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2021 Pro Swim Series – San Antonio: Day 3 Women’s Prelims Live Recap

After an impressive 200 free on Friday, Olivia Smoliga will race the 50 free and 100 back on Saturday at the San Antonio Pro Swim.

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NC State Defeats Duke Men and Women in Durham

In the 200 free, Alons won by over four full seconds, charging to a 1:47.76. In the 200 back, she was again first by over four seconds, clocking a 1:55.59. 

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2021 Pro Swim Series – Richmond: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Young sprinter David Curtiss is seeded in a tie for first in the 50 free, and he’ll race in heat one of the 50 free prelims this morning.

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Pellegrini Has Been Racing At Geneva Int’l Challenge Since Age 14

It appears Italy’s Federica Pellegrini first swam at this Geneva International Challenge back in January of 2003 when she was just 14 years of age.

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SSPC: Matt Wilson Explains The Work He’s Doing to Recapture the 200 Breast WR

Wilson paces 30.lows in training consistently, indicating that we could see Anton Chupkov’s 2:06.1 WR from 2019 go down come Tokyo. 

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2021 Geneva Int’l: Mityukov Once Again Lowers 200 Back Swiss Record

While competing at the 54th Geneva International Challenge, Swiss swimmer Roman Mityukov fired off a new national record in the men’s 200m backstroke.

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Michigan State Swimmers File Title IX Lawsuit Against University Over Cuts

Members of the women’s swimming and diving program at Michigan State have filed a lawsuit against several parties in an effort to save the program.

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2021 Geneva Challenge: Martinenghi Posts 2nd Best 50 Breast Of Career

21-year-old Nicolo Martinenghi posted Italy’s second-fastest performance all-time in the men’s 50m breaststroke while competing in Geneva.

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Flanders Swimming Cup Turns Into Qualification Meet For 2021

The 2021 edition of the Flanders Swimming Cup slated for next weekend has been altered for this year and will be named the Flanders Qualification Meet.

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Manchester Aquatic Center Improvements Priority For Community

England’s Manchester Aquatic Center, home to City of Manchester Swimming Club and Great Britain’s Para Centre squad, is in need of comprehensive repairs.

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After Two Seasons, Madison Blakesley Transfers from Arizona to Florida State

Blakesley has shown impressive relay speed; she swam on Arizona’s 200 medley relay at the 2019 Pac-12 Champs, splitting a quick 26.67 breast leg.

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JPN Cabinet Member: Olympics Being Held ‘Could Go Either Way’

A Japanese cabinet minister said this week that the postponed 2020 Olympic Games’ likelihood of proceeding is still not 100%.

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Trio of NC State 2021 Commits Go Sub-54 in 100 LCM Fly in the Same Night

Aiden Hayes (above), Arsenio Bustos, and Garrett Boone all swam under 54 seconds on Friday evening in Richmond. That makes for a monster training group next fall.

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30 Year-Old Austin Surhoff Clocks New 50 Free Best in Richmond Prelims

Austin Surhoff, who won a national title in the 200 IM as a freshman for Texas in 2010, hit a new lifetime best in the 50 free at the age of 30 this morning.

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Three-Sport Athlete Sam Bork Verbals to Florida State for 2022

Bork has been a three-sport athlete in high school, competing in swimming, football and track. He says he’s dropping football, though, to pursue swimming. 

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