Meyer Wins 25K Silver; U.S. No. 1 for Overall Team Open Water Score
Alex Meyer captured the 25-kilometer Silver medal Saturday, clinching the highest overall team score for the United States at the FINA World Open Water Championships following the seven-race competition. It was the first team title for the U.S. since 1991.
XVI FINA World Championships begin Sunday
The pool competition of the XVI FINA World Championships begins Sunday, Aug. 2. Here are some interesting facts and things to watch for as we head into the next eight days of competition.
Eastin Claims Second Win at Speedo Junior Nationals
Ella Eastin continued her dominance with a win in the women's 400m individual medley on night two of the Speedo Junior National Championships at San Antonio's Northside Swim Center.
Veteran Team USA Squad Opens World Championships on Sunday
With Olympic gold medalists and world-record holders Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky and Ryan Lochte leading the way, Team USA will open the pool competition at the 2015 FINA World Championships on Sunday at the Kazan Arena.
Ella Eastin, Miranda Tucker Win to Open Speedo Junior Nationals
Nearly two weeks of exciting swimming action at San Antonio's Northside Swim Center kicked off Thursday with USA Swimming National Junior Team members Ella Eastin and Miranda Tucker picking up victories on the opening night of the 2015 Speedo Junior National Championships.
U.S. Places Fifth in 5K Team Event at World Championships
The United States’ trio of Sean Ryan, Ashley Twichell and Jordan Wilimovsky placed fifth Thursday in the open water 5-kilometer team event at the 2015 FINA World Championships at the Kazanka River Venue.
Olympic Medalists Expected to Highlight 2015 Phillips 66 National Championships
Eighteen-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps, as well as fellow Olympic medalists Cullen Jones, Caitlin Leverenz, Allison Schmitt and Nick Thoman, are among the more than 900 swimmers expected to compete at next week’s USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships at San Antonio’s Northside Swim Center.
20 Question Extra: Sean Ryan
Sean Ryan knows how to finish what he starts. He talks about that, how perseverance pays off, how he “engineered” this path from Hixon, Tenn., via the University of Michigan, and how it feels to have punched his Olympic ticket for 2016.
Haley Anderson Qualifies for 2016 Olympic Team
Olympian Haley Anderson became the third swimmer to qualify for a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team touching ninth in the women’s 10-kilometer open water event at the 2015 FINA World Championships at the Kazanka River Venue.
Speedo Junior Nationals Head to San Antonio this Week
More than 800 of America’s top up-and-coming swimmers will participate this week at USA Swimming’s 2015 Speedo Junior National Championships, opening Thursday at San Antonio’s Northside Swim Center.
Wilimovsky Wins 10K Gold in Kazan, Qualifies for 2016 Olympic Team
The first two swimmers qualified for spots on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team on Monday, as Jordan Wilimovsky won gold and Sean Ryan touched fourth in the men’s 10-kilometer open water event at the 2015 FINA World Championships at the Kazanka River Venue.
20 Question Extra: Jordan Wilimovsky
With his mother and aunt in the stands in Russia, Santa Monica Swim Club’s Jordan Wilimovsky won the 10k and qualified for the Olympics, as did fourth-place finisher and teammate Sean Ryan. Before he headed to bed for the night, Jordan took timeout for a special 20 Question Monday
Haley Anderson Repeats as 5K World Champion in Kazan
Olympian Haley Anderson (Granite Bay, Calif.) claimed her second straight women’s 5-kilometer world title and earned Team USA’s first gold medal of the 2015 FINA World Championships on Saturday at the Kazanka River Venue.
U.S. Open Water Team Set for 2015 World Championships
Led by a seasoned group of international competitors, including two 2012 Olympians, eight swimmers will represent Team USA in the open water portion of the 2015 FINA World Championships, which open Saturday in Kazan, Russia.
2016 Olympic Trials Tickets on Sale Monday
In one year approximately 1,400 swimmers will compete at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming in the quest to become a member of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team, and tickets to attend the nation’s biggest domestic swimming competition are now on sale.
Ledecky, Jaeger Post American Records at AT&T Winter Nationals
Olympians Katie Ledecky and Connor Jaeger each raced to an American record in the 1650-yard freestyle on the final night of USA Swimming's AT&T National Championships on Saturday at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
Mental Toughness Toolbox: Responding to Problems
There are a lot of things that can happen to you as a swimmer, both in practice and at meets that can potentially knock you off balance. How you approach these kinds of “problems” both in and out of the pool can determine the level of success that you ultimately achieve.