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Justin Ress Pulls off Upset with Championship Record 24.4 50 Back

On day 3 of the 2017 U.S. Nationals/World Championships Trials, Ress pulled off a slight upset over Olympic backstroke champions Matt Grevers and Ryan Murphy to win the 50 back and secure his spot on the World Championships Roster.

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Create a thing of Beauty With Your Backstroke Start

A great backstroke start is a thing of beauty. I liken it to a dolphin leaping out of the water or David Boudia scoring a perfect 10 off of the 10-meter tower. You see no splash and hear no splash.

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Who Gains The Most From FINA’s Proposed Olympic Event Changes?

Florent Manaudou has a lot to gain from the addition of 50m races in the 2020 Olympics.

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2016 Swammy Awards: Heart Of A Champion – David Plummer

For sheer perseverance and commitment to a goal, Plummer is the recipient for the Heart of a Champion Swammy Award.

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Best Swimming Photos 2016: Above the Surface

We sat down again with SwimSwam photographer Mike Lewis to pick out some of our favorite photographs from 2016.  Earlier…

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Golden Goggles Early Voting Update: Phelps, Ledecky Lead 2 Each

With the 2016 Golden Goggles approaching, SwimSwam has put together an analysis of the voting up to this point.

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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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Michael Phelps Nominated For 5 Golden Goggle Awards

Michael Phelps leads all athletes with 5 Golden Goggles nominations, per the official ballot released by USA Swimming today.

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2016 U.S. Olympic Team Gets Their Day at the White House

2016 Olympic Champion and 100 backstroke World Record holder Ryan Murphy checked in live from the White House on Thursday as…

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Manuel Selected as “Homefield Advantage Captain” for Houston Texans

This past Sunday Simone Manuel was named an honorary captain of the National Football League’s Houston Texans in their pre-season game against the Arizona Cardinals in Houston

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David Plummer To Sound Gjallarhorn At First Game In New Vikings Stadium

U.S. Olympic gold medalist David Plummer has been picked to sound the Gjallarhorn Sunday at the first ever game for the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings in their brand new stadium.

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Ryan Murphy Breaks Elusive 100 Back World Record On Medley Relay

Ryan Murphy led off the American 400 medley relay in a new world record of 51.85 in the men’s 100 back.

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Three Finals Live Recap

The heated grudge-match between Lilly King and Yulia Efimova will take place last night.

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TritonWear Race Analysis: 2016 Olympics Men’s 100 Backstroke

TritonWear brings you the 2016 Summer Games with daily in-depth race analysis of every final.

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Ryan Murphy Sets New Olympic Record with 51.97 100 Back

On day 3 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Team USA newcomer Ryan Murphy won his first ever Olympic gold medal in Olympic Record fashion.

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