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Who's Coaching Team USA? The Candidates for the Tokyo Olympics Staff

Who's Coaching Team USA? The Candidates for the Tokyo Olympics Staff With six out of eight days at the United States Olympic Trials complete, the Olympic team has begun to take shape, and enough swimmers have begun to qualify in multiple events to allow second-place finishers to be added to the wome...

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7 Father's Day Gifts for the Swim Dads

7 Father's Day Gifts for the Swim Dads By Gigi Picard Swimming World College Intern One month ago, we celebrated the world’s swim moms. What would we ever do without them? But now it’s time to turn our attention to dads. They share in the agony of driving to the pool for those 5:45 a.m. practices - ...

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Yes, Michael Andrew is Really a Contender for 200 IM Olympic Gold

Yes, Michael Andrew is Really a Contender for 200 IM Olympic Gold Michael Andrew going out under world record pace in the 200 IM? At this point, that’s become the norm for the 22-year-old. He blasts out on the butterfly, backstroke and breaststroke, but the field comes back and catches up on freesty...

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An Explanation Of How Tech Suits Benefit Swimmers

An Explanation Of How Tech Suits Benefit Swimmers When it comes time to race, many swimmers, especially those racing in high-level competitions, wear specialized knee-length swimsuits known as tech suits. They're everywhere in the swimming world. But how do tech suits work? And do they actually make...

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Nathan Adrian Missing Tokyo Would Be Huge Loss for Team USA

Nathan Adrian Missing Tokyo Would Be Huge Loss for Team USA As the swimmers in the first semifinal of the Olympic Trials men’s 100 freestyle reached the home stretch, everyone inside the arena in Omaha realized the significance of the moment. Nathan Adrian, one of the best sprinters in American hist...

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A Shoutout to the Olympic Trials' Wave I Swimmers

A Shoutout to the Olympic Trials' Wave I Swimmers By Mauro Pacsi, Swimming World College Intern It is not news that the U.S. Olympic Trials are taking place. Wave II began this week while Wave I took place a week before. The Olympic Trials contains the top 1% of swimmers in the nation. It is a meet ...

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American Men in Trouble for Men’s 800 Freestyle Relay at Olympics?

American Men in Trouble for Men’s 800 Free Relay at Olympics Outside of the boycotted 1980 Olympics, the American men have won a medal in every single swimming relay ever contested at the Olympics. Every single one. The vast majority of those teams have been gold medalists, but third place has been ...