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Hardcore Swimmer of the Month: Caeleb Dressel

Could there really be any other selection?

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Caeleb Dressel Named FINA’s Male Swimmer of the Meet at 2017 Worlds

In his first World Championships, Dressel won 7 gold medals, tying Phelps for the most golds in a single Worlds. His gold total amounted to more golds than any country other than the U.S. earned throughout the meet.

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Backstroke Wedges Malfunction in Greensboro; Alter Competition Format

2017 YMCA LONG COURSE NATIONALS Monday, July 31st – Friday, August 4th Greensboro, North Carolina LCM (50m) Full Competition Schedule Meet Info…

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2017 YMCA Long Course Nationals Begin Monday

For the next five days, the Greensboro Aquatic Center with host the nation’s top YMCA swimmers.

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Dressel Pops 49.7 Fly Split as USA Swims Fastest Textile 400 MR Ever

Dressel was once again just .04 shy of the fastest ever, which stands at a 49.72 split done by Michael Phelps in 2009.

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Race Video: USA Men Close Out Budapest with 4x100m Medley Relay Gold

Watch the American men win the 4x100m medley relay in Budapest, as well as insane splits from Adam Peaty of the UK (breast), Vlad Morozov of Russia (free), and Dominik Kozma of Hungary (free).

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Watch Chase Kalisz Erase Phelps’ 400m IM Meet Record in Budapest (Race Video)

Watch Chase Kalisz down Michael Phelps’ 2007 championship record in the 400 IM, and win the first U.S. gold medal in the event since Ryan Lochte’s in Shanghai in 2011.

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Race Video: Sarah Sjöström Clocks 23.69 to Win 50 Free in Budapest

Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström now owns five of the top ten 50m free performances in history. Watch her blazing 23.69 in the final of the event at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest.

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*UK Viewers* Men’s 400 Medley Relay, Other Races from Budapest

Great Britain took home the silver medal in the men’s 4x100m medley relay in Budapest.

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Watch USA Women Eclipse WR in 4×100 Medley Relay (Race Video)

Kathleen Baker, Lilly King, Kelsi Worrell, and Simone Manuel combined for a U.S. gold medal and world record in the 4x100m medley relay in the last event at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest.

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Katinka Hosszu Breaks CR, Wins 400 IM in Front of Adoring Budapest Crowd (Race Video)

The only thing better than watching Katinka Hosszu destroy the field in the 400 IM final was listening to the crowd cheer her on.

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*Canadian Viewers* Watch Sydney Pickrem, and Other Day 8 Races, in Budapest

Watch Sydney Pickrem’s bronze-medal performance in the women’s 400m IM, and the rest of the finals races, from Day 8 at 2017 World Championships in Budapest.

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Russia, Australia Make Moves in Final Swimming Medal Table

Australia and Russia moved up to double digits to tie China for 2nd with 10 total medals.

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North America: Pickrem Rebounds With 400 IM Bronze, Big Best Time

Sydney Pickrem rebounded with a 400 IM bronze after being forced to stop during the 200 IM final.

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Grevers: “I Think Michael (Phelps) Might Come Back”

“I think Michael might come back. After watching this meet he might get the hitch. I know he is a competitor and he might want to help out.”

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