Remedy Alexis Rule (born 27 September 1996) is a Filipino swimmer.[1] She competed in the women's 50 metre freestyle at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships.[2]

Remedy Rule
Personal information
National teamPhilippines
Born (1996-09-27) 27 September 1996 (age 23)
Sport
SportSwimming
College teamTexas Longhorns

Youth careerEdit

Rule swam for the Western Albemarle High School team and the Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club. She also had training with the Waynesboro YMCA.[3]

Collegiate careerEdit

In 2014, Rule committed to join the swimming team of the University of Texas which competes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) the following year.[4] She did very well during her sophomore year by missing the top 16 by just 0.14 in the 100 fly but qualified for the A-final in the 200 fly event. She clocked 1:52.92 in the 200 fly event final which would have placed her third but was disqualified with officials insisting that her head broke the surface past 15 meters on her start.[5] She was also named as part of two All-American teams.[1]

International careerEdit

 
Remedy Rule receives her bronze medal after competing for the Philippines at the women's 200m freestyle at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.

She participated in the United States Olympic trial in 2012.[3] Rule competed for the Philippines at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships where she broke the national record set by Jasmine Alkhaldi (1:01.00) in the 2015 Southeast Asian Games in Singapore by clocking 1:00.42.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Navarro, June (23 July 2019). "PH swimmer Remedy Rule sets new national record in women's 100m butterfly". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  2. ^ "18th FINA World Championships 2019: Women's 50m Freestyle start list" (PDF). FINA. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Remedy Rule Wraps Up Olympic Trials". NBC29.com. 15 July 2012. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  4. ^ "SMAC swimmer Remedy Rule commits to University of Texas". Augusta Free Press. 29 September 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Disqualification in the Pool Did Not Affect Remedy Rule". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 29 July 2019.