2012 Swammy Awards

2013 Swammy Awards: Male European Swimmer of the Year

Morozov became a superstar for Russia this year and helped make them a player on the international swimming scene.


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2012 SWAMMY AWARD: Female Swimmer of the Year

There are a lot of women who won a lot of medals in 2012. We had to reach beyond the golds and silvers to find the best recipient for this award. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)


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2012 SWAMMY AWARDS: NCAP Picks Up Two Girls’ Age Grouper of the Year Honors

Katie Ledecky, 15-16 Girls 2012 Swammy Award winner. (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)


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2012 Swammy Award: National Team/National Team Coach of the Year, USA

The Team: United States of America The Man: Frank Busch The Stars: Missy Franklin, Ryan Lochte, Michael Phelps, Matt Grevers,…

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Lifetime Achievement, 2012 Swammy Award Winner, Michael Phelps

“Michael’s path to greatness was sealed when he lost to Ian Thorpe and Pieter van den Hoogenband in Athens in the 200 freestyle. It proved Michael was fearless, unshakable.” (Swim Photo Credit: VIS)

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2012 Swammy Awards, Club/High School Coach of the Year, Sergio Lopez

It could be argued that other coaches deserve this one, but no one could argue that Sergio Lopez doesn’t. (Swim Photo Credit: TR)

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2012 SWAMMY AWARDS: SwimSwam Buzz Award, Camille Muffat

French swimmer Camille Muffat turned everything we know about pacing a distance race on its head in the summer of 2012. (Photo Courtes: Jmex)

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2012 Swammy Award: Club Team of the Year

Putting five swimmers on the US Olympic Team didn’t hurt, but SwimMAC Carolina is a powerhouse club from top to bottom and that’s what earned them the Swammy for Club Team of the Year. (Swim Photo Credit © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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2012 SWAMMY AWARDS: Open Water Swimmer of the Year

Ous Mellouli training in Los Angeles prior to the 2012 Olympics. Photo credit Mike Lewis www.OlaVistaPhotography.com @mike2swim

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More 2012 Swammy Awards

2012 SWAMMY AWARDS: Person of the Year, Bob Allard

Child advocacy attorney Robert Allard was involved in many extremely high-profile cases in the last year.

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Financial Visionary of the Year, 2012 Swammy Award Winner, Matt Farrell

“Matt Farrell, USA Swimming’s Chief Marketing Officer, is on the young side, but he has a long history in marketing.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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2012 SWAMMY AWARDS: College Coach of the Year Winner, Teri McKeever

Teri McKeever won big, trained big, and recruited big in 2012. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2012 SWAMMY AWARDS: Lasco to Conger, Age Group Swimmers of the Year

From Lasco to Conger, here are the award winners from each age group for Male Age Group Swimmer of the Year. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Best Record Breaking Performance Swammy Award Winner: Missy Franklin

Missy Franklin’s 2:04.06 in the 200 Backstroke earned her the World Record, The Olympic Gold Medal, and her First Swammy Award. (Swim Photo Credit © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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2012 Swammy Award: Australian Club/Coach of the Year, John Fowlie

The Man: John Fowlie The Team: Australian Institute of Sport His Charges: Alicia Coutts and James Roberts The Count: 1…

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Clutch Swim 2012 Swammy Winner, Yannick Agnel

“At 6 feet 8 inches tall and 179 pounds, all jutting joints and tendons, the Frenchman from Nimes was still a French boy, only 20 years old, when stepped on deck at the 2012 Olympic Games in London…” (Swim Photo Credit: NIV)

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Industry Impact 2012 Swammy Award Winner, Arena USA

Swim News: “For many elites, The POWERSKIN Carbon Pro filled the void left by the FS3 in 2012.” (Swim Photo Credit: LaPress)

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2012 Swammy Award: European Club/Coach of the Year

“By the London Olympic Games…it was clear something very interesting was going on in Nice, France.” (Swim Photo Credit: VIS)

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