Articles by Robert Gibbs

First Annual SwimSwam NCAA Division I Men’s Preseason Picks

Think Caeleb Dressel is going to win three events again this year? So do we.

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College Swimming Previews: Undefeated Senior Class Leads #1 Texas

The Texas Longhorns have won the NCAA title each year since Joseph Schooling and the rest of the class of 2018 arrived on the “Forty Acres.” The race for the team title projects to be tighter this year, but the Longhorns have the talent and depth to make it four in a row.

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Madison Wilson Reflects Positively on World Champs

SwimSwam chatted with Australia’s Madison Wilson about this summer’s World Championships and what lies ahead for her this year.

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College Swimming Preview #7: Indiana Men Building on Big Ten Success

Indiana returns most of the core of the team that captured their first Big Ten title in decades and adds some intriguing international swimmers as the Hoosiers shoot for a top five finish at NCAAs.

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Josh Prenot’s Still Hungry for More After Trials Disappointment

Josh Prenot dishes on his World Trials disappointment, his plans for next year, and what’s it like to be a professional swimmer.

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Which NCAA Team Fallen On Recent Hard Times Will Be First Back to Top Ten?

Given the two recent hires and the downward trajectories, which of three top programs – Arizona men, Arizona women, Virginia men – is most likely to make it back into the top ten at NCAAs first?

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2017 U.S. Open Day 5: Sullivan Surges Up the Rankings, Tandy Cracks 22

The final night of the 2017 U.S. Open saw some great times in both sprint and distance freestyle events.

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2017 U.S. Open: Collegians, Old Pros Highlight Day 4 Finals

2017 U.S. OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS August 2-6, 2017 East Meadow, NY Long course (50m) Psych Sheet Pre-scratch timelines Meet Information Meet…

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2017 U.S. Open Day One: The French Come to Play

A pair of wins by French swimmers and a victory by World Championships gold medalist Ashley Twichell headlined day one of the 2017 U.S. Open.

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Improved Back Half Leads to British Record in Men’s 400 Medley Relay

The British men broke their national record in the men’s medley relay the final night of the 2017 World Championshps.

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Japan Misses Medal, But Takes Asian Record in Men’s 400 Medley Relay

Ryosuke Irie was part of the Japanese team that broke an eight year-old Asian Record in the men’s medley relay tonight at the 2017 World Championships.

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Dressel Talks Records, 4×200 Free, Starts, and School

Caeleb Dressel answered questions on quite a few different topics after his epic night.

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USA Razes World Record in 4×100 Mixed Free Relay

The USA squad make short work of the world record in the mixed 4×100 free relay tonight in Budapest.

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Osman Again Lowers Own African Record in the 50 Free

Farida Osman continued her African record-breaking ways in the semis of the women’s 50 free tonight.

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Kristof Milak Breaks 100 Fly WJR 3rd Time at Worlds, Now 8th All-Time

17 year-old Kristof Milak set the 100 fly world junior record for third time in two days.

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