Sippy Woodhead

Has American Age Group Swimming Power Shifted East?

TAC Titans’ star Claire Curzan is one of a slew of USA Swimming stars that developed on the eastern seaboard and should make noise in Budapest next month.

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Claire Weinstein Clocks #3 200 Free All-Time for 13-14 Girls – 1:44.72

With the swim, Weinstein is now the #2 performer all-time in the 13-14 age group, behind only Missy Franklin.

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Former U.S. National Team Director Mark Schubert Announces Retirement

Schubert served on eight Olympic coaching staffs, won three NCAA team titles and was USA Swimming’s National Team Director from 2006 until 2010.

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Summer McIntosh E’ La 14enne Più Veloce Della Storia Nei 200 Stile

Summer McIntosh ai trials in Canada vince la finale dei 200 stile libero con 1:56.19 il tempo più veloce della storia per una 14enne

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Summer McIntosh Hits Fastest 15&U 200 Free In History At 14: 1:56.19

The 14-year-old McIntosh won the women’s 200 freestyle at the Canadian Olympic Trials to officially punch her ticket to the Tokyo Olympics.

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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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