Matt Sates continued his tear at these 2021 South African Short Course Championships, bringing his total number of titles to a remarkable 10.
LA Current’s Ingrid Wilm lowered the Canadian Record in the women’s 100 backstroke for the third time this season, hitting the wall in 55.61.
LA Current’s Tomoe Hvas broke his own Norwegian National Record in the men’s 200 butterfly on Sunday in Naples, swimming in Match 8 of the 2021 ISL season.
Energy Standard enters day two with a 22-point lead over the London Roar. Meanwhile, the LA Current has a nine-point advantage over Tokyo for third place.
London has put Emma McKeon in the 50 back skins events while LA has subbed Anastasia Gorbenko in for absent Madi Wilson in the 200 free.
Tomoe Hvas, who was disqualified after Match 8’s 200 individual medley, had his disqualification overturned. He ended up placing second in the race.
Australian swimmer Madi Wilson, representing the LA Current, has tested positive for COVID-19 in Naples and has been hospitalized in spite of being vaccinated.
Open Water World Champion and Olympian Alex Meyer has The Race Club coaching staff and is now providing online coaching to OW swimmers around the world.
Madi McGlothen has announced her intention to join the Kentucky Wildcats in 2023-24, following in the footsteps of her mother who was an All-American at UK.
These 2021 South African Short Course Swimming Championships may also be considered ‘The Matt Sates Show’, as the future Georgia Bulldog is wreaking havoc.
Kyle Chalmers won the men’s 50 freestyle and anchored London’s 400 medley relay with a scintillating freestyle split of 44.98.
Weitzeil downed her previous American Record of 23.45 set last season in Budapest en route to winning the 50 free over Energy Standard’s Sarah Sjostrom.