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Forrest Frazier, Will Tarvestad Pick Up Wave I Trials Cuts At Cal Invite

Cal’s Forrest Frazier clocked a time of 1:03.05 in the men’s 100 breaststroke to put himself into Wave I of the U.S. Olympic Trials.


Hannah Bach Snags Wave II Trials Cut In 100 Breast At OSU Last Chance Meet

Bach, who finished fifth in the 100 breast at the 2021 Women’s NCAAs, went from not having the Wave I cut to achieving the Wave II mark with her 1:09.46.

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Kregor Zirk Lowers Estonian 200 Free Record Again – Fourth Time In 10 Weeks

Zirk has reset the record four times since the end of March, with this latest showing in Canet bringing the record under 1:47 for the first time (1:46.90).

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2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Previews: Vets, Rising Stars & The 200 IM X-Factor

Fourth in the women’s 200 IM in 2016, Madisyn Cox appears to be hitting her peak as we head into the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials.


CSCAA Announces NCAA Division III, NAIA & NJCAA 2020-21 All-Americans

Denison University led all NCAA Division III schools with 42 swimmers and divers earning All-American status this season.


IOC To Require Olympics Athletes To Sign “Standard Practice” COVID Waiver

The athletes will need to sign a waiver taking on all of the risks associated with COVID-19 in order to compete in Tokyo.


USA Swimming Announces Two Hires For Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council

Michelle Steinfeld joins the DEI Council as Secretary & General Counsel and Leland Brown III has been brough on as Program Director.


2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Previews: Licon’s Time In Men’s 200 Breast

After finishing third at the 2016 Olympic Trials, Will Licon had his ups and downs before delivering a massive best time of 2:07.62 in the summer of 2019.


Victor Johansson Details “Nightmare” 2020, Targets Tokyo Qualification In June

After multiple health scares, including being put on a ventilator due to a infection, Johansson is on the cusp of qualifying for his first Olympic team.


Santo Condorelli Drops 48.90 100 Free In Virginia, Eyes Sette Colli Trophy

Condorelli is aiming to qualify or the Italian Olympic team at the Sette Colli Trophy in June.


Two-Time Olympic Medalist Lia Neal Announces Retirement From Swimming

Lia Neal has announced her retirement from competitive swimming: “I’m ready for the next chapter of my life.”


Laguna Hills Junior Tona Zinn Lowers Pair of CIF-SS Division 2 Records

The 17-year-old blasted to new meet records of 53.66 and 1:46.47 in the 100 breast and 200 IM, respectively.


2021 Mare Nostrum: Sjostrom To Return In Canet; Monaco Psych Sheets Released

Sjostrom is officially scheduled to compete in Canet, while Chad Le Clos and Katinka Hosszu are among the names confirmed for all three stops of the series.


NCAA Looks To Clarify Rules Regarding Number of Officials, Bona Fide Meets

The proposals include a clarification on the number of officials needed to conduct a meet, allowing relief if all coaches sign off on it.

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2021 European Championships: Day 7 Finals Live Recap

Swimming’s newest world record holder, 16-year-old Italian Benedetta Pilato, won Italy’s first gold medal in the women’s 50 breaststroke to close 2021 Euros.