SwimSwam’s 10 Most-Liked Instagram Posts of 2021

With a jam-packed schedule that included the Olympic Games, SC Worlds Championships, NCAA Championships, and ISL Season, 2021 certainly proved to be an exciting year for swimming fans. 

Through it all, SwimSwam’s Instagram has captured some of the best moments, which are highlighted by our top 10 most-liked Instagram posts of 2021.

  1. Jake Mitchell Makes His First Olympic Team in an Epic Time Trial (Photographer: Jack Spitser)

What a race.

 

  1. Caeleb Dressel Celebrates With His Family After Making His Second Olympic Team 

If you didn’t get emotional watching that, then you must not have a heart 

  1. “Are You Flirting With Me?”

Everyone enjoys a good meme sometimes!

 

  1. Lydia Jacoby’s Upset in the 100 Breaststroke in Tokyo (Photographer: Jack Spitser)

Still one of the best comebacks I’ve ever seen, behind Jason Lezak of course 

 

  1. The Ultimate “Caption This” Picture (Photographer: Jack Spitser)

“My suit is too tight bro. It hurts” – Via pyromane_2.0

 

  1. Ledecky and Sullivan Make History in First Olympic Women’s 1500 Freestyle  (Photographer: Jack Spitser)

Make it a sweep for the United States in the first edition of this event! 

 

  1. Dressel Shatters the World Record in the Men’s 100 Butterfly (Photographer: Jack Spitser)

Holding off a charging Kristof Milak and breaking the world record for Olympic gold? That deserves a celebration!

 

  1. Ahmed Hafnaoui Rises to Capture Tunisia’s First Olympic Gold (Photographer: Jack Spitser)

Arguably the biggest surprise of the whole Olympics, and a really wholesome moment 

 

  1. Dramatic Celebration for US Men Following World Record in 4×100 Medley Relay (Photographer: Jack Spitser)

Out of Lane 1!

 

1 . Dressel Wins his First Individual Olympic Gold Medal (Photographer: Jack Spitser)

It was a long road for Dressel, who had already won 13 World Championships titles before even contending for his first individual Olympic title after his international breakout in 2017. 

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There's no doubt that he's tightening up
5 months ago

It was a long road for Dressel, who had already won 13 World Championships titles before even contending for his first individual Olympic title after his international breakout in 2017. 

Dressel swam in the final of the 100 free in Rio 2016

Big Mac #1

He wasn’t actually contending in 2016

Joel
Reply to  Big Mac #1
5 months ago

Lol

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Nicole has been with SwimSwam since April 2020, as both a reporter and social media contributor. Prior to joining the SwimSwam platform, Nicole also managed a successful Instagram platform, amassing over 20,000 followers. Currently, Nicole is pursuing her B.S. in Biomedical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where she is an active …

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