Mariella Venter

Tokyo 2020, Africa Day 7: Chelius Makes 50 FR Semis, Breaks 4th RSA Record

South African Emma Chelius qualified into the 50 free semifinals in 24.65, a national record. 22 more national records from Africa fell in the 50 free.

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Woman-Less South African Swimming Roster In Rio Now Boasts Six For Tokyo

South Africa had zero women in the pool at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. This time around there will be six women representing the country in Tokyo.

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2021 Pro Swim Series – Indianapolis: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Follow along live as racing gets underway at the fourth and final prelims session of the 2021 Pro Swim Series – Indianapolis.

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2021 Pro Swim Series – Indianapolis: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Hali Flickinger comes into Friday night as the big favorite in the women’s 400 IM after a strong 4:42.61 prelim swim.

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2021 Big Ten Women’s Championships: Day Five Prelims Live Recap

Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil will swim the 100 free, along with on-fire Northwestern senior Maddie Smith. Phoebe Bacon will swim the 200 back as well.

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Indiana Men Win Huge Battle Over Michigan in B1G Tri; Michigan Women Cruise

Brendan Burns won both butterfly events as the IU men got the job done over Michigan and Northwestern, while Wolverine Maggie MacNeil went a 200 free PR.

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Michigan Intrasquad: Ackerman Goes 4IM School Record, Hunter Hits 51.8 100 BR

Ackerman, a freshman, knocked two seconds off of her best to finish in 4:05.58, nearly two seconds ahead of the old Michigan record.

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Olivia Carter Breaks Meet Record in Debut For Michigan

Carter spent her freshman season at Georgia (UGA), where she was named the 2019 SEC Freshman Swimmer of the Year, and earned All-American honors in the 200 fL

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College Swimming Previews: Relays Must Rebuild For #9 Michigan Women

Michigan scored half its points (156/314) on relays last year, and they graduated half (10/20) their legs. They do, though, return star flyer Maggie MacNeil.

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Regan Smith Wins 200 Freestyle With Huge 1:58.44 PB at Counsilman Classic

In her first sub-2:00 performance in the 200 meter freestyle, Regan Smith hit the wall first in 1:58.44, narrowly ahead of Gabby DeLoof.

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Ranking the 2018 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #9-12

Julia Menkhaus is a big reason why UVA slides in at #11 on the top incoming NCAA classes rankings.

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Afrique du Sud : Le Clos et van der Burgh qualifiés pour les Commonwealth Games

Aux championnats d’Afrique du Sud qui se sont tenus à Durban pendant six jours, 29 filles et garçons, ont réalisé les minima requis pour entrer dans l’équipe nationale pour les Jeux du Commonwealth.

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South African Commonwealth Roster Grows On Day 2 Of C’ships

Chad Le Clos easily won the men’s 200m freestyle in a Commonwealth Games-qualifying time, but he wasn’t the only one to notch an event on South Africa’s line-up for next year.

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Junior Worlds Finalist Victoria Kwan of Canada Gives Verbal to Michigan

Victoria Kwan from Markham Aquatic Club has made a verbal commitment to the University of Michigan’s class of 2022.

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Michigan Picks Up Verbal Pledge from Canada’s Maggie MacNeil

London, Ontario’s Maggie MacNeil has verbally committed to swim for the University of Michigan next fall.

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