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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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Rising Stars: Assessing the State of 18 & Under U.S. Talent (Men’s Edition)

Luca Urlando is the only 18 & under swimmer on the men’s side with a #1 ranking this season amongst Americans, and he has four events in the top 15, total.

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Ryan Held Discusses Hardships of Moving Twice in 3 Months (Video)

After winning 2 national title at the 2019 US Nationals in Palo Alto, He opened up about the hardships of moving twice in 3 months.

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Rising Stars: Assessing the State of 18 & Under U.S. Talent (Women’s Edition)

World Record-holder Regan Smith is on the brink of Olympic stardom. Take a look at her and the other American juniors set to make a splash at Olympic Trials.

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1,115 Swimmers Have Qualified for the 2020 US Olympic Trials (FULL LIST)

Hali Flickinger continues to lead all qualifiers with 9 Olympic Trials standards out of a possible 14. Those 1,115 swimmers have a combined 2,299 cuts.

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Fish Out of Water: The SwimSwam Podcast, Episode 3 – Elvis Burrows

When Elvis Burrows is on the air, the mic is always hot.

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15 Years Ago Today, Michael Phelps Won His First Olympic Gold Medal

On this day 15 years ago, a 19-year-old Michael Phelps won his first-ever Olympic event, the 400 IM at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

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Cody Miller Posts First Vlog Since Pan American Games Silver Medal, DQ

The video gives rare access to the ups-and-downs that come with being an elite athlete, including some behind-the-block footage.

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Michael Andrew Continues to Experiment with Weights, Will Turn Focus to 200 IM

Michael Andrew has been known for his proficiency in the all four 50s, but he tells us that he’s now shifting his focus to the 200 IM.

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Swimmers Torres, Popovich, Zorn Named as Finalists for 2019 U.S. Hall of Fame

Three swimmers are among the finalists for the United States Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame Class of 2019: Dara Torres, Erin Popovich and Trischa Zorn.

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U.S. National Team Tracker: Top 6s After Pan American Games

With 13 days and two major international meets remaining in the qualifying period, here’s an update on the top 6 Americans in each event after Pan Ams.

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Team Banners, Individual High Point Awards for 2019 NCSA Summer Juniors

The Nation’s Capital Aquatic Club (NCAP) swept the 3 team titles on offer at last week’s NCSA Junior National Championships.

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DYNA and LIAC Tie for Women’s High Point; SwimMAC Wins Men’s Meet at Juniors

Dynamo and Long Island Aquatic Club shared the women’s title while SwimMAC Carolina took home the top prize in the men’s meet at 2019 Speedo Juniors.

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Tim Connery, Tristen Ulett Win High Point Awards At Speedo Junior Nationals

Tim Connery and Tristen Ulett, pictured above, won the high point awards at Juniors. The swimmers earned 74 and 79 points, respectively.

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USA Swimming Announces 9 Nominees for 4 Board of Director Positions

The USA Swimming Nominating Committee has unveiled a list of 9 candidates to fill 4 spots on the USA Swimming…

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