David Plummer

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Get in the Olympic Mood with a Flashback to London 2012

To get excited for Rio, dive into the SwimSwam archives and revisit the London 2012 Olympics.


Rio 2016 Olympic Previews: World Record Watch In Men’s 100 Back

As we head into Rio, Team USA’s gold medal streak in the men’s 100 back is under fire. In Rio, the threat of Australia’s Mitch Larkin looms, and it looks like it could take a World Record to bring home the gold.


2016 Rio Olympic Preview: U.S. Men Overpowering In Medley Relay

The Americans come in as the favorites in the medley relay with lots of talent and depth on all four legs.


The Official SwimSwam Rio 2016 Olympics Preview Schedule

Don’t miss a second of our pre-Olympic coverage with this handy central bookmark post, where we’ll link out to our event-by-event previews as they drop and track our medalist predictions as we make them.


Meet the 2016 USA Olympic Swim Team: David Plummer

After contemplating retirement after wrapping up college swimming nearly eight years ago and heartbreak four years ago, backstroker David Plummer made his first Olympic team last month


The Avg. Team USA Olympic Swimmer is 23.3 Years Old (Birthday Stats)

Sorry, David. You are more than seven years over the average age. Try a little harder.


Kopelev Posts the Fastest 50 Backstroke of 2016

At an age group competition on Tuesday Jonatan Kopelev put up a 24.60 50 backstroke, which is the fastest time recorded in 2016…


US Men Lead Top-3 Olympic Seeds, Women Narrowly Edge Aussies

The US men and women both lead the Olympic swimming psych sheets for seeds in the top-3, but Australia isn’t too far behind for second in both.


U.S. Trials’ Impact On World’s Top 5 In Each Event: Men’s Edition

Josh Prenot represents America’s only swimmer to hold a top time in the world heading into Rio.


Lochte Gets A Tan, Ledecky Finds Date In Phelps Facebook Video

Michael Phelps’s latest Facebook live broadcast comes from the Team USA training camp in San Antonio and features a number of high-profile cameos.


2016 U.S. Olympic Trials: Alle Rennen der Männer – Videos

Re-live the drama from Omaha, where Michael Phelps qualified for 3 individual events and will join a load of new faces on the U.S. Olympic men’s roster.

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Relive The Meet of Tears: Post-Race Emotions of Olympic Trials (Video)

There was so much emotion put into every single swim, and no one saw that more than the support systems of these athletes.


2016 U.S. Olympic Trials: Men’s Race Videos

Re-live the drama from Omaha, where Michael Phelps qualified for 3 individual events and will join a load of new faces on the U.S. Olympic men’s roster.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week #1: Historic Men’s 100 Back

With the explosion of fast swimming at the U.S. Olympic Trials dominating coverage last week, we’re rolling last week’s Blueseventy Swim…


Happy 4th: Meet Your 2016 U.S. Olympic Swim Team (PHOTO VAULT)

Katie Ledecky will swim at least four events in Rio, and things are looking pretty golden for the 19-year-old come August.


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