Swim of the Week

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

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Blueseventy Swim of 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 of 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.

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Blueseventy Swim of 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.

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Blueseventy Swim of 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.

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Blueseventy Swim of 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.

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Blueseventy Swim of 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.

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

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

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

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

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Yeadon The Underrated Rookie Sensation

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Blueseventy Swim of 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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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Grevers Gets It Done For KrayzelburgSquad

It’s time for a postmortem on the first iteration of USA Swimming’s SwimSquad battles. What really brought about Team Krayzelburg’s dominant win?

In two words: Matt Grevers.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Switkowski’s Big Split Buoys FL Medleys

Counting for double points, the relay events at NCAAs are essential for a team hoping to contend for a top-5 spot. The Florida Gators have struggled to find four good medley relay legs, but a big swim this week from Jan Switkowski might have them in NCAA title contention anyways.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Bonetti Rules Orange Bowl Classic

Texas A&M senior Brock Bonetti dominated the Orange Bowl Classic this week, taking home four event titles while swimming six events in the single-session meet in Key Largo, Florida.

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