Articles by Braden Keith

Andrew Seliskar Swims Lifetime Best in 100 Fly at Cal-Stanford Long Course Dual

College dual meet season is over, but Cal and Stanford partook in an electric battle with some big times on Saturday in Berkeley.


Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool Rebuild Modifies Plans for New Pool

The original plan (above) called for a large indoor facility; rising construction costs has resulted in a plan to build an outdoor pool instead.


Caeleb Dressel Qualifies 1st in 50 & 200 Frees on Saturday in Mission Viejo

After a breakthrough brace of 47.9s on Friday, World Champ Caeleb Dressel had a pair of more measured preliminary swims on Saturday morning in Mission Viejo


Caeleb Dressel Swims 47.9 in Prelims at Mission Viejo Swim Meet of Champions

With World Championships roughly a month away, Dressel has now been under 48 twice this season, after not breaking that mark at all last summer.


WATCH: Dean Farris Win Men’s 100 Free in 49.92

Watch select videos from day 1 of the 2019 Texas Senior Circuit Championships in College Station, Texas, including Dean Farris’ wining 100 free.


Gustav Hokfelt Breaks Swedish Record in Men’s 50 Meter Backstroke

Gustav Hokfelt came within one one-hundredth of a second of his National Record in the 50 back in April; on Friday, he broke it.

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Friday Marks 1 Year Until the 2020 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials Begin

Hali Flickinger leads all swimmers with 9 qualifying events for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials, which start 1 year from today.


Lisa Mamie Breaks Swiss Record in 100 Breaststroke at Sette Colli

Over the last 2 days, Swiss 21-year old Lisa Mamie managed to drop almost a full second in the 100 breaststroke to break her own National Record.

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Yekaterinburg, Russia Emerges as Only Bidder for 2023 World University Games

Yekaterinburg, Russia is the 4th-largest city in Russia and one of 11 that hosted matches of the 2018 men’s soccer World Cup.

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USA Swimming Announces 2020 Pro Swim Series Schedule

Mission Viejo’s newly-renovated Marguerite Aquatic Center will join the hosting rotation for USA Swimming’s 2020 Pro Swim Series.


Parkland Aquatic Club Announces Rick Aronberg as New Head Coach

The Parkland Aquatic Club in Pennsylvania has produced 3 Junior National Team members, including most famously G Ryan (above) – a 2011 US National Champion.


Marco Koch Swims Season-Best 200 Breast to Finish French Open

Marco Koch swam his best 200 breaststroke of 2019 on day 2 of the 2019 French Open Swimming Championships. That came after finishing just 7th in the 100.

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Penn State Adds Assistant Priscilla Barletta to Coaching Staff

Penn State announced on Tuesday the hiring of Priscilla Barletta as a new assistant coach with the Nittany Lions’ men’s and…

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Megan Jendrick Inducted into State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame

2-time Olympic gold medalist Megan Jendrick is one of 7 athletes who will be inducted into the State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame in 2019.


Mehdy Metella Swims 51.4 in 100 Fly on Day 1 of 2019 French Open

Metella had the top point-scoring swim of the day, though the women’s field is much deeper this week in Chartres at the French Open Swimming Championships


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