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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: A Proud Performance in Rome

Last week’s Sette Colli Trophy was a shockingly fast meet that even included a world record. But our Swim of the Week seemed to inspire even more awe and discussion than that: Ben Proud’s 21.16 in the 50 free.


Robert Glinta Contemplating Pro Career After One NCAA Season

Romanian Olympian and USC All-American Robert Glinta is away from his college program and contemplating turning pro and leaving the NCAA.


Olympic Trials Semifinalist Katharine Ross Retires

SEC Champion and 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials semifinalist Katharine Ross has retired from the sport to move on to law school.


2018 Columbus Pro Swim Series: SwimSquad Projections

Columbus will see a bit of a skeleton crew for SwimSquads – every team should have an empty spot amongst its starters, making contributions from the top-tier swimmers even more vital.


See Columbus Pro Swim Series Psych Sheets Here

The psych sheets for the 2018 Pro Swim Series’ final regular-season stop show a somewhat-lighter field (though still dotted with plenty Olympians) and much of the drama centered around the ongoing battles for the series points lead.


WKU Eliminates All Funding for Suspended Swimming & Diving Program

Western Kentucky University has eliminated all funding for its swimming & diving programs, a local newspaper reports, leaving the program unlikely to return from what was originally framed as a five-year suspension.


What’s At Stake At 2018 U.S. Nationals? All Selection Procedures Here

Team USA will select its travel teams for five major 2018 and 2019 international meets at this summer’s National Championships. Check out simplified selection procedures for all five meets here.


UGA’s Laak Moving On To High Performance Director Job With USA Diving

University of Georgia diving coach Dan Laak will be leaving the college realm to move into the High Performance Director job with USA Diving. The diving federation announced the move today.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Gregg Troy

Gregg Troy guided three major standout swimmers at the Mel Zajac International and the Santa Clara Pro Swim Series.


Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Kathleen Baker, Team Elite

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month is a recurring SwimSwam feature shedding light on a U.S.-based swimmer who has proven themselves…


Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Paltrinieri Drops 2 Seconds in 400

Most of us who swam competitively can remember dropping two seconds in one fell swoop. For most of us, it happened as an age grouper, maybe in junior high as we hit a growthspurt or in an event we hadn’t swum in years.


SwimSwam Pulse: 39% Pick Prenot To Regain 200 Breast Lead

Nearly 40% of respondents picked Prenot, who has the fastest career time of the bunch, though he fell to 4th last season and sits just 5th this season.


Janet Evans Nominated By USA Swimming For FINA Bureau

Janet Evans has been nominated by USA Swimming to represent the Americas on the FINA Bureau, USA Swimming documents indicate.


Conger Goes 51.7, 1:56.9 Butterfly At George Block Invite

Jack Conger was one of several Texas Longhorns to shine at the George Block Invite over the weekend, blasting two big butterfly swims along with a 1:48.8 in the 200 free.


Kibler Wins 5 Events, Goes 1:49.0 200 Free At IU Invite

Carmel Swim Club standout and future Texas Longhorn Drew Kibler was the standout at the IU Invite, highlighted by a 1:49.01 200 free that ranks 7th among Americans this season.


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