Michael Brinegar

Roadmaps – Mapping the Journey of US Swimming Stars: Men’s 800 Free

Roughly one year from now in Omaha, the first two U.S. men’s 800 free Olympians will be determined. Read on to learn more about this US Roadmaps group.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 46% Pick Michigan To Win Men’s Big Ten

Almost half of voters picked the Michigan men to repeat as Big Ten champions, despite a 146.5-point Indiana margin in returning points.

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Roadmaps 2.0 – Mapping International Swim Stars: Men’s 1500 Free

Did you know Franko Grgic broke 14:49 in the 1500 free at age 16, one year before Gregorio Paltrinieri did ten years ago? Read for more men’s 1500 free facts.

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The Trials That Would Have Been: Manuel, Dressel Chasing Barriers On Day 8

Four years ago, 19-year-olds Abbey Weitzeil and Simone Manuel made their first Olympic teams. They would have battled for a return in the 50 free today.

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Ranking the Most Highly Anticipated 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Races: #20-11

We know what she can do in backstroke, but what could happen if Regan Smith swims the butterfly events at Trials? It’s something worth getting hyped over.

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Returning Conference Points: 3 Clear-Cut Front-runners In Men’s Big Ten

Michigan ended a three-year Indiana run last year, but IU and Ohio State return strong groups in chase of Michigan for 2020-2021.

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IU Expects Brinegar & Capobianco Back From Olympic Gap Years

The Indiana Hoosiers expect NCAA champion diver Andrew Capobianco and NCAA runner-up distance man Michael Brinegar to return from Olympic gap years.

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Redshirt Rewind: The 2020 NCAA Gap Years & Where They Go From Here

In Olympic anticipation, the 2020 NCAA season was loaded with top talent taking gap years. But Olympic postponement will throw a wrench into those plans.

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Swimmers Sent Home as US Olympic Training Center Shut Down by State Order

A large group of US-based swimmers are heading home after the Olympic Training Center was shut down by state order, SwimSwam has learned.

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Sam Stewart Swims 1:58 in 200m Backstroke at College Station Sectionals

The swim was Stewart’s lifetime best in the 200 back by a full second: his first lifetime best in the event since 2018 Summer Nationals.

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Michael Brinegar, Clare Vetkoetter Win Opening Races at College Station Sects.

US National Teamer Michael Brinegar (above) swam an 8:03 to win the men’s 800 free on Thursday in College Station, Texas.

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Futures Champ Mason Carlton Joins Growing Indiana Distance Group (2021)

The Indiana Hoosiers have the hot hand in distance freestyles, and Mason Carlton has committed to join that group in the fall of 2021.

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2019 US Open Championships: Katie Ledecky Scratches 400 IM on Day Three

After failing to reach the A-final in both the 400 IM and 200 free, Katie Ledecky has decided to keep the 200 free for day 3 finals in Atlanta.

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2019 US Open Championships: Night 1 Timed Finals Recap

The 2019 U.S. Open kicks off with the women’s and men’s 800 freestyles Wednesday night in Atlanta, GA at the McAuley Aquatic Center.

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US Junior National Team Member Jackson Carlile Commits To Indiana for 2021

The class’s first distance freestyler, Carlile made the US Junior National Team in the Open Water 10k after finishing 6th place at Open Water Nationals.

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