2022 World Swimming Championships: Anita Alvarez passed out, drowned, star banned by FINA

The swimmer who passed out and had to be rescued at the world championships has received bad news. Artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez, who was dramatically rescued from the bottom of the pool after fainting, has been banned from competing at the world championships. The American had indicated hours earlier that she wanted to return to … Read more

2022 World Swimming Championships: Anita Alvarez passed out, drowned, star banned by FINA

The swimmer who passed out and had to be rescued at the world championships has received bad news. Artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez, who was dramatically rescued from the bottom of the pool after fainting, has been banned from competing at the world championships. The American had indicated hours earlier that she wanted to return to … Read more

World Swimming Championships results: Mollie O’Callaghan and Zac Stubblety-Cook win gold medals

Australia have a new golden girl after teenage sensation Mollie O’Callaghan blitzed the field in a stunning run at the World Championships. 18-year-old Australian Mollie O’Callaghan overcame ‘panic’ to edge out world record holder Sarah Sjostrom to become the youngest 100m freestyle world champion in over 30 years. Zac Stubblety-Cook took the men’s 200m breaststroke … Read more

World Swimming Championships results: Mollie O’Callaghan and Zac Stubblety-Cook win gold medals

Australia have a new golden girl after teenage sensation Mollie O’Callaghan blitzed the field in a stunning run at the World Championships. 18-year-old Australian Mollie O’Callaghan overcame ‘panic’ to edge out world record holder Sarah Sjostrom to become the youngest 100m freestyle world champion in over 30 years. Zac Stubblety-Cook took the men’s 200m breaststroke … Read more

World Swimming Championships results: Mollie O’Callaghan and Zac Stubblety-Cook win gold medals

Australia have a new golden girl after teenage sensation Mollie O’Callaghan blitzed the field in a stunning run at the World Championships. 18-year-old Australian Mollie O’Callaghan overcame ‘panic’ to edge out world record holder Sarah Sjostrom to become the youngest 100m freestyle world champion in over 30 years. Zac Stubblety-Cook took the men’s 200m breaststroke … Read more

Anita Alvarez passes out in pool at World Championships, saved by coach

Incredible photos have captured the terrifying moment of a swimmer being rescued after passing out in the pool during the world championships. Tragedy was narrowly averted at the World Championships in Budapest after American Anita Alvarez passed out in the pool in the middle of competition and had to be rescued by her coach. Alvarez … Read more

Swimmer Shayna Jack breaks her hand during world championship warm-up

Gold medalist swimmer Shayna Jack broke her hand in practice and will miss the rest of the world swimming championships. Key points: Jack will not participate in the rest of the world championships Fellow Australian Mollie O’Callaghan won her 100m A number of swimmers withdrew for medical reasons, including Siobhán Haughey and Caeleb Dressel Jack … Read more

Shayna Jack breaks hand barred from World Championships, Australian Swimming and Commonwealth Games

After years of pain, Shayna Jack was on top of the world. But it all fell apart after a training incident, leaving her heartbroken. Shayna Jacks has suffered another dip in the emotional roller coaster that has been her return to professional swimming. After enduring years of pain to clear her name and return to … Read more

FINA votes to restrict transgender women to elite swimming competitions

F The INA, the world governing body for swimming, has voted to restrict the participation of transgender athletes in elite women’s competitions. A vote on Sunday approved the creation of a task force to establish an “open” category for certain events as part of a new policy amid a debate over the participation of trans … Read more

Elijah Winnington Wins Gold After Olympic ‘Failure’, Women’s 4x100m Wins Gold, Shayna Jack, Kyle Chalmers

It was a great first day of the World Swimming Championships for Australia with two gold medals and brilliant comebacks. Elijah Winnington clinched the first gold medal of the World Swimming Championships when he retired on the final lap to win the men’s 400m freestyle on Saturday in Budapest. The Australian won in 3:41.22, the … Read more