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Katie Ledecky Among 18 Athletes Nominated for 2022 AAU Sullivan Award

Katie Ledecky is among 18 athletes nominated by the Amateur Athletic Union for its 2022 James E. Sullivan Award honoring the nation’s top amateur athlete. 

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Olympic Icons Natalie Coughlin, Mary T. Meagher Highlight Cal Alumni Practice

SwimSwam got the chance to observe the Cal women welcome its alumni back to Speiker Aquatic Center in Berkeley, California last weekend


Natalie Coughlin Elected to Second Term on USA Swimming’s Board of Directors

Three-time Olympian Natalie Coughlin is one of five 10-Year Athletes on the board of 15 members, having served in that role since 2018. 


Elaine Breeden is Inducted into Stanford’s First All-Female Hall of Fame Class

Stanford Athletics celebrated Title IX’s 50th anniversary by inducting its first all-female Hall of Fame class, including 2008 Olympic swimmer Elaine Breeden.


The *Theoretical* Fastest Mixed Freestyle Relays of All-Time

In recent years, the Australians would’ve been capable of swimming a time nearly three seconds under the existing world record in the mixed 400 free relay.


WATCH: Michael Phelps, Natalie Coughlin Get Inducted Into USOPC Hall of Fame

Phelps, Coughlin and the 1976 women’s 400 free relay were among the inductees into the USOPC Hall of Fame, Class of 2022 on Friday.


2022 Swammy Awards: World Championships — Women’s Edition

in this article, SwimSwam recognizes the best overall, breakout, relay, and junior female swimmers from this year’s world championship meet.


Dressel, Ledecky, Snyder, And Long Nominated For 2022 ESPY Awards

Ten-time Olympic medalist Katie Ledecky (pictured) has been nominated for both the Best Women’s Athlete and Best Women’s Olympian awards.


Katie Ledecky Becomes First Swimmer To Win Five Straight World Titles In An Event

Ledecky obliterated the field in this event at the 2022 World Championships, putting up a time of 8:08.04 to win by 10.73 seconds.


Katie Ledecky E’ L’Atleta Più Decorata Della Storia Dei Mondiali In Lunga

Con 21 medaglie d’oro vinte finora, Katie Ledecky è diventata la donna ad aver vinto di più nella storia dei Campionati Mondiali in lunga

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Katie Ledecky Becomes Most Decorated Female Swimmer In World Championship History

Katie Ledecky passed Natalie Coughlin to become the winningest female swimmer in the history of the World Aquatics Championships on Wednesday.


Americans Win Two Medals in Women’s 100 Back for First Time Since 2008 Olympics

Regan Smith won Gold in the women’s 100 back tonight in Budapest, swimming a 58.22, while fellow American Claire Curzan grabbed Bronze in 58.67.


Michael Phelps Headlines U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame Class of 2022

The class includes Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all-time, along with 12-time Olympic medalist Natalie Coughlin and Para swimmer Trischa Zorn-Hudson.


With 5th World Championships Berth, Ledecky and Kalisz Join Exclusive List

Chase Kalisz and Katie Ledecky were selected to compete at their fifth World Championships later this summer, joining 13 Americans on an exclusive list.


Which Aquatic Athletes Will Be in the 2022 USOPC Hall of Fame Class?

Michael Phelps with his 28 Olympic medals is a sure-fire first ballot Hall-of-Famer. But which of the other 6 aquatic nominees might join him?