Stanford Commit Gray Umbach Shreds Prelims at Texas 5A State Championship; Breaks Two State Records

A full recap is to come after final, but in Friday’s prelims at the Texas 5A High School State Championship…

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New Trier High School Breaks National HS Record in Illinois HS Prelims; Stanford-Bound Thomson Tops State Mark

When watching a college meet, it’s fairly routine to see a men’s 400 free relay break the three minute barrier….


In Briefs: Coventry Settling Down in Austin; Temporary Training Trip in Georgia

Zimbabwean 7-time Olympic medalist Kirsty Coventry announced late in January that she would be returning to the United States to train…

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Ryan Lochte to Serve as Grand Marshall of Daytona 500 Qualifier

Ryan Lochte grew up in Daytona Beach, Florida. He attended the local Spruce Creek High School before going on to…

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Kathleen Baker Breaks Missy Franklin's NAG Record in 100 Back

USA Swimming is stocked full of young women’s backstroke talent. And just as we’ve had time to catch our collective…


Aussie National Team Coach Leigh Nugent Gets Confidence through 2016

Leigh Nugent has twice held the position of National Team Head Coach for the Australian elite swimming squad. In both…

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Agnel Drops Fastest 200 Free in World at Nice National Meet; Muffat, Lefert Also Impressive

At a National meet in Nice this past weekend, a few French superstars from the homeclub Olympic Nice showed that they’re…


Field Continues to Grow for British Olympic Trials; Sjostrom, Poles, South Africans Now Involved

The 2012 British Olympic Trials are likely to be the most hotly anticipated swimming event that has ever happened in…

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Australian Olympic Committee Clears D'Arcy for Olympic Competition

Australian papers are reporting that Nick D’Arcy has been cleared by the Australian Olympic Committee to participate in this summer’s…

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South Carolina's Flach Among Two More Americans Join 2012 British Olympic Trials Field

Two more Americans have committed to swim at the 2012 British Olympic Trials in early March, bringing the total up…


Liz Pelton Shows Off New T2 Training with Near-Miss on American Record

Swimming for T2 Aquatics, and racing in Plantation, Florida, this weekend, teenager Liz Pelton came within a hair of her American…


Agnel and Muffat among French, Brazilian, Korean, Chinese Swimmers Join Mix for British Trials

As the entry deadline for the upcoming British Trials looms, another handful of big-name international swimmers have thrown their names…


Update: Debrecen, Hungary Becomes 3rd City to Earn Host Bid for 2012 European Aquatics Championships

At the 11th hour, Antwerp, Belgium has pulled out of hosting this year’s European Aquatics Championships that are slated to…

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In Briefs: Laure Manaudou and Fred Bousquet to Swim Maria Lenk 2012 in April

Brazil’s Maria Lenk Trophy is one of the biggest, and best, team swimming events in the world. Unlike American National…


Katie Ledecky Goes #2 13-14 Time in History in Women's 800 to Close Missouri GP

The field at the Missouri Grand Prix got even thinner on Sunday, but that left the door open for some…


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