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A Reminder Of the NCAA Qualifying Times; A Cuts Are Lightning Quick

A Reminder Of the NCAA Qualifying Times; A Cuts Are Lightning Quick When the NCAA released its qualifying times for the 2022-23 Division I season, the speed necessary to nail down an A Standard was eye-popping. Take the men's 50-yard freestyle, for example. The A Standard in the sprint event is 18.8...

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Indiana Beats Purdue Behind Tomer Frankel, Jassen Yep, Kristina Pagle

Indiana Beats Purdue Behind Tomer Frankel, Jassen Yep, Kristina Pagle Indiana's annual dual meet against rival Purdue took place in West Lafayette, Ind., and the Hoosiers continued long winning streaks stretching back more than a decade against the Boilermakers. Indiana's men won 161-128 against Pur...

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The Art of Swim - A Poem That Celebrates the Sport of Swimming

The Art of Swim - A Poem That Celebrates the Sport of Swimming From time to time, Swimming World publishes submissions from readers. The following poem, an ode to the sport, was submitted by Ronel Ankam, a sophomore at Athens Area High School in Pennsylvania.  The Art of Swim - By Ronel Ankam Rushin...

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A Taste of Everything: Why Younger Swimmers Should Race Every Event

A Taste of Everything: Why Younger Swimmers Should Race Every Event In swimming, the topic of specialization of young athletes is often contentious and controversial. At the beginning of my career, I was extremely fortunate to grow up and participate in a program that put an emphasis on doing all di...

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Pitt Dominates West Virginia in Swimming Edition of Backyard Brawl

Pitt Dominates West Virginia in Swimming Edition of Backyard Brawl Pitt held its senior day Saturday as longtime rival West Virginia was in town for the annual edition of the Backyard Brawl. The Panther women won 182-116, and on the men's side, the final score was 183-115 in favor of Pitt. Pitt's Ja...

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Maggie Mac Neil Leads LSU Over Florida State; Seminole Men Victorious

Maggie Mac Neil Leads LSU Over Florida State; Seminole Men Victorious Racing for the first time since clobbering the short course meters world record in the 100 butterfly last month, Maggie Mac Neil was the decisive swimmer in LSU's home win over Florida State Saturday while FSU's men were led by Yo...

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3 Signs of Burnout in Young Swimmers; Be Aware to Help

By Dr. David Geier (From the Archive) Whether it’s swimming or another activity, playing sports provides a tremendous number of benefits to children and adolescents. Not only do organized sports help to provide exercise and improve physical health, but they provide emotional, social, and academic be...

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Tips For A Successful Swim Meet Performance

By Graham Bodner (Archvie) As a coach, I always get asked the age-old swimming question: "How do I best prepare for a swim meet?" Meet preparation comes in many forms, and many different time tables. The best swimmers don’t wait until the day before the big swim meet. They spend the months and weeks...

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24 Reasons Tomorrow Begins Today

Midseason invitationals are now in full swing, and quick times have popped up around the country. More will be produced in the coming weeks, while others will refocus and prepare for the next stage of the season. At this juncture of the season, it is critical that athletes buckle down in training an...