Articles by Braden Keith

100 Breast Silver Medalist Castiglioni Scratches 200 Breast Prelims at Euros

After a silver medal in the 100 breaststroke, Italy’s Arianna Castiglioni has scratched her final individual race of the meet in the 200 breaststroke.

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Penn State Women Win 5 of 7 Races on Day 2 of Princeton ‘Big Al’ Invite

Penn State’s Maddie Cooke added a win in the 100 breaststroke to a 50 free victory on Friday as the Nittany Lions got hot on Saturday in Princeton.

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Thomas Heilman Swims 21.50 in 50 Yard Free at 12 Years Old

12-year old Thomas Heilman has broken his 3rd National Age Group Record in the 50 yard free this week in Cary, North Carolina.

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Erika Brown Becomes 8th-Best American of All-Time in Women’s 100 Meter Free

The swim caps off a paradigm-shifting 2 weeks of racing for Erika Brown, who has now muscled her way from darkhorse to forefront contender for Team USA.

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Guilherme Costa Breaks 3rd South American Record of the Weekend at U.S. Open

Showing off his blistering back-end speed yet again, Brazil’s Guilherme Costa finished his scintillating meet with a 3rd Brazilian and South American Record.

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National Record Round-Up for Day 4 of the 2019 European SC Championships

Duncan Scott broke Scottish Records in both the 100 free and 100 IM on Saturday at the European Short Course Swimming Championships.

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Freya Anderson Re-Breaks British Record in 200 Free with Huge Last 50 Split

18-year old Freya Anderson (middle) won her 2nd gold medal of the meet on Saturday at the European Championships in a new British Record.

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Alessandro Miressi Breaks Italian Record in 100 Free in Semi-Finals

21-year old Alessandro Miressi is now the Italian Record holder in the men’s 100 free in both long course and short course meters.

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Caeleb Dressel No-Shows 100 Free, Won’t Swim Any Primary Races at U.S. Open

Caeleb Dressel didn’t race the 50 free, 100 free, or 100 fly, all races where he is the defending World Champion, at this week’s U.S. Open Championships.

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Thomas Heilman Breaks 2 More 11-12 National Age Group Records

12-year old Thomas Heilman has broken US National Records in the 200 yard free and 200 yard fly, both by over a second.

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Kazan, Russia Will Host the 2021 and 2024 European Swimming Championships

Kazan, Russia will host the 2021 European Short Course Swimming Championships and the 2024 multi-disciplinary European Aquatics Championships

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Drew Kibler Becomes 7th Swimmer Under 1:31 in 200 Yard Free

Drew Kibler, who is just a sophomore at Texas, is now the 6th-fastest performer in the history of the 200 yard freestyle.

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Michigan Sophomore Maggie NacNeil Ties NCAA Record in 100 Fly

Michigan sophomore Maggie MacNeil swam a 49.2 in the 100 fly on Friday evening, which ties as the fastest swim in the history of the event.

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Stephan Steverink Breaks 2 More Brazilian Age Records on Friday

Steverink is now up to 5 Brazilian Age Records in 3 days at the Brazilian 15-16 summer championships after breaking the 800 free and 200 breast records.

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Denver’s Cameron Auchinachie Ties School Record with 19.13 in 50 Free

Swimming on the first day of the Princeton Big Al Invite, Denver junior Cameron Auchinachie tied his own school record in the 50 free.

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