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International Swimmer’s Alliance Officially Launches

Today marks the launch of the International Swimmers’ Alliance (ISA), an independent organization established by athletes, for athletes

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How Watching the 800 from the Stands Helped Joshua Brown Win the 1500

Winner Joshua Brown did an excellent job of swimming his race as he negative split his swim, posting a 7:48.49 on the first 750m, and coming home in 7:47.55

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2021 Olympic Trials Wave I Video Roundup – Day 4

The Olympic Trials Wave I wrapped up in Omaha on Monday, with a whopping 15 athletes earning new qualifications for Wave II, by placing Top 2 in their event

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Sophie Brison on Olympic Trials Wave I Win: “I had no idea I was gonna do that”

Sophie Brison led the race from the 2nd 50 on through the rest of the race. The swim for Brison marks a best time by 0.6 seconds

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Micah Slaton on Working 2 Jobs, Finishing School and Training During Pandemic

In a very tight final, Micah Slaton and Aaron Sequiera’s well-timed finishes led them to the top times in the heat, both dropping PRs in prelims and finals

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Sally Tafuto on Continuing Ohio State’s Momentum Train in 400 Free

Ohio State’s Sally Tafuto swam her race perfectly, roaring into the leading on the final 100 of the race, and shattering her personal best.

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Colby Mefford Admits He Likes to “let the audience worry a little bit”

Colby Mefford was in dead last at the 100 mark but turned on the jets coming home, roaring to a new lifetime best and a victory in the 200 back

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Nikki Venema Goes Through Emotions of Ive League Cancelled Season to OT Champ

Nikki Venema was electric on the back half of this race, pulling ahead through the final 50 to leave no doubt she would punch a ticket to Wave II

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Ivan Kurakin on Making Wave I a Week Ago to Winning It

Kurakin was in the lead from start to finish, and although it looked like he would get caught on the 2nd-to-last 50, he managed to kick it into gear

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2021 Olympic Trials Wave I Video Roundup – Day 3

We saw 10 new swimmers punch their tickets to Wave II Trials next week on night 3 of Wave I, while 2 swimmers earned themselves second events

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Zhier Fan Explains Winning 100 Breast Race Strategy

Zhier Fan and Reid Mikuta were the only swimmers to touch under 1:02, were also the only swimmers under the Wave II standard

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Heather Maccausland Breaks Down 2+ Second Drop in 100 Breast

Heather Maccausland dropped over 2 seconds in the event over the course of today, breaking 1:10 and 1:09 for the first times in her career

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Tyler Kopp Talks Cal Underwater Work, Mile Finishing Speed in 400 IM Win

Rising Cal sophomore Tyler Kopp pulled away from the field on breaststroke and held his lead through the finish, securing his spot in the Wave II meet

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After 2Free/4IM AM Double, Malia Rausch Explains 200 Free Finals Prep

In a true display of outside smoke, ASC’s Malia Rausch, swimming in lane 8, flipped 2nd at the 50 mark before taking over the lead on the 2nd 50

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Liam Bresette on Winning an Event at Olympic Trials: “It’s a dream”

Sammon, who won the men’s 100 free on day 1, took the race out quick, but Bresette had superior closing speed, and got his hand on the wall first

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