World University Games

2015 World University Games: SwimSwam’s post-meet awards

Shannon Vreeland led all swimmers with 4 gold medals at the 2015 World University Games.


Litherland & Prenot go 1-2 in 400 IM for Americans at World U Games (Race video)

The USA swept the medals in the final individual event, as Jay Litherland ruined teammate’s Josh Prenot’s bid for his third individual gold medal this week.

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Russia wins first relay of WUGs in men’s 4×100 medley (Race video)

In another thrilling race, Russia won its only relay gold medal of this meet.

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Italy knocks off Japan, USA for women’s 4×100 medley relay gold (Race video)

In what may be the biggest upset this week, Italy spoiled the USA’s attempt to sweep the relays at this meet.

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Lindsey Vrooman wins gold for USA in 800 free at WUGs (Race video)

Vroomon took over the lead from Martina De Memme of Italy at the 200m mark, then held off another Italian, Martina Caramignoli, to win in a time of 8:26.67.

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China’s Yilin Zhou wins 200 fly at World U Games (Race video)

Zhou put it into another gear over the final 50, outsplitting Polieri by over a second to take the gold, 2:07.69 to 2:08.66.

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Tsurkin touches out Martins for 50 free gold at World U Games (Race video)

It looked like Brazilian Henrique Martins had the lead in the final meters, but Tsurkin got his hand to the wall first to win, 22.22 to 22.24.

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Russians go 1-2 in the women’s 50 free at WUGs (Race video)

Rozaliya Nasretdinova of Russia won her first individual gold of the meet with a 24.91, the only swimmer under 25.0.

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World University Games Last Day Reminds Us Importance of Finishes

American Jack Conger got out-touched for gold on the final night of the World University Games in what was one of many very close finishes.


Team USA Breaks Record Of Most Swimming Medals Won At World University Games

After the final day of pool swimming competition at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea, the United States stayed on top of the medal table with an unprecedented 15 golds, 10 silvers, and eight bronzes.


IU Water Polo’s Sarah Myers scores in Canada’s 7-5 win over Hungary

The Canadian Women’s Water Polo squad remains unbeaten at the World University Games after winning 7-5 over Hungary in the quarterfinal round.

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2015 World University Games: Day 7 Prelims Live Recap

Josh Prenot swam his way to the 400m IM finals with his time of 4:19.27 from prelims, but he’ll need to take on Great Britain’s Max Litchfield who claimed the top seed.


Team USA On Track To Break Record For Most Medals Won At WUG’s

“The goal is to draw as close to the total medal count as is possible with one day remaining in pool competition.” – Head Coach Ray Looze

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Jacob Pebley Posts United States’ Fastest 200 Backstroke This Year (Race Video)

Jacob Pebley won the men’s 200 backstroke with a 1:56.29. He is now the fastest American performer of the season, and fourth fastest in the world.


2015 World University Games – Day 6 Finals Live Recap

Jacob Pebley is the top seed in the men’s 200m backstroke after posting the fastest time in the semifinal yesterday.


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