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USC’s Dobler Shatters Pac-12 100y Breast Record to Lead Trojans
blistering 57.71...
shattered an 11-year-old Pac-12 record...
also broke a 2009 Trojan record set by Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Soni...
Feb. 13, 2021 — Freshman Kaitlyn Dobler shattered an 11-year-old Pac-12 record in the 100y breast, set in 2010 by Annie Chandler (58.06) and posted the fastest time in the nation this season, to lead the Trojans during day one of action on Friday (Feb. 12) at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center.

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Abbey Weitzeil Among Finalists For AAU Sullivan Award
March 27, 2020 — Cal senior Abbey Weitzeil has been named a finalist for the Sullivan Award presented each year to the top amateur athlete in the United States by the Amateur Athletic Union. Weitzeil is among ten finalists and you can vote here every day until March 30 at 11:59 p.m. EST . Swimmers Beata Nelson and Ryan Hoffer were semi-finalists but did not advance to the finals. The winner will be announced April 21. Abbey Weitzeil. Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick Weitzeil has proven herself to be the preeminent amateur sprint freestyler in the country, having broken the American record in the 50-yard ...
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Wheaties Wonders: All The Swimmers Featured On The Iconic Cereal Box
March 26, 2020 — Dating back to 1934, prominent American athletes have been featured on Wheaties cereal boxes to coincide with its slogan, “The Breakfast of Champions.” Over the years several swimmers have made their way onto the iconic box, specifically during Olympic years. It became one of the most coveted endorsements for Olympians. Check out all of the swimmers who have appeared on a Wheaties box below: Johnny Weissmuller — 1930s Prior to athletes being featured as the cover, the legendary Johnny Weissmuller was among the athletes to appear in various advertisements on the box. Weissmuller, who ...
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Takeoff To Tokyo – How Ireland’s Michelle Smith Became A Poster Girl For Cheating
May 4, 2021 — Ireland’s Michelle Smith—a four-time Olympic medalist in 1996 who received a four-year ban from the sport in 1998 for tampering with a doping sample.

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How Difficult Is It To Win Multiple Olympic Gold Medals In Individual Events?
May 3, 2021 — Katie Ledecky "only" needs to win two individual events in Tokyo to move to #2 all-time in individual golds.

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Brooke Forde Continues Stanford Legacy in 400 IM, Earns Validation With NCAA Title
March 20, 2021 — Brooke Forde Continues Stanford Legacy in 400 IM, Earns Validation With NCAA Title. The senior is part of historic group for the Cardinal.

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Brooke Forde Wins Stanford’s Fifth Straight 400 IM NCAA Title
March 19, 2021 — Stanford senior Brooke Forde gave the Cardinal something to cheer about on Friday night at the 2021 NCAA Division I Women's

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2021 NCAA Division I Women’s Championships: Virginia’s Ella Nelson Takes Top Seed in 400 IM
March 19, 2021 — 2021 NCAA Division I Women's Championships: 400 IM Prelims. Day 3 of the NCAA championships continued from Greensboro, North Carolina

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The Legendary Indiana University Natatorium: An Appreciation
March 14, 2021 — The Indiana University Natatorium is a revered venue, with some of the best swimmers in history churning out laps within its walls.

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USC Swim and Dive Hosts UCLA, Utah and Hawaii to Wrap Regular Season
Feb. 12, 2021 — The USC men's and women's swimming and diving programs return to action this week as the Trojans welcome Utah, UCLA and Hawaii for competition starting this Friday (Feb. 12) at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center.

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SwimSwam's Top 100 for 2021: Women's #100-76
Feb. 8, 2021 — In addition to her impressive track record, Seebohm was a big ISL talent this past season, ranked T-24th overall in the MVP rankings.


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ZUMO Performance of the Week: Katie Ledecky Nails Down Fifth Fastest Performances All-Time in Routine 1500 in Des Moines
March 10, 2020 — This week’s ZUMO Performance of the week goes to Katie Ledecky for her 15:29 in the 1500 freestyle at the TYR Pro Swim Series this past weekend in Des Moines. . A month ahead of the start of Olympic Trials season around the world, American distance ace Katie Ledecky put down an impressive marker in the 1500-meter freestyle to open action at the TYR Pro Series stop in Des Moines, Iowa on Wednesday night. Unchallenged and racing only the clock, Ledecky produced a time of 15:29.51, the fifth-fastest performance in history. When the 1500 freestyle makes its debut as a women’s event at th ...
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IWD: The Day Janet Evans Went A 4:03 Over 8 Laps To Legendary Status
March 8, 2020 — It doesn’t take a long gaze at the women’s results from the 1988 Olympics to understand something was amiss in the water. No, it only takes a quick glance to notice the disproportionate number of times East German women stood on the top step of the podium, and the frequency in which they stood on any step during medal ceremonies. Word officially came later, but there was no doubt among athletes, coaches and reporters that the East Germany machine wasn’t merely running on talent.
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IWD: Becky Adlington On Four Olympic Medals, Being Speechless In Beijing & ‘Ultimate Athlete’ Ledecky
March 8, 2020 — Picture the scene. It’s August 2004 in Rhodes where the Mediterranean meets the Aegean Sea. The sun is shining in a blue sky. Holidaymakers are enjoying the island’s natural beauty and ancient civilisation. Among them are the Adlingtons , parents Steve and Kay along with daughters Chloe and Laura. But their 15-year-old sister is nowhere to be seen. That’s because Becky is in her room in front of the TV completely engrossed in the Olympics taking place a one-hour flight away in Athens.
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SwimSwam's Top 15 U.S. Swimming Moments of the 2010s
Dec. 31, 2019 — With the 2010-2019 decade officially ending, we're looking back at the top 15 swimming moments of the past ten years from a U.S.-based lens.