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2020 SECs: Rhyan White Swims 8th Fastest 200 BK Ever to Claim Backstroke Sweep

White put up a 1:48.15 to win the title in the 200 back, marking the 8th fastest performance in history. She was just 9 hundredths shy of her record.

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Alabama’s Rhyan White Clocks 1:48.0 in 200 Back Prelims for New SEC Record

After smashing the 100 back SEC Record on day 4, Alabama’s Rhyan White is still on fire. She took down another SEC Record in prelims of the 200 back.

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Bama’s Rhyan White Smashes SEC Conference Record with 50.0 100 Back

Alabama’s Rhyan White, who tied the SEC Meet Record this morning, smashed that mark tonight to become the 8th fastest swimmer in history.

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2019 British Swimming C’ships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

James Guy, the fastest qualifier from this morning’s heats and the British National Record holder in this event, will look to pick up a victory in tonight’s 100 fly final.

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Regan Smith, 17, Sets 200 Back American Record at Cary Sectionals

After scaring the 100 back American record Saturday, Smith had even more in store for the 200 Sunday.

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Beata Nelson Shatters Big Ten Record with 1:48.47 200 Back

Kathleen Baker holds the NCAA and American records at 1:47.30.

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A&M Post-Grad Lisa Bratton Moves to 7th on All-Time 200y Back Rankings

Texas A&M post-grad Lisa Bratton, one of a handful of Aggie post-grads who swam at the mostly-collegiate Art Adamson Invititational this…

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Gregg Troy on Longevity, Racing and Athlete Development

Legendary coach Gregg Troy discusses the keys to longevity in coaching, how to become a great racer and athlete development…

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2018 W. NCAAs: Baker Goes 1:47.30 200 Back to Break Oldest American Record

Kathleen Baker won the 200 back by over a body length Saturday night, becoming the 3rd woman ever under 1:48, breaking the American record in 1:47.30.

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2018 W. NCAAs: Beata Nelson Jumps to #6 All-Time in 200 Back

Beata Nelson is the top seed heading into finals with a 1:49.33.

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Supersuit Era Still Haunts British Women’s National Records

Two-time silver medalist from Rio, Jazz Carlin of Great Britain, is still chasing Joanne Jackson’s 400 freestyle national record mark of 4:00.79 set back in 2009.

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Kylie Masse Becomes 1st Canadian Female To Win A Swimming World Title

Kylie Masse won the first Canadian gold medal at the FINA World Aquatics Championships since 2007.

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Masse Takes Down World Record with 58.1 100 Back

With that, she took .02 off the former World Record of 58.12 set by Great Britain’s Gemma Spofforth at the 2009 World Championships.

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Rivalry Between King & Efimova Reaches Boiling Point Heading To Final

The rivalry between Lilly King and Yuliya Efimova is set to reach it’s climax tomorrow in the women’s 100 breast final.

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Kylie Masse Ties 2nd Fastest Swim Of All-Time With 58.18 100 Back

Kylie Masse tied the 2nd fastest swim in history in the women’s 100 back, clocking 58.18.

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