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Officials Push WADA to Implement Presidential Candidate Age Minimum of 45

WADA did not deny that the proposal is under consideration, though they did not initiate the discussion.

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3x WIAA Division 1 State Champ Wes Jekel Verbally Commits to Wisconsin

Wes Jekel of West High School and Badger Aquatics Club in Madison, Wisconsin has sent a verbal commitment to the Badgers for 2019-20.

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2017 IHSA 100 Fly Runner-Up Julia Heimstead Sends Verbal to Arizona

As a sophomore last season, Heimstead was part of the Normal Community HS team that placed 4th at the 2017 IHSA State Championships in November.

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Hong Kong National Teamer Katii Tang Sends Verbal to Michigan

Hong Kong’s Katii Tang has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Michigan.

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2018-2019 Women’s NCAA Power Rankings: November Edition

As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order….

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Olympic Gold Medalist Jack Conger Joins UVA Post-Grad Training Group

Conger grew up about 2-and-a-half hours from Charlottesville. He’s been named a member of the 2018 and 2019 US World Championship teams.

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Top NCAA D1 Men Lag Behind Last Year

We’re a more than a month into the men’s NCAA season and nearly every championship relevant team has competed multiple…

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Ball State Hires Miami All-American Kelsi Hall as New Assistant

Kelsi Hall swam for new Ball State head coach J. Agnew in high school.

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Conner Snare Joins Michigan State as New Mid-Season Assistant Coach

Anderson University head men’s and women’s swimming coach Conner Snare has resigned to take a job as the assistant coach at…

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Kolesnikov, Krasnykh Hit SC Worlds Qualifying On Day 1 In Kazan

Aleksandr Krasnykh booked his ticket to SC Worlds with a win in the 400 free on day 1 of Russian Nationals.

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Auburn Picks Up Backstroker Ella Miller from Edge Swim Club

Miller is within hundredths of what it took to C final in the 100 back at SECs last season.

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Red Bank Backstroker Paul Retterer Verbally Commits to USC for 2019

Retterer was a 200 back finalist at both YMCA National Championships, placing 13th in short course in the spring and 4th in long course this summer.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 66% Predict More Hangzhou Medals For Dressel Than Andrew

Two thirds of voters predicted that Caeleb Dressel will win more medals at 2018 Short Course Worlds than Michael Andrew.

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Justina Kozan Erases Sippy Woodhead LSC Record Which Had Stood 40 Yrs

Kozan’s 1:45.77 cleared the SCS 13-14 200 free record held by the legendary Sippy Woodhead, which was a 1:46.40 done in 1978.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Texas Women Swim Nation-Leading Relay

Disclaimer: Blueseventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…

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