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

The Female Swimmers With The Fastest Four-Stroke 400 IM Add-Ups

Australian Kaylee McKeown edged out some of the best swimmers of the past decade to own the fastest 400 IM add-up time based on stroke 100 best times.


World Champion Ahmed Hafnaoui Scratches Men’s 800 Free On Day 1 of U.S. Open

The highly-anticipated matchup between Ahmed Hafnaoui and Bobby Finke will have to wait as Hafnaoui as dropped the 800 free on Wednesday at the U.S. Open.


Sophie Verzyl Becomes First Female Diver To Complete Reverse 3 ½ (307C) On 3-Meter

Verzyl became the first female to complete the dive on 3-meter, earning her a win at the USA Diving Winter National Qualifiers on Tuesday.


SMU Adds Two Transfers For 2024-25 Season

The Mustangs will add Izzy Krantzcke from ASU and CJ Kovac from Mizzou for the 2024-25 season.


15-Year-Old Laon Kim Fires Off 3:55.72 400 Free At UCSC November Invitational (SCM)

Although shy of his best times, Kim’s times of 2:02.08 in the 200 IM and 3:55.72 in the 400 free moved him up the historical 15-year-old rankings in Canada.


10 Swimming Charities To Consider On #GivingTuesday 2023

November 28 marks the 12th annual #GivingTuesday in the United States and around the world, so consider giving to some of these swim-specific charities.


University of Toronto, McMaster Cruise To Ontario Divisional Championship Titles

The Toronto Varsity Blue men claimed their 19th straight Divisional title on the weekend, and the women won the crown for the ninth consecutive year.

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E.D. White Catholic Sweeps LHSAA D3 Titles As Rylee Simoneaux Shines For Episcopal

Episcopal junior Rylee Simoneaux narrowly missed a pair of state records as she won the girls’ 100 free and 100 back at the LHSAA Division III Championships.

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UGA Commit Marie Landreneau Sets Three State Records At LHSAA Division II Championships

Landreneau broke the Louisiana state record in the 200 free (1:47.92) and added Division II records in the 100 free (50.62) and 100 fly (55.18).


arena Swim of the Week: Florida Freshman Catie Choate Hits 1:51.94 200 Back At UGA Invite

Choate dropped three seconds over the course of the day en route to a dominant victory in the 200 back in Athens, ranking her 3rd in the NCAA.

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Marvin Johnson Outduels Johnny Crush In 100 Free At McCallie Invitational

Navy commit Johnny Crush set a new best time in the 100 free (43.86), finishing 2nd to Marvin Johnson, a top recruit in the class of 2025.


SwimSwam Pulse: 53.7% Think 1000 Free Should Stay On Dual Meet Schedules

Texas’ Erica Sullivan leads the nation in the 1000 free this season, but won’t be contesting it at the NCAA Championships since it’s not on the program.


Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 11/24/2023

Our Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming series celebrates swimmers of every age and experience level with age group profiles of some recent results.


St. Joseph’s Academy Girls Win 13th Straight LHSAA Division I Title By Single Point

On the boys’ side, Catholic High School rolled to victory, outpacing defending champion Jesuit by 110 points for their second title in the last four years.

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Australian High School Water Polo Coach Lilie James Murdered By Ex-Partner

James, 21, was confirmed to have been murdered by Paul Thijssen, her ex-partner whom she’d reportedly ended a relationship with weeks earlier.