Darian Townsend

When 72 Points Vanished in One NCAA Final: The Infamous Medley Relay of 2007

Relays get disqualified all the time, but it’s rare to see a heat where three relay teams get disqualified, especially in an NCAA championship final.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Darian Townsend Promoted to Head Coach of OUAZ

Darian Townsend, who won an Olympic gold medal as part of South Africa’s 400 free relay in 2004, has been promoted to head swim coach at Ottawa University.

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Gare Epiche: La 4×100 Sudafricana Che Sconvolse Atene 2004

Gare epiche: La storica medaglia d’oro del Sudafrica alle Olimpiadi di Atene dl 2004 nella staffetta 4×100 metri stile libero maschili

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Epic Swims: The South African Quartet Who Shocked the 2004 Olympics

Heading into the 2004 Olympics, the men’s 4×100 free relay was a hot commodity. The United States had swept the…

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Ottawa University Hires Austen Ramer, Darian Townsend for Inaugural Season

2004 Olympic gold medalist Darian Townsend is the new assistant coach at Ottawa University, which will begin varsity competition next season.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Darian Townsend Breaks Masters World Record in 200 IM

34-year old Darian Townsend’s swim in the 200 IM is under the FINA World Record, but not under the United States Masters Swimming Record.

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FINA WC:Sorpresa Kromowidjojo-Solida Sjostrom. Daiya Seto Record 200mx

FINA WORLD CUP 2018- EINDHOVEN Venerdì, 28 settembre – Domenica – 30 settembre Vasca Corta 25 mt SwimSwam Italia preview…

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In Eindhoven, Daiya Seto Jumps To 3rd Fastest 200 IMer Ever (SCM)

Japanese Olympian Daiya Seto established a new World Cup Record in the 200m IM, becoming the 3rd fastest performer ever in the event in the process.

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Rick DeMont; An Artist’s Approach to Coaching

When speaking with Rick DeMont it doesn’t take long to learn that he has a unique outlook on the sport…

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Best Swimming Photos of 2017: Above the Surface

The annual SwimSwam Best Swimming Photos of 2017: Above the surface featuring selections from swimming photographer Mike Lewis. The annual selection includes a wide array of swimming photography from throughout the year. Photos from swim events and studio sessions with swimmers.

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World Records Fall in Bunches on Days 2 and 3 Masters Worlds

Many famous international swimmers competed on days 2 and 3 of FINA Masters Worlds. Noriko Inada (above) was a Japanese Olympian, turned a USMS swimmer posted the fastest times in the 200 back and 50 fly.

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The Hill, Episodes 1 & 2: “It’s All About Sacrifice”

South African coach Graham Hill is publishing a series of videos entitled “The Hill,” in which he expounds on the state of South African sports, especially swimming.

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Darian Townsend Downs Three Masters World Records In Tempe

While competing at the 2016 Sun Devil Masters Heatstroker meet over this past weekend, American Darian Townsend made a monster dent on three Masters World Records.

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Perspective: Darian Townsend’s First Experience At U.S. Olympic Trials

For 31-year-old Darian Townsend, his first experience at the U.S. Olympic Trials was one to remember.

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Top 15 Underwater Swimming Photos from 2015

It’s that time of year when many of us look back taking stock of the year’s major events. It’s been a…

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