TOKYO (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Sunday, August 1, at the Tokyo Games: ___ CYCLING BMX FREESTYLE WOMEN’S PARK Britain’s Charlotte Worthington landed the first 360 backflip in women’s competition to knock off American Hannah Roberts, who won silver. Worthington crashed on her first run, but pulled out all the stops in […]
TOKYO (AP) — Bobby Finke will be the first to concede he had modest goals for the Tokyo Olympics. He was thrilled merely to make the U.S. team in a couple of grueling freestyle events. He couldn’t really envision winning a medal Now, he’s got a couple of golds. Finke capped off his stunning emergence […]
TOKYO (AP) — Make it five for Caeleb Dressel. The American star won his fifth gold medal of the Tokyo Games, finishing off one of the great performances in Olympic history. He joins an elite club of just four other swimmers ever with at least five gold medals at one games. Dressel swam the butterfly […]
Ariarne Titmus has beaten Katie Ledecky again at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre. In fact, Ledecky didn’t even win a medal — the first time that’s ever happened to her at the Olympics.
Aurora Roghair dominated during her senior year and is now Stanford bound with the plan of pushing herself even further than she already has.
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Stephania Haralabidis was 12 when she decided she was done with competitive swimming. She hated the stress and anxiety that it brought on for her. Her mother, Janet, wanted to put Haralabidis and her sisters, twin Ioanna and Anastasia, in synchronized swimming. But their father, Babis, played water polo, and […]
VERONA, Wis. — With new pools in the Verona community comes a brand new swim team! This is the first year for Verona Area Swim Team (VAST), and at the helm of it all is coach Emily Paradis. Verona Sports Monthly caught up with Coach Emily who filled us in on her background and details […]
Madelyn Christman continues to shine for the Carmel High School girls swimming team, a program which has won 34 consecutive state championships. Before she heads to swim collegiately at Notre Dame, Christman hopes to bring home at least one more state title.
Dr. Joseph Zelson needed a place big enough to swim with a group of people that would also give them room to social distance. After choosing Long Island Sound, the group is still swimming as the fall temperatures in Connecticut have dipped into the 30s.
RENO, Nev. — Meet Reese Adams. Her name means “enthusiasm flows” and it’s quite fitting. This little one works so hard on everything she does. Swim and ski are her things. She learns quickly and has surpassed her parents’ skills. Acknowledgments are due to her instructors at Silver Bear Swim, Sky Tavern Jr. Ski program, […]