Articles by Robert Gibbs

2016 M. NCAA Picks: Texas, Cal Set For Another Epic 400 Medley Relay

Jack Conger and the Texas Longhorns are looking to defend last year’s come-from-behind title in the 400 medley relay, but a retooled California Bears squad should be just as formidable as the last few years.

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2016 NCAA W. Picks: Bears Look for Three in a Row for 800 Free Relay

Senior Elizabeth Pelton be looking for her third straight championship in the 800 free relay as swims it for the California Golden Bears for the fourth and final time at the NCAA championships this week.

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2016 Men’s Pac-12 Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Sam Perry leads a Stanford team that holds a solid lead over USC heading into the final night of action at the 2016 Pac 12 Men’s Championships.

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Abbey Weitzeil Goes 21.12, Smashes 50 Free American Record

See race video here. After missing the American Record by .01 earlier in the evening, 19 year-old Abbey Weitzeil of…

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2016 Arena Pro Swim Series – Orlando Day Three Finals Live Recap

Simone Manuel comes into tonight with the fastest time this morning in the 100 free, but she’ll have to hold her seed against an array of stars, including Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin, and Natalie Coughlin.

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Yuliya Efimova Swims Fastest 100 Breast This Year at Orlando PSS

2015 world champion Yuliya Efimova swam the fastest time of 2016 in the 100 breast tonight at the Orlando Pro Series.

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Cody Miller Disqualified in Orlando PSS 100 Breast Final (With Video)

Cody Miller, who represented the USA in Kazan this past summer at the 2015 World Championships, touched the wall first tonight in the A-final of the 100 breast at the Orland Pro Series, but was quickly disqualified for taking too many dolphin kicks.

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NC State’s Braden Holloway “We Wanted to Prove Ourselves Again”

NC State coach Braden Holloway talks about everything from the depth of the ACC to training in an Olympic year after the conclusion of the 2016 ACC Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships.

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Video Interview: Gold Medalist Rowdy Gaines On ACC’s, Sprint Freestyle

SwimSwam caught up with Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines after the conclusion of the 2016 ACC Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships to ask him about college swimming and specifically the state of the 100 freestyle.

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2016 ACC Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

NC State has a solid lead heading into the last day of finals at the 2016 ACC Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships, and will be looking to win their second championship in a row.

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Video Interview: Robert Owen Talks 400 IM, Virginia Tech IM Group

Virginia Tech junior Robert Owen discusses his victory in the 400 IM and the Hokies’ training after Day 3 of the 2016 ACC Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships.

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Ryan Held Video Interview: 18.1 Was “Unreal”

NC State sophomore Ryan Held talked with SwimSwam about his 18.1 split anchoring the 200 medley relay and several other topics during the 2016 ACC Men’s Swimming & Diving Championship.

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2016 ACC Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

The NC State Wolfpack will be looking to keep their relay dominance alive on the third day of the 2016 ACC Men’s Championships, but will be challenged by a Louisville time that holds the top seeds in four of six swimming events tonight.

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Race Video: NC State Wins 200 Free Relay at 2016 Men’s ACC Champs

Watch the NC State Wolfpack win the 200 free relay on the second night of the 2016 ACC Men’s Swimming Championships in Greensboro, NC.

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2016 ACC Men’s Championship: Brandon Fiala Day 2 Video Interview

SwimSwam caught up with Virginia Tech junior Brandon Fiala after he won the 200 IM for the second year in a row on the second day of the 2016 Men’s ACC Championships.

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