Opinion

SwimSwam Pulse: Overwhelming Majority Favor Held To Rebound & Make 2022 Worlds

Held picked up six medals at the Short Course World Championships in Abu Dhabi, including two relay golds and a pair of individual silvers.

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SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2022: Men’s #40-31

20-year-old Italian Thomas Ceccon emerged as a star of the future in Tokyo, clocking respective times of 52.23 in the 100 back and 47.71 in the 100 free.

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SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2022: Women’s #40-31

Annie Lazor has evolved into one of the best 200 breaststrokers on the planet in recent years, winning bronze in the event at the Tokyo Olympics.

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Revisiting The ISL Scoring System: An Analysis of Jackpot Points (Part 4)

In the final segment of the four-part series, we ponder whether the jackpot system should remain, or should the ISL remove it altogether?

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Revisiting The ISL Scoring System: An Analysis of Jackpot Points (Part 3)

As we continue our analysis of the jackpots in the ISL, we find that, despite them causing massive point swings, ultimately they all blend together.

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SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2022: Men’s #50-41

Italian Alessandro Miressi (pictured) broke 48 seconds an incredible 10 times in the men’s 100 freestyle in 2021.

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Revisiting The ISL Scoring System: An Analysis of Jackpot Points (Part 2)

Do jackpots actually make much of a difference in the outcome of ISL matches? Part 2 of a four-part series looking at the ISL scoring system.

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SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2022: Women’s #50-41

After winning European and SC World titles in 2021, Israeli’s Anastasia Gorbenko is in line for more hardware in 2022.

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SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2022: Men’s #75-51

Following a big short course season, Great Britain’s Ben Proud is primed to do some damage in 2022.

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Revisiting The ISL Scoring System: An Analysis of Jackpot Points (Part 1)

The first of a four-part series that takes a look at the current ISL scoring system and the impact made by jackpot points.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 58% Say Titmus & Ledecky Had The Better Showdown In Tokyo

Readers preferred the dual between Ariarne Titmus and Katie Ledecky in the women’s 400 free over the clash in the men’s 100 free at the Tokyo Olympics.

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SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2022: Women’s #75-51

Our Top 100 For 2022 series continues with the women’s 51st through 75th-ranked swimmers for the upcoming year.

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SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2022: Men’s #100-76

Our Top 100 For 2022 series takes off on the men’s side with swimmers ranked 100 through 76th, including French sprint star Florent Manaudou (pictured).

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SwimSwam’s Top 100 for 2022: Women’s #100-76

The first edition of our Top 100 series that ranks the best female and male swimmers in the world for 2022.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 30% Peg Hansson As Biggest Breakout Performer of SC Worlds

Hansson narrowly edged out Joshua Liendo and Shaine Casas for first place in the tightly contested poll.

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