Articles by Eamonn Keenan

2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships: Day 8 Prelims Live Recap

Katinka Hosszu will look to set herself up for a fourth consecutive world championship win in the 400 IM during the final preliminary session.

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16-Year-Old Kaloian Levterov Extends Record-Breaking Streak At Bulgarian Open

After breaking the Bulgarian national record in the 200 back at Euro Juniors, Levterov broke the 15-17 NAG in the 50 back at the 2019 Bulgarian Open

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NC State’s Curtis Wiltsey Earns Second Win on Day Four Of Greensboro Sectionals

After winning the 800 free on the first night, Wiltsey completed his sweep of both of the longest distances with his victory in the 1500 on the final night.

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Steve West Rewrites Masters World Record In 100 BR On Final Day of LA Invite

The 47-year-old has done it again, recording a new PB of 1:04.77 in the event to re-break his own master’s world record.

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2019 World University Games: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

After breaking the meet record in prelims of the 100 back, Katharine Berkoff will look to pick up her first major international gold tonight.

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USA Puts Greater Distance in Medal Standing, Adds Three Golds on Day 4 of WUGs

The Americans won a total of seven medals on night four of the World University Games, further cementing themselves as the most dominant team of the meet.

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Ari-Pekka Liukkonen Sweeps Sprint Free Events At 2019 Finnish Nationals

The two-time Olympian Ari-Pekka Liukkonen is the Finnish national record holder in both the 50 free and 100 free in long course.

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Santiago Grassi Blasts Argentine 100 Fly Record At 2019 Richard Quick Invite

Auburn junior Santiago Grassi posted a 51.88 this weekend to lower his former Argentina national record of 52.02 from last July.

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13-Year-Old Leah Hayes Notches Two Wins, An OT Cut At 2019 Swim Pink A+ Invite

Fox Valley Park District Riptide’s Leah Hayes is continuing to dominate the age group ranks – at just 13 years old – earning her first Olympic Trials cut.

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Li Guangyuan Wraps Up Chinese Summer Nationals With 100 Back Win

Already qualified for the Chinese World Championship Team, Li Guangyuan took home a victory in the men’s 100 back on the final night of competition.

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Mecklenburg Swim Association (NC) To Add Two New 50m Pool Locations This Fall

Each of the new facilities will have a 50m pool – and one of those facilities, the Indian Trail location, is currently being built and will be finished around September.

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Casey Storch Notches Two Event Wins On Day 3 Of NCAP Spring Invite

The UVA men, along with other elite collegiate athletes, dominated the men’s events – whereas the women’s events were largely won by age groupers.

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ASU Commit Alex Colson Strikes Gold Twice On Day 3 of Maryland LC State

Colson took wins in both the 400 IM and 100 fly on the final session of the 2019 Maryland LC State Champs.

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Houston’s Hannah Burandt To Fill Cleveland State Head Coach Position

Burandt has been an assistant coach at the University of Houston for five seasons, and will now embark on her first head coaching tenure.

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Luca Urlando, Jade Hannah Complete Fly/Backstroke Sweeps On Day 3 of Mel Zajac

Canada’s Jade Hannah, along with DART Swimming’s Luca Urlando, were the only two swimmers to win three events of the same stroke; not including freestyle.

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