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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games: Official SwimSwam Preview Index

How many medals will Caeleb Dressel win at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games? SwimSwam’s staff picks all of the races for this summer’s big meet.

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8 Swimming Storylines To Watch At The Tokyo Olympic Games

Caeleb Dressel will be the star of the show on the men’s side of the swimming competition at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

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Tokyo Timing: International Young Guns’ Olympic Schedules

David Popovici of Romania may be just 16 years of age but he’s a force in the men’s 100m free. Find out when he swims here.

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Swimming Canada Announces 2020-21 Victor Davis Award Winners

Each year, Canadian swimmers are selected to receive a financial award from the Victor Davis Memorial Fund that recognizes his impact on swimming in Canada.

3-Time Canadian Olympian Katerine Savard Added To Cali Condors Roster

3 time Olympian Katerine Savard is the 3rd post-draft addition to the Cali Condors and will bring the team’s roster up to 30 swimmers.

From Idol To Teammates: McIntosh Watched Oleksiak In 2016, Joins Her In 2021

Summer McIntosh got a picture with Penny Oleksiak at the 2016 Olympic Trials. Five years later, the two are Canadian Olympic teammates.

19 Swimmers Set To Compete For Canada At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Aurélie Rivard, Canada’s flag bearer at the 2016 Closing Ceremony, leads the way for the team coming off of three gold and one silver medal in Rio.

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Taylor Ruck Drops 100 Free at Olympics; Sanchez Takes Spot

With Ruck out of the 100 freestyle, there will be 3 women from the 2019 World Championships final absent from the event in Tokyo.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Swimming Previews: Daiya Seto Seeks 400 IM Redemption

Japan’s Daiya Seto is primed to make a statement in the men’s 400m IM, making up for lost time with his 2020 ethics suspension.

2019 USports Rookie of the Year Rebecca Smith Will Swim for Calgary Next Season

21-year old Rebecca Smith will swim for Canada later this month in Tokyo. After that, she’ll return home to Alberta to swim for the Calgary Dinos.

From Gold to Green: Olympic Medal Payouts Compared By Nation

Joseph Schooling’s 100 butterfly victory in Rio meant a S$1,000,000 payout (~$744,000 USD) from Singapore. We compared that to other medal bonuses worldwide

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Swimming Previews: No Room For Error In Women’s 50 Freestyle

With less than half a minute between the beginning and the end, it truly is anybody’s race in Tokyo in the women’s 50 freestyle.

Byron MacDonald To Be Joined By Rob Snoek On CBC Olympic Swimming Broadcasts

MacDonald, the longtime voice of Canadian swimming, will be joined by his Olympic Trials partner Rob Snoek in the booth in Tokyo.

Univ. of Toronto’s Linda Kiefer is Added to Canada’s Olympic Coaching Staff

University of Toronto assistant head coach Linda Kiefer is the lone female coach on a staff of 8 who will lead Canada’s swimmers to Tokyo.

Olympic Bronze Medalist Emily Overholt Announces Retirement from Swimming

23-year old Emily Overholt, who represented Canada at the 2016 Summer Olympics, has decided to step away from competitive swimming.