Gold Medal Minute

Olympic Medalist Alex Walsh Reveals Her New NCAA Event Lineup

Will 200 IM Olympic medalist and NCAA defending champion Alex Walsh compete in the same events as 2021? See her interview to learn more.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Bobby Finke Ready to Make His Mark at NCAA Championships

Bobby Finke previews what competitors he has his eye on at NCAA Championships, and we play the prediction game in the men’s 500 yard free.

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Olympic Champ Lydia Jacoby Chasing First World Title in Budapest

Catch up with Olympic gold medalist Lydia Jacoby ahead of USA Swimming’s Pro Swim Series stop this week in Chicago (Westmont).

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Olympic Star Katie Ledecky Moves to Gainesville To Train With The Guys

Did 10x Olympic swimming medalist Katie Ledecky move to Gainesville to train with the Gator men’s distance group? I think so. What do you think?

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7x Olympic Gold Medalist Dressel Describes Painful Practices Under Coach Nesty

7-time Olympic gold medalist Caeleb Dressel unpacks painful training under Coach Nesty and explains the transition from Coach Troy.

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Caeleb Dressel Recaps His Olympics And Why He Didn’t Swim The 4×200

7-time Olympic gold medalist Caeleb Dressel has not rested since before the 2016 Olympics, and he intends to keep going through ISL Season 3.

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How Fast Will Michael Andrew Swim at The Olympic Games?

Let’s play the prediction game. Michael Andrew appears to be on track to swim fast at the Olympic Games, but how fast? What do you think?

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Ryan Murphy Analyzes His 2021 Olympic Games Backstroke Competition

Defending Olympic backstroke champion Ryan Murphy unpacks his last quad, his competition, and I play the prediction game.

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Getting to Know The New FINA Executive Director Brent Nowicki

Brent Nowicki, the new FINA Executive Director is young, only 42 years old, and SwimSwam caught up with him at U.S. Olympic Trials.

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Caeleb Dressel Talks About His Nerves Ahead Of U.S. Olympic Trials

Caeleb Dressel is flesh and bone, battling nervousness like everyone else. He shares insights into his 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials experience.

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How Fast Will Olivia Smoliga Swim at U.S. Olympic Trials?

Smoliga surprised fans dropping a best time at the Atlanta Classic. How fast will she swim at Olympic Trials in the 100 back or even the 200 free?

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How Fast Will Michael Andrew Swim at Olympic Trials?

Michael Andrew swam fast at the Indy Pro, going 58.6 100 breast, 50.8 100 fly, and 1:56.8 200 IM. How fast will he swim at U.S. Olympic Trials?

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How Fast Will Carson Foster Swim 400 IM At U.S. Olympic Trials?

Carson Foster has 2016 Olympic Trials experience from when he was only 14 years old. How fast will he swim 400 IM at the 2021 Olympic Trials?

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Sports Icon Mark Spitz Shares His Wisdom On The Mind Of An Olympic Champion

Mark Spitz shares his 1968 to 1972 journey to becoming the greatest Olympian of all-time. Mark is funny, insightful and full of swimming wisdom.

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How Fast Will Caeleb Dressel Swim At U.S. Olympic Trials?

This is version two of the Dressel Olympic prediction game. My last predictions were way too safe, and commenters heckled me to for being a wimp.

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