Olympics_Swim

Ryan Murphy sweeps Olympic backstroke events

Four years ago, Ryan Murphy just missed out on the Olympic Team. At 16 years old, he was already labeled the future of American backstroke. In those four years, Murphy evolved into the most dominant backstroke specialist in collegiate swimming. After the finals of the 200-meter backstroke, Murphy, as a
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Josh Prenot wins silver medal in 200-meter breaststroke

After putting up the world’s fastest time in the 200-meter breaststroke at the U.S. Olympic Trials, Josh Prenot put the world on notice. He immediately proved himself as a medal contender alongside fellow American Kevin Cordes. Prenot, a first-time Olympian, made the most of his only race at the Olympic
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Cal men’s swim ends lukewarm season

With the U.S. Olympic Trials only months away, the state of collegiate swimming was full of uncertainty. The national team is full of long-time stars such as Michael Phelps, making it extremely difficult for collegiate swimmers to focus on both the college season and the Olympic Trials. Full of Olympic-hopefuls,
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Make your move: Andrew Seliskar’s race through life

Standing atop the starting blocks of the outermost lane, Cal freshman Andrew Seliskar glances to his right. His mind briefly allows him to succumb to pressure and anxiety before gathering his thoughts again. Watching Andrew race is magical. His technique is pristine. His speed is boundless. His competitive drive is
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