Swim of the Week

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Ikee Challenging 56-Barrier In 100 Fly

Last weekend’s Mare Nostrum stop in Monaco was chock full of outstanding swims. But it’s the rising queen of in-season swimming Rikako Ikee who rose to the top.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Seliskar Beats 3/4ths of 4×200 Relay

Last week, Seliskar went 1:49.23 in prelims and 1:48.35 in finals of the 200 free at the Santa Clara Pro Swim Series, beating a field that included three-fourths of Team USA’s bronze-medal 4×200 free relay from the 2017 World Championships.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Lochte Defying Age In 400 IM

Last weekend, Ryan Lochte put up the #2 time in the nation at age 33, putting himself in-line to become the first 30+ man to rank inside the top 50 nationally in the event since 1999. Even the great Michael Phelps dropped the event at age 27.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Murphy Remains Consistent in CA

Ryan Murphy is undefeated in 200 backstrokes this season after beating Ryosuke Irie and Jacob Pebley at the Grand Challenge in Irvine.

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Blueseventy Swim of 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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