Allison Schmitt

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“Being a part of the 2012 Olympics 400m medley relay team. I knew the three other girls already had their world records, and I wanted to join the club.”

Gunnar Schmidt Has Interim Tag Removed as Head Coach at Club Wolverine

Club Wolverine in Ann Arbor, Michigan has promoted Gunnar Schmidt to head coach, after an approximately 5-month tenure as the team’s…

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Rising Star Josh Prenot Joins adidas

Josh Prenot – one of the hottest young swim talents in the world – has today joined the impressive roster of adidas athletes.

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How You Can help a Teammate Who Has Depression

High-profile swimmers such as 4-time Olympic gold medalist Allison Schmitt have opened up about their depression, helping others realize that even those who seem invincible can struggle with (and overcome!) depression.

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Excelle Sports Travel Talks with Elizabeth Beisel and Allison Schmitt

Olympic swimmers Elizabeth Beisel and Allison Schmitt have some travel stories to tell.

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The Official SwimSwam Ballot For The 2016 Golden Goggle Awards

SwimSwam’s take on the 2016 Golden Goggle Awards nominees.

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NBAC Honored By USOC With Building Dreams Award

At Wednesday night’s Best of the Games ceremony, North Baltimore Aquatic Club was honored with the Building Dreams Award, which is given to an individual, group, or community that has gone above and beyond for Team USA.

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Watch: Allison Schmitt & Elizabeth Beisel Host USOC Awards Red Carpet

Watch Elizabeth Beisel and Allison Schmitt host the red carpet runway show for the USOC Awards tonight.

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10 Telltale Signs You Have a Swimmer’s Body

Has a stranger ever approached you and said, “Let me guess…you’re a swimmer?” Swimmers might be surprised each time this happens, but we really shouldn’t be. There are so many telltale giveaways we spend most of our time in a swimming pool.

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8 Times The Fastest U.S. Swim Ever Isn’t The American Record

When is the fastest swim ever done by an American not considered the American record? There are currently 8 such swims on the books, courtesy of a unique rules anomaly.

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Keenan Robinson Named U.S. National Team High Performance Director

Keenan Robinson has been named to the position U.S. National Team High Performance Director: a new position announced by USA…

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Phelps, Lochte, and Franklin Sign Letter To FINA Asking For More Doping Tests

In the letter, they asked that the top 10 athletes in each Olympic event be subject to at least 6 out-of-competition drug tests.

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Allison Schmitt: I’m just soaking it all in (Video)

Allison Schmitt led off a golden 800 Free Relay in Rio for the United States last night

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Relay Roundup: Women’s 4×200 Freestyle Relay Split Breakdown

The U.S. women reversed their fortunes to top Australia in the 4×200 freestyle relay last night.

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Rio Day 5 Medal Table: Relay Gold Helps USA Lead In All-Sports Table

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro Prelims – 9:00 a.m/12:00 p.m…

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Kazan vs. Rio: Comparing the 800 Free Relay

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…

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