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Swimming World Magazine August 2016 Issue – Print Edition

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Swimming World Magazine August 2016 Issue

In this issue:

FEATURES

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012 2016 U.S. OLYMPIC TRIALS PHOTO GALLERY: A NEW GENERATION OF CHAMPIONS
by Peter H. Bick

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020 FROM NEAR MISS TO CAN’T MISS
by Annie Grevers
Olivia Smoliga just missed qualifying for a trip to London four years ago with a fourth-place finish at Trials in the women’s 100 back. Now 21, the Chicago native who will be a senior this fall at the University of Georgia, emerged from the shadows of American backstroke legends Missy Franklin and Natalie Coughlin to win the event and qualify for her first U.S. Olympic team.

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022 2016 OLYMPIC PREDICTIONS: LET THE GAMES BEGIN!
by David Rieder with assistance from Taylor Brien, Annie Grevers, Brent Rutemiller and Michael J. Stott
We’ve waited four years for this. And beginning Saturday, Aug. 6, in Rio de Janeiro—a day after opening ceremonies of the XXXI Olympiad—the world will be treated to eight days of exciting swimming action. Now that athletes from all over the world have qualified, who will win medals in the 32 swimming events? Here is how Swimming World sees the action unfolding.

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030 ON HIS WAY UP
by David Rieder
After being a runner-up last year, Rancho Margarita (Calif.) High School’s Grant Shoults was named Swimming World’s Male High School Swimmer of the Year for the 2015-16 season. He set two national high school records, competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials and will be swimming for Stanford next fall.

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032 SUPER-DRIVEN AND READY TO RACE
by Annie Grevers
Beata Nelson, Swimming World’s Female High School Swimmer of the Year, finished her storied high school career at Verona Area/Mount Hebron High School in Wisconsin with a public high school record in the 100 yard fly (51.62) as well as 12 state titles. This fall, she’ll be swimming for the University of Wisconsin.

COACHING
010 LESSONS WITH THE LEGENDS: DENIS COTTERELL
by Michael J. Stott

038 RHYTHM AND CRUISE
by Michael J. Stott
Successful swimming coaches and athletes share their thoughts on how to swim the 100 and 200 breaststroke

041 Q&A WITH COACH HOLLIE BONEWIT-CRON
by Michael J. Stott

042 HOW THEY TRAIN THIAGO SICKERT
by Michael J. Stott

JUNIOR SWIMMER
035 GOLDMINDS: RACE REVIEW
by Wayne Goldsmith
Race days are the best opportunities for swimmers and coaches to gain real insight and understanding about “where they are” in terms of preparation, training and overall performance. And that’s why having a clear race-review process is essential.

045 UP & COMERS
by Taylor Brien

COLUMNS
008 A VOICE FOR THE SPORT
040 IN REVIEW: “MUNICH TO MONTREAL” by Casey Converse
by Annie Grevers
046 GUTTER TALK
048 PARTING SHOT