Sippy Woodhead

2021 Spring Cup, Irvine: Han Posts #2 Fastest 400 IM in 11-12 Age Group History

12-year-old Kayla Han posted a 4:56.86 in the 400 meter IM, the 2nd fastest 400 IM ever swam by an 11-12-year-old, directly behind Olympian Elizabeth Beisel.

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Bella Sims Moves to #9 All-Time in 15-16 Age Group with 1:44.21 200 Free

Bella Sims of Sandpipers broke the Top 10 All-Time 15-16 Girls list in prelims of the 200 freestyle at the 2021 Gains Invitational.

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April 10, 1980: The Fastest Day In History

On one April day in 1980, six American swimmers set seven world records in the 50-meter freestyle in an explosion of speed unlike anything before it.

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SwimSwam Rewind: 30 Years of NCAA Championship Swimming Evolution

Nearly everything has changed in the sport since 1989, other than the fact that Eddie Reese was winning team titles at Texas.

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Top 10 Women’s Swimmers Who Never Won an Olympic Gold Medal

American swimmer Katie Hoff broke American Records, World Records and won 3 Olympic medals in ’08, but in spite of huge expectations, none of them were gold.

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10 Oldest Remaining U.S. NAG Records

Since our last look at the records back in July of 2015, only 2 of the 10 oldest NAG records have been broken, but there’s a fresh class of contenders hungry to get their names in the history books.

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Hall of Fame Swim Coach Don Lamont Dies

Lamont (above middle, with swim coach son Ken to his right) coached 13 Olympians at all different stages of their careers, including 7 who won gold or silver medals.

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Justina Kozan Erases Sippy Woodhead LSC Record Which Had Stood 40 Yrs

Kozan’s 1:45.77 cleared the SCS 13-14 200 free record held by the legendary Sippy Woodhead, which was a 1:46.40 done in 1978.

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2018 Junior Pan Pacs Day 1 Preview: US Backstrokers, Tuggle & Urlando

Phoebe Bacon leads a stacked field of American female backstrokers set to compete in the 100 on day 1 of the Junior Pan Pacs in Fiji.

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Australian Tracey Wickham Having Her Own 40-Year Record Run

In the same week as two age group records belonging to American swimming legend Sippy Woodhead turn 40, Australia has an…

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5 Storylines to Watch at the 2018 Jr Pan Pacific Championships

Luca Urlando is a real threat to Michael Phelps’ 15-16 NAG record in the 200 fly.

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Sippy Woodhead’s 13-14 National Age Group Records Turn 40

Sippy Woodhead’s National Age Group Records in the 13-14 girls’ 200 and 400 meter freestyles celebrate their 40th anniversary this week.

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2018 Speedo Junior Nationals: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

The fifth and final day of prelims will feature the 200 IM, 50 free, women’s 1500, and men’s 800.

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2018 Speedo Junior Nationals: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Will Grant is the top seed heading into the men’s 100 back final in Irvine.

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Erin Gemmell Becomes No. 2 All-Time American 13-year-old in 200 Free

After becoming the third-fastest 13-year-old in U.S. history Friday morning, Gemmell moved to No. 2 Friday night.

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