Swim of the Week

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Martinenghi Keeps Slashing WJRs

For at least the third time this year, Nicolo Martinenghi has broken a junior world record in the breaststroke.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Heintz Rising To Fill IM Vacancy

It’s no secret that the men’s 200 IM is set to see a massive power shift with the absences of three icons who had hogged the international medals between them for the past 15 seasons.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Sjostrom Lights Up 100 Freestyle

It’s no secret that Sarah Sjostrom is the world’s best sprint butterflyer by a wide margin. But she’s spent the past week proving that she might just be the best sprint freestyler, too.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Jay Litherland’s Insane Double

Jay Litherland has long been known for his closing speed. His national breakout moment – running down defending Olympic champ Ryan Lochte to make the U.S. Olympic team in the 400 IM last summer – is maybe the best example, but last weekend, Litherland took it to the next level.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Katie McLaughlin Expanding Horizons

Katie McLaughlin is now about a full year out from a devastating neck injury that cost her not only her freshman year at Cal, but also cost her a possible Olympic berth in Rio. But McLaughlin is coming back stronger than ever… and with a few new tricks up her sleeve.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Guy Tries Fly, Thrives

Maybe the most impactful international development of the past week was James Guy’s successful branching out into the butterfly races.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: The Bright Seidt Of The Atlanta Classic

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Santos & Brazil Leading In Speed

Brazil’s Maria Lenk Trophy wasn’t the world’s deepest world champ trials meet, nor the strongest overall. But in a very specific sense, it may have been the fastest.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Colella Crushes U.S. Masters Record

It was a textbook under-the-radar blueseventy Swim of the Week this week from Rick Collela at U.S. Masters Swimming Spring Nationals.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Ulyett & The British Breaststroke Invasion

For several years now, Adam Peaty has been putting Great Britain on the map in men’s breaststroke. Now it’s Jocelyn Ulyett’s turn to do it on the women’s side.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Xu Joins 51-Club, Can CHN Medley Upset?

Xu Jiayu went 51.86 to win the Chinese national 100 back title, coming within .01 of the world record.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Gabriele Detti & Italy-Australia Dual

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Regan Smith Joins Teenage Sub-1:00 Club

Much has been made of Team USA’s historic run of great male backstrokers, but American swimming is also proving a consistent factory for great teenage and youth backstrokers on the women’s side.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Bray Breaking Record Books At ISCAs

Virginia Gator Olivia Bray was part of 4 NAG record-breaking relays last week, while hitting two top-3 times in 15-16 age group history individually.

Bonus Blueseventy Swim of the Week: The Greatest Mile In History

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Tuggle Breaks Third-Oldest NAG Record

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Bonus Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Stanford’s 6:45.91

NCAA Championship season is unarguably one of the busiest times of year in competitive swimming. With that in mind, we at SwimSwam are bringing you a special bonus blueseventy Swim of the Week to track the top swim of the women’s NCAA Championships.