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On This Day: Phelps equals Spitz with record seven gold medals
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April 1, 2020— On this day in 2007, Michael Phelps won a record seven gold medals at the World Swimming Championships in Melbourne.
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@SwimXps On this day: Phelps equals Spitz with record seven gold medals
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The Tokyo Postponement in Perspective: What Has (and Hasn’t) Stopped the Olympics
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March 28, 2020— This week’s news of an Olympic postponement rippled across the world, not just for its symbolism in the coronavirus pandemic but for its sheer unprecedented nature. The Olympic Movement has weathered boycotts and world wars. It has navigated (often unsuccessfully but still without pause) such international catastrophes as Apartheid and the Nazi regime, plus dozens of civil wars and the full gamut of conflicts and chaos. The COVID-19 outbreak’s ability to knock the Olympics out of commission until 2021 is a testament to the virus’s threat to humanity and the gravity of the public-heal ...
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Abbey Weitzeil Among Finalists For AAU Sullivan Award
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March 27, 2020— Cal senior Abbey Weitzeil has been named a finalist for the Sullivan Award presented each year to the top amateur athlete in the United States by the Amateur Athletic Union. Weitzeil is among ten finalists and you can vote here every day until March 30 at 11:59 p.m. EST . Swimmers Beata Nelson and Ryan Hoffer were semi-finalists but did not advance to the finals. The winner will be announced April 21. Abbey Weitzeil. Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick Weitzeil has proven herself to be the preeminent amateur sprint freestyler in the country, having broken the American record in the 50-yard ...
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John Naber Tribute To Coach Mike Hastings: The Golden Alchemy Of “Show Them What Can Be Done”
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March 9, 2020— Coach Mike Hastings passed away last week . In the comments section, John Naber , double Olympic backstroke champion with two relay golds for the USA and a silver over 200m free the three-Olympic backstroke at the 1976 Games in Montreal, left the following tribute to his coach. It is well worth publishing in its own right: I found out last week that Mike Hastings , my club coach at the Ladera Oaks Aquatic Club from 1973-1977 , passed away at his home in Oregon. He lived alone. Mike came from the Arden Hills program where Mark Spitz had been groomed for succ ...
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Passages: Mike Hastings, Coach of Summer Sanders, Passes Away

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Former USA Swimming Award-Winning Coach Mike Hastings Dies

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@SwimXps John Naber writes a very nice #tribute to Coach Mike Hastings #swimming
  
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Mark Spitz at Indiana: NCAA swimming championships (1969-72) | Swimmer's Daily
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Feb. 26, 2020— In between Olympics, legendary U.S. swimmer Mark Spitz was a star for Indiana from 1969-72. He finished his Hoosiers career with four team national championships and eight individual NCAA titles. Watch six of those titles here.
@GoodbyeChlorine Here is some great historic video of Mark Spitz
  
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50 Year Lookback of 1968 Mexico City Olympics: Don Schollander Anchors USA to 4x200 Free Relay Gold on Day Five - Swimming World News
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Oct. 21, 2018— Each day through October 26, Swimming World will take you back 50 years to the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, and will re-tell the stories of those Games through archived meet
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50 Year Lookback of 1968 Mexico City Olympics: Debbie Meyer Wins First Gold Medal on Day Four - Swimming World News
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Oct. 20, 2018— Each day through October 26, Swimming World will take you back 50 years to the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, and will re-tell the stories of those Games through archived meet
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50 Year Lookback of 1968 Mexico City Olympics: Major Upsets Rock Olympic Pool on Day Three - Swimming World News
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Oct. 19, 2018— Each day through October 26, Swimming World will take you back 50 years to the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, and will re-tell the stories of those Games through archived meet
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The 50th Anniversary of Mark Spitz's First Olympic Gold Medal at the Mexico City Olympics - Swimming World News
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Oct. 17, 2018— Each day through October 26, Swimming World will take you back 50 years to the Olympic Games in Mexico City, and will re-tell the stories of those Games through archived
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Versatile 20th-Ranked Ayla Spitz Verbally Commits to Cal
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Sept. 23, 2018 BERKELEY, CAL.— While Spitz has no blood relation to 9-time Olympic champion Mark Spitz, she does show a similar level of versatility.
@SwimXps Ayla Spitz (no relation to Mark Spitz) will #swim for #Cal ...
  

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