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SwimSwam’s Official 2018 Swammy Award Index

This month, we’re recounting the top performers and performances of the year 2018. Keep track of all of our Swammy Award winners here, with links out to full Swammy Award stories and honorable mentions.

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2018 Swammy Awards: Ben Titley, Canadian Coach of The Year

 “Coach Ben is just so amazing and got me to where I am. I’m so grateful for him,” says Taylor Ruck of our 2018 Swammy Award winner for Canadian Coach of the Year, Ben Titley.

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Canadians In Lausanne (Photo Vault)

Take in the sights of the 2018 Lausanne Cup with a Canadian-specific photo vault, courtesy of photographer Kevin Reust.

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Lausanne : Charlotte Bonnet et Jérémy Stravius s’amusent

Une petite délégation niçoise s’est plutôt bien débrouillée au meeting de Lausanne.

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Pac 12 Mid-Season Analysis: No Surprises at the Top

Now that all the major mid season invites are complete, pretty much every team in the country has had a…

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2018 Swammy Awards: Canadian Female Athlete of the Year Taylor Ruck

Ruck shined at two of the biggest meets at the halfway point in the Olympiad, the Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacs, most notably claiming 200 free gold at both.

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Lausanne Day 2: Ruck & Sanchez Each Top Hosszu

Taylor Ruck of Canada got her hand on the wall first in the women’s 100m back final in Lausanne, relegating Hungarian Katinka Hosszu to silver.

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Hosszu Threatens Meet Records At Lausanne Day 2 Prelims

Katinka Hosszu is ending her 2018 year of seemingly continuous racing with quick morning swims in Lausanne.

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Taylor Ruck Named Swimming Canada Female Aquatic Swimmer Of The Year

After a record-tying eight medal run at the Commonwealth Games in April followed by five medals at the 2018 Pan…

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2018 Swammy Awards: World Jr Female Swimmer of the Year Taylor Ruck

This year, among many incredible female junior swimmers, Canadian Taylor Ruck has stood above the rest.

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Sanchez Comes Close To Another WJR; Greenbank 3rd Fastest 1Back Brit

On-fire Canadian teenager Kayla Sanchez kept her winning streak going in Sheffield, while Luke Greenbank, Holly Hibbott and more slid into the all-time British performers lists.

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Checking in on D1 Women’s Freshmen Class: Lots of Upside

The biggest mystery at the start of any NCAA season is the freshmen. We know who was fast in high…

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2018-2019 Women’s NCAA Power Rankings: December Edition

Stanford still leads handily with unanimous #1 votes, but the trio behind them are as close as can be.

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Claire Curzan Jumps to #4 in 200 Back; Drops 17 Seconds in 14 Months

Claire Curzan hadn’t swum an official 200 back until October of 2017. Now she’s the 4th-fastest 13-14.

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Michigan Women Lead Swimulator Rankings

With mid season invites in the bag, pretty much every team in the country has had a meet that they’ve…

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