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Q&A: Wilimovsky Will Swim Pool & Open Water This Year

After U.S. Olympian Jordan Wilimovsky competed at Australia’s short course national meet last month, we caught up with him to get the scoop on his plans for the season. Most notable: he returns from Australia next month and will swim both open water and the pool 1500 this season.

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2017 World Championship Qualifier Sarah Gibson Joins Team Elite

Team Elite Aquatics and Coach David Marsh are thrilled to announce their latest athlete, World Championships qualifier and current USA Swimming National Team member, Sarah Gibson.

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University Of Houston Leads After Day 1 of Phill Hansel Invite

There were 11 NCAA B cuts achieved on the 1st day of competition, 7 of which were achieved by Houston, the leading team.

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Dressel Unleashes 1:40.6 200 IM to Become 9th Fastest Man Ever

Dressel’s 1:40.61 is 6 hundredths faster than what it took to win NCAAs last season and narrowly shy of the SEC record.

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Backstroker/Flyer Sydney Parker Commits to Ouachita Baptist

Sydney Parker of King Marlin Swim Club and Edmond Memorial High School has committed to Ouachita Baptist University for 2018-19.

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Rutgers Terminates Head Swimming Coach Petra Martin

Rutgers has fired head swimming coach Petra Martin. Several people close to the team reached out to SwimSwam with the news…

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SAC Distance Specialist Madison Leblanc Commits to Swim at Columbia

Scottsdale Aquatic Club’s Madison Leblanc has verbally committed to the application process at Columbia.

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Pickrem Throws Down 1:53.3 200 IM on Day 1 of Art Adamson Invite

Pickrem took off on the breaststroke leg and continued to push ahead as she finished in 1:53.38. That was just 8 hundredths shy of her lifetime best.

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Chad Le Clos Named Youth Olympic Ambassador For Second Time

South African swimming sensation Chad le Clos has been announced today by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as an Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.

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Auburn Women, FSU Men Jump Out To Day 1 Leads At Georgia Tech Invite

South Carolina’s Fynn Minuth was victorious in the 500 free on day 1 of the Georgia Tech Invite.

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Purdue’s Meitz Drops 4:36 500 Free on Day 1 of Purdue Invitational

Purdue’s Kaersten Meitz took almost a full second off her best in the 500 free today with a big performance in front of the home crowd.

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Class of 2018: 680+ Early Commitments and Counting at End of Early Period

We have written articles about 680+ student-athletes and their intentions to swim at the collegiate level in 2018-19. You can see the list here.

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What Will It Take To Make The 2018 NCAA Championship Meets?

As NCAA programs begin their all-important mid-year invite season this week, now is the perfect time to look at how fast swimmers will have to go to earn guaranteed and/or likely NCAA invites this winter.

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2018 Edinburgh International Swim Meet Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets for the 2018 Edinburgh International Swim Meet, including the British Swimming Championships will go on sale today (FRI17)

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Seliskar Sets Up Breaststroke Crossover

A national age group record-breaker and one of the fastest 200 breast prospects in history, Andrew Seliskar spent the first two years of his NCAA career swimming 200 fly instead.

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