Swim of the Week

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Dunn Stepping Up In IMs For Louisville

They weren’t the most high-profile swims of the always-fast SMU Classic. But they might turn out to be the most impactful for the Louisville Cardinals.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Minakov Completes Russian Rise

It’s been a stellar couple of years for Russia’s youth, with young swimmers rising to the ranks of the world’s elite in all three non-free strokes.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Morozov’s World Record Highlights Eindhoven

For Vladimir Morozov, the World Cup’s switch back to a short course meters format was exactly what he needed.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Versatile Weitzeil Takes Over For Baker

The 2018-2019 NCAA season will be about replacing departed stars, especially so on the women’s side. For Cal, which loses do-everything star Kathleen Baker, the heir-apparent is already making herself, well, apparent.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Chupkov’s $50K 200 Breaststroke

The World Cup Series always offers a fascinating look into how one outstanding swim can be worth a huge cash influx. This week, it was Anton Chupkov raising his earnings by $51,500 with a stellar 200 breaststroke.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Morozov Leads Battle For Fastest Man Alive

Stop 1 of the 2018 World Cup featured a clash between two of the best versatile sprint types in the world.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Twin OW Feats From Pugh, Edgley

While the end of August has produced a lull of pool swimming, there has been no shortage of impressive open water feats.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: China Beats Japan In Thrilling Medley

It’s been a summer loaded with swimming action, from U.S. Nationals to the European Championships to Pan Pacs to Asian Games to Junior Pan Pacs. But through all of it, you won’t see a more exciting relay race than the men’s medley at the 2018 Asian Games.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Liu Breaks Untouched Supersuit Record

At the Asian Games, China’s Liu Xiang broke the world record in the women’s 50 back, a record with one of the odder histories in swimming’s record books.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Campbell Shatters 50-Point Territory

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Peaty’s Project 56 Continues

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Eleventh-Hour Eastin Overcomes Mono

Eastin has shown an admirable ability to overcome adversity throughout her career, and last week’s patient, calm, confident endurance of a bad twist of fate has only made Eastin more popular with fans – and more respected by the sport as a whole.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Louser Losing Time Fast In 400 IM

Last weekend, Jason Louser dropped four seconds off his long course 400 IM time, adding up to seven seconds dropped this season in that race.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Conger Setting Up For Relay Heroics

U.S. Nationals don’t start until next week, but did you know that Pan Pacs and World Championships qualifying is already underway?

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Flickinger Fires Up In Georgia

With arguably the most important U.S. Nationals of the Olympic cycle coming up, there’s no better time for a swimmer to start heating up. Hali Flickinger is doing just that.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: A Proud Performance in Rome

Last week’s Sette Colli Trophy was a shockingly fast meet that even included a world record. But our Swim of the Week seemed to inspire even more awe and discussion than that: Ben Proud’s 21.16 in the 50 free.

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Paltrinieri Drops 2 Seconds in 400

Most of us who swam competitively can remember dropping two seconds in one fell swoop. For most of us, it happened as an age grouper, maybe in junior high as we hit a growthspurt or in an event we hadn’t swum in years.

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