Articles by Jared Anderson

COACH’S EYE: Dressel’s Delayed Dolphin Kicks Represent A Growing Trend

Some sharp-eyed viewers on Twitter noticed an evolution of underwater kicking technique in one of the world’s best underwater kickers.

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Teagan O’Dell Ties Simone Manuel For #14 All-time In 13-14 100 Free Ranks

With a 56.34 in prelims of today’s West Summer Champs, 14-year-old Teagan O’Dell cracked the top 15 all-time in USA Swimming’s age group 100 free ranks.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 7 Finals Preview

Caeleb Dressel could swim three times tonight, chasing a 100 fly world record, a historic 50 free barrier, and the first-ever mixed medley relay Olympic gold.


Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 7 Prelims Live Recap

Caeleb Dressel will lead the men’s 50 free, aiming to become the first man to go under 21 seconds in the 50 free since the bodysuit ban of 2010.


USOPC Clears Andrew, Says Athletes Are Not Required To Wear Masks in Interviews

After reports that Michael Andrew had not worn a mask during an interview, the USOPC confirmed that athletes are not required to wear masks in interviews.


Competitor Coach of the Month: Anthony Nesty

Coach Anthony Nesty’s Florida swimmers have shown up in force in the NCAA – and now they’ve done the same on the Olympic stage.


Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Lydia Jacoby

Lydia Jacoby wasn’t the most-hyped junior on the U.S. Olympic team heading into the summer. But she delivered when it counted with a massive Olympic upset.


Swim of the Week: Ahmed Hafnaoui’s Shocker In Olympic 400 Free

Tunisian 18-year-old Ahmed Hafnaoui put together one of the most unpredictable – and memorable – swims of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 62% Think Texas Should Join the SEC

About 61.6% of voters supported a potential University of Texas move to the SEC for NCAA athletics, including swimming & diving.


Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 6 Prelims Live Recap

World record-holders Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel lead events into today’s prelims session at the 2020 Summer Olympics, while Kaylee McKeown chases at WR.


#Tokyo2020 Mixed Medley Relay: Brutal Lineup Decisions Loom For USA, Australia

Does Caeleb Dressel swim a 100 fly/50 free/mixed medley relay triple? Which of Kaylee McKeown, Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell double up for Australia?


Regan Smith Leads Off Mixed Medley Heat in 57.64, Unofficially #5 Swim All-Time

Regan Smith put up the fifth-fastest 100 backstroke swim of all-time with a 57.64, though it won’t official count for records or rankings.


Relay Lineups: China & Britain Go All-In, Italy/Canada Gamble on Mixed Medley

Canada left both Maggie MacNeil and Penny Oleksiak off of the mixed medley relay prelims, gambling on the team making the final without them.


Relay Lineups: Braving Doubles, China Loads Up For Women’s 4×200 Free Relay

Australia will swap out all four legs from prelims, including replacing Mollie O’Callaghan after she set a world junior record leading off the prelims relay.


Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 5 Finals Preview

Perhaps the race of the Olympics: 2016 Olympic champ Kyle Chalmers takes on 2017/2019 World champ Caeleb Dressel with gold and the world record on the line.