Articles by Riley Overend

Silvia Scalia Hits Worlds Qualifying Mark After Near Miss at Italian SC Championships

After narrowly missing out on a Worlds qualifying time on Thursday, Silvia Scalia booked her ticket to Melbourne next month with a 100 back win on Friday.

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Taylor McKeown Finishes Off Big Career Goal in Last Meet Before Retirement

Taylor McKeown checked one last item off her bucket list this weekend before officially calling it quits from competitive swimming.

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Popovici Wins 400 Free, 14-Year-Old Prisecariu Sets 3rd Romanian Record at SC Nationals

David Popovici won his third national title of the weekend in the 400-meter freestyle at the Romanian Short Course Championships on Sunday in Otopeni. 

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Daniel Martin Snaps David Popovici’s Year-Long Win Streak at Romanian SC Nationals

Daniel Martin handed David Popovici his first individual final loss since last October in the 100 IM, snapping the Skinny Legend’s 12-race win streak. 

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Lawsuit Filed Against Robert Griswold, Accused of Raping Paralympic Teammate

A lawsuit filed Friday alleges that Paralympic swimmer Robert Griswold sexually and physically assaulted a teammate with an intellectual disability.

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David Popovici Wins 200 Free National Title; 14-Year-Old Prisecariu Breaks Romanian Record

David Popovici added another national title to his haul on Friday with a victory in the 200 free at the Romanian Short Course National Championships. 

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Luka Mijatovic Posts Fastest 500-Yard Free Time Ever Among 13-Year-Old Americans

Luka Mijatovic set seven personal bests last weekend, including a 500-yard freestyle victory that made him the fastest 13-year-old boy in American history. 

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David Popovici Breaks 100 Free National Record at Romanian Short Course Nationals

After a two-month break from competition, David Popovici was back to his record-breaking ways at the Romanian Short Course Championships on Thursday. 

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FINA Receives $8M Less TV Revenue Than Initially Expected From Tokyo Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) distributed $540 million of TV revenue from Tokyo, $50 million less than what federations initially expected.

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Beata Nelson After Triple Crowns: “I Am Not Usually a Slap-the-Water Lady, But…”

“I am not usually a slap-the-water lady, but it’s been a long three weeks and I am really happy with the finish,” Beata Nelson said.

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Keaton Jones Topples 12-Year-Old AZ State Record with 1:35.72 200-Yard Free

Keaton Jones capped his high school career with a 1:35.72 in the 200 free state final, toppling a 12-year-old state record in the process.

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Swimming Victoria Fines Melbourne Club $10,000 for Violating Lockdown Last Year

Swimming Victoria is fining a member club, Melbourne Swimming Club (MSC), $10,000 for failure to comply with COVID-19 lockdown restrictions last year. 

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Dylan Carter Completes Sprint Trifecta En Route to Overall World Cup Crown

Dylan Carter completed his sprint trifecta with his third Triple Crown — and ninth gold medal in nine races at this year’s World Cup series — in the 50 fly. 

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Summer McIntosh Lowers Her Canadian Record by Six Seconds in 800 SCM Free

Summer McIntosh lowered her Canadian record in the 1500 SCM freestyle with her runner-up finish behind new world record holder Katie Ledecky. 

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UVM Diver Competes at Tug of War World Championships in the Netherlands

University of Vermont diver Annika Overvig recently competed at the World Championships, but not in the sport you’d expect. 

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