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Swimmer Joseph Schooling retires. He beat Michael Phelps for Singapore's first Olympic gold medal

Apr. 02, 2024 02:40 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Joseph Schooling, who beat Michael Phelps in the 100-meter butterfly to win Singapore's first and only Olympic gold medal at Rio de Janeiro in 2016, announced his retirement on Tuesday. It was the American swimming legend Phelps' last individual race of his career...

Texas hires Bowman away from national champion Arizona State to lead powerhouse men's swim program

Apr. 01, 2024 18:13 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Bob Bowman, the longtime coach of Olympic star Michael Phelps, has been hired to take over the swimming program at Texas, the school announced Monday. Bowman was previously Arizona State's coach and led the Sun Devils to their first national championship last...

Arizona State wins program's first NCAA men's swimming and diving championship

Mar. 31, 2024 00:31 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Leon Marchand set NCAA records in the 200 yard breaststroke and the 400 yards freestyle relay Saturday to help Arizona State win the program's first NCAA men's swimming and diving championship. Marchard, a junior, won his third consecutive national title in the...

Leon Marchand helps ASU to its first national relay title at NCAA swimming and diving championships

Mar. 29, 2024 23:40 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Leon Marchand repeated as champion in the 400-yard individual medley, and he led Arizona State to its first national relay title at the NCAA men's swimming and diving championships on Friday night. Marchand went 3:32.12 in the IM for a pool record and his...

Marchand breaks an NCAA record, Arizona State moves into first at swimming and diving championships

Mar. 28, 2024 21:59 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Leon Marchand broke an NCAA record to win the 500-yard freestyle at the men’s swimming and diving championships on Thursday night, helping Arizona State move into first place after Day 2 at the IU Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI. Marchand smashed the record...

Florida and California both win relay events on Day 1 of the men’s swimming and diving championships

Mar. 27, 2024 22:52 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Florida won the first event of the NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships on Wednesday night, and the Gators are tied with California for the first-day lead in the team standings. The Gators opened the meet by capturing the 200-yard medley relay with a...

Virginia women win fourth straight NCAA swimming and diving championship, Walsh collects 7 golds

Mar. 24, 2024 00:37 AM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Virginia won the women's swimming and diving championships on Saturday night at the Jack Bauerle Pool at Gabrielsen Natatorium. It was the fourth straight title for the top-ranked Cavaliers, who scored 527.5 points to finish well ahead of the 441 scored by...

Virginia women add four titles on Day 3 of the NCAA swimming and diving championships

Mar. 22, 2024 23:01 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Virginia won three individual events and a relay on Friday night to remain atop the leaderboard going into the final day of the women’s swimming and diving championships at the Jack Bauerle Pool at Gabrielsen Natatorium. Gretchen Walsh set American, NCAA, and...

Virginia wins three events on Day 2 of the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships

Mar. 21, 2024 23:47 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Gretchen Walsh broke her own collegiate, American and US Open record in the 50-yard freestyle and her sister Alex Walsh took the 200 IM on Thursday night to help Virginia move into first on the team leaderboard in the women's swimming and diving championships. ...

Defending champ Virginia wins the first event at the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships

Mar. 20, 2024 22:45 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Defending champion Virginia won the first event of the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships, and Florida took the first-day lead on Wednesday. The Cavaliers opened the meet by capturing the 200-yard medley relay, an event they won last year, with a time...