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At Swimming Worlds, Hungary Deserves Biggest Gold Of All

The World Championships came to a close earlier this month and it always takes a week or two to reflect back and absorb some of the great performances that we witnessed, along with the event’s overall impact on the sport and the global sporting landscape.

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Trash-Talking Barack Obama Out-Golfs Michael Phelps, Actor Says

Michael Phelps may be the greatest swimmer in history. But on the golf course, he’s still human, at least according to actor Anthony Anderson.

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Rome : Chad Le Clos devance Nathan Adrian sur 100 libre, un triomphe de l’ « Energie » !

Grand bassin du Stadio del Nuoto, la piscine du traditionnel Trophée des Sept Collines et du mondial de Rome 2009….

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HS Swimming & Diving Sees Highest Participation Increase Since 2008

High school swimming & diving saw it’s largest participation increase since 2008-09.

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Michael Phelps’ Unforgettable Under Armour Ad Earns Webby Award

Think back to pre-Rio 2016 and there was one unforgettable ad featuring an Olympic legend – a moving, visual piece of art which still brings on chills when watching it to this day.

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Lochte Breaks Phelps’ 200 IM Meet Record for Gold at 2017 U.S. Open

In his post-Rio USA Swimming meet debut, U.S. Olympian Ryan Lochte swam to a gold medal and a Championship Record with his 1:59.2 in the 200 IM at the 2017 U.S. Open.

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Americans Show Incredible Improvement From Kazan To Budapest

The American team saw incredible improvement at the 2017 World Championships compared to their disastrous 2015.

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Caeleb Dressel Named FINA’s Male Swimmer of the Meet at 2017 Worlds

In his first World Championships, Dressel won 7 gold medals, tying Phelps for the most golds in a single Worlds. His gold total amounted to more golds than any country other than the U.S. earned throughout the meet.

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Dressel Pops 49.7 Fly Split as USA Swims Fastest Textile 400 MR Ever

Dressel was once again just .04 shy of the fastest ever, which stands at a 49.72 split done by Michael Phelps in 2009.

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Watch Chase Kalisz Erase Phelps’ 400m IM Meet Record in Budapest (Race Video)

Watch Chase Kalisz down Michael Phelps’ 2007 championship record in the 400 IM, and win the first U.S. gold medal in the event since Ryan Lochte’s in Shanghai in 2011.

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A Look At The Stats From Budapest World Championships

Now that the World Championships in Budapest have come to a close, let’s take a look back at the numbers and see what’s interesting.

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North America: Pickrem Rebounds With 400 IM Bronze, Big Best Time

Sydney Pickrem rebounded with a 400 IM bronze after being forced to stop during the 200 IM final.

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Grevers: “I Think Michael (Phelps) Might Come Back”

“I think Michael might come back. After watching this meet he might get the hitch. I know he is a competitor and he might want to help out.”

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