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SwimSwam Pulse: 73% Pick Cal As Favorites For 2020 NCAAs

Almost three-quarters of voters selected California as the favorites to repeat for the men’s NCAA title next year. Cal won this season’s title after a dominant showing, ending a four-year run by the Texas Longhorns.

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17-year-old Sofia Rondel’s 2:01 200 Free Highlights South American Youth Championship

Brazil dominated the South American Youth Championships with 99 total medals: 42 more than any other nation.

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Ella Ramsay Breaks Age Record On Day 1 Of Australian Age Championships

14-year-old Ella Ramsay broke an Australian age record in prelims of the 200 IM, then won the first overall gold medal of Australia’s 2019 Age Championships.

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Dolfin Swim of the Week: Chalmers Goes 47.4 With Crazy Splitting

Australia’s Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers had a stellar national championships meet last week, highlighted by a new personal best in the 100 free.

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14-Year-Old Claire Curzan Smashes 2009 NAG With 59.00 in 100m Fly

14-year-old Claire Curzan has already been on a tear through the 13-14 National Age Group (NAG) record books in short course yards, and she broke her first long course meters NAG in that age group this morning.

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2019 Richmond Pro Swim Series: SwimSquad Projections

Annie Lazor is unbeaten in the 100 and 200 breaststroke on the 2019 Pro Swim Series. But can she and Connor Jaeger’s team catch a runaway Cammile Adams Family for the SwimSquad points lead?

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ISL Announces Four American Teams, All Short Course Meter Competitions

The International Swimming League (ISL) has announced its four U.S.-based franchises: the Los Angeles Current, DC Trident, Cali Condors and New York Breakers.

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9th Alleged Victim Comes Forward Against Former Sydney Swim Instructor

A ninth young girl has come forward with allegations of sexual assault against 20-year-old former Sydney (Australia) swimming instructor Kyle Daniels.

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Efimova Likely To Skip SC Euros, Will Focus on U.S.-Based LCM Meets

2016 Olympic silver medalist Yulia Efimova wouldn’t say yet whether she’ll retire after the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, but the Russian breaststroker did shed some light on her plans for the next year in an interview with Russia’s RSport.

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Stjepanovic Wins Three Races At April Grand Prix In Serbia

Velimir Stjepanovic won the 200 free, 400 free and 200 fly at the April Grand Prix in Serbia, putting up season-bests in both freestyles. Meanwhile Caba Siladji broke a national record in the 200 breast while sweeping all three breaststroke races.

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Nascimento’s 22.1/1:47.9 Among 6 National Records At Portuguese Champs

Miguel Nascimento and Rafaela Azevedo set two national records apiece at Portugal’s national championship meet, which wrapped up on Sunday.

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2019 Men’s NCAAs: How Did Our Top 20 Recruits Perform as Freshmen?

Last spring, the debate was Reece Whitley vs. Drew Kibler for the #1-ranked recruit in the nation. Turns out, neither of them were the highest-scoring freshman at NCAAs. Say hello to Minnesota’s Max McHugh.

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Men’s Recruiting Ranks In-Progress Analysis: All Classes Through 2019 NCAAs

It’s a tale of two classes for the men: the current junior class has been pretty lackluster, especially among our top-20 ranked recruits. But the current sophomores, led by #1 recruit Ryan Hoffer of Cal, have been outstanding through two years.

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Former World Record Holder Marco Koch to Join Unnamed New York Team in ISL

German media are reporting that 2015 World Champ Marco Koch will compete for the American International Swimming League (ISL) team based on New York. Sources tell SwimSwam that the announced German ISL team won’t participate in year one of the league.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 53% Disagree With Haughey DQ In 200 IM

More than half of voters disagreed with a controversial DQ of Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey out of 200 IM prelims at women’s NCAAs.

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