Swim of the Week

Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Ledecky Ends Longest Career WR Drought

When Ledecky broke the world record in the 1500 free last week, she ended what was the longest world record drought of her career by almost 300 days.

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Urlando Shores Up Versatility

Gianluca Urlando is already the best flyer nationally in his high school class. But the sophomore improved his versatility over the weekend with lifetime-bests in the 50 free, 100 free and 100 back to go along with his 100 fly.

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Spitz Upping Recruit Standing With 1:45

It was just 11 days ago that we released our annual NCAA recruiting class rankings for the current crop of juniors. We ranked Newport Harbor’s Ayla Spitz 20th. 11 days later, she made that rank irrelevant.

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Michael Andrew Gaining 50 Free Momentum

Michael Andrew’s age group career is ending an enigma. But his adult career began last week with perhaps a bit more clarity.

Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Kolesnikov Cracks WJR… Again

It’s becoming a common headline around these parts: Kliment Kolesnikov breaks World Junior Record.

Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Adrian Undefeated in PSS 100 Frees

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Causing a Ruck-Us Down Under

If you told Olympic-only swim fans (aka those who only realize the sport exists when it’s on mainstream NBC) that a 17-year-old from Canada was stealing the show in the early goings of 2018, they’d expect Olympic co-champ Penny Oleksiak. But it’s Taylor Ruck who is dominating the Commonwealth Games, most notably with her Commonwealth record 200 free.

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Campbell Returns To Relay Heroics

Before this week, the fastest women’s 100 free split in world history was 51.59 – barely more than a tenth faster than the 100 free world record from a flat start.

Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Shebat’s 100 Back Turned The Meet

This week, we break down the swim that ultimately turned the meet for Texas – a redemption-fueled 100 back from John Shebat.

Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Eastin Overshadows Olympian Teammates

Ella Eastin had the finest meet of any swimmer at the 2018 NCAA Championships, breaking 2 American records, winning three individual events and two relays. Over the course of three days, Eastin beat a number of swimming elite – most notably in her 400 IM.

Blueseventy Swim the the Week: North Allegheny Tops Murphy, Schooling

Excepting the women’s NCAA Championships (which we’ll consider all at once for next week’s Swim of the Week), the boys of North Allegheny High School grabbed headlines this week for taking down a national high school record set by some serious swimming names.

Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Fail Wins NCAA Bid With Gutsy Last-Chance 500

Arizona freshman Brooks Fail had a stellar last chance meet swim on Saturday in one of the toughest events to time trial by oneself: the 500 free.

Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Ledecky Beats Hosszu’s IM Record

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: That 1:38 IM Everyone Is Talking About

Last Thursday, Caeleb Dressel went 1:38.13 in the 200 IM.

Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Tan Splits 20.02 Fly On Harvard Medley

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: Yeadon The Underrated Rookie Sensation

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Blueseventy Swim the the Week: The Return Of Cate Campbell

After taking the year 2017 off of world-level competition, Australian sprinter Cate Campbell is looking to return to the limelight.

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