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More Single-Gender Teams But Fewer Nations Overall At 2017 World Champs

While there were more nations entering only men or only women in pool swimming at the 2017 World Championships, there were actually 15 fewer women’s teams and 10 fewer men’s teams compared to the 2015 World Champs.


USA Swimming Hires Consulting Firm To Review Age Group Tech Suit Policies

USA Swimming has hired outside consulting firm Isaac Sports Group to review various policies on tech suit use in age group swimming, with a final report due in November.


Gunnar Bentz Scratches 100 FR, Gomez 200 FL On Day 1 Of 2017 US Open

Heat sheets have dropped for tomorrow’s prelims session of the 2017 U.S. Open, with Olympians Gunnar Bentz (USA) and Jonathan Gomez (Colombia) being the biggest opening-day scratches.


LA Agrees To Host 2028 Olympics, Likely Sending 2024 To Paris

Los Angeles has agreed to host the 2028 Olympics, opening up the 2024 Games to be hosted in Paris, multiple news outlets report.


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Baker, King, Worrell, Manuel Nail WR

Like we did last week, we’re using our blueseventy Swim of the Week to count down the world records from the World Championships, this time focusing in on the world records from the second half of the meet: days 5 through 8.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 45% Predicted 50 Free World Record

Our last poll asked readers to weigh in on which 2009 world record was most likely to finally fall in Budapest. Always on the money, SwimSwam voters correctly predicted the two records that actually did fall, with 45% of votes going to the women’s 50 free and almost 39% to the women’s 100 back.


Competitor Coach of the Month: Greg Meehan

Head coach Greg Meehan led the United States women to their most successful World Championships in history, with 20 total medals, 9 of them gold.


Former Texas Club Coach Charged With Negligence In Swimmer’s Drowning

A former swim coach with the North Texas Nadadores is being charged with criminal negligence connected to a 13-year-old swimmer’s drowning in June, according to the local ABC affiliate.

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Hardcore Swimmer of the Month: Caeleb Dressel

Could there really be any other selection?


Stanford Edges Cal 14-13 For Most World Championship Medals

Stanford narrowly edged California for the most World Championship medals in Budapest, winning 14 total and 12 gold medals.


2017 World Champs Pick ‘Em Contest: Day 8 Update Presented By TYR

Katinka Hosszu got the coveted 100% of winner picks in the 400 IM, which we’ve only seen a few times this meet – the other three were for Katie Ledecky in the 400, 800 and 1500 frees.


South America: Brazil Hits Fastest Medley Relay Since Super-Suits

They weren’t able to pull out another surprise medal, but the Brazilian men’s medley relay did come up with the nation’s fastest time since the end of the super-suit era, going 3:31.53 in the last event of the 2017 World Championships.

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Africa: Egyptian Men Complete Sweep Of Relay Record Books

The Egyptian men broke their national 4×100 medley relay record on the final day of the 2017 World Championships, completing a sweep of all three national relay records this week.

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Ledecky Ties Lochte For #2 All-Time In Individual Worlds Golds

On the heels of her move to #3 all-time in overall World Championships gold medals, Katie Ledecky has moved into a tie with Ryan Lochte for the second-most individual gold medals in history. Ledecky is also on the cusp of cracking the top 5 in career individual World Champs medals of any color.


3 More Medals For Florida, Cal, Stanford On Day 7 Of World Champs

Florida won three medals – all from Caeleb Dressel – and California matched them to lead all NCAA programs on day 7 of the 2017 World Championships.

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