Articles by Chris Oleksiak

IU Men and Women Defeat Big 10 Rivals Purdue

Rafael Miroslaw won three individual events for the Hoosiers, sweeping the sprint free events. IU won all but one swimming event at the meet.

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Bryce Mefford Makes Season Debut as Cal Men and Women Sweep Arizona State

Olympian Bryce Mefford (above) made his season debut for the Cal Golden Bears, as both the Cal men and women defeated the Arizona State Sun Devils.


Team Colorado Sweeps 2022 Midwest All-Stars Team Titles

Team Colorado swept the team titles at the 2022 Midwest All-Stars meet in Des Moines. The meet featured the top 14&Under talent from six Midwestern LSCs.


45th Annual Washington Open Produces Fast Times

Athletes included top ranked 15-16 100 breastroker Piper Enge, UCSB-commit Hazel Derr, and Notre Dame-commit Marcus Gentry.

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SwimMAC Holds Suited Intrasquad Meet with Fast Results

#1 class of 2022 recruit Baylor Nelson (above) and other SwimMac teammates, including Grace Rainey and Caleb Maldari, competed at a suited SwimMac only meet.

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All-American Lilly Byrne Transfering from Tulane to Auburn

All-American Lilly Byrne will transfer after graduating from Tulane to continue swimming as a graduate at Auburn with two years of eligibility remaining.

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Juniors Qualifier Kit Schneider Commits to Wisconsin

Juniors qualifier and Illinois 50 free state champion Kit Schneider (class of 2023) has verbally committed to attend Wisconsin.

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Halmai Wins 3, But Miami Women Top FGCU 198-100

FGCU Senior All-American Petra Halmai (above) won three individual events for the Eagles, but it was not enough to match Miami’s depth.

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Olympic, Paralympic Swimmers Join Crowd Calling For Access to COVID Vaccine

Olympic and Paralympic swimmers including Federica Pellegrini (above) join crowd calling for “free and equitable access” to COVID vaccine.


Men’s 2021 NCAA Swimming Championships (RACE VIDEOS)

The NCAA has released videos for all of the Men’s races from the 2021 NCAA Swimming Championship on their YouTube channel. You can view them all here.


Women’s 2021 NCAA Swimming Championships (RACE VIDEOS)

Relive the Women’s 2021 NCAA Swimming Championship with race videos featuring a record-breaking performance and races featuring members of champion Virginia.


United States Fulfills $2.9 million WADA Contribution after Lengthy Conflict

The United States Government paid the final $1.3 million owed to WADA after a back-and-forth conflict dating back to June of 2020.

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World Champ Peter Bernek Retires from Swimming and Begins Coaching Ajna Kesely

Hungarian World Champion Peter Bernek retired from swimming in September and began coaching fellow Hungarian Ajna Kesely (above). Both swam for Gyrogy Turi.

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Relive World Record Swims from Short Course Worlds (RACE VIDEOS)

Relive the world record swims from Short Course Worlds with videos featuring Maggie MacNeil, Siobhan Haughey, Sweden’s 4 x 50 medley, and Florian Wellbrock.


WADA’s Updated 2022 Prohibited List Comes Into Force on January 1

WADA’s updated prohibited list for 2022 takes effect starting January 1st. Updates include glucocorticoids (cortisone), salbutamol, and BPC-157.