Ali Khalafalla

College Swimming Preview #7: Indiana Men Building on Big Ten Success

Indiana returns most of the core of the team that captured their first Big Ten title in decades and adds some intriguing international swimmers as the Hoosiers shoot for a top five finish at NCAAs.

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Africa: Egyptian Men Complete Sweep Of Relay Record Books

The Egyptian men broke their national 4×100 medley relay record on the final day of the 2017 World Championships, completing a sweep of all three national relay records this week.

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2017 Worlds Day 1 Africa Roundup: Van der Burgh Scratches 100 Breast

Arguably the biggest storyline from the continent of Africa on day 1 was one that didn’t happen: Olympic champ Cameron van der Burgh elected to scratch the 100 breaststroke prior to heats, taking out what was very likely the continent’s biggest medal threat of the first two days.

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2017 Worlds Preview: A New Champion In Men’s 50 Free

With the reigning Olympic and World Champions not in the lineup, the men’s 50 free is a relatively wide open event.

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Ali Khalafalla Erases Tie with 22-Year-Old Egyptian Record in 50 Free

Olympic sprinter Ali Khalafalla rewrote Egypt’s record book with his performance in the 50 free final at the 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series stop in Santa Clara.

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2017 Santa Clara PSS: Day 3 Race Videos

Today’s highlights included a fantastic winning double by Georgia’s Jay Litherland in the 400 IM and 200 free, in which he took gold in back-to-back events.

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2017 Santa Clara PSS: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Swimmers are slated to compete in the 200 free, 200 back, 50 free, and 400 IM.

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2017 Arena PSS – Santa Clara: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Follow along for a live recap of day 3 prelims from Santa Clara.

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2017 Arena PSS – Santa Clara: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Nathan Adrian will compete in the men’s 100 free on day 2 of the Arena Pro Series in Santa Clara, an event loaded with America’s best.

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Rooney, Morozov In, Khalafalla Out Of A Final After Three-Way Tie

Maxime Rooney and Vladimir Morozov are into the 100 free A final, while Ali Khalafalla is out after the three tied for 8th place in prelims of the 100 free.

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Rooney, Morozov & Khalafalla To Swim-Off 100 Free In Santa Clara

Vlad Morozov will compete in a 3-way 100 free swim-off today in Santa Clara.

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Purdue Men Make Biggest Leap From SwimSwam Predictions At NCAAs

With both NCAA Championships now in the rearview mirror, it’s time for everyone’s favorite game of “hindsight is 20/20.” We look back at our final team predictions to see who over- and underperformed our expectations.

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2017 M. NCAA Picks: Wild Animal Party in the 400 Free Relay

The Florida Gators come in to NCAAs with the top time this season in the 400 free relay and will be looking to hold off talented NC State and Texas squads.

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2017 M. NCAA Picks: Sub-18s No Guarantee for Victory in 200 Free Relay

Fans should be in for an exciting race Thursday night, as the 200 free relay is looking faster than ever.

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2017 M. NCAA Picks: Historic 17 Second Swim Not Out of the Question

An unshaved Dressel cranked out an 18.46 to win the SEC Championship title, and put up blistering relays splits of 17.86 and 17.90 to lead the Gators to victory.

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