Articles by Morgan Priestley

Relay Roundup: Women’s 4×200 Freestyle Relay Split Breakdown

The U.S. women reversed their fortunes to top Australia in the 4×200 freestyle relay last night.

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2016 Olympics Pick ‘Em Contest, Day 4 Results

Katinka Hosszu was a popular pick for our readers; nearly 95% of contestants picked her to win the women’s 200 IM last night

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Relay Roundup: Men’s 4×200 Freestyle Relay Split Breakdown

Townley Haas (left) was the key for Team USA’s gold in the men’s 4×200 freestyle relay

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France’s Lacourt Says Sun Yang “Pisses Purple” in Interview

French backstroke star and World Championship gold medalist Camille Lacourt is the latest to make anti-doping news, calling out Sun Yang in a recent radio interview

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2016 Olympics Pick ‘Em Contest, Day 3 Results

Katinka Hosszu came up golden again tonight. Unlike her 400 IM on the opening night, this one surprised our readers

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Relay Roundup: Men’s 4×100 Freestyle Relay Split Breakdown

Caeleb Dressel got the U.S. off to a great start, and a superb second leg from Michael Phelps gave the Americans plenty of clean water to bring home the gold

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2016 Olympics Pick ‘Em Contest, Day 2 Results

Five brave (or foolish) souls picked against Katie Ledecky in the women’s 400 freestyle last night

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Relay Roundup: Women’s 4×100 Freestyle Relay Split Breakdown

The Australian women downed the 400 freestyle relay world record last night, but remarkably, the individual best times from their personnel suggests they could have been even faster

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Erik Risolvato Ruled Out of Olympics, to Compete at U.S. Open

Erik Risolvato will not be competing in Rio, and instead be competing at the U.S. Open tomorrow

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Gold Medals Over 30: Historically Rare, But Expected in Rio

Just eight swimmers have won gold medals after the age of 30. Michael Phelps is one of four athletes with a great shot to join that list this week

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Stanford Futures: 14-year-old Minakov Clips 100 Fly Best with 54.93

14-year-old Andrei Minakov clocked a 54.93 in the men’s 100 fly this morning. He currently sits at #3 all time in the 13-14 age group

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Austin Futures: Lakeside Aquatics Makes Move In Friday Prelims

Lauren Pitzer of Lakeside Aquatic Club won the 800 freestyle easily last night. She’ll have a much tighter battle tonight with teammate Kara Eisenmann in the 100 fly

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College Park Futures: Jones Scratches 100 Fly, NCAP 1-2-3 in 200 Free

Nation’s Capital star and future Michigan Wolverine declared a false start this morning in the men’s 100 fly

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Meet the 2016 USA Olympic Swim Team: Simone Manuel

Meet first-time Olympian Simone Manuel.  A sprinter from Sugar Land, Texas, Manuel burst onto the scene as a high schooler, setting American…

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Meet the 2016 USA Olympic Swim Team: Ryan Held

After a big swim in the B-final at the 2015 Summer Nationals, Ryan Held jumped on the radar as an Olympic Team candidate. Held, a first-time Olympian, made another leap in 2016 to earn a spot on the 4×100 freestyle relay

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