Swim of the Week

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Sjostrom Strikes Back In Eindhoven

Sarah Sjostrom has already been tearing it up on the World Cup series, but this week, she very clearly went out of her way to earn SwimSwam’s prestigious Swim of the Week award.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: The Two Fastest 50 Frees In History

One single race in Berlin this weekend launched the two fastest short course meter 50 freestyles in history in side-by-side lanes.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Baker, King, Worrell, Manuel Nail WR

Like we did last week, we’re using our blueseventy Swim of the Week to count down the world records from the World Championships, this time focusing in on the world records from the second half of the meet: days 5 through 8.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Peaty Headlines First Half of Worlds

In the midst of the World Championships, we’re using our weekly Swim of the Week to rank down all the world record set so far, highlighting our #1 selection as the Swim of the Week.

BlueSeventy Swim of the Week: Muller Avenges Rio DQ w/10K World Title

Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Schooling Fires Back

It’s fast becoming one of swimming’s most fun rivalries.

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.

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.

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.