The Week in Swimming 4/13/2018

Australia took home a record number of Commonwealth Games medals (ESPN) with standout performances from swimming sisters Cate and Bronte Campbell and, recently recovered from heart surgery, 19-year-old swimmer Kyle Chalmers (Reuters).

Host country South Africa also scored big (

The Star
) including double gold medals from Tatjana Schoenmaker (Sport24).

The TYR Pro Swim Series is underway at Mesa! Among the top stories (Swim Swam) are three-time Olympian Allison Schmitt's return to competitive swimming (

AZCentral
) and a post-Ledecky profile boost for Olympic medalist Leah Smith (Team USA).

How does a boy go from a childhood stroke to regional Swimmer of the Year at 17? (
Democrat & Chronicle
)

At a crossroads, the University of Idaho will either cut or add a swimming program. (

Statesman
)

Are public pools a safe space for everyone? A new documentary,

The Swimming Club
, follows the members of TAGS, or Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Swimming Group. (
The Atlantic
, with video)

Second time ever three teammates have been Honda Award nominees #GoStanford

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