Swimming World Magazine January 2024 Issue – PDF ONLY


This month’s issue pays tribute to what transpired during 2023 and also features the excitement of the year ahead with swimmers focusing on the Road to Paris. When looking at both the past and the future, nobody is more deserving to be featured on our cover than Katie Ledecky. In the little more than a decade that has elapsed since she announced her global presence at the 2012 London Olympics, Ledecky has dominated the sport in spectacular fashion. Also featured are the Top 10 Performances of 2023; 2023 Swimmers of the Year; Seven swimmers whose breakout performances in 2023 set them up well in the lead-up to Paris; The 2023 World & American Record Progression; 2023 Athletes of the Year for diving, water polo, artistic swimming, and paralympic swimming; 2023 Open Water Swimmers of the Year; Carmel High School in Indiana is in a class of its own; Swimming World’s Girl’s and Boy’s 2023 High School Swimmers of the Year and runners up; Find out if you share a birthday with a member of the national USA Swimming Team; A look ahead at upcoming Olympic Trials; Presenting the USA Swimming TV Network; A 2024 Paris Olympics preview of the most anticipated athletes and events; and much more!