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As Sun Sets On Summer, Honoring the Heat Of An Extraordinary Olympic Games
Sept. 13, 2021 — With the summer coming to an end, here is Swimming World Magazine's September edition feature on what was an extraordinary Olympic Games.

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Caeleb Dressel Makes Post-Olympic Racing Return, Posts Impressive Quadruple at ISL in Naples
Aug. 28, 2021 — Caeleb Dressel was not at his best, but he was his usual dominant self in his first races since the Tokyo Olympics at ISL match 2 in Naples.

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Post Olympics Rankings: Swimming World’s Top 25 Male Swimmers
Aug. 24, 2021 — Following the Tokyo Olympics, the top male swimmer in the world is the same man who has held that title since 2017, Caeleb Dressel.

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13th Anniversary of the Jason Lezak Anchor For The Ages: Reliving the Legendary Swim From Beijing Olympics
Aug. 11, 2021 — The anchor of Jason Lezak in the 400 freestyle relay at the 2008 Olympic Games is undoubtedly one of the most iconic moments in sport.

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Michael Phelps, Jason Lezak, and the greatest relay in Olympic history | NBC Sports

Re-live the incredible world record setting 4x100 freestyle relay from Beijing through the eyes of Michael Phelps, where Jason Lezak's anchor leg kept Phelps...

1984 Olympic Games - Men's 4x200 Meter Freestyle Relay

Gold: United StatesSilver: West GermanyBronze: Great Britain

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Olympics: Australia Puts Exclamation Point On Superb Week With Gold in Women’s 400 Medley Relay
Aug. 1, 2021 — Australia capped a superb week at the Olympic Games in Tokyo with a gold-medal performance in the women's 400-meter medley relay.

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Olympics: Day Eight Finals Heat Sheets Posted; Five Finals Conclude Games
July 31, 2021 — The heat sheets have been posted for the last session of swimming at the Olympics, with five more finals coming up Sunday morning.

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Tokyo Olympics: Meet Caeleb Dressel-Team USA swimmers aiming for a splash this summer
May 23, 2021 — Approximately 13 years after Michael Phelps’ record-breaking Olympics in Beijing, his amazing achievements still echo around the pool. The legendary American won the global headline when he won eight incredible gold medals in 2008. This broke the record of his compatriot Mark Spitz, who won seven times in the 1972 Olympics. The Phelps hero confirmed …

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Lilly King joined in swim world rankings by Fishers soph JoJo Ramey
May 4, 2021 — Swimmers tuning up for the Tokyo Games assembled for a sectional at the Natatorium at IUPUI. Hoosiers may be strong presence at Olympics.

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On This Day: Phelps equals Spitz with record seven gold medals
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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Abbey Weitzeil Among Finalists For AAU Sullivan Award
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”
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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The Anniversary of the Seoul Games: When Kristin Otto Stole the Spotlight…And Gold
Sept. 17, 2021 — When East German Kristin Otto won six gold medals at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, her performances were shrouded in doubt by suspicions.

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A Superstar Of Swim and Surf: The Dual-Sport Talents Of Duke Kahanamoku
Sept. 9, 2021 — Duke Kahanamoku is an original superstar in the sport of swimming, an Olympic legend who also etched his name as a surfing king.

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The Sydney Six: The Launch of a Special Era in USA Swimming Lore
Sept. 3, 2021 — The Sydney Six arrived in 2000 as fresh faces for USA Swimming and spent the next decade and more defining an era in the sport.

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Swimming World September 2021 Presents – The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games: Like No Other
Sept. 2, 2021 — TOKYO—It was all supposed to go down last summer, Tokyo the centerpiece of the sporting world. Champions crowned. Iconic performances recorded.

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CSCAA Names 973 Candidates for 100 Greatest College Swimmers of All-Time List
Aug. 30, 2021 — With 2 years of eligibility remaining, Michigan's Maggie MacNeil already has a pair of NCAA titles to her name. She is one of 3 Michigan women nominated for the honor.

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On This Date: When a Tie Was Not a Tie; How .002 Decided Olympic Gold and Changed the Sport
Aug. 30, 2021 — At the 1972 Games in Munich, just .002 decided Olympic gold between Gunnar Larsson and Tim McKee in the 400-meter individual medley.

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1972 Olympic Champion Gunnar Larsson visits ISHOF

double IM Olympic gold medalist Gunnar Larsson visits the Int'l Swimming Hall of Fame and recalls his history making swim at the 1972 Olympics in the 400 IM ...

1972 Olympics Final 400 meters Complex swimming Men

1972 Olympics Final 400 meters Complex swimming Men

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7 Favorite Moments From Past Olympic Games (Videos)
Aug. 20, 2021 — Following the conclusion of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, here is a list of some of the all-time great performances from the Games.

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Katie Ledecky reflects on her 800m free gold medal performance at 2012 London Olympics | NBC Sports

Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky looks back at her incredible performance during the 800m at the 2012 London Olympics. #NBCSports #KatieLedecky #Olympics»...

The greatest swimming comeback of all time? | Throwback Thursday

This week's Throwback Thursday video features the triumph of the American Swimming team in the men's 4×100 meter freestyle relay at the 2008 Summer Olympics ...

Rio Replay: Women's 100m Freestyle Final

The USA's Simone Manuel and Canada's Penny Oleksiak tie for gold and set an Olympic Record in Women's 100m Freestyle in Rio 2016.Subscribe to the Olympics & ...

Caeleb Dressel breaks world record, JUST grabs gold in 100m butterfly | Tokyo Olympics | NBC Sports

Caeleb Dressel is pushed to the limit by Kristof Milak but comes out on top with gold and a world record in the 100m butterfly. #NBCOlympics #Tokyo2020 #Cael...

Greatest Olympic swimming upset ever? 1976 USA women stun East German machine in 4x100 free relay

The U.S. women's swim team wins its only gold medal of the 1976 Montreal Games with a world record-setting performance in the 4x100m freestyle relay, defeati...

1984 Olympic Games - Men's 100 Meter Freestyle

Gold: Rowdy Gaines, USASilver: Mark Stockwell, AUSBronze: Per Johansson, SWE

Michael Phelps 7th Gold Medal 2008 Beijing

Michael Phelps 7th Gold 2008 BeijingMichael Phelps 7th Gold 2008 Beijing Olympics Swimming Men's 100m Butterfly

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The Golden States: Which U.S. States Are Home to the Most Olympic Medalists?
Aug. 18, 2021 — Since the 1896 Olympics, athletes born in California have won 491 Olympic gold medals for Team USA. New York has the 2nd-most Olympic gold medals with 246.
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A Special Kind of Dominance: A Look At the Power of Katie Ledecky, Adam Peaty, Caeleb Dressel & Kristof Milak
Aug. 17, 2021 — The quartet of Katie Ledecky, Adam Peaty, Caeleb Dressel and Kristof Milak have enjoyed special levels of dominance in their events.

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