Swim of the Week

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Neidigh Spoils Runge’s Home Debut

Perhaps the most impactful transfer heading into this NCAA season was former NCAA record-holder Cierra Runge heading from Cal to Wisconsin (by way of Tempe after an Olympic redshirt year at ASU). But Auburn’s Ashley Neidigh spoiled Runge’s big Badger debut with a pair of distance wins on the road.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Dias Makes Paralympic History

The home crowd was raucous as the most-decorated male swimmer in the history of the meet crushed the field – we’re not talking Michael Phelps. We’re talking Daniel Dias.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Liu Benying Obliterates World Record

It’s been a banner week for China at the Paralympics with 27 golds through 9 days. But none has been as historically dominating as Liu Benying’s 200 free S2.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Meili Making The Most Of World Cup

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Morozov Turns .37 Seconds Into $20,000

The format of the FINA World Cup most highly rewards one specific ability: lowering a world record multiple times by the smallest of margins. Vladimir Morozov is already proving beyond adept.

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Blueseventy Swim(s) of the Week: Ranking the Rio World Records

The Rio Olympics provided plenty of fodder for our weekly Blueseventy Swim of the Week. So to take advantage, we’re technically counting down 7 swims of the week: ranking each of the world records set in Rio.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Hannah Saiz Getting Stronger At US Open

For many American swimmers, especially those out of colege, the 2016 summer season ended after the Olympic Trials. For Hannah Saiz, it was just getting started.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Brown Deer Magic

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: Bruni Maintains OW Euros Dominance

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week #1: Historic Men’s 100 Back

With the explosion of fast swimming at the U.S. Olympic Trials dominating coverage last week, we’re rolling last week’s Blueseventy Swim…

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Erika Braun misses Trials but offers inspiration to others

In 2012 Braun set a life time best of 26.32 to qualify for the Trials at the age of 40, beating her previous best of 26.60 set as a 16 year-old. This time around, she was chasing a time of 26.19 to qualify.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Olympic Trials Get a Little Younger

13-year-olds Gretchen Walsh, Ellie Andrews and Tristen Ulett all earned U.S. Olympic Trials cuts over the weekend, making them three of the four youngest Trials qualifiers this cycle.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: China Joins Open Water Olympic Field

Last week, two Chinese marathon swimmers came through in the clutch, not only qualifying for Rio through the final selection meet, but winning both the men’s and women’s events in Portugal.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Plummer Quietly Dominating US 100 Back

Pop quiz: who is officially the fastest American 100 backstroker since the end of the 2012 Olympics?

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