Swim of the Week

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Ipsen Goes 8:52

Swimming on the road in the frigid north this weekend, NC State senior Anton Ipsen brought the heat.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Ledecky Regains The Throne

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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Blueseventy Swim(s) of the Week: 8 Big Winners From SMU Classic

Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Dolan, Comerford & The Circle Of Life

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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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Hosszu’s WC 100 IM An 18-Point Swing

With a $50,000 cluster bonus on the line, Hong Kong’s overall point title came down to one swim.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Paul Ungur, Utah

Paul Ungur put up a big sprint backstroke time that could help Utah break through for an NCAA relay berth later this year.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: The First National Titles of 2017-2018

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.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Sun Starting Fall Out Hot

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.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Qin Haiyang’s 200 Breaststroke

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.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Regan Smith, Riptide

It’s been quite a week of 100 backstrokes for 15-year-old Regan Smith.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: American Sprinting Is Back At Universiade

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.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Sjostrom Strikes Back In Eindhoven

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.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: The Two Fastest 50 Frees In History

One single race in Berlin this weekend launched the two fastest short course meter 50 freestyles in history in side-by-side lanes.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Baker, King, Worrell, Manuel Nail WR

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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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Peaty Headlines First Half of Worlds

In the midst of the World Championships, we’re using our weekly Swim of the Week to rank down all the world record set so far, highlighting our #1 selection as the Swim of the Week.

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