Articles by Karl Ortegon

Kate Moore to Join Sister Hannah and Rest of NC State Wolfpack in 2017

Kate Moore, who will soon begin her senior year with Green Hope High School in Cary, NC, has committed to the NC State Wolfpack with their class of 2021.

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American Named New Head Coach of Swimming New Zealand

American Jerry Olszewski has been named the new head coach of Swimming New Zealand, and will begin his role there in…

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2016 Rio Olympics Preview: Seebohm’s 100 Back Olympic Redemption

Emily Seebohm is the favorite to win the 100 back and grab the Olympic gold that she missed in 2012.

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Russia, Italy, GBR Top European Junior Championships Medal Table

Russia scored the most golds with 11 in Hungary last week.

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16-Year-Old Barbora Seemanova Smashes Czech 200 Free Record

2016 EUROPEAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, July 6 – Sunday, July 10, 2016 Hódmezővásárhely, Hungary Prelims 9:30AM / Finals 5:30PM (Local…

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Meet Naomi Grand’Pierre, Haiti’s First Woman to Swim at the Olympics

On Tuesday, July 5th, University of Chicago sophomore-to-be Naomy Grand’Pierre got a life-changing call from her mother. She was confirmed to compete in Rio.

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Sydney Pickrem Doubles Up on Night 2 of Austin Sectionals

Rising Texas A&M sophomore Sydney Pickrem went 2-for-2 tonight at the Southern Sectional meet in Austin, posting wins in the 200 breaststroke and 400 IM.

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Australian NextGen Squad Named; Atherton and Wilson Headline

Minna Atherton has landed herself a spot on the Aussie NextGen Squad.

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Seven Latin American/Caribbean Swimmers Confirmed to Compete in Rio

Seven swimmers from Latin America and the Caribbean recently secured their spot to compete at the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympics….

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Minna Atherton, Matthew Wilson Named to Australian Jr Pan Pac Roster

World Junior record holder Minna Atherton heads the Aussie Jr Pan Pac squad.

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Mireia Belmonte Enters Six Events for Rio, Spanish Olympic Team Named

Mireia Belmonte will go for Olympic gold in the 200 fly in Rio.

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Paltrinieri, Pellegrini Highlight Finalized Italian Olympic Team

Defending World and European champion Gregorio Paltrinieri seeks Olympic glory after finishing 5th in 2012 in London.

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Dakota Luther Lands in 15-16 Top 30 With 2:11.6 200 Fly in Austin

Dakota Luther smashed her personal best for a big win tonight in Austin in the 200 fly.

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2016 Rio Olympics Diving Entry List Released, 135 to Compete

David Boudia and Steele Johnson (pictured above) are entered as a team in the men’s synchronized platform diving event in Rio. They both qualified individually in the 10m platform, too.

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Malaysian Record Holder Jinq En Phee Commits to Purdue

Jinq En Phee, Malaysian national record holder in the 50 and 100 meter breaststrokes, has committed to the Purdue Boilermakers….

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