Articles by Braden Keith

Louisville Adds Former Notre Dame Coach Aaron Bell to Swimming Staff

The great ACC coaching carousel continued on Tuesday when Louisville announced Aaron Bell as its new associate head coach.

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The Cat Is Among the Pigeons: Let the Chaos of the Calendar Begin

This summer looked scary and chaotic. Now that it’s here, we’re kind of enjoying the ride. It’s time to embrace the chaos.

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Emily Seebohm Competes on Australia Ninja Warrior

The three-time Olympic gold medalist Emily Seebohm has not raced in the pool since Tokyo, but she has made several reality television appearances.

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Olympic Champions Wellbrock, Cunha Grab 5K Wins on Day 2 of Open Water Worlds

Ana Marcela Cunha (above middle) won her third-straight World Championship in the women’s 5km race on Monday in Lake Lupa.

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Thomas Ceccon Reveals World Record NFT from 2022 World Championships

Thomas Ceccon (above) was awarded a $50,000 check, plus an NFT and a print of the digital artwork behind the NFT, for his World Record in Budapest.

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Leon Marchand Will Skip European Championships, Take a Break Before NCAA Season

After winning two individual World Championships (200 IM, 400 IM) last week in Budapest, French swimmer Leon Marchand will skip Euros.

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Chaos in Lake Lupa as Europe Sweeps Opening Open Water Mixed Relay Medals

Florian Wellbrock pulled away late to give Germany a clear gold in the first-ever mixed team relay event at Worlds. Chaos ensued behind him.

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‘Double Duty’ Australians Will Camp in Spain Before Meeting Team in France

Most of Australia’s double-duty swimmers from the World Championships and Commonwealth Games will stay in Europe between the two meets.

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Shayna Jack Undergoes Successful Surgery in Australia on Broken Hand

Shayna Jack (yellow cap) won a pair of medals at the World Championships last week before fracturing her hand in the training pool.

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What Does the Video Show in Controversial Men’s 50 Backstroke Finish in Budapest?

Justin Ress was disqualified, and then ultimately reinstated, in the men’s 50 backstroke final. What does the only public video angle show of the finish?

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Summer McIntosh Makes History Again With 400 IM Gold, “World Junior Record”

While not Summer McIntosh’s fastest time in the 400 IM, once her application is cleared, her swim on Saturday will officially go down as a World Junior Record

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Joey Tepper Is Latest World Championship Swimmer Hit by COVID-19

After initially not making the World Championship team, Simon Lamar (above) will now have two swims this week in Budapest.

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All-American Elijah Sohn Re-Enters Transfer Portal, May Play Football Instead

Sohn was an Honorable Mention All-American in his freshman season at Texas A&M before transferring to SMU. He swam just 1 meet for the Mustangs last season.

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Daniel Wiffen Becomes First Irish Swimmer Under 15 Minutes in the 1500 Free

Daniel Wiffen has now taken 22 seconds off the Irish Record in the 1500 free over the course of 18 months, with his latest swim being 14:57.

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“Freak Accident” Caused Shayna Jack’s Hand Fracture in Training Pool at Worlds

Shayna Jack’s hand injury came from a “freak accident” in the training pool on Wednesday when her hand became entangled in another swimmer’s suit.

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