Articles by Ben Dornan

Swimming’s TopTenTweets: McKeon Puts Campbell’s World Record On Red Alert

We’re back this week with swimming’s TopTenTweets presented by Arena, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse.

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McKeon And Shields Win Budapest World Cup, Sates Secures Series-Wide Lead

While he placed second to Tom Shields in Budapest, Matt Sates has moved into the leading position of the FINA World Cup following the first 2 meets.

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Race Video: Watch Tom Shields Post Electric 21.99 50 Butterfly American Record

Check out Tom Shields’ show-stopping 21.99 50-meter butterfly swim where he managed to take out Caeleb Dressel’s American record from last year.

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2021 FINA World Cup Budapest: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Isabel Gose is atop the field in the women’s 800 freestyle. Follow along live to see if she can snatch the German record in the event from teammate Kohler.

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Grimes And Brinegar Win Elite 10k In Las Vegas, Join Open Water National Team

5 women and 5 men were added to the US Open Water National team following their performances at the Las Vegas Open Water Champions Cup.

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World #1-Ranked Backstroker Ingrid Wilm Absent From Canadian SC Worlds Roster

Other notable absences from the nation’s World Championships squad are 2-time Olympian Taylor Ruck and Energy Standard star, Mary-Sophie Harvey.

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Kromo And Soon-To-Retire Heemskerk Left Off Dutch Roster For Short Course Euros

Neither Heemskerk, who is set to retire later this season, nor Kromowidjojo will race in Kazan at the upcoming short course European Championships.

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Laszlo Cseh To Swim Final Race At Budapest World Cup With ‘Surprise Rivals’

FINA has announced that it will welcome spectators to the Budapest World Cup, which will also feature an exciting parting race for legend Laszlo Cseh.

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Jacoby, Howley, And McCarty Hit Unofficial USA SCM Junior Records In Berlin

While racing at the Berlin World Cup, Lydia Jacoby, Tess Howley, and Quintin McCarty swam the fastest times in history by an American junior.

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Gorbenko And Kamminga Collect $12,000 Each At Berlin World Cup

Both Gorbenko and Kamminga won 3/3 events at the first stop of the 2021 FINA World Cup series, averaging $4,000 per race.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Matt Sates Has Spoken

We’re back this week with swimming’s TopTenTweets presented by Arena, where we round up the best of the swimming Twitterverse.

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FINA World Cup Day 3 Prelims: 56.29 100 Fly For Hansson, Ugolkova Hits Swiss NR

Louise Hansson lead the way in the women’s 100 butterfly but that didn’t stop Maria Ugolkova from scoring a 57.12 national record for second.

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Gorbenko, Jefimova, and Jacoby Deliver Record-Breaking 100 Breasts In Berlin

While Gorbenko and Jefimova hit senior national records, Jacoby took out Lilly King’s unofficial junior national record in the event.

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MacNeil Breaks Oleksiak’s Canadian Record in 50 Fly, Barratt Swims World #1

Maggie MacNeil took out Penny Oleksiak’s 50 fly NR in Berlin while Holly Barratt delivered the world’s fastest swim in the event this year.

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Louise Hansson Throws Down 56.03 SCM 100 Backstroke Swedish Record

Hansson continued on her streak of backstroke dominance at the FINA World Cup Series, delivering a 56.03 Swedish record in the 100.

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