Feb. 15, 2021
World champion and Dutch swimmer Jesse Puts chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about his career, motivations, and plans for 2021, which include competing at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
March 29, 2020
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to unfold essentially minute-by-minute around the world, one thing we know is that athletes across all sports are off the field, away from the court and out of the pool indefinitely. Most swimmers already had comprehensive strength and conditioning programs built into their overall training regimens, but they are now forced to rely on just those athletic outlets until they’re able to finally get wet once again. Besides dryland training, your favorite elite stars are also keeping their minds sharp by catching up on books they’ve been me ...
March 7, 2020
The man of the day at the 2020 Antwerp Diamond Race was Dutch swimmer Arno Kamminga , the two-time 2019 European Short Course Champion who fired off a new national record in the men’s 100m breaststroke. After producing a morning swim of 58.52 to become the world’s 5th fastest performer all-time, the 24-year-old dropped another .09 to post a super quick 58.43. That further separates him from the rest of the world in this season’s rankings, but also bumps him up to become the 3rd fastest performer of all-time, worldwide.
March 5, 2020
The 2020 Antwerp Diamond Race taking place in Belgium represents a 2020 Olympic Games qualifying competition. As such, we’ll be looking for quick swims from the Belgian, Swiss, Dutch, Danish and more headed to the Wezenberg Pool for the 2-day affair.
Sept. 30, 2018
Although Dutch speedster Jesse Puts finished off the podium and in 4th place in the men’s 50m fly, the 24-year-old nabbed a new National Record in the event on the final night in Eindhoven.