Articles by Elizabeth Levy

Brookfield East Bests Germantown High School in Dual Meet

The Brookfield East High School girls finished first at the Wisconsin Division I High School State Championship meet last year.

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NCAA Approves Legislation for Civic Engagement on Election Day

The NCAA Division I Council approved legislation that would prohibit athletics-related activities on election day to encourage athletes to vote.


4 Swimmers on List of Top 30 Honorees for 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year

Asia Seidt is among a group of 3 swimmers and 1 diver who have advanced to the top 30 of the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year selection.

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8 Tips for Swimming Outdoors in the Winter

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, outdoor training has become more common. Here are some ways to stay safe and healthy as outdoor training carries into winter.


Arianna Bridi Beats the Boys in 55th Annual Capri-Napoli Gulf Marathon

The 55th edition of the Capri-Napoli Gulf Marathon saw a woman emerge as the overall winner of the race and a relay race contested, both for the first time.


#iVoted Announces Anthony Ervin As First Athlete Partner

Olympic gold-medalist and swimming icon will give a speech on election night as part of the #iVoted initiative, the largest virtual music event in history.

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Epic Swims: Ian Thorpe Sets World Record in 200m Freestyle, Fukoka 2001

At the 2001 World Championships in Fukoka, Japan, Australian Ian Thorpe won gold and set a new world record in the 200m freestyle.


Epic Swims: Australian Women Win 400 Medley Relay, Sets WR at Melbourne in 2007

The Australian women continued their dominance in the 400 medley relay, winning the world title in front of a home crowd in Melbourne in a new world record.


Epic Swims: Phelps and Lochte Battle it out in the 200 IM, Shanghai 2011

It was a close race between Americans Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte in the 200 IM at the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai.


Epic Swims: Schooling Wins Gold in 100 Fly, Three-Way Tie for Silver in Rio

Joseph Schooling became Singapore’s first Olympic medalist in swimming when he won the 100 fly at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.


Epic Swims: Misty Hyman Beats Madame Butterfly for 200 Fly Gold, Sydney 2000

In one the greatest upsets in swimming, Misty Hyman defeated Australian sensation Susie O’Neill for gold in the women’s 200m butterfly at the Sydney Olympics.


Epic Swims: Ukrainian Swimmer Yana Klochkova Wins 400 IM Gold, Fukoka 2001

17-year old Yana Klochkova won her first World title at the 2001 World Championships in Fukoka when she dominated the 400 IM.

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Epic Swims: Peirsol Sets World Record at Montreal World Championships in 2005

Aaron Peirsol first broke the LCM world record in the 200 backstroke all the way back in 2002. He is still the world record holder in the event to this day.

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Epic Swims: Paltrinieri Wins Gold in the 1500m Freestyle at Kazan, 2015

Gregorio Paltrinieri won his first world title in the 1500m freestyle at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia, in a final that was without Sun Yang.


Epic Swims: Inge de Bruijn Wins First World Championship Gold at Fukoka 2001

After winning three golds at the 2000 Olympics, the Netherlands’s Inge de Bruijn won her first world title at the 2001 World Championships in Fukoka, Japan.

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