Articles by Reid Carlson

West Virginia Crushes TCU In Final Swim Meet at WVU Natatorium

West Virginia dominated their Big 12 opponents from TCU in the final swim meet to ever take place at WVU’s Natatorium, which has been the home of the Mountaineers since 1975.

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Tallahassee Cold Front Freezes Incarnate Word in Florida State Duel

Though the temperatures started very cold in Tallahassee on Thursday, they did not hinder hosts Florida State University from defending their home turf against visitors University of the Incarnate Word.

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North Texas Downs Rice in Rare Dual Meet Upset

North Texas def. Rice North Texas vs Rice January 10th, 2019 Denton, TX Results Scores 169-125 In the 17-edition history…

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2018 Swammy Awards: National Development Award – Italy

Not only did Italy break a lot of National Records in 2018, but Italian swimmers posted times to put the rest of the world on watch. Who’s ready for some great showdowns in 2019?

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2018 Swammy Awards: Nicholas Santos, Male S. American Swimmer of Year

38-year-old Nicholas Santos of Brazil ended 2018 with both a World Record and a World Championship, though not at the same time.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Oceania Male Swimmer of the Year, Kyle Chalmers

Though Chalmers was back to racing by July of 2017, just one month after heart surgery, his true return to form came in 2018 with explosive swims both at home and abroad.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Schoenmaker is Female African Swimmer of the Year

Schoenmaker established herself as the top breastroker of the Commonwealth Games in May, posting times that would stand high in the world rankings for all of 2018.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Chad le Clos, Male African Swimmer of the Year

In 2018, Chad le Clos cemented his legacy as one of the most dominant butterfly swimmers of all time, and particularly as one of the greatest short course meters swimmers.

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2018 Swammy Award: Sharon van Rouwendaal Female OW Swimmer of the Year

At the 2018 European Championships in Scotland, van Rouwendaal won three gold medals and one silver.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Kristof Rasovszky Is Men’s OW Swimmer of the Year

Two huge victories and a narrow defeat that came down to a photo finish are a few of the reasons Hungarian Kristof Rasovszky is this year’s Male Open Water Swammy Award Winner.

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Olivia Smoliga Wins Record 8 Gold Medals, Kelsi Dahlia 7 at SC Worlds

While Smoliga earned the most gold medals of any competitor, Team USA’s Kelsi Dahlia leaves Hangzhou with 9 medals total, 7 of which are gold.

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2018 SC Worlds Preview: Young Stars Set to Dominate Women’s Distance

Enter: Wang Jianjiahe. (16-years-old, China.) Enter: Ariarne Titmus. (18-years-old, Australia.) Enter: Li Bingjie. (16-years-old, China.)

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2018 SC Worlds Preview: Can New WR Holders Liu, Baker Keep Momentum?

2018 SHORT COURSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS December 11-16, 2018 Hangzhou, China Event Schedule Start Lists The summer of 2018 witnessed two…

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2018 SC Worlds Preview: Anybody’s Game in Men’s Breaststroke

1. No Peaty. 2. Double the walls. it’s anybody’s game in the men’s breaststroke in Hangzhou.

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Nathan Adrian Will Swim at the 2019 Pan American Games in Peru (Video)

Olympic Champion Nathan Adrian has declared that he intends to swim at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, next summer after the 2019 World Championships, where he will represent Team USA on relays only.

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