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Who Was Officially the First Olympic Record Holder in the Women’s 1500 Free?

By the rules, did heat 1 winner Katrina Bellio or Heat 5 winner Katie Ledecky officially set the first Olympic Record? The answer is within.

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Michael Phelps Teases 2028 Olympic Comeback on Today Show

In an interview with the Today Show, 28-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps hinted that he may not be done with his swimming career.

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Rebecca Soni Gives Insight On Lydia Jacoby Breaststroke Olympic Gold

After seeing Lydia Jacoby win the women’s 100 breast, Soni compared Jacoby’s reaction to what Soni felt when winning her first 200 breast title in 2008

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#Tokyo2020 Men’s 800 Free Relay: Will the US Gamble in Relay Final?

The US probably has three for-sure changes to make in the 800 free relay final. But will they make a 4th, and will it even matter?

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Ricky Berens Dissects What it Takes to be Great in 200 Free & 800 Free Relay

Berens breaks down the subtleties of what it takes to swim a great 200 free and where the world is at in that progression.

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Tokyo 2020: Unexpected “Rookie” Bowen Makes Big Splash in Gold Medal Relay

After considering retirement and waiting tables in 2020, Bowe Becker propelled the Americans to gold in the men’s 400 free relay at the Olympic Games.

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Both Tokyo Olympic 100 Breaststroke Champions Were Coached By Women

Female coaches are rare at the top levels of Olympic swimming, but they’re becoming more-and-more common thanks to women like Mel Marshall (above).

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Tokyo 2020, North America Day 3: Jacoby Defeats King, USA Earns 3 Bronzes

As Lydia Jacoby upset Lilly King in the women’s 100 BR final, the USA earned 3 bronzes thanks to the 100 Bk efforts of Ryan Murphy and Regan Smith.

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Lydia Jacoby Embraces Hometown’s Reaction to Her 100 Breaststroke Olympic Gold

Though the Tokyo Aquatic Center was largely empty, Lydia Jacoby’s hometown of Seward, Alaska, was in raptures Monday night when the teen won Olympic gold.

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Texas and Oklahoma Officially Make Plans to Leave Big 12

Texas and Oklahoma will not be renewing their media rights with the Big 12, the Universities announced Monday following rumors of their intent to join the SEC

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SwimSwam’s Top 5 Swims of the #Tokyo2020 Olympic Games: Day 3

We saw youngsters step up on Day 3, including 17-year-old Lydia Jacoby, 16-year-old David Popovici, and Aussie superstar Kaylee Mckeown

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Romanchuk Leads Record-Filled Olympic Debut In Men’s 800 Freestyle

Eight new national records were set in the men’s 800 free prelims, led by Ukraine’s Mykhailo Romanchuk who sets the inaugural Olympic Record in 7:41.28.

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Fernando Scheffer Breaks Brazilian/South American 200 Free Records in 1:44.66

Brazil’s Fernando Scheffer broke the Brazilian and South American Records in the 200 freestyle with a 1:44.66 in the final of the men’s 200 freestyle.

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Maximus Williamson Swims No. 5 All-Time 13-14 100 BK To Close 2021 LC TAGS

North Texas Nadadores’ 14-yo Maximus Williamson picked up his 6th and 7th TAGS titles in the 50 free (23.87) and 100 back (57.19), which ranks 5th all-time.

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NBC Primetime Viewership Up 26%, Peacock Records Record-Breaking Numbers

After reaching a 33-year low viewership for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremonies on July 23, NBC has announced that its primetime ratings are up 26%.

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