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Are WUGs a Good Indicator for a Subsequent Olympic Berth? (2020 Predictions)

Coming off of a monster NCAA season, Dean Farris was relatively unproven in LCM. His 47.0 relay split at WUGs has changed the conversation.

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Kieran Smith Swims US #4 Time in the 800 Free at Gainesville Sectionals

Florida Gator Kieran Smith swam a new lifetime best in the 800 free and is now the 4th-fastest American in the event this year.

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Cal Men Spring Swim and Weights Practice: Photo Vault

SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser took a trip up to Berkeley, CA back in the spring to capture images of both a swim and weights workout of the Cal Bear Men

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World University Games: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Night 5 of the World University Games will feature 9 events, including finals of the men’s 800 free, women’s 200 breast, men’s 100 free, and women’s 100 fly.

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USA Increases Medal Lead, South Africa Makes Up Ground on Day 5 of WUGs

Team USA swept the silvers and picked up one gold while South Africa came away with two more gold medals on day 5 of WUGs.

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2019 World University Games: Escobedo Rattles Meet Record in Day 4 Prelims

Kanako Watanabe won the 100/200 breast in 2017, but Tatjana Schoenmaker won the 100 breast yesterday. They’ll compete in the longer event starting today.

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United States Add 2 Golds on Day 3 of WUGs; Maintain Medal Table Lead

Zach Apple and Gabby DeLoof each added a gold medal to the USA’s tally on Saturday, further extending the Americans’ lead on the medals table.

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Universiadi 2019: Stefano Di Cola Bronzo Nei 200Sl – Tutti I Risultati Day3

UNIVERSIADI  – NAPOLI 2019 Napoli (ITA) – Piscina Felice Scandone – Vasca Lunga 04/10 Luglio 2019 sito web dell’evento Biglietti Swimswam Italia…

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2019 World University Games: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Zach Apple enters day three finals of the 2019 World University Games as the #2 seed in the men’s 200 free after clocking 1:47.76 in the semis.

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Universiadi 2019:Alessio Occhipinti Argento 1500M-Decimo Performer Italiano

UNIVERSIADI  – NAPOLI 2019 Napoli (ITA) – Piscina Felice Scandone – Vasca Lunga 04/10 Luglio 2019 sito web dell’evento Biglietti Swimswam Italia…

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2019 World University Games: GBR’s Abbie Wood Has Second Shot in 200 IM Semis

After missing the start in the 400 IM final, Great Britain’s Abbie Wood will have a shot at redemption in the 200 IM semi-finals, where she is seeded 3rd.

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McLaughlin Puts Up World Top-25 200 FR at NOVA Grand Challenge

Katie McLaughling put up a 1:57.64 in her 200 free LCM, ranking her in the top 25 times in the world this year.

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47-Year-Old Steve West Pops 1:04.99 100 BR LCM at NOVA Grand Challenge

47-year-old Steve West of Irvine Novaquatics broke his year-old Masters world record for the 45-49 age group in the 100 breast with a 1:04.99.

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USA Swimming Announces World University Games Coaching Staff

NC State Head Coach Braden Holloway will be the men’s Head Coach, while Stanford women’s Assoiciate Head Coach Tracy Slusser will be leading the women’s team.

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Men’s Recruiting Class Ranks Revisited: Top 12 Schools For 2016-2019

Our recruiting class ranks for the current crop of graduating seniors, all the way back in 2015: #1 Texas, #2 Cal, #3 USC. How did those classes (and the rest of our top 12) turn out after four years? And what would a revised top 12 list look like? We have the answers – and the data – here.

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