It’s a yearly tradition: using our Swim of the Week to highlight a ‘turning point’ swim that ultimately led to the NCAA team title.
This week, a quartet of women went 49 in the 100 fly or 100 back five different times, with more 49s likely coming tonight.
Junior Michael Bylander crushed a huge 1:57.84 in the 200 breaststroke at his UW-Eau Claire Blugolds’ season-ending dual meet with UW-Stevens Point.
Virginia Tech freshman Youssef Ramadan swam to the #5 spot all-time in the men’s 100-yard fly. He did it before even turning 19.
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Kieran Smith and Jake Magahey battled in what would turn out to be a showdown between the two fastest 500 freestylers in history.
Four FGCU sprinters absolutely took over the final day of CCSAs, combining to score 189 points in two events and forcing a tie for the team title.
After a lengthy break from swimming and a battle with leukemia, Japan’s Rikako Ikee broke 25 seconds in the 50 free – a huge step in an inspiring comeback.
Daiya Seto and Kosuke Hagino went head-to-head at the Japan Open this week, with Seto taking top billing in the 400 IM with a 4:12.57.
Swimming in Minnesota’s first meet of the season, Max McHugh wasted no time in reminding us all how good he is with historic breaststroke swims.
Matsumoto is the 6th-fastest swimmer in this entire expanded Olympic quad, putting up the world’s best time for the 2020-2021 season.
Mitchell Whyte split 21.58 on backstroke, Evgenii Somov 23.80 on breaststroke, Dalton Lowe 20.37 on fly and Haridi Sameh 19.32 on free.
22-year-old Zhang Yufei hit the world’s best 200 fly time for the season with a 2:05.49 at China’s Long Course Invitational last week.
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