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2019 FINA World Junior Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Canada’s Jade Hannah is looking at a potential sweep of the backstrokes after winning the 100 and 200 titles. She competes in the 50 back prelims this morning

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Gretchen Walsh Hops Over Manuel To Become 2nd Fastest 15-16 U.S. 100 Freestyler

16-year-old Gretch Walsh just dipped under the 54-second threshold in the women’s 100 free, making her the 2nd fastest American ever in her age group.

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2019 World Junior Championships: Pancake Hot Take – Day 3 Finals

I was about to give this finals session 1 pancake. And then the mixed 400 free relay saved the day, and it bumped Day 3 up to…

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America Produces World Junior Record In Mixed 4×100 Free Relay

Luca Urlando led-off the United States’ mixed 4x100m free relay, helping the nation take gold in a new World Junior Record-setting performance.

Legendary Georgia High School Coach Pete Higgins Dies at Age 86

Georgia high school coach and 2016 NISCA Hall of Fame inductee Robert Nash “Pete” Higgins died yesterday at the age of 86.

2019 FINA World Junior Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Italy’s Thomas Ceccon steps up for the 50 back today after winning the 100 back title in a new Championship Record last night.

2019 World Junior Championships: Pancake Hot Take – Day 2 Finals

With 9 finals races tonight, I thought there would be more fast swimming. However, the session ended with a world junior record, so I have to give Day 2…

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Matheny Takes World Junior C’ships Silver In New 100 Breast NAG Of 1:00.17

Josh Matheny powered his way to the silver medal in the men’s 100m breast at the World Junior Championships tonight, lowering his newly-minted NAG as well.

2019 World Junior Championships: Pancake Hot Take – Day 1 Finals

Day 1 Started out with some exciting races, and ended on a high note with 2 very quick relays. Add 2 world junior records to that, and I give Day 1 finals…

Joshua Matheny Re-Breaks National Age Group Record in World Juniors Semifinals

Joshua Matheny re-broke his own record from the prelims of the men’s 100 meter breaststroke.

USADA’s Tygart on Worlds Podium Protests: ‘Shame on the System… Shame on Us’

USADA CEO Travis Tygart blames the system for putting athletes like Mack Horton and Duncan Scott in a position where they felt the need to protest.

Josh Matheny Overtakes Michael Andrew’s 100 Breast NAG For 15-16 American Men

At the 2019 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, American Josh Matheny cracked the Nation Age Group Record for 15-16 men in the 100m breaststroke.

Becca Mann Becomes First Swimmer To Complete The Triple Maui Nui Channel Swim

Becca Mann has become the first swimmer to complete the Triple Maui Nui Channel Swim. The triple swim had only been attempted by one person before.

Claire Curzan Talks Training Back-end Speed Ahead of Jr Worlds (Video)

Curzan spoke with SwimSwam about training backend speed for her 100’s this summer, and how that may help this coming week.

World Jr Championships Head Coaches Preview Managing Team USA (Video)

With the World Junior Swimming Championships kicking off on Tuesday, SwimSwam caught up with the head coaches of Team USA

Ryan Lochte Will Appear on HBO’s Real Sports on Tuesday

Ryan Lochte, fresh off a 14-month suspension for a violation of anti-doping rules, talks about the aftermath of the Rio scandal on the show.

365 Olympic A Cuts Were Achieved During the 2019 World Championships

With the 2019 World Championships the first major international meet before the Tokyo Olympics, over 365 Olympic A cut times were swum during the 8-day meet.

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