Max Litchfield Hits 4:14 IM, Thomas/Stephens Swim 2:09 FL


The 2021 British Selection Trials continue to impress at the London Aquatics Centre with this morning’s preliminaries now in the books leading into Friday’s PM finals session. Yesterday night, six more Brits swam under the Olympic selection standard, giving the selection committee 11 total swims to choose from for representation at the Olympics after two days of competition. Tonight at 7pm British time/11am Pacific/1pm Central/2pm Eastern, the finals of the men’s 400 IM, women’s 200 fly, men’s 100 free, women’s 400 free, and men’s 200 breast will take place. But first, here’s this morning’s prelims

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Top U.S. sports anti-drug official was involved in covering up swimming sex scandals

The celebrated head of the U.S. Olympic Committee agency that polices performance-enhancing drugs began his career in the Olympic bureaucracy as a lawyer managing investigations of claims of sexual abuse by coaches at USA Swimming — which is now the subject of a federal grand jury investigation targeting what critics of the organization call a generation of cover-ups.

Travis Tygart, chief executive officer of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, has something of a white-knight reputation in the sports world for his work in exposing the career-long drug violations of seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong. Tygart became director of legal

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Navy Teams Combine for 26 Event Wins to Extend Swimming and Diving Winning Streaks Over Army

WEST POINT, N.Y. –– Success for the Navy swimming and diving teams continued Saturday as both teams defeated Army West Point at Crandall Pool in West Point, N.Y.  The Mids won the women’s meet by the score of 220-77 and the men’s meet by the count of 198-102.

The Navy teams combined for 26 victories in the 32 events.  Additionally, Mids placed at least first and second in 16 events, at least first, second and third in nine events and first, second, third and fourth (only three can score points) in eight events.

Navy has now

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CSTE’s David Abrahams Sets American Record in Men’s SB13 100 Breast

David Abrahams set an American Para Swimming record in the SB-13 100-meter breaststroke this week at the Para Swimming World Series.

Abrahams went 1:04.14 in prelims to break the record, then sped up in finals to go 1:04.07. The world record for SB13 was set in 2013 by Oleksii Fedyna at 1:03.58.

Abrahams is a sophomore at Harvard. He was added to the elite athlete list in March as a visually impaired athlete. A native of Havertown, Pennsylvania, Abrahams is training at Coronado Swim Association-Team Elite’s College Contingency Team in San Diego after Harvard’s 2020-21 season was cancelled due

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2-Sport Athlete Jared Mindek Sends Verbal Commitment to Tampa for Swimming

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Youngstown, Ohio native Jared Mindek has committed to swim for the University of Tampa next fall. He will join Calvin Sandefer, Connor Kazmi, and Nick Piscitelli in the class of 2025.

“I am beyond excited to announce my commitment to further my academic and swimming career at the University

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2021 British Olympic Selection Trials


As the second last night of racing begins at the 2021 British Olympic Selection Trials, it will be a sprint-infused section featuring the men’s 50 freestyle, women’s 100 freestyle, and the men’s 100 fly. Also taking place on day 4 will be the women’s 200 backstroke and 200 IM.

Upon the conclusion of day 3 finals, 19 swimmers had hit the British Olympic selection standard in their respective events. Follow along for a live recap and analysis to find out who else will add their name to that list tonight.


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