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I am not talented, I am obsessed. ~Conor McGregor

SwimSwam Pulse: 47.8% Think Marchand Will Own Both IM World Records Within 18 Months

Nearly 94 percent of SwimSwam readers believe Marchand will break the 400 IM world record by Paris 2024, and many think he’ll also take the 200 IM mark.


SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2023: Women’s #10-1

After a standout year that saw her ranked top-six in the world in six different events, Summer McIntosh is poised for a sensational 2023.


arena Swim of the Week: Thomas Ceccon Puts Versatility On Display With 1:46.52 200 Free

Ceccon dropped nearly two and a half seconds to earn a big best time in the 200 free, showing increased versatility in endurance early on in 2023.

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Ultra Swimmer of the Month: Emma Sticklen

Sticklen became the 11th woman under 50 seconds in the 100-yard fly while also taking over the top spot in the nation in the 200 fly against NC State.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Carol Capitani

Capitanii led Texas to four dual meet victories in January over highly-ranked opponents and was also named the head women’s coach for the World Championships.

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SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2023: Men’s #20-11

Adam Peaty, Nicolo Martinenghi and Arno Kamminga will all be vying for breaststroke glory in 2023.


Noah Dyer, Rian Graham Lower Meet Records At VHSL Liberty District Championships

Dyer, a Herndon High School senior who is committed to swim at Virginia next season, swept the 100 free and 200 free for the third straight year.

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SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2023: Women’s #20-11

Lilly King remains among the favorites for gold in all three women’s breaststroke events heading into the 2023 World Championships.


Norm Wright Out As Head Coach At NOVA of Virginia Aquatics Inc.

Wright is no longer on the team’s website, and age group development coach David Schreck is now listed as the interim head coach.


2024 U.S. Olympic Trials Tickets For The Public Now On Sale

All-session tickets to the general public for the Trials went on sale this morning, and three-day and group packages will become available in June.


SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2023: Men’s #30-21

Tom Dean took on a massive workload in 2022 and it paid off as he won 14 medals across the World Championships, European Championships and Commonwealth Games.


NCAA Division I Championship Tickets For Both Men & Women Sold Out

Public tickets for the men’s championships in Minnesota went on sale earlier on Tuesday and sold out in less than five minutes.


IOC Rejects “Defamatory” Criticism From Ukraine Regarding Potential Russian Participation In Paris

The International Olympic Committee rejected accusations that by considering allowing Russians to compete at the Paris 2024 Olympics it was promoting the war.


SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2023: Women’s #30-21

After a quiet 2022, Olympic champion and world record holder Tatjana Schoenmaker aims to reclaim her place as the world’s top 200 breaststroker in 2023.


Burns, Peplowski Triple As Hoosiers Close Regular Season With Sweep of Louisville

Brendan Burns swept the 100 fly (46.19), 200 fly (1:43.28) and 200 back (1:44.95) to lead the Indiana men to a dominant 193-107 sweep over Louisville.