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Ali DeLoof Produces 55.89 SCM 100 Back, 2nd Fastest American In History

Ali DeLoof has surpassed Kathleen Baker to become the second-fastest American woman in history behind Olivia Smoliga’s 55.04.

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La Classifica Dei Nuotatori Paralimpici Più Decorati Della Storia

La classifica dei nuotatori con più medaglie alle Paralimpiadi vede quattro donne nelle prime cinque posizioni. Tra queste Jessica Long

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Katie Ledecky to Ring the NYSE Closing Bell Today

The stop is Ledecky’s latest in media tour of New York City this week.

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Natalie Coughlin Speaks to Olympic Pressure During Your 1st Games vs. Your 2nd

Coughlin explains that at her first Olympics in 2004, there was a freedom that wasn’t at her 2nd Olympics, coming in as a defending champion in the 100 back

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Paralympians Evan Austin and Leanne Smith Nominated for ESPY Awards

Paralympic swimmers Evan Austin and Leanne Smith have been nominated for the 2021 ESPY Awards in the “Best Athlete with a Disability” category.

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Katharine Berkoff Soars to U.S. #8 All-Time Performer in 100 Back

Katharine Berkoff tied for 2nd place with a 58.88, which is a lifetime best for Berkoff by .41. She surpassed Coughlin and Bootsma in U.S. all-time rankings.

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Curzan Strikes Again (Again), Posts 58.82 100 BK to Down Regan Smith 15-16 NAG

16-year-old Claire Curzan was back in action tonight, taking down a Regan Smith backstroke National Age Group Record.

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BSN Sports Free Webinar: 12-Time Olympic Medalist Natalie Coughlin

The webinar – which will take place on Wednesday, March 24th at 1-2PM CT – will feature Coughlin going over her favorite backstroke techniques and drills.

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2021 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

BAMA’s White and NC State’s Berkoff tied for the top 100 back prelims spot. UVA also holds top seeds in the 4IM (Nelson), 1FL (Douglass), and 2FR (Madden).

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Maggie MacNeil Posts 49.76 100 Backstroke, Moves to #7 All-Time

Leading off the 400 medley relay, Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil threw down a time of 49.76 in the 100 backstroke, making her the 7th fastest performer in history.

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Regan Smith Becomes First Woman to Go 49-Point in 100 Fly & 100 Back

Regan Smith became the 1st woman in history to go under 50 seconds in both the 100y fly and 100y back, and she did both in the same weekend.

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Kayla Han Drops 6th All-Time Fastest 500 Yard Free in 11-12 Age Group: 4:53.61

12-year-old Kayla Han jumped from #20 to #6 on the list of all-time fastest 11-12-year-olds in the 500 free during the time span of four months.

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2021 W. NCAA Picks: White’s Time To Shine In 200 Back

Alabama junior Rhyan White owns a best time nearly two seconds faster than anyone in the field of the 200 back at the upcoming Women’s NCAA Championships.

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Maggie MacNeil Drops Fastest 50 Back in History, 23.02, at Big Ten Champs

MacNeil used otherworldly underwaters to power to her new best time. She’s currently over three-tenths better than any other female 50 backstroker ever.

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11 Days Late, Natalie Coughlin Gives Birth to Baby #2 Ozzie

Natalie Coughlin Hall and Ethan Hall gave birth to their 2nd child this week, welcoming Ozzie to the world at 10 pounds, 6 ounces.

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