Maritza Correia

The Top 16 Swimming Stories of 2016

The New Year is upon us! So we at SwimSwam are wrapping up our 2016 Swammy Awards with a look back at the 16 biggest stories of the year 2016.

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Simone Manuel Becomes First Black Woman To Win Olympic Swimming Gold

American Simone Manuel pulled a shocking upset in the 100 free to become the first black woman ever to win an Olympic gold medal in swimming.

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Swim Ireland to Launch New High Performance Strategy After Rio

At the conclusion of the 2016 Olympics Swim Ireland will be going through some major restructuring at its highest level…

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1st African American woman to win an Olympic medal relects on the historic 1-2-3 Minority Finish at Women’s NCAAs

Maritza McClendon: “A tear instantly came to my eyes, I couldn’t believe it… This is a true moment in history for minorities. I still can’t believe we had three women of color take 1,2, 3 in the 100 free at Division 1 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.”

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Georgia Aquatics Hall of Fame Announces 5 for Class of 2014

Olympic silver medalist Maritza Correia is one of five swimmers being inducted to the Georgia Aquatics Hall of Fame next week.

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Loeffler, McClendon, Silverman Other Convention Award Winners

Awards galore at the USAS Convention. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Olympian Maritza Correia McClendon at US World Trials for Nike Swim

Olympic medalist, Maritza Correia McClendon, is a former American and World Record holder, the first African Amercian woman to achieve…

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Azevedo Surprises Team with SwimOutlet.com Delivery in Lamborghini

“Tony Azevedo delivers free gear to a water polo team in a Lamborghini…”

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The State of Drowning Prevention in September, 2012

Cullen Jones has been the figurehead for the drowning prevention program in the United States. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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