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2024 U.S. Olympic Trials Previews: Will Youth or Experience Prevail in the Men’s 200 Breast?

Matt Fallon leads a 200 breast field full of swimmers hoping to qualify for their first Olympics, while veteran Nic Fink aims to reclaim his spot in the event


Inside the Mind of Swimmer-Philosopher Brandon Fischer Ahead of His 5th U.S. Olympic Trials

“You must understand that there is more than one path to the top of the mountain,” Brandon Fischer said, quoting an ancient Japanese swordsman.


Katie Grimes Posts 2:09.2 200 Fly on Day 2 of Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions

The 2nd day of the 2024 Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions saw more excellent racing.

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In First Time Swimming Mile, 12-Year-Old Aya Gillis-Pade Sets Pacific LSC Record (17:27.28)

In her first time swimming the mile, unattached 12-year-old Aya Gillis-Pade took more than six seconds off the previous 11-12 Pacific LSC standard from 2015.


Aya Gillis-Pade Breaks Pacific Swimming Record in the 1650 Free by 6+ Seconds

Aya Gillis-Pade of the Santa Clara Swim Club crushed the Pacific Swimming LSC Record for 11-12 girls in the 1650 free and is now in the top 50 in USA Swimming history.


13-Year-Old Aiden Zhou Swims 1:53.01 in the 200 Yard Back in Santa Clara

Aiden Zhou is the #2-ranked 13-year-old in the 200 back nationally this season, while Fedor Igoshin climbed the all-time 11-12 rankings.


Sandpipers Lead After Night 3 of California Sectionals

While the 500 freestylers stole the show on night 3 of the Huntington Beach Sectionals, there were a number of other big swims to highlight the session.

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Claire Weinstein Posts Another Best Time On Night 2 Of California Sectionals

After swimming a huge personal best in the 1000 free on night 1, Claire Weinstein swam the 9th fastest 15-16 200 free all-time.

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Olympian Gabrielle Rose, 46, Hits Olympic Trials Cut in 100 Breast

Rose currently coaches and competes for Alpha Aquatics in Southern California. She has competed in two Olympics for two different countries.


Stanford’s Aaron Sequeira Wins Twice On Day 3 Of Roseville Sectionals

Rising Stanford senior Aaron Sequeira collected wins in both the 200 backstroke and 100 butterfly on the third day of racing in Roseville.


14-Year-Old Anthony Dornoff Clocks 4:32.75 400 IM On Day 2 Of Roseville Sectionals

Anthony Dornoff, who swims with LaMirada Armada, is now ranked 19th all-time in the 400 IM for the boy’s 13-14 age group.


All the Links + Swimmers to Watch at All Seven of the Speedo Sectionals this Week

Star American butterflier Luca Urlando, who grew up competing for DART, is entered in the Roseville Sectional Championship this week.


Abbey Weitzeil Scratches ‘A’ Final of Women’s 50 Back: Day 3 Scratches

Ryan Murphy scratched out of the A final of the men’s 100 fly and Weitzeil scratched the women’s 50 back final on night 3.

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2023 U.S. Trials Previews: Specialists Fallon, Foster To Push Fink In Men’s 200 Breast

Nic Fink is the current face of American men’s breaststroke. In the 200 breast, he’ll be pressured from 200 specialists Jake Foster and Matt Fallon.


2023 U.S. World Trials Previews: Two-Horse Race In Men’s 50 Breast With Fink & Andrew

Nic Fink looks to defend his 50m breast gold in Fukuoka, but first will have to get around defending national champion Michael Andrew.