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Ryan And Greene Pre-Selected For Tokyo As Swim Ireland Revises Olympic Qualification Policy
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Jan. 26, 2021 — European 50m back bronze medallist Shane Ryan and triple national record holder Darragh Greene have been selected for Tokyo by Swim Ireland.
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19-year-old Sato Shoma becomes fourth in world to swim under 2:07 in men's 200-metre breaststroke
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Jan. 25, 2021 — Sato joined some exclusive swimming company on Sunday (24 January), becoming one of only four in the sport's history to break the 2:07 barrier in the men's 200-metre breaststroke.

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Breaststroke/IMers Patrick Daly, Gavin Jones Announce Verbal Commitments to Denison
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Sept. 7, 2020 — Denison University has picked up a pair of new verbal commitments for the 2021-22 season and beyond from from New Albany, Ohio native Patrick Daly and Gavin Jones of Bellingham, Wash. Both talented swimmers will join Lucas Conrads , Tyler Distenfeld , and Elijah Venos as members of the Big Red’s class of 2025. Photo Courtesy: Patrick Daly Regarding his commitment, he said: “I’m very excited to announce that I will be continuing my academic and athletic career at Denison University! I would like to thank my family, friends, coaches, and teammates for helping me get to thi ...
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@SwimXps  Patrick Daly, Gavin Jones Commit to Denison #swimming
  
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USC Adds Local Breaststroker Chris O'Grady for Fall 2021
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July 15, 2020 — Rose Bowl Aquatics’ Chris O’Grady has verbally committed to the USC Trojans for fall 2021. He’s a rising senior at La Cañada High School in the greater Los Angeles area. I am grateful and excited to announce my commitment to swim and study at The University of Southern California. Thank you to my incredible coach at Rose Bowl, Jeff Julian, who has helped me become a better swimmer and teammate. Many thanks to my family, friends, and teammates. I am looking forward to being a Trojan. Fight on✌️ At the 2019 CIF Southern Section Division 2 Champs, O’Grady went a lifetime best 56.97 to p ...
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Jamie Platt Stepping Away From La Salle to Head Middle Atlantic Swimming
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July 14, 2020 — La Salle University head swimming and diving coach Jamie Platt announced his resignation on Monday, after accepting the position of executive director at Middle Atlantic Swimming. Platt, a former student-athlete with the Explorers, spent 18 seasons as a coach at La Salle University and recently completed his fifth as head coach. “We are excited about this new opportunity for Jamie with Middle Atlantic Swimming,” Director of Athletics and Recreation Brian Baptiste said. “Jamie spent nearly two decades positively impacting the lives of student-athletes at La Salle University. We want t ...
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@SwimXps  Jamie Platt Hired as New Executive Director of Head Middle Atlantic Swimming
  
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Arno Kamminga Hits Speedy 58.4 / 2:08.0 in Unofficial Time Trials in Antwerp
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July 11, 2020 ANTWERP — 24-year-old Arno Kamminga from the Netherlands has been on fire all-year long as he was expected to be a key player among the medalists in the 100 & 200 breaststroke at the Tokyo Olympic Games that were set to take place two weeks from now. But with the Olympics being move back a year, that gives every swimmer a chance to reset before chasing their Olympic dreams in 2021. Kamminga has showed no ill effects from the COVID-19 pandemic that has hindered so many athletes around the world.
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Breaststroker Chris Rieseberg to Swim for Ithaca in 2020-21
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March 15, 2020 — Hanover, New Hampshire’s Chris Rieseberg has announced his commitment to Ithaca College’s class of 2024. Rieseberg is a senior at Hanover High School and a member of , whose former head coach Dorsi Raynolds was a 16-time All-American swimmer at Ithaca under Coach Markwardt. Rieseberg specializes in breaststroke, IM and freestyle. He is a 4-time New Hampshire Division 2 state finalist in the 100 breast. Most recently he was runner-up in the 200 IM (2:01.94) and placed 3rd in the 100 breast (1:00.46) at the 2020 NHIAA D2 State Meet. He also swam on the 200 medley (27.06 breast) and 400 ...
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@SwimXps  Chris Rieseberg commits to Ithaca College #swimming
  
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Adam Peaty Unleashes 58.13 100 Breaststroke & Guy Flies To Gold At Edinburgh International Swim Meet
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March 15, 2020 — Adam Peaty swam a time only he has bettered with a 100m breaststroke blast of 58.13 at the Edinburgh International Swim Meet. Now that the British Olympic trials are likely to be postponed in the light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the meet at the Royal Commonwealth Pool may well be the final time many of these swimmers will be in competition for a while. Whether Peaty will even get the chance to defend his Olympic title in Tokyo in July is questionable given the Games are increasingly under threat. The world-record holder was out in 27.12 and back in 31.01 ahead of James W ...
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@SwimXps  Fast times by Peatty and Guy at the Edinburgh International #Swim Meet
  
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Amanda Beard World Record in Barcelona
an epic flashback...
200m breaststroke final...
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Jan. 27, 2021 — Don’t miss out this epic flashback from the Women’s 200m Breaststroke final at the 2003 FINA World Championships and the battle for the Gold Medal between Amanda Beard and Leisel Jones. With a terrific sprint in the last 50m, the American swimmer won the race and equalled the World Record.
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World Record - Amanda Beard 🇺🇸 | #FINABarcelona2003

Don’t miss out this epic flashback from the Women’s 200m Breaststroke final at the 2003 FINA World Championships and the battle for the Gold Medal between Am...

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15-Year-Old Maggie Papanicholas Drops 1:02.02 100 Yard Breast
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Jan. 20, 2021 — On Sunday in Wisconsin, 15-year-old Maggie Papanicholas won the girl’s 100 breast (1:02.02), within three-fourths of a second of her lifetime best from the Wisconsin 18&Under Championships . That best time ranked her 1st going into finals (contested in long course meters) where she snagged 2nd place behind Lucy Thomas and missed the Olympic Trial qualifying time by .05. While her 100 breast on Sunday is still a Summer Juniors qualifying time, she first obtained a Summer Juniors time in the event at 14 years old in January 2020. Papanicholas started the Sunday finals session at the Ex ...
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@SwimXps  Congrats Maggie Papanicholas 100 Breaststroke #swimming rising star
  
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Breaststroker Camillia Samson Lends Commitment to Alaska Fairbanks
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Jan. 20, 2021 — The University of Alaska, Fairbanks has picked up a new commitment for the 2021-22 season and beyond from breaststroker Camillia Samson of Cypress, Texas. She told Swimming World: “I am excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my athletic and academic career at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. I am beyond grateful to everyone who has supported me, pushed me and believed in me. I cannot wait to see the new adventures and memories this next chapter will bring, go Nanooks!” Samson does her club swimming with Swim Houston Aquatics Center and earned 100% best ti ...
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@SwimXps  Breaststroker Camillia Commits to Alaska Fairbanks #swimming
  
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2021 Pro Swim Series - Richmond: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap
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Jan. 17, 2021 — It’s the fourth and final day of the 2021 Pro Swim Series kick-off, with prelims of the 200 IM, 100 free and 200 back slated for this morning. TIDE Swimming’s Samantha Tadder led prelims this morning in the women’s 200 IM, going 2:18.09. Breaststroke standouts Emily Escobedo and Miranda Tucker both joined her under 2:19, going 2:18.77 and 2:18.91, respectively. There was no Zoe Dixon , the 400 IM champion Friday night, as she’s focused on the 200 back today. After a 53.3 100m back last night that was the fastest time in both Richmond and San Antonio, Justin Ress will tackle the 100 free today.

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Texas A&M Adds In-State Breaststroker Noah Beladi for 2021
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July 18, 2020 — Lakeside Aquatic Club’s Noah Beladi has announced his verbal commitment to Texas A&M for fall 2021. Beladi is a rising senior at Keller High School in Keller, Texas. I am excited to announce my commitment to continue my academic and swimming career at Texas A&M University in the fall of 2021. Thank you to my family, friends, teammates, and coaches for the support throughout my journey. Looking forward to my future as an AGGIE! Gig’Em! At the 2020 Texas 6A State Championships, Beladi placed third in the 100 breast with a lifetime best 55.08, while he was also 10th in the 200 IM in ano ...
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Penn Quakers Bring In Verbal from USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Hannah Liu
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July 14, 2020 — Breaststroker Hannah Liu of Lincolnshire, Ill. has announced her verbal commitment* to the University of Pennsylvania and will suit up for the Quakers in the fall of 2021. She told Swimming World : “I am SO excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my academic and swimming career at the University of Pennsylvania! I want to thank my family, friends, teammates, coaches and teachers who have supported me so much through this process. I can’t wait to “quake” it down with my new swim family! Go Quakers!!! 💙❤️”
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@SwimXps  Hannah Liu Commits to University of Pennsylvania #swimming
  
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Binghamton Earns 2021 In-State Verbal from Breaststroker/IMer Lauren Kuzma
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July 14, 2020 — Binghamton University has received an in-state verbal pledge for the fall of 2021 from Garden City, N.Y. native Lauren Kuzma , making it their first for the class of 2025. Regarding her commitment, she said: “I am so excited to announce my verbal commitment to Binghamton University! Thank you to all the coaches, family, and friends that have supported me through this journey. Binghamton is the perfect place for me to pursue both my academic and athletic careers. I can’t wait to be a part of the team! Go Bearcats!!!”
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Arno Kamminga Fires Off Unofficial 58.4 100 Breast, 2:08 200 Breast Combo
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July 10, 2020 — The Corona Race competition between the Netherlands and Belgium took place today in Antwerp, giving athletes a chance to spread their aquatic wings after having been training amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Unique to this match-up was the fact that there was no electronic timing, with swimmer’s outcomes validated via hand-controlled stopwatches only. With that in mind, several performances were eye-catching by themselves, but especially in light of the fact that swimmers have only been back in the water for handfuls of weeks.
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Swimming World Presents “Tragedy & Triumph at U.S. Trials… 60 Years Ago”
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June 4, 2020 — Every U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials, since they were first held in 1904, has always seen favorites fail and underdogs rise to the occasion. The big story of the 1960 Olympic Trials in Detroit, Mich., was Jeff Farrell’s “miracle.” For those who don’t know the story, Farrell, the American record holder in the 100 meter free, won the gold medal in that event at the 1959 Pan American Games. He also was the national champion in the 100 and 200 free for long course as well as short course yards in 1959 and 1960. He was America’s great hope for taking back the 100 freestyle title from the Au ...
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MIT Earns 2020 Commitment from SOLO Breaststroker Aaron Zhu
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March 31, 2020 — Aaron Zhu , a senior at Chelmsford High School in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts, has announced his verbal commitment to swim at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology beginning in the fall of 2020. Zhu is a two-time USA Scholastic All-American who specializes mainly in breast and IM. He does his club swimming with SOLO Aquatics. At 2019 Winter Juniors East, he competed in the 100 back, 100/200 breast, and 200 IM. The following week he swam at New England Swimming Senior Short Course Championships and notched PBs in the 50/200/500 free and 200 fly. Last summer, he wrapped up LCM ...
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Georgia Secures Verbal From Local State Champion Breaststroker Jackson Bates
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March 25, 2020 — Jackson Bates , a junior at Westminster Christian Academy and a member of the Athens Bulldog Swim Club in Georgia, has made his verbal commitment to swim for his hometown school, the University of Georgia, in the fall of 2021. A breaststroker and IMer, Bates’ career-best time in the 100 LCM breaststroke is just a second and a half off of the Olympic Trials cut. At the Speedo Champions Series meet in North Carolina in March, Bates won bronze medals in both of the LCM breaststroke events (1:04.83 in the 100 and 2:20.33 in the 200). Bates also won both breaststroke events at the Georgia ...
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