Coronavirus

State-By-State Coronavirus Pool Reopening Index

As pools reopen after COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns, we’ll track each state’s opening dates and guidelines for reopening in our index.

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College Recruiting

Stanford Lands 2019 Junior National Champion #8 Samantha Tadder

Last summer, Tadder won the 2019 Speedo Junior National title in the 400 IM, going 4:46.96 in long course to snag an Olympic Trials cut.

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High School

USA Swimming Alters Scholastic All-America Requirements

Due to the impact of the coronavirus on schools across the nation, USA Swimming has announced they will be altering the requirements for qualification.

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Swim of the Week

Dolfin Swim of the Week: Madisyn Cox Hits 2:00 in 200 Free in Return Swim

Most of the world is still shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic, but Madisyn Cox provides a return to action with our first new Swim of the Week in months.

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News

Quiz Time: Find Your Swim Stroke Soulmate

Have some fun this week trying out our latest SwimSwam Quiz: Find Your Swim Stroke Soulmate! Let us know how you do in this fun, unscientific exercise.

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Powerlist

Stanford Lands 2019 Junior National Champion #8 Samantha Tadder

Last summer, Tadder won the 2019 Speedo Junior National title in the 400 IM, going 4:46.96 in long course to snag an Olympic Trials cut.

USA Swimming Alters Scholastic All-America Requirements

Due to the impact of the coronavirus on schools across the nation, USA Swimming has announced they will be altering the requirements for qualification.

Dolfin Swim of the Week: Madisyn Cox Hits 2:00 in 200 Free in Return Swim

Most of the world is still shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic, but Madisyn Cox provides a return to action with our first new Swim of the Week in months.

Quiz Time: Find Your Swim Stroke Soulmate

Have some fun this week trying out our latest SwimSwam Quiz: Find Your Swim Stroke Soulmate! Let us know how you do in this fun, unscientific exercise.

BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: MAX Aquatics

This week’s BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week, Max Aquatics, serves the Los Angeles area by offering programs for swimmers of all levels

2-Sport Athlete Kaelan Daly (2021) Verbally Commits to Kentucky for Swimming

North Penn’s Kaelan Daly has announced her verbal commitment to swim at the University of Kentucky beginning in the 2021-22 school year.

Daily Swim Coach Workout #142

SwimSwam’s daily swimming workout series is a collection of workouts written by coaches from a variety of backgrounds. All daily…

Kregor Zirk Breaks Estonian Record in 800 Free

In his first meet since January, 20-year old Kregor Zirk broke an Estonian National Record in the 800 free that he set in 2015.

WIAA 4A State Champion Jaime Chen Announces Verbal to Princeton Class of 2025

Versatile Jaime Chen from Washington state’s Bellevue Club Swim Team has announced her verbal commitment to the application process at Princeton.

US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Shows Increase in Drowning Deaths

A new report released by the CPSC says that more time at home for kids with less supervision could lead to even more drownings in 2020

Japan’s Junya Koga Breaks Silence On Suicide Thoughts & Redemption After Ban

“I wish there was an organization or group who can advise and support the athletes who fall in a situation like mine,” Junya Koga says, reflecting on his ban.

New Jersey Allows Indoor Pools to Reopen at 25% Capacity

New Jersey, the 11th-largest state by population, has announced that indoor pools can reopen beginning Thursday as crowds flock to the Jersey Shore for the 4th of July.

Czech Swimmers Head For 2020 Corona Cup This Weekend

Czech swimmers have the opportunity to get wet this weekend, as elite athletes from the nation are set to take to the pool at the inaugural Corona Cup.

USC Will Move Undergraduate Instruction Primarily Online for Fall 2020

Amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in California, USC walked back on its initial plans to bring students to campus in the fall.

VT Cracks Open 2022 Recruiting with Verbal from SIN/ESP Sprinter Carmen Weiler

Last summer, Weiler just missed the podium at the 2019 European Junior Championships representing Spain, touching fourth in the 100 free (55.60).

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