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Ryan Held Breaks Cesar Cielo’s World Record in the 50 Free (Masters)

Ryan Held, racing in Tempe, Arizona, has broken a Cesar Cielo World Record, but probably not the one that you’re thinking of.

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YMCA Masters Meet and Diving Championship Set for April 7-10, 2022

Both events will be held at the Rosen YMCA Aquatic & Fitness Center, Orlando, Fla.  

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Matthew Clay, Adam Barrett, and Jane Asher (x5) Break Masters World Records

Adam Barrett (above) broke the 25-29 World Record in the 100 fly, but 90-year-old Jane Asher went on an incredible 5-record-run in Ponds Forge this weekend.

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2021 U.S. LC Masters Nationals Day 4: Meets Give Pohlmanns Something To Share

Mary and John Pohlmann, two St. Louis Area Masters members, have been married for 58 years, a lengthy relationship that Masters Swimming has been a part of.

2021 U.S. Masters LC Nationals Day 3: Champions Share 100 Free Training Advice

To help you perfect your 100 freestyle, here are tips from two swimmers who won national championships in the event on Saturday.

2021 U.S. Masters LC Nationals Day 2: Backstroke Tips From A National Champ

A total of six Masters age group records fell on Day 2 of the National Championships in Geneva, Ohio.

2021 U.S. Masters LC Nationals Day 1: Sauer Honors Coach With Championship Win

DeEtte Sauer, an 80-year-old out of the Masters of South Texas, won the U.S. Masters National title in the 800 freestyle.

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U.S. Masters Swimming Elects Officers & Honors Members At 2021 Annual Meeting

USMS elected officers to its Board of Directors and honored many of its deserving volunteers with service awards at its 2021 virtual annual meeting.

William & Mary Alum, USMS Record Holder Katie Grier Dies At 43

W&M alum and USMS All-Star Katie Grier died in August after several months of advanced metastatic breast cancer complications.

Chicago Swimming Icon George Wendt Dies During Big Shoulders Race

George Wendt was a legend in the Chicago swimming scene. He died after suffering a heart attack during the Big Shoulders Swim in Lake Michigan on Saturday.

British Masters Swimming ‘Pioneer’ John Gordon Dies at 76

John Gordon, a 1966 Commonwealth Games finalist, died at the age of 76. He founded the prominent British Masters team Spencer Swim Team in 1977.

USMS National Day 5: 90-Plus-Year-Olds Show Age Is Just A Number

Masters competitions are for adults of all ages, but no races captivate meet participants, fans, and event staff as much as those for the older age groups.

USMS Nationals Day 4: National Champions Share Their Advice For the 50 Free

If you want to swim a faster 50 freestyle, here are tips from three swimmers who won Masters national championships in the event on Saturday.

USMS Nationals Day 3: National Champion Breaststrokers Share Technique Advice

Learn how to perfect your breaststroke from some of the best.

USMS Nationals Day 2: Kysa Crusco Happy to Swim Again After Breast Cancer

The New England Masters member finished fourth and fifth in her two races Thursday.