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Mesa Aquatics’ Patrick Waggoner Commits To Biola University For 2019

Waggoner will arrive in La Mirada in the fall of 2019 with a career-best time in the 200-yard butterfly that is already faster than the Biola school record.

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Gabrielle Brust Commits to Stay In State, Swim for Ohio

Granville, Ohio, native Gabrielle Brust will keep her talents inside the Buckeye state after committing to swim for Ohio University.

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Rising Aggie Sophomore Shaine Casas Swims 1:57.3 200 Back at Austin Sectionals

Another big swim came in the men’s 100 free, where Drew Kibler won the race just ahead of Texas teammate Daniel Krueger.

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2019 World Champs Previews: Kalisz Seeks USA’s 9th-Straight Title in 200 IM

Kalisz, who swept the IM events in Budapest, is currently ranked 9th in the world for 2019 with a 1:57.68 from the TYR Pro Swim Series.

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2019 Los Angeles Invite Day 1: Imbus Gets OT Cut in 1500, Leads By 10 Seconds

University of Arizona’s Christian Imbus dropped nearly 21 seconds in the 1500 to qualify for the 2020 US Olympic Trials in the event.

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Mason Manta Rays Break 15-18, 17-18 National Age Group Record in 800 Free Relay

Swimming this weekend at the Tim Meyer Senior State Championships in Granville, Ohio, the Mason Manta Rays’ 15-18 boys have…

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Iowa High School State Champion Cameron Linder Verbally Commits to Minnesota

2019 IHSAA 200 IM state champion Cameron Linder has made a verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota for 2020-21.

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Great Britain Finishes 9th; France, Japan Will Play for 5th in WUG Men’s WP

Great Britain claimed ninth place in the World University Games men’s water polo competition. France and Japan won, advancing to Friday’s fifth place match.

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Sarah Sjostrom Enters 5 Events, Including 200 Free, at 2019 World Championships

The entry doesn’t guarantee that Sjostrom will swim it, but it does provide the possibility that the 2016 Olympic silver medalist will race it in Gwangju.

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Kieran Smith Swims US #4 Time in the 800 Free at Gainesville Sectionals

Florida Gator Kieran Smith swam a new lifetime best in the 800 free and is now the 4th-fastest American in the event this year.

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France Takes Ninth; Japan, Australia Will Vie for Fifth in WUG Women’s WP

France claimed ninth place in women’s water polo at the Summer Universiade, while the fifth through eight place seeding matches also were played on Thursday.

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Predicting Tokyo: SwimSwam 2020 US Olympians Draft

The following is a lightly edited transcript of a Slack chat that took place over the last three weeks. This…

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2019 Denmark LC Champs Day 1: 18 and Unders Claim Multiple Event Titles

Nicklas Pedersen and Lucas Strobek were among many junior swimmers that proved their worth during the Day 1 finals.

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Still No Deal Between Australian Broadcasters And FINA For World C’ships Airing

A deal between FINA and Australian broadcasters concerning the presenting of the FINA World Championships has still yet to be struck.

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Miriam Wagner Steps Down as Head Coach at Valparaiso

Valparaiso’s head coach vacancy is the 27th to occur in Division I this offseason alone, and third we’ve reported in the last week.

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