Michael Phelps

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“If you want to be the best, you have to do things other people aren’t willing to do.”

No Swimmers Nominated for 2019 Laureus Sports Awards

Katie Ledecky was nominated for Sportswoman of the Year in each of the last 3 years, but no swimmer was nominated in 2019 for just the 2nd time ever.


Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Gianluca Urlando

Coming off a summer of long course time explosions, 16-year-old Gianluca Urlando transferred that speed and more to the short course yards pool in December.

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Watching Swimming: What Makes a Race Good?

Last Friday, SwimSwam published our Swammy Awards Top 10 Swims of the Year. The number one race was the men’s medley relay at the Asian Games.


Michael Phelps Honored With Mental Health Advocacy Award

23-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps has been honored with the Morton E. Ruderman Award in Inclusion for his role in mental health advocacy.


Start 2019 Off With SwimSwam Magazine – 2018 Year In Review

Start 2019 off with SwimSwam Magazine to inspire your swimmer, swammer, swim-fan or coach.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Panettone Phelps

We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets!

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Swimming Photos of 2018: Above the Surface

Earlier we shared some of our top underwater swimming photos from the past year.  During our annual end of the year…

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Joe Schooling To Train In Singapore For 2020 Olympics: GMM presented by SwimOutlet.com

Joe Schooling will be heading back home to Singapore to focus on and train for the 2020 Olympic Games.


Shout from the Stands: On Heroes… Like Missy

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

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Olivia Smoliga Wins Record 8 Gold Medals, Kelsi Dahlia 7 at SC Worlds

While Smoliga earned the most gold medals of any competitor, Team USA’s Kelsi Dahlia leaves Hangzhou with 9 medals total, 7 of which are gold.


Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Urlando Tops Phelps NAG

Anytime you break a record held by the all-time greatest, you’re going to get some buzz.


Hangzhou : Pieroni échappe de peu à Rapsys dans un carrefour dangereux

Blake Pieroni qui sur 200 peut battre n’importe qui au monde, a emporté le 200 mètres d’une coudée.

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Caeleb Dressel: L’Uomo Che Ogni Volta Che Nuota Stabilisce Un Record

CAMPIONATO MONDIALE IN VASCA CORTA FINA 2018 11/16 Dicembre 2018 Hangzhou (Cina) Swimswam Italia Guida Sito web dell’evento Programma Gare…

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American Men Break SCM 400 Free Relay World Record

Caeleb Dressel led the U.S. off in an American Record and they broke the world record in the 400 free relay.


WATCH Gianluca Urlando Down Michael Phelps’ 200 Fly NAG (1:40.91)

Watch as 16-year-old Gianluca Urlando wins the 200 fly at 2018 Speedo Winter Junior Championships – West in 1:40.91, crushing the old meet record and taking down Michael Phelps’ 15-16 National Age Group Record.


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