Aaron Peirsol

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"My life has been no downs, just ups…knock on wood. So far, it's been all right."

2018 U.S. Nationals Previews: Murphy, Pebley Reign In Men’s 200 Back

Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley are virtual locks for the top two spots in the men’s 200 back at the upcoming U.S. National Championships in Irvine.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 40% Pick W 200 Fly As Longest-Lasting World Record

More than 40% of SwimSwam voters selected Liu Zige’s 2:01.81 in the 200 fly as the current world record that would last the longest, narrowly edging the men’s 200 free (1:42.00 from Paul Biedermann).

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USA Swimming Board’s Athlete Reps Release SafeSport Statement

Among the signatories of the letter were Anthony Ervin, Natalie Coughlin (above), and Aaron Peirsol.

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FINA AC Announces Re-Appointments And Six New Members

The 2017 – 2021 Fina Athletes Committee (FINA AC) was recently announced with a number of former members re-appointed and six (6) new members appointed.

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Aaron Peirsol Appointed to FINA Technical Swimming Committee

Earlier this week, FINA announced its committee appointments through 2021.

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A Look At The Stats From Budapest World Championships

Now that the World Championships in Budapest have come to a close, let’s take a look back at the numbers and see what’s interesting.

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Ledecky’s Dozen: Passes Missy For Most World Champs Golds In History

With her third consecutive 1500 free title, Katie Ledecky has passed Missy Franklin for the most gold medals in long course World Championships history, holding a dozen world titles in as many appearances.

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ASIA: Sun Yang Breaks Tie with Peirsol, Hackett for 3rd Highest Number of Worlds Titles

Tonight’s win was historic for Sun as it makes him the solo 3rd most decorated performer ever in terms of World Championships gold medals, breaking the former tie he shared with Aaron Perisol (7) and Grant Hackett (7).

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Peirsol, Athletes Committee Encourage Athletes To Voice Concerns

As top-level swimmers around the world start to express their misgivings about FINA, the international governing body for aquatic sports, the federation’s Athlete’s Committee has written an open letter encouraging athletes to voice their opinions about decision-making within their sports.

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SwimLabs Westchester Hires Michael Galindo As Aquatic Director

SwimLabs Westchester is excited to announce the appointment of Michael Galindo as Aquatic Director. Michael comes to SwimLabs Westchester following…

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Could China Knock Off the USA In Budapest In The 4×100 Medley Relay?

Ning Zetao will be an interesting storyline for China as we move closer towards the 2017 World Championships in Budapest.

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China’s Xu Jiayu Storms to 51.86 100 Back for New Asian Record

Jiayu threw down a 51.86, clearing the former Asian Record of 52.24 and missing Ryan Murphy’s World Record by just a hundredth of a second.

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Ryan Murphy College Swimming Update: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Ryan Murphy, on the men’s side of Team USA, is it.  He’s the star.  After Rio, after taking three Olympic…

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12 Days of Christmas with BREAKout! Swim Clinics

In honor of this special time of year we will showcase 36 of our Olympian clinicians that are not only great swimmers but great people that love to inspire kids.

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Swimmers Peirsol, Hayes Selected For Texas Athletics Hall of Honor

Aaron Peirsol (above) and Andrea Hayes are both being inducted into the Texas Athletics Hall of Honor in October.

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