Articles by Annika Johnson

UNC Invite Day 1 Finals – Live Recap

Jack Saunderson of Wolfpack Elite will race against the top finishers from NC State, Virginia Tech, UNC, and Duke in the 100 fly final tonight.

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UNC Invite Day 1 Prelims: Kylee Alons, Kate Moore Shine for NC State

On day 1 of the Janis Hape Dowd Invite, Alons broke the NC State 100 fly record and Moore posted a faster 500 free than she swam at the 2019 DI NCAA’s.

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Caleb Maldari Swims 1:45.69 200 Yard Back At 15 Years Old

High school sophomore Caleb Maldari swam the 3rd fastest 200 yard backstroke among 15-16 year-olds in the country this year, and then 4 more best times.

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Diego Nosack Drops 1:47.15 200 Yard Fly At THSC Intrasquad

Diego Nosack highlighted the THSC intrasquad with multiple best times alongside his brother and other standout swimmers from the Beaverton U.S. Open.

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14-Year-Old Bailey Hartman Drops 1:48.89 200 Yard Free

Last Saturday in Walnut Creek, California, 14-year-old Bailey Hartman secured a new Winter Juniors qualifying time in the 200 yard freestyle.

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2020 ISL Grand Final – Day 2 Live Recap

The Cali Condor’s Caeleb Dressel broke 2 World Records on day 1 of the ISL Grand Final, and he has 3 more opportunities on Sunday.

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2020 Art Adamson Invite Day 3 Finals: Casas Posts 1:36.62 From 200 Back B Final

Despite a possible injury, and placing 10th in prelims, Texas A&M junior Shaine Casas set a new pool record from the 200 back ‘B’ final at 1:36.62.

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2020 Art Adamson Invite Day 3 Prelims: Casas Down, Stepanek Wins 2 for A&M

Shaine Casas wore a walking boot on deck this morning and he finished 10th in the 200 back. Chloe Stepanek touched 1st in the same event with a PR of 1:55.97.

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IOC Says Tokyo 2021 Preparations Are Going Full Steam Ahead

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is continuing preparations by planning safety protocols with the expectation that the 2021 Tokyo Games will happen.

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Daniel Diehl Swims 8th Fastest All-Time 100 LCM Back In 15-16 Age Group: 55.46

After breaking two 13-14 NAG Records in October, Diehl turned 15. At the U.S. Open on Friday he showed that he is still on a roll, posting a 55.46 100m back.

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2020 U.S. Open – Huntsville Friday PM – Jack Aikins Hits PR 54.59 100 Back

18-year-old Jack Aikins’ victory in the 100 back was a 1.62 second time drop from his previous best, 56.21, from the 2019 Georgia Senior State Championships.

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Luis Martinez Breaks Tom Shields’ 100 Fly U.S. Open Meet Record

Tom Shield’s U.S. Open Meet Record was set back in 2013 at 51.65. Today in Huntsville, Auburn graduate Luis Martinez broke that record by .15 seconds.

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2020 U.S. Open – Des Moines Friday PM: Smith Wins, Bacon Keeps 100 Back Record

Regan Smith and Phoebe Bacon had a 100 back rematch from 2019 when Bacon bested Smith. Tonight Smith won, but she didn’t beat Bacon’s U.S. Open Meet Record.

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16-Year-Old Matthew Lucky Hits PR 55.10 in 100 SCY Breast

In Greensboro, NC, Matthew Lucky swam a 55.10 in the 100 breast after being stuck at 56-low for a year and a half, earning a new Summer Juniors cut.

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2020 ISL Match 9 – Day 1 Live Recap

In the penultimate regular-season ISL Match, the Tokyo Frog Kings face Energy Standard and Team Iron for the 1st time this season, and the Toronto Titans.

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