Though Mark Spitz is best known for winning 7 gold medals at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, the Indiana Hoosier also had a legendary NCAA career.
At the 2006 US Nationals, Brendan Hansen went on a double world record spree in the 100/200 breast. Read more on how Hansen took down the records here.
Here we count down some of the greatest performances from semifinal races of the last 20-ish years. These races are just as memorable as the finals.
As Serdinov celebrated Phelps charged down the pool, his back-end speed propelling him ahead of the minutes-old record Serdinov set in the first semifinal.
While Michael Phelps will best be remembered for winning 8 gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, he was arguably better in 2007.
Kosuke Kitajima changed breaststroke forever when he implemented dolphin kicks into his underwater pullouts at the 2004 Olympics and was not disqualified.
Watch all the race videos from the concluding session of PSS Des Moines, featuring the women’s 100 back, women’s 200 IM, and men’s 50 free.
Watch all day 3 race videos from Des Moines, featuring Dahlia V. Smith in the 100 fly, Andrew V. Dressel in the 100 fly, and Margalis’ 400 IM lifetime best.
Catch Haughey V. Manuel in the 100 free, Flickinger V. Smith in the 200 fly, Apple V. Jackson on the men’s side, as well as more day 2 PSS Des Moines races.
Watch the women’s and men’s 1500 free timed finals from day 1 of the 2020 Pro Swim Series-Knoxville, featuring Katie Ledecky, Arik Katz, & Jordan Wilimovsky.
In his 2nd of what will be three 200 IM swims this weekend in Oxford, Carson Foster swam a 1:58.83 in the 200 IM final on Friday.
She tied the #3 performance all-time with a 21.03, matching Tennessee’s Erika Brown, who set the SEC Record with a 21.03 last week.
It was an incredibly fast weekend of racing, including some great swims from some of the top high schoolers in the nation at the VHSL Class 6 Championships.
Florida distance star Bobby Finke, a sophomore, became the fastest man ever as he defended his title in the mile with a 14:12.08.
Watch Erika Brown swim the 3rd-fastest 100 yard freestyle by a woman in history on the final night of the 2020 SEC Swimming & Diving Championships.