Did You Know?

An American swimmer winning an individual gold medal at the 1996 Olympics would win $65,000 in prize money. U.S. Swimming awards $50,000 for an Olympic gold medal (money in the

Swimmer Splits from Coach

From Reuter’s News Service – Germany’s Franziska van Almsick, Olympic silver medalist in the 200 freestyle in Atlanta, has reportedly split with her coach Dieter Lindemann. Van Almsick, who has

UCLA Upsets Arizona!

In this Pac-10 women’s dual meet, UCLA surprised Arizona 150-148. Led by Keiko Price’s wins in the 50 and 100 yard freestyle (23.93 and 51.54 respectively) and Lindsay Etter’s wins

Loader Coming to the States

Sources at the University of California at Berkeley have confirmed that Olympic double-gold medalist Danyon Loader, has enrolled at the school and will be competing for the Bears swim team

Did You Know?

Matt Biondi and Tom Jager have accomplished a feat that no male swimmer has ever equaled. They are the only 2 men that have won Olympic gold medals in the

USOC Team Athlete of the Year

The U.S. Olympic Committee has named their 1996 athletes of the year by sport. In swimming, the Female Athlete of the Year is Amy Van Dyken, four-time gold medalist at

Swimmer of the Year Results

Results from our fan poll for World and American Swimmers of the Year will be revealed in the December issue of Swimming World Magazine.

Hyman Awarded

Misty Hyman was named Student Athlete of the Week by The Arizona Republic. Hyman broke her national record in the 100-yard butterfly, swimming a 52.95. Hyman will go after the

Popov Set to Return to Pool

From Reuter’s News Service – Alexander Popov has been cleared by his doctors to return to the pool and begin training. After being knifed on a Moscow street in August,