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#SwimMomMonday: A Conversation with Simone Manuel’s Mom, Sharron

SwimSwam proudly presents the series, SwimMomMonday in which “ordinary” swim parent Anne Lepesant talks to “extraordinary” swim parents about the…


Eight Stanford Women Earn Scholar All-American Status

For their performances in the classroom as well as the pool, eight members of the Stanford women’s swimming and diving team were among those achieving Scholar All-American honors

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100m Freestyle World Championship Preview: Can Campbell Be Dethroned?

Last year there were three swimmers who went sub-53, led by Cate Campbell at 52.62, and two this year with Bronte Campbell and Femke Heemskerk tied at 52.69. Based on the fast performances the last few years, we should see some more 52 second swims this summer.


Women’s 50m Freestyle World Championship Preview: Women Inch Towards Steffen’s World Record

Cate Campbell once again has the top time in the world for 2015 at 24.03. Based off her recent results and experiences, I think we will see Cate Campbell at the top of the podium in Kazan.


2015 Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara: Jaeger’s 14:56 in 1500 free highlights day 4 finals

Connor Jaeger (pictured) went a season-best to win the 1500 free Sunday night, picking up his third win of the weekend and improving his third-ranked time in the world this year.


2015 Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara: Day Four Scratch Report

Michael Phelps (above) will race two A finals tonight, the 200 IM and 200 backstroke.

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Simone Manuel: I’m not used to the 50 (Video Interview)

Swimming against a veteran field loaded with international experience, 18-year-old American Simone Manuel came up big in the women’s 50 free


2015 Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara: Hosszu doubles up wins on day 3

Katinka Hosszu won the 200 fly and 100 back on day 3, and added a fourth-place finish in the 400 free to a busy, but lucrative day in Santa Clara.


Arena Pro Swim Santa Clara Day 2 Photo Vault

Our photographer Mike Lewis has covered a lot of ground around the deck to help bring us these great images…

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Missy Franklin, Michael Phelps Headline the Pro Swim Series Santa Clara

Olympic gold medalists and world-record holders Missy Franklin and Michael Phelps are expected to lead a group of more than 50 members of the USA National Team headlining the field for the June 18-21 Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara.


RACE VIDEOS: Day 3 A-Finals from the 2015 Speedo Grand Challenge

Stanford’s Simone Manuel won the 100 free on day 3. Watch that race and the rest of the A finals here.

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Manuel touches out Neal, Cal backstrokers roll on closing day of 2015 Speedo Grand Challenge

Stanford teammates Simone Manuel (left) and Lia Neal (right) showed down in the 100 free while Cal teammates Ryan Murphy and Rachel Bootsma dominated the 100 back on the final day of the Speedo Grand Challenge in Irvine.


DiRado wins one event, ties for another on opening night of Speedo Grand Challenge

Maya DiRado earned shares of two wins on a night when some of the top California-based postgrads clashed at the Speedo Grand Challenge.

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Manuel, Nolan, Pereira, Morozov among huge names at NOVA Grand Challenge

The Irvine Novaquatics Speedo Grand Challenge meet will kick off in Irvine, California on Friday, with some national and international stars on the psych sheets.


FINA’s List of Swimmers with Rio Qualifying Times Updated As of May 1, 2015

FINA released an updated listing of the 2016 Rio Olympic “A” cut qualifiers through May 1st; take a look to find your favorite swimmer.