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USA Swimming Reveals Event Order For 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials

The new event order mimics the one released for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games last year.

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USA Swimming’s SWIMS 3.0 Causing Headache For Clubs Amid Insurance Liability Notice

USA Swimming sent a notice to clubs Wednesday regarding liability insurance that has caused an uproar amid registration difficulties online.

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Paris 2024 Olympic Schedule Resolves Some Event Conflicts With New 9-Day Calendar

The women’s 200-meter freestyle final will take place on Day 3 in Paris instead of Day 4 like in Tokyo, avoiding a clash with the women’s 1500 free.

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And The Academy Award Goes To… Erica Sullivan’s 2023 Oscars Twitter Thread

For the fourth year in a row, Erica Sullivan has equated each Best Picture nominee at the Oscars with a type of person in the swimming community.

2024 U.S. Olympic Trials Tickets To Go On Sale To General Public Feb. 1

The 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials will take place in Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, with capacity expected to be upwards of 30,000.

Lone Star Women Obliterate Six Masters Relay World Records In Three Days

Lone Star Masters (LSM) members Janie Cole, Jeannie Woolslayer, Lynn Morrison and Krissy Maccurday broke six world records by a combined 62 seconds.

Leon Marchand, UVA Lineups, & Suiting for Dual Meets | SWIMSWAM BREAKDOWN

This week on the SwimSwam Breakdown, we discuss Leon Marchand’s NCAA record in the 400 IM, UVA’s event lineup for NCAAs, and suiting up at dual meets.

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Northwestern Sprint Star Jasmine Nocentini Suffers Injury, Return Timeline Unknown

Nocentini, Northwestern’s top individual scorer from 2022 Big Tens, is not competing to focus on the therapy and recovery of her shoulder.

As Dual Meets Unwind, MacNeil, G. Walsh, and Marchand Keep Unbeaten Streaks Alive

As dual meets finish and prep for conferences start, we thought it would be a good time to check in on the swimmers still undefeated in individual events.

USA Swimming Considering Addition of Spring Championship Meets for Juniors in 2024

USA Swimming “remains interested” in hosting the 18 & under Spring Cup again in 2024, depending on the need for more long-course racing next spring. 

Erika Braun Swims 52.55 in the 100 Yard Free at 50-Years Old, Breaks American Record

Erika Braun lowered her own 50-54 women’s 100 free record with a 52.55, then split 23.73 on the free leg of NC Masters’ record-breaking 200 medley relay.

Gretchen Walsh Completes A Perfect Pre-Champs Season On Day 2 Of UVA-UNC-NC State Meet

If Walsh does not swim at the upcoming Cavalier invite, she will have pulled off an undefeated pre-championship meet season.

Leon Marchand Clocks NCAA-Leading 1:49.16 200 Breast And 1:38.89 200 IM In One Day

Marchand swam his second-fastest 200 breast ever, as well as his third-fastest 200 IM at the ASU-Stanford dual meet on Friday.

Alex Walsh and Ella Nelson Clock 4:03 400 IMs On Day One Of UVA-UNC-NC State Tri-Meet

Nelson outsplit Walsh by nearly four seconds on her breaststroke leg, which allowed her to beat Walsh by 0.13 seconds in a very tight race.

Gretchen Walsh Posts A 50.07 100 Back In Practice Suit, #1 Time In The NCAA

For the second week in a row, a post-invite NCAA-leading time was clocked at a dual meet in a practice suit by a Virginia women’s swimmer.