Julia Smit

Melanie Margalis Breaks American Record In Women’s 200 IM Final

Melanie Margalis broke the American Record in 2:04.62, winning silver behind Katinka Hosszu.

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“Suit Gap Records” – the Asterisk on the American Records Book

Caeleb Dressel is the new American Record holder in the 100 free in SCM, unifying the 3 American Records in the event. But, he’s not the fastest American in the 100 free in SCM. Here’s the breakdown.

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Kathleen Baker Breaks U.S. Open Record in 200 IM

Baker’s best time coming into 2018 was a 2:12, and she’s now the second-fastest American in history.

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Simone Manuel Wins 2018 Honda Sport Award

Manuel is the 10th Stanford Cardinal to win the award.

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2018 W. NCAAs: Ella Eastin Goes 3:54.60 to Obliterate 400 IM American Record

Ella Eastin lowered Katie Ledecky’s American record by nearly 2 seconds.

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2018 W. NCAAs: Ella Eastin Shatters 200IM American Record

Eastin took nearly a second off her previous record, going 1:50.67.

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8 Times The Fastest U.S. Swim Ever Isn’t The American Record

When is the fastest swim ever done by an American not considered the American record? There are currently 8 such swims on the books, courtesy of a unique rules anomaly.

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Ella Eastin Breaks, American, U.S. Open, NCAA Records in 200 IM

2016 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 16 – Saturday, March 19 McAuley Aquatic Center – Atlanta, GA Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM…

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Katinka Hosszu Breaks 400 IM U.S. Open Record, Now Holds Both U.S. Open Marks in the IM

Katinka Hosszu, in the prelims of day two of the Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara, has broken the…

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Katinka Hosszu Sets New US Open Mark in 200 IM

Katinka Hosszu set a new US Open record in the 200 IM as she won her fifth event at the Arena Pro Swim Charlotte on Sunday evening.

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Katinka Hosszu Gets a Hat Trick: Breaks All 3 IM World Records in One Meet

Katinka Hosszu has two World Records on Thursday, and three total in the last two days.

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Hosszu and Beltmonte Garcia set World Marks on Day Two in Berlin

Yesterday seemed like an anomaly, a day at a World Cup event without Katinka Hosszu breaking a world record… (Photo Credit: Victor Puig)

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Hosszu, Kromowidjojo and le Clos Set World Marks in Eindhoven

Hungarian superstar Katinka Hosszu started the meet off with roar in prelims swim breaking the 200 IM world record breaking American Julia Smit’s 2009 record of 2:04.60 by posting a time of 204.39… (Courtesy of FINA)

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The USA Swimming National Team Photo Vault

Jason Lezak, Olympic Icon, 2008 4×100 free relay savior, against Flag Art (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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The Calamity of the Women’s 200 IM at Trials; Phelps-Lochte III

“200 IM Olympic Trials Preview: Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte will thrill and chill the Omaha crowd.” (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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