Articles by Karl Ortegon

Milak Posts 51.5 100 Fly, Kesely Wins Twice on Day 4 of Hungarian Nats

In the men’s 100 fly, Milak posted a 51.50, well ahead of 2nd place Laszlo Cseh (52.46).

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Atlanta Classic Set for May 18-20; Dressel and Lochte Expected to Race

Among the headliners are American record holder, and perhaps the most exciting swimmer in the world right now, Caeleb Dressel, along with World record holder and twelve-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte.

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Serbian Water Polo Player Filip Radojevic Banned Two Years for Doping

Radojevic is currently serving a two year suspension from the sport after he tested positive for the substance Pseudoephedrine, which FINA lists under category S6 (stimulants).

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Regan Smith, 16, Drops 50.84 100 Back to Re-Break Own NAG Record

She is now the 16th-fastest American, ever, in the 100 yard back, and the 20th-fastest female swimmer, ever.

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2018 Men’s NCAA Championships: 1650 Free Heats Live Recap

True Sweetser is the fastest of all milers racing this afternoon prior to the fastest heat at finals.

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All the Links You Need for the 2018 Men’s NCAA D1 Championships

The NCAA Men’s D1 Swimming & Diving Championships begin tomorrow night with the opening 800 free relay, as the top collegiate men in D1 will compete this week in Minneapolis, MN.

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2018 M. NCAA Picks: Mahmoud Looking to Be More Than Bridesmaid in 1650

He’s been so close for two years in a row, and this year, he’s gunning for the crown.

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2018 NCSAs: Stadden and Madej Win High Point, NCAP Dominates Team Race

Stadden won the 100 back (51.33) and 100 IM (54.81), finished 2nd in the 50 back (24.43) and 200 back (1:52.04), and scored in a whopping eleven individual races.

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TYR Junior National Cup to Run This Week at Liberty University

Michael Andrew is expected to race this week at the TYR Junior National Cup.

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2018 M. NCAA Picks: Shebat Has More Than Injury to Overcome in 100 BK

A fully healthy and on-form Shebat would be a slight favorite to win this race, but with questions looming about his injury, it brings him back to the field.

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Grace Countie Leads Prelims with 22.5 50 FR, 24.7 50 BK at NCSAs

Marlins of Raleigh’s Grace Countie raced to two top prelims times this morning in Orlando, taking the top seed in the 50 back and 50 free.

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Miskelley, Cook-Weeks Lead Holland Christian to MHSAA D3 Title

Led by Ian Miskelley and Skyler Cook-Weeks, Holland Christian took the team crown in dominant fashion, finishing over 80 points ahead of 2nd place East Grand Rapids.

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2018 W. NCAA Picks: 100 Breaststroke Belongs to the Big Ten

The 100 breaststroke belongs to the Big Ten this year, with the top three seeds belonging to schools from the power midwest conference.

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2018 W. NCAA Picks: Cal Favored in 200 Free Relay

Katie McLaughlin has taken over for the now-graduated Farida Osman on Cal’s 200 free relay.

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2018 W. NCAA Picks: Tight Pack Trailing Ledecky in 500 Free

Mallory Comerford is one of four 4:35’s coming into the 2018 NCAA Championships in the 500 free, behind Katie Ledecky’s 4:26.

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