Articles by Barry Revzin

Close Calls: Losing Tight Races Cost London Roar In ISL Final

In the super close races in Vegas, London had the fewest close wins and the most close losses.


ISL Final Projections: London Roar Heavy Favorites

After going through various point projections, the London Roar are clearly favored to come away with the win at the ISL finale in Vegas.


Could The London Roar Have Beaten Energy Standard?

The London Roar lost a close battle with Energy Standard in front of their home fans, but what could they have done to win the European derby?


Could The Cali Condors Have Beaten The LA Current?

The LA Current’s victory over the Cali Condors in College Park was a mild upset, and the results say it’s one Cali let slip through their fingers.


Projecting the 2019 ISL Championship Scoring After Group Matches

We’re four meets into the six-meet regular season of the International Swimming League. We use those four data points to project the Championship meet.

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Scoring Out an 8-Team ISL Meet Based On First Meets From Groups A & B

We went there: adding up the best swims from all 8 teams in a simulated International Swimming League combo match 1, including team scores and MVP ranks.


Comparing Indianapolis, Naples ISL: A Stats Grab Bag

With the second ISL meet in Naples wrapped up, I thought we’d return to some of the numbers I showed last week and see how Naples compared to Indianapolis.

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Disqualifications Shouldn’t Score Points

When I went through the first day of Naples, I had a discrepancy. My best understanding of the difference has to do with the disqualifications.


ISL Indy: Analyzing Turnaround Time, Doubles & Skins Races

In the International Swimming League format, some athletes had to swim off-events and others had to deal with tight turnarounds, especially in the skins race.


Was There A Current In the Pool At the Bloomington Pro Swim Series?

Barry Revzin dives into data that suggests a current in the outside lanes of the pool at last weekend’s Bloomington Pro Swim Series.


Analyzing Nationals to Pac Pacs Improvement

How well did the US team perform at Pan Pacs? I thought it would be interesting to look at performance differences from Nationals to Pan Pacs.


A Humble Attempt to Contextualize Dressel’s 17.63

When Caeleb Dressel came onto the scene, the fastest time ever swum in the 50 yard free was Cesar Cielo’s 18.47. Cielo is now the second fastest all-time, but a whopping 0.84s back.


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