Pieter van den Hoogenband

Will 200 Freestylers Finally Produce Sub-1:45 Swims On A Regular Basis?

David Popovici has brought new life to the men’s 200 freestyle, becoming the first man since 2009 to break 1:43 this past summer.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 79% Pick Ryan Lochte As Michael Phelps’ Greatest Rival

With longevity and competitiveness across a number of events, fans believe Ryan Lochte was the Michael Phelps’ best rival during his career.

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The Surprising Missing Piece On Pieter van den Hoogenband’s Swimming Resume

One of the greatest swimmers of his generation, van den Hoogenband shockingly never won a Long Course World Championship title.

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Da Popov A Popovici: I Secondi 50m Più Veloci Della Storia Nei 100 Stile

Popovici non è solo il detentore del record del mondo, ma anche colui che ha chiuso i 100 stile per più volte sotto i 25 secondi

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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.

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Lilly King Becomes First American With World Titles In 50, 100 & 200m Distances

King becomes just the second swimmer in history to win the 50, 100 and 200-meter race of the same stroke at the World Championships.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 37.7% Think We’ll See A 1:43 200 Free In 2022

While the majority think it won’t happen, there’s a sizeable number of fans optimistic we’ll see a swimmer break 1:44 in the 200 free this year.

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Is David Popovici The Fastest 50/100/200 Freestyler Ever?

Despite being just 17 years of age, Popovici has already cemented himself as one of the world’s fastest freestyle swimmers across the three distances.

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Watch Michael Phelps’ 7 Gold Medal Races from the 2007 FINA World Championships

Phelps set a total of 4 individual and 1 relay World Records at the 2007 FINA World Championships, providing somewhat of a preview of the Beijing Olympics.

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Olympic Medalist Brent Hayden Is “Not Done Yet”, Teases A Bid For Paris 2024

Hayden raced for Canada in 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2021. He might not be finished yet though, sharing that he may be looking for a lane at Paris 2024.

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2021 Swammy Awards: Top 10 Swims of the Year

Caeleb Dressel provided us with many memorable moments in 2021, highlighted by his first career individual Olympic gold medal in the 100 freestyle.

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Quel Giorno In Cui Bill Pilczuk Sconvolse Il Mondo Del Nuoto E Popov

Vi raccontiamo la storia di Bill Pilczuk, un uomo che, contro ogni pronostico e probabilità riuscì battere i migliori velocisti al mondo.

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Michael Phelps’ 30 Olympic Finals Scored with ISL Rules

What if Michael Phelps swam in the ISL? Even if we never see it, we can apply ISL rules to Phelps’s Olympic races and see how things turn out.

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SwimSwam Pulse: Fans Have Appetite For Phelps In 200 Back, Dressel In 200 Free

31 percent selected a Michael Phelps 200 back as the hypothetical race they wanted to see, though there’s also an appetite for a Caeleb Dressel 200 free.

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On-Fire Thom de Boer Overtakes PVDH Dutch Record In SCM 100 Free

Dutch freestyle ace Thom de Boer is on a roll, taking down a Pieter van den Hoogenband Dutch record in the SCM 100 freestyle.

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