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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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Michael Phelps Sets World Record at 15: This Day in Sports History
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March 30, 2020— Michael Phelps had already introduced himself to the world by the time March 30, 2001 rolled around, becoming the youngest male to make the U.S. Olympic swim team in 68 years when he qualified for the 2000 Olympics. But he truly cemented himself in the swimming community on this day 19 years ago when he set a new world record in the 200-meter butterfly, becoming the youngest swimmer in history to set a world record.

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Swimmers Prepare for Challenges of Olympic Postponement
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
March 30, 2020— The coronavirus pandemic had caused the world to go into a frenzy the last few weeks. Athletic events were being cancelled left and right. Facilities were closing down. Sports, what was once a form of escape during times of panic like these, was suddenly completely wiped away from our lives in a matter of what felt like the blink of an eye. With roughly four months still to go to the Olympic Games, the coronavirus pandemic could not have come at a worse time. Athletes everywhere were struggling to find places to train. Gym equipment became nearly impossible to get their hands on. Whi ...

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On this date in sports history: Michael Phelps becomes the youngest American swimmer to set a world record
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March 30, 2020— 2001 Michael Phelps becomes the youngest American swimmer to set a world record, winning the 200-meter butterfly in the USA Swimming Championships in 1 minute, 54.92 seconds. Phelps, 15, breaks the record of 1:55.18 set by Olympic gold medalist Tom Malchow in June.

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Why Antonette Achieng admires legend swimmer Michael Phelps

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Why Antonette Achieng admires legend swimmer Michael Phelps
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March 29, 2020— Antonette Achieng just loves being the best. The 17-year-old swimmer doesn’t believe in playing second fiddle. In whatever race she registers for...

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Pac-12 Points Caliber Butterflier Emilio Perez Commits to Arizona State
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March 29, 2020— Emilio “Lio” Perez of the Elmbrook Swim Club in suburban Milwaukee has verbally committed to Arizona State. Perez, a junior at Greenfield High School, is a member of the high school class of 2021. He was the Wisconsin High School Division I (big schools) runner-up in the 100 fly in February in 47.97, culminating a championship season that saw him drop almost a second-and-a-half from his previous lifetime best. That swim makes him the 8th-best 100 yard butterflier in the high school class of 2021. He’s also a solid backstroke who split 22.60 on a 200 medley relay leadoff leg earlier t ...

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With More Time, Le Clos Looks To Add Another Olympic Event
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March 29, 2020— With just about every other swimmer around the world, 27-year-old Chad Le Clos of South Africa saw his Olympic preparation hurriedly disrupted with the unfolding of the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. Just days before the Tokyo Organizing Committee confirmed that this year’s Olympic Games would be moving to 2021, the nation of Turkey where Le Clos’ Energy Standard is based, was set to go into lockdown. All athletes and coaches had roughly 36 hours to leave the country, knocking the original 6-7 week training plan completely off course. With a few days’ worth of reflection und ...

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Cumberland's Daniel Diehl breaks seven state marks
THE CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS
March 29, 2020— All in all, Diehl broke seven state records in the nine events he raced at the 14-and-under Maryland Short Course Championship held at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, setting meet records in every event along the way. He was honored as the Maryland Short Course and the Maryland Long Course Swimmer of the Year at the competition for the second straight year.

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Abbey Weitzeil Among Finalists For AAU Sullivan Award
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
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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Michael Phelps Prays That Tokyo 2020 Delay Will Not Cause Spike In Sports Suicides
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
March 27, 2020— Michael Phelps , winner of 23 gold medals atop 28 Olympic podium places between 2004 and 2016, is praying “we don’t see an increase in athlete suicide rates because of” the postponement of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. In an interview with NBC Sports, Phelps, an a dvocate for Mental Health and Wellbeing, on the back of his own depression and critic of the United States Olympic and Paraliymoic Committee , said: “I really, really hope we don’t see an increase in athlete suicide rates because of this. Because the mental health component is by far the biggest thing here. This postponement ...

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