Articles by Robert Gibbs

Construction Underway on 2021 Olympic Trials Competition Pool

Construction has begun for the main competition pool at the Chi Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska, the site of next month’s USA Swimming Olympic Trials.


Conway Picks Up 4th Win To Close Out Richmond Sectionals

UVA’s Sean Conway helped the Virginia men to the team title by going undefeated over four events at the 2021 Richmond Speedo Sectionals.

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Conway, Folger, Weinstein Add to Win Totals at Richmond Sectionals Day 3

Action continued Saturday in Richmond, with several Wave I cuts, and three swimmers adding to their win totals from previous days.

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14 Year-Old Claire Weinstein hits 2:00 in the 200 Free at Richmond Day 2

Claire Weinstein got the pool rocking early with a 2:00.95 in the 200 free, marking her only the 11th woman in US history to get under 2:01 by the age of 14.

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Zoe Skirboll Wins Two Events On First Night of Richmond Sectionals

Racer X Aquatics’ Zoe Skirboll was the only multiple event winner tonight in Richmond, taking the 200 IM and the 100 breast in lifetime bests.

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Bowling Green’s Lauren Sullivan Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Lauren Sullivan earned a NCAA postgraduate scholarship after completing her swim career at Bowling Green, and she will be heading to Northeastern this fall.

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Hoosiers Josie Grote and Gary Kostbade Awarded NCAA Post-Grad Scholarships

The Indiana Hoosiers announced today on Instagram that seniors Josie Grote and Gary Kostbade have both been awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships


East Carolina Announces Riley Hillbrandt As New Assistant Swimming Coach

East Carolina University announced today that Riley Hillbrandt would be joining the staff as assistant coach as the Pirates prepare to compete again.


Austin Men, Scottsdale Women Earn Victories at Des Moines Spring Cup

Several swimmers nabbed Wave II cuts, while the Scottsdale women and the Austin men walked as the Des Moines champions after the final day of the Spring Cup.

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Virginia Gators Hire Former D1 Coach Ned Skinner as New Head Coach

Skinner comes to the Gators after head coaching stints at four college programs over the last thirty years, including three schools in Virginia.


Austin Men Lead Scottsdale by 1 Point After Des Moines Spring Cup Day 3

The Scottsdale women and Austin Swim Club men lead heading into the final day of the Des Moines Spring Cup, with only a point between the top 2 men’s teams.

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Carson Foster Hits Nation-Leading 4:13.79 400 IM at TXLA Long Course Kickoff

Carson Foster clocked a 4:13.79 at the TXLA Long Course Kick Off today, moving to #1 in the nation so far this season and nearly matching his lifetime best.


Fazio Gets OT Cut; Conger, Osman, Tadder Win Multiple Events at Tide Showcase

Towson’s Michael Fazio got an Olympic Trials cut, as pros, college swimmers, and top age groupers competed at Tide’s Spring Showcase meet in Virginia Beach.


Sweden, Estonia, Finland Records in 100 Breast Fall at the Stockholm Swim Open

A trio of 100 breast national records went down on the final day of the 2021 Stockholm Swim Open, capping off a fast meet.


Thomas Heilman Breaks 13-14 NAG with 1:36.25 in the 200 Free

Thomas Heilman of Cavalier Aquatics set a new 13-14 National Age Group record with a 1:36.25 in the 200 yard freestyle today in York.