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2019 French Open Swimming: Charlotte Bonnet, Marco Koch Dominate

By: Olivia Wile, Swimming World College Intern. The 2019 French Open Swimming wrapped up today with another packed lineup of events. It was another action-filled day with three, first-place ties. The men's 50m breaststroke, women's 50m back, and men's 100m freestyle all had two first-place finishers...

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2019 Japanese Swimming Championships Day 5: Seto Wins Again

By Olivia Wile, Swimming World College Intern.  Today marked the fifth day of the 2019 Japanese Swimming Championships. Daiya Seto had another big day, winning the men's 200m IM after posting a 1:54 200m fly in finals yesterday. The session's full lineup included the men's 200m IM, men's and women's...

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2019 Japanese Swimming Championships Day 4: Seto Posts 1:54 200 Fly

By Olivia Wile, Swimming World College Intern.  Today marked the halfway point of the 2019 Japanese Swimming Championships in Tokyo. The spotlight was on Daiya Seto this session, winning both the final of the men's 200m butterfly and later the semi-final of the 200m individual medley. Hirai Ayatsugu...

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What Now? Staying On Track in the College Post-Season

By Olivia Wile, Swimming World College Intern. It was a long season. Six months of morning practice, weights and doubles - an exhausting yet fun whirlwind of a year that’s somehow over before you know it. That Monday after championships feels relieving yet empty as you find yourself with way more fr...

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2019 NJCAA Championships Day 1: Indian River Wins Four

By Olivia Wile, Swimming World College Intern. Tonight marked the first full night of finals of the 2019 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Championship meet. Indian River State College dominated the competition this evening with Savannah Best taking home two individual wins. The t...

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2019 NAIA Championships Day 2: Keiser Men Sweep Relays

By Olivia Wile, Swimming World College Intern. This evening kicked off the first full finals session of the 2019 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Championships. After winning the 800 free relay last night, the Keiser men continued their momentum into this session with two mor...

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2019 GLIAC Championships Day 4: Grand Valley Sweeps Titles

It was an exciting conclusion to the 2019 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Championships. Grand Valley State University Junior Melina Goebel and Northern Michigan Junior Rachel Helm brought home their fourth individual titles this evening. Helm set the new meet record in the w...

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2019 GLIAC Championships Day 3: Wayne State Closing In

By Olivia Wile, Swimming World Intern. Day three of the 2019 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (GLIAC) Championship brought the excitement with a third individual title for both Grand Valley State Junior Melina Goebel and Northern Michigan University Junior Rachel Helm.  Wayne State ...

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2019 GLIAC Championships Day 2: Wayne State Inches Ahead

By Olivia Wile, Swimming World College Intern.  It was another eventful evening at the second finals session of the 2019 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Championships. The Wayne State University men claimed another relay record in the 400 medley, adding to the team's five eve...

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2019 GLIAC Championships Day 1: Wayne State Breaks Relay Record

By Olivia Wile, Swimming World College Intern. It was a quick, yet eventful evening at the first finals session of the 2019 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Championship swim meet. Tonight's event lineup included the 200 IM, 50 free and 200 medley relay, with both the consolat...