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"All the water in the Pacific Ocean can’t sink a ship, its only the water that you let in!"

ISL All-Time Best Swims For Season One (Men’s Events)

A collection of the Top 10 fastest swims in each event from the 1st season of the ISL -We’ve broken it up into men’s swims here; women’s article linked within

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Campionati Vasca Corta Australia-Edwards-Smith Record Categoria-Risultati

Campionati in vasca corta Western Australia: Holly Barratt conquista i 50 farfalla. Il 17enne Joshua Edwards-Smith sigla il record di categoria nei 200 do

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17-Year-Old Edwards-Smith Nails 1:52.29 (SCM) 200 Back Aussie Age Record

17-year-old Joshua Edwards-Smith stole the show on night 1 of the Western Australia SC Championships, hitting a big-time PB in the 200m back.

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El Australiano Thomas Hauck Conquista Otro Récord De Edades Que Poseía Larkin

Thomas Hauck ha rebasado el récord australiano de los 200 espalda en la categoría de 17 años que hasta entonces poseía Mitch Larkin.

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Aussie Thomas Hauck Takes Down Another Larkin Age Record

While competing on day 1 of the 2020 Queensland Short Course Prep Meet, Thomas Hauck broke through once again with a 200m back national age record.

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The Olympics That Would Have Been: Dressel’s Triple Triumph On Day 7

Just as he has done at the 2017 and 2019 World Championships, Caeleb Dressel is slated for three finals swims on Day 7 in Tokyo.

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The Olympics That Would Have Been: Manuel’s 100 Free Magic Highlights Day 6

Simone Manuel, Cate Campbell and Sarah Sjostrom had yet another showdown in the women’s 100 freestyle on Day 6 of the parallel universe 2020 Games.

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The Olympics That Would Have Been: Dressel, Chalmers Have Epic Day 5 Showdown

In a rematch of their clash at the 2019 World Championships, Caeleb Dressel and Kyle Chalmers square off in the final of the men’s 100 free on Day 5 in Tokyo.

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The Olympics That Would Have Been: Smith, Murphy & King Lead U.S. Gold Rush

Regan Smith, Ryan Murphy and Lilly King all take down world records en route to gold on Day 3 of our parallel universe 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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The Olympics That Would Have Been: Mega-Stars Shine On Day 2

Some of the sport’s biggest stars —Katie Ledecky, Adam Peaty, Sarah Sjostrom and Caeleb Dressel, show up in a big way on day two in Tokyo.

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Australian Coach Dean Pugh Diagnosed With Adenocarcinoma Lung Cancer

Australian coach Dean Pugh has been diagnosed with adenocarcinoma lung cancer, and his community has set up a GoFundMe page to help pay his medical expenses.

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Dolfin Swim of the Week: Larkin’s World-Leading 1:55.7 IM From One Year Ago

Well known as a backstroker, Australia’s Mitch Larkin was the best 200 IMer in the entire world last season, with a swim he put up one year ago today.

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Dean Boxall Named Australian Swimming Coach of the Year

Dean Boxall has been named the Australian Swimming Coaches And Teachers Association Coach of the Year after his team’s successes.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 46% Pick Men’s 200 Back As Next Super-Suited WR In Danger

Our most recent poll asked SwimSwam readers to pick between five of the tougher remaining world records from the super-suit era.

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Aussie Coach Dean Boxall Says It’s Time For Elite Swimmers To Have Pool Access

The St. Peters Western coach believes the best swimmers in the world should be allowed to return to the pool to get their bodies ready for 2021.

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