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Kathleen Baker College Swim Update: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Kathleen Baker has always been fast, setting national records all the way back to the 11-12 age group.  While she…

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2016 Swammy Awards: Asia Female Swimmer Of The Year

Rie Kaneto proved that age is just a number this year with her gold medal-winning Rio performance at 27 years of age.

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2016 Swammy Awards: Viral Video of the Year

Although there were dozens of incredible viral videos to choose from this year, ultimately, the Swammy Award goes to Fu Yuanhui, who didn’t know that she had won a bronze medal in the Olympic 100 backstroke until halfway through her post-race interview.

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Medley Relay Preview: U.S. Women In Command, Men In For Close Battle

Check out a full preview of tonight’s medley relays, with full projections of all 16 finalists based off of their flat start times done here in Rio.

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Lessons From the 2016 Olympics For Age Group Swimmers

As this year’s Olympic swimming comes to a close and I get ready to return to the deck in September with my young swimmers, I took a moment to figure out some simple shareable lessons from this year’s Olympic swimming.

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Swimmer Fu Yuanhui has gone viral and she will make your day

In case you haven’t seen them, the post-race interviews with China’s Fu Yuanhui after her semi-final and final 100 meter backstroke swims from Rio are breaking the internet.

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Most Dominant Swims of the 2016 Olympic Games Day 3 and 4

Daily Dominance is the best way to describe the swimming competition in Rio.

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Updating Relay Projections: Americans Now Favored In Both Medleys

Abbey Weitzeil’s huge split on the 4×100 free relay gives a spark of hope to an American medley relay originally projected to take silver.

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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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Asia: Sun Wins 200 Free, But Will His Success Translate To His Mile?

After getting touched out in the 400 free on day 1, China’s Sun Yang swam to his first gold of these Games, earning the top of the podium in the men’s 200 freestyle.

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Rio Rapid Fire: Day Three Finals

Repping the stars n’ stripes Ryan Murphy of the USA managed to continue a longstanding tradition of American excellence in the 100m backstroke with a gold medal performance. His 51.97 makes him the fastest textile swimmer of all time in the event and ranks as the second fastest performance ever only behind Aaron Peirsol’s world record.

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Fu Yuanhui, Xu Jiayu Set Chinese Records in 100 Backstroke

Fu Yuanhui and Xu Jiayu both set Chinese records in the 100 meter backstroke tonight in two electrifying and surprising finals that put both swimmers on the podium.

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Kylie Masse Breaks CAN Record In 100 Back, Wins First Olympic Medal

Canadian Kylie Masse won bronze in the women’s 100 back in a new national record, the Canadian women three medals in three days.

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Juegos Olimpicos Río 2016: Finales día 2

JUEGOS OLÍMPICOS RÍO 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Natación: Agosto 6-13 Estadio Olímpico Acuático, Parque Olímpico de Barra, Río de Janeiro…

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Asia Recap: Japanese Swimmers Continue Smashing Records on Rio Day 2

Japan’s Katsumi Nakamura became the first Japanese man to swim under 48 seconds in the 100 free, setting the new Japanese Record at 47.99.

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