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Erin Gemmell Breaks Down 1:54 Split, Training with her Dad, and Making Paris 2024

After getting sick just weeks before US Trials, she placed 7th in the 200 free final, just missing out on her first senior international team.

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Nic Fink Hits 54.33 100-Yard Breast At Georgia Tech Intrasquad Meet

In his first competition since the 2022 World Championships, Fink raced as an exhibition swimmer in five different individual events.

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In Her LSU Debut, Maggie MacNeil Throws Down 22.29 50 Fly Relay Split

In her first-ever meet as an LSU tiger, MacNeil split 22.29 in the 50 fly, which ties for the eighth-fastest split of all time in the event.

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Ranking The 2022 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #5-8

One Big Ten program already features the reigning NCAA mile champion… and just recruited the best distance swimmer in the class of 2022.

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Ranking The 2022 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #9-12

We’re into ranked recruits now, including new Indiana Hoosier Kristina Paegle, the #11 recruit in the nation. Our recruiting class ranks continue.

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SwimSwam’s Official Ballot for the 2022 Golden Goggles Awards

Bobby Finke is in line for a lot of hardware at the 2022 Golden Goggles awards after breaking two American Records in Budapest in June.

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Ranking The 2022 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #13-16

52-second backstroker Emma Karam headlines the UNC Tar Heels recruiting class as we kick off our class by class NCAA recruiting class ranks.

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Finke, Foster, King, And Huske Headline Nominations For 2022 Golden Goggles Awards

On Tuesday, USA Swimming announced the nominations for the 2022 Golden Goggle awards, which will be held on November 21 in New York City.

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SwimSwam Breakdown: Dressel Breaks Silence, US Selections, & Practice Swims

We discussed Caeleb Dressel breaking his silence since leaving the world champs, US selection procedures, and the legitimacy of practice swims

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What Was Buzzing at Last Week’s ASCA World Clinic in Vegas?

Las Vegas, Nevada was the center of the American swimming community last week at the annual ASCA World Clinic. What were the hottest topics?

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Report Finds Serious Allegations Against Late UMBC Coach Chad Cradock

Cradock was placed under investigation in late 2020 after allegations that included sexual harassment and discrimination.

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USA Swimming To Vote On Reducing 120-Day Transfer Rule In Club Swimming

USA Swimming will vote on reducing the current 120-day transfer rule to 30 days at its Annual Business Meeting later this month.

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USA Swimming Publishes Standards for 2023 Pro Swim Series

About half of the Pro Swim Series qualifying standards got faster in 2023, most significantly in the women’s distance events.

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Can Anyone Outscore The Texas Men In Their Quadrathlon Competition?

In this article, we scored out the results from the Quadrathlons held by Indiana and Virginia, and compare them to those of the Texas men.

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Casas Dominates Texas Quadrathlon, Scores Highest Point Total In School History

Casas hit a 20.5 50 fly, 20.7 50 back, 24.7 50 breast, and 19.3 50 free to score 5166 points, making him the school’s first swimmer to get over 5000.

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