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U.S Men’s Relays Look Strong for World Championships

U.S Men’s Relays Look Strong for World Championships Last year, the two U.S. men’s relays captured Olympic gold medals, with the 400 freestyle relay squad pulling away to win by more than a second before the 400 medley relay quartet capped off the Games by breaking a 12-year-old world record. But in...

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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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Canada Names Commonwealth Games Squad; Kylie Masse Chasing Repeats

Commonwealth Games Champs Kylie Masse, Katerine Savard Named to Team Canada Kylie Masse and Katerine Savard headline the Canadian team for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, announced by Swimming Canada on Monday. The team comprises 31 swimmers, including eight para swimmers. Masse won the women’s 100 and...

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How the U.S. Women’s Relays Stack Up for World Championships

How the U.S. Women’s Relays Stack Up for World Championships Following the U.S. International Team Trials, the U.S. women are set up to win a lot of medals at the FINA World Championships next month in Budapest. Consider this list of swimmers: Katie Ledecky, Lilly King, Kate Douglass, Claire Curzan,...

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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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A Familiar Home: Why Olympic Trials Returning to Indy Is a Perfect Fit

With the World Championships Trials recently concluded, it’s never too early to start thinking about the next Olympics Trials, scheduled just two short years away. On March 29, USA Swimming & the Indiana Sports Corp. officially announced that the U.S. Olympic Team Trials-Swimming would be held at Lu...

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Katie Ledecky Not Swimming 200 Freestyle at World Championships

Katie Ledecky Not Swimming 200 Freestyle at World Championships At last week's U.S. International Team Trials in Greensboro, N.C., Katie Ledecky posted four dominant victories. She swam her fastest time in four years in the 800 freestyle, and then she added first-place results in the 200 free, 400 f...