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  • World Record: Australia Takes Gold in Women’s 4×100 Free Relay Australia maintained its winning streak in the women’s 4×100-meter freestyle relay, winning gold — and setting a new world record! Despite coming off the 100-meter butterfly semifinals earlier in the session Emma McKeon swam a solid 51.35. Cate Campbell swam an incredible anchor leg, finishing more than 3 seconds ahead of Canadian Penny Oleksiak and […] July 24, 2021
  • Yui Ohashi Dethrones Katinka Hosszú in 400 IM The Iron Lady Katinka Hosszú’s reign has ended! Japanese swimmer Yui Ohashi won gold in the 400-meter IM with a blazing 4:32.08. Ohashi maintained a solid lead, holding off the rest of the field despite looking fatigued late in the race. Americans Emma Weyant and Hali Flickinger took silver and bronze, in 4:32.76 and 4:34.90. […] July 24, 2021
  • Outside Smoke: Ahmed Hafnaoui Wins 400 Free We had a major case of outside smoke during the men’s 400-meter freestyle final — Ahmed Hafnaoui of Tunisia surged for the win all the way in lane 8! It was a tight race in the last 100 meters, with just 0.58 separating the top 3 times. Hafnaoui’s 3:43.36 gave him the win by just […] July 24, 2021
  • Daiya Seto Misses Final in 400 IM While many predicted that Japan’s Daiya Seto was in the running for a medal in the 400 IM, he wasn’t able to make it happen in the qualifying heats, and failed to make the final. The field was insanely tight in the last two prelims heats, with Australia’s Brendon Smith taking the top seed in […] July 24, 2021
  • How to Watch Swimming at the 2021 Olympic Games Every 4 years, swimming takes the spotlight during the Summer Olympics. Millions of people tune in to watch athletes from all corners of the globe duke it out in the pool. After the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were postponed a full year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, swim fans are chomping at the bit to see […] July 16, 2021
  • 2021 US Olympic Trials Wave II Day 8 Recap It’s the last day of US Olympic Trials, and Team USA is starting to take shape. Many veteran swimmers have been overtaken by young newbies who are ready to take on the world’s top swimmers in Tokyo. We have seen new American Records, tons of personal best times and some really close finishes. If this […] June 20, 2021
  • 2021 US Olympic Trials Wave II Day 7 Recap Day 7 of US Olympic Trials features races from all edges of the swimming spectrum. Morning prelims are relatively short, with just the men’s and women’s 50 free and the men’s 1500. During the evening session we’ll see finals in the men’s 100 fly, women’s 200 back and women’s 800 free, and semifinals in the […] June 19, 2021
  • 2021 US Olympic Trials Wave II Day 6 Recap Day 6 of US Olympic Trials is underway, with lots of great racing ahead! In the morning session we’ll see Katie Ledecky in the 800 free, Caeleb Dressel in the 100 fly, and Regan Smith in the 200 backstroke. The evening session is stacked with finals in the women’s 200 breaststroke, men’s 200 backstroke, men’s […] June 18, 2021
  • 2021 US Olympic Trials Wave II Day 5 Recap Day 5 of US Olympic Trials has a stacked schedule. We’ll see Simone Manuel in the 100 free, Ryan Murphy in the 200 back, Lilly King in the 200 breaststroke and Chase Kalisz, Michael Andrew and Ryan Lochte in the 200 IM. Refresh this page throughout the day for live breakdowns of each race from […] June 17, 2021
  • 2021 US Olympic Trials Wave II Day 4 Recap Day 4 of US Olympic Trials brings lots of epic racing! We’ll see Caeleb Dressel tear it up in the 100 freestyle, and watch Katie Ledecky in the 200 and 1500 free finals tonight. Refresh this page throughout the day for updates and the latest results from prelims, semifinals and finals as they happen! Subscribe to […] June 16, 2021