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Why You Should Watch Mark Spitz’s Documentary “72 – A Gathering of Champions”

After 50 years Mark Spitz’s retelling of his iconic performance at the 1972 Munich Olympics is wise and vulnerably threadbare.

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Mexican Olympic Committee Meets with IOC About 2036 Olympic Bid

Mexico is seeking to host a second Summer Games after becoming the first Latin American country to host an Olympics back in 1968 in Mexico City.

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Russian Swimming President Salnikov Comments on FINA Working Conditions

“I did not feel any aggression,” Salnikov said. “Many meetings were held online, and I did not feel any tension in connection with my participation.”

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Japan’s Mio Narita Crushes 10-Year-Old Jr Pan Pacs Record in Girls 400IM – 4:36.79

With the performance, Narita was just off her lifetime best of 4:36.71, but she crushed the Junior Pan Pacs Record, which had stood for 10 years.

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Just 15, Thomas Heilman Shatters 15-16 NAG in Boys 100 Free with 49.06 in Prelims

This morning, Heilman tore to a 49.06 in the 100 free prelims, taking 0.61 seconds off his personal best.

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Mark Spitz 50 Years After Munich in Docuseries “72 – A Gathering of Champions”

Mark Spitz’s episode in the docuseries “72 – A Gathering of Champions” drops today. It is live now. See the link at the top of this post.

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U.S. Clips Junior Pan Pacs Record in Mixed 4×100 Medley, Diehl Splits 53.42 Back

The American squad of Daniel Diehl, Zhier Fan, Alex Shackell, and Anna Moesch teamed up for a 3:46.83, finishing as the only team in the field under 3:50.

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Airi Mitsui Shatters Jr Pan Pacs Record in Girls 200 Fly as Japan Goes 1-2

Japan’s Airi Mitsui stormed to victory in the girls 200 fly tonight at the 2022 Jr Pan Pacs in Honolulu, swimming a blistering 2:07.82.

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2022 Junior Pan Pacs: Top Five Boys Storylines

This post will be dedicated to highlighting 5 of the top storylines withing the boys events at these Championships.

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All the Links You Need to Follow the 2022 Junior Pan Pacific Championships

Singapore’s Nick Mahabir is the top seed in both the boys’ 100 and 200 breaststroke events at the 2022 Junior Pan Pacific Championships.

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2022 Jr Pan Pacs: Australia and U.S. Set for Thrilling Battles (Psych Sheet)

American Erin Gemmell swam a 1:56.14 in the 200 free at U.S. Nationals, which would have been fast enough to medal at the World Champs this summer.

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Olympic Roundup: India’s Legal Issues Drag On as International Suspension Looms

Despite three rulings by India’s Supreme Court in the past week, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is no closer to avoiding another suspension.

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Siobhan Haughey Punches 4:08 400 Free National Record In Comeback Meet

Multi-Olympic medalist Siobhan Haughey of Hong Kong competed at her nation’s Open Swimming Championships over the weekend.

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Host Nation Turkey Dominates the Pool at the Islamic Solidarity Games

17-year-old Merve Tuncel won the 200, 400, 800, and 1500 free at the Islamic Solidarity Games, contributing to Turkey’s domination of the medal table.

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British Olympic Diver Tom Daley Fights for LGBTQ+ Rights in New Documentary

British Olympic diver Tom Daley created his new documentary “Illegal to Be Me” to increase LGBTQ+ visibility and subvert systemic homophobia.

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