Swimming on the road in the frigid north this weekend, NC State senior Anton Ipsen brought the heat.
The 200 free is really the only event where anyone can challenge Katie Ledecky at this point. So it’s no surprise the ultra-competitive Stanford Cardinal found a way to take over the top time in the NCAA this season with a 1:41.60 at the U.S. College Challenge.
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The NCAA circle of life continued over the weekend, as last year’s upset specialist Mallory Comerford got her first taste of swimming with a target on her back – and upstart Notre Dame sophomore Abbie Dolan became the next young hotshot to make a name for herself.
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With a $50,000 cluster bonus on the line, Hong Kong’s overall point title came down to one swim.
Paul Ungur put up a big sprint backstroke time that could help Utah break through for an NCAA relay berth later this year.
While last weekend offered the first dual meets of the NCAA swimming season, in Kansas, one event was handing out the first national titles of the 2017-2018 college season.
It’s been an excellent month for Sun Yang, who has blasted three elite level swims in both the 200 free and 400 free, including two more dominant efforts this week.
At China’s National Games this week, Qin Haiyang broke his own world junior and Chinese national records in the 200 breast, dropping all the way down to a 2:07.35.
It’s been quite a week of 100 backstrokes for 15-year-old Regan Smith.
In 2015, there was a race among swimming fans to declare the death of American male sprinting. But we’re discovering in 2017 that like Mark Twain’s, reports of the American demise were greatly exaggerated.
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.
One single race in Berlin this weekend launched the two fastest short course meter 50 freestyles in history in side-by-side lanes.
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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