Swim of the Week

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Gulf Coast Relay Wins Nailbiter

Florida Gulf Coast went down to the wire this week with Liberty, with the meet coming down to the 200 free relay.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Krause, Michigan Rising

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Ceccon Sets Pace For Italy’s Sprint Future

For Italy, the future is starting to look bright, in large part thanks to Thomas Ceccon.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Le Clos Back On Top At SC Worlds

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Tom Shields In His Element With 43.84

Shields popped a 43.84 to win the 100 fly at U.S. Winter Nationals last week, becoming the first man ever under 44 seconds in the event.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Sansoucie Leading Loaded Fly Field

It’s been a week of huge swims across the NCAA. But with all due respect to Olympians Katie Ledecky (exhibit A), Caeleb Dressl (Exhibit B) and more, the biggest swim from the least well-known swimmer was without a doubt Andrew Sansoucie’s nation-leading 100 fly.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Double 18s For Held In Upset of Texas

For the past two seasons, the Texas Longhorns have been the undisputed power in the NCAA. But on Friday night, a new gunslinger rolled into town and upset the power balance with two 18-second shots. His name: Ryan Held.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: 50 Meters & A Big Paycheck For Atkinson

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Hansson Proving Star Status For USC

The SMU Classic traditionally features a number of early swims that shake up the NCAA status quo. USC freshman Louise Hansson had three.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Neidigh Spoils Runge’s Home Debut

Perhaps the most impactful transfer heading into this NCAA season was former NCAA record-holder Cierra Runge heading from Cal to Wisconsin (by way of Tempe after an Olympic redshirt year at ASU). But Auburn’s Ashley Neidigh spoiled Runge’s big Badger debut with a pair of distance wins on the road.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Dias Makes Paralympic History

The home crowd was raucous as the most-decorated male swimmer in the history of the meet crushed the field – we’re not talking Michael Phelps. We’re talking Daniel Dias.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Liu Benying Obliterates World Record

It’s been a banner week for China at the Paralympics with 27 golds through 9 days. But none has been as historically dominating as Liu Benying’s 200 free S2.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Meili Making The Most Of World Cup

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Morozov Turns .37 Seconds Into $20,000

The format of the FINA World Cup most highly rewards one specific ability: lowering a world record multiple times by the smallest of margins. Vladimir Morozov is already proving beyond adept.

Blueseventy Swim(s) of the Week: Ranking the Rio World Records

The Rio Olympics provided plenty of fodder for our weekly Blueseventy Swim of the Week. So to take advantage, we’re technically counting down 7 swims of the week: ranking each of the world records set in Rio.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Hannah Saiz Getting Stronger At US Open

For many American swimmers, especially those out of colege, the 2016 summer season ended after the Olympic Trials. For Hannah Saiz, it was just getting started.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Brown Deer Magic

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