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USA Diving Announces FINA World Championship Team

USA Diving Announces FINA World Championship Team Sixteen divers are set to represent the United States at the FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary next month. The team includes a mix of veterans and emerging athletes. Three Olympians – 2020 Olympic silver medalist Delaney Schnell (Tucson,...

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Greensboro Aquatic Center to Host 2023 ACC Championships

Greensboro Aquatic Center to Host 2023 ACC Championships The ACC Championships are returning to the Greensboro Aquatic Center. The ACC announced on Twitter on Thursday the sites of all its championships for the 2022-23 school year. Men's and women's swimming will be combined and at the GAC Feb. 14-1...

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Mike Bottom Receives Contract Extension From University of Michigan

The University of Michigan announced that the contract of head swimming coach Mike Bottom will be extended through the 2026-27 season. Bottom has been the head men's coach for the past 13 years and the head women's coach for the past eight. "I am thrilled to extend Mike's leadership of our men's and...

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World University Games in Chengdu Postponed to 2023

World University Games in Chengdu Postponed to 2023 The World University Games in Chengdu have been postponed until 2023. The FISU (International University Sports Federation) Games had initially been scheduled for the summer of 2021, but were rescheduled because of the postponement of the Tokyo Oly...

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Kate Douglass Named Honda Sport Award Winner for Swimming and Diving

Virginia junior Kate Douglass was named the Honda Sport Award winner for Swimming & Diving as announced today by Chris Voelz, Executive Director of THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA). The Honda Sport Award has been presented annually by the CWSA for the past 46 years to the top women athletes...

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Deaflympics Opens With Strong Medal Count From USA, Ukraine

The Deaflympics made their return after the COVID-19 pandemic, kicking off this week in Brazil. There are a plethora of sports at the Deaflympics, including swimming. Three days into the meet, the U.S. has claimed several medals as has Ukraine. On the first day of the meet, Ukraine’s Illia Sultanov,...

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Olympians Honored by President Biden at White House

Nearly 600 U.S. Olympians and Paralympians were honored at the White House by President Joe Biden on Wednesday. Katie Ledecky, Natalie Hinds, Allison Schmitt, Lilly King, Michael Andrew and several swimmers were among the group of athletes on the south lawn of the White House. “Quick trip to my home...

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U.S. Masters Spring Nationals: 23 Records Fall on Day 3 in San Antonio

Day 3 of the 2022 U.S. Masters Spring National Championships saw a stunning 23 record-setting swims from San Antonio. Olympian Rick Colella broke two more records, while Erika Braun, Diann Uustal and Laura Val each also added two Masters National Age Group Records. Olympian Josh Prenot was part of t...