 24.72 for th [...]

Martin Bau Completes Distance Sweep of Slovenian Championships

A number of swimmers had repeat podium finishes again today, in the fourth and final night of finals at the 2016 Slovenian Championships. Ma [...]

Steven Munatones Releases Update On Medical Condition

Swimming World Magazine contributor and Open Water Swimming advocate Steven Munatones, who suffered a heart attack on May 13, released an [...]

Kosuke Hagino Claims Pair of Titles To Close Out Bergen Swim Festival

Kosuke Hagino picked up a pair of titles to close out the 2016 Bergen Swim Festival in Norway. Hagino raced his way to a win in the men̵ [...]

Maria Gadea Doubles On Final Night at Romanian Nationals

Maria Gadea led the way on the final night of the 2016 Romanian Nationals by doubling up. Gadea turned in a 2:19.72 to win the women’s [...]
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