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100 Days to Go Until Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics

The postponed 2020 Olympics & Paralympics in Tokyo begin in 100 days on Japan time, starting July 23, 2021.

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Bruno Fratus on Trying to Taper After Finding Out OLY Qualifier 2 Weeks Prior

Fratus explained in the post-race interview that the Brazilian Federation only recently made the decision to use Mission Viejo as his selection meet

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Tennessee Associate Head Coach Lance Asti Stepping Down

University of Tennessee associate head coach Lance Asti will step down from his coaching role to focus on outside professional interests. 

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UCSB Adds CCAT Sprinter Nick Velayos to Class of 2025

Velayos would’ve placed seventh in the 100 fly and ninth in the 200 fly at the 2021 MPSF Championships, where UCSB placed third.

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Fike Swim Ambassadors Launch USA-Themed Suits in Prep for Trials

Fike Swim “Lane to Tokyo” suits were designed and signed by the ambassadors themselves. 50% of every purchase will go to the athlete.

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Reservations Open For 2021-22 Orange Bowl Swim Classic

The Jacobs Aquatic Center (JAC)  in Key Largo, FL is taking reservations for 2021 – 2022 Orange Bowl Swim Classic and Winter Training.

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Faster Than Murphy, South Africa’s 16-Yr-Old Coetze Clocks 53.62 100 Back

16-year-old Pieter Coetzé put up the swim of his life to qualify in the men’s 100m backstroke at the just-concluded South African National Championships.

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SwimOutlet.com Launches #SwimLikeMe TikTok Dance Challenge

To celebrate getting back into the pool, SwimOutlet commissioned a song and launched a #SwimLikeMe TikTok Dance Challenge through April!

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Nic Fink on Learning How to be Unafraid to Lose

Nic Fink and Andrew Wilson went 1-2 for Athens Bulldogs Swim Club in the 100 breast, with Fink again dropping under a minute as he did in prelims.

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Japan’s Incredible Depth In The Men’s 200 Breaststroke

Shoma Sato (pictured) is the latest in a long line of dominant Japanese swimmers in the men’s 200 breast.

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Bucknell Adds Another: 2:00 Backstroker Emma Feld (2022)

At the 2020 Patriot League Champs, Feld would’ve placed in A-finals in the 400 IM and 200 back, so she should be an immediate contributor to the program.

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NC’s Alayna Carlson Changes Verbal Commitments from LSU to ECU

Carlson should immediately be an impact player for ECU, a team rebuilding after their temporary program cut led to a mass exodus of transfers last year.

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Distance Specialist Claire Kehley Joins Bucknell Class of 2026

At the 2019 Connecticut HS Open State Championships, Kehley finished fourth in both the 200 free and 500 free. 

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Abbie Wood on Making the Transition from Junior-teamer to Senior Star

We talked through the transition from being a fast swimmer as an 18-under to trying to compete on a national and international stage at the senior level

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Summer Juniors Qualifier Anya Mostek (2022) Sends Verbal Commitment to Harvard

Anya Mostek has verbally committed to Harvard and will bring Summer Juniors cuts in the 100/200 back and 200 IM to Cambridge in 2022-23.

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