Olivia Smoliga

Olivia Smoliga Posts Lifetime Bests at Arizona State Intrasquad

Both the Sun Devils and the school's pro group posted numerous lifetime bests at the one-day intrasquad that doubled as the program's senior day. Archive photo via Giorgio Scala / Deepbluemedia / Insidefoto. Arizona State Intrasquad. January 15th, 2021. Mona Plummer Aquatic Center, Tempe, Arizona. Short Course Yard (SCY) Results...

Olivia Smoliga Moves to Train with Bob Bowman at Arizona State

Two-time Olympian Olivia Smoliga has decided to head West. After training in Georgia for the better part of a decade, Smoliga will train at Arizona State with Bob Bowman. Smoliga had trained with Jack Bauerle at Bulldog Aquatics after swimming collegiately at Georgia and leading the Bulldogs to the NCAA championship.

Olivia Smoliga Moves to Arizona State to Train with Bob Bowman (SSPC)

Olivia Smoliga made the move from Athens, Georgia to Tempe, Arizona, where she is training with Bob Bowman at Arizona State. Current photo via Jack Spitser/Spitser Photography. In the SwimSwam Podcast dive deeper into the sport you love with insider conversations about swimming. Hosted by Coleman Hodges, Garrett McCaffrey, and Gold Medal Mel Stewart, SwimSwam welcomes both the biggest names in swimming that you already know, and rising stars that you need to get to know, as we break down the past, present, and future of aquatic sports.
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Glenview's Olivia Smoliga helps relay team to bronze in Tokyo

It might not have been the fastest time in the qualifier, but the U.S. women's 4X100 freestyle relay team, which featured Olivia Smoliga of Glenview, earned a spot in the finals ... and then took the bronze medal. The Americans, who revamped their lineup for the final and subbed out...
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Glenview’s Olivia Smoliga Brings Home Medal From Second Olympics

Another athlete from Glenview has brought home an Olympic medal, and it’s not her first. Olivia Smoliga, who grew up in Glenview and graduated from Glenbrook South in 2013, earned a bronze medal as part of the 4×100 meter freestyle swimming relay team. Team USA took the bronze medal Saturday in the 4×100 meter at the Summer Games in Tokyo.

Olivia Smoliga helps U.S. reach final of 400-meter freestyle relay — then wins a bronze medal in an unexpected way

TOKYO — This is not what Olivia Smoliga expected to be doing here. After helping the United States secure a spot in the women’s 400-meter freestyle relay final, the Glenview, Ill., native was not selected for the medal race Sunday morning, bringing an abrupt end to her Olympic competition. She was replaced by teammate Simone Manuel for the medal race.
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Olivia Smoliga of Glenview helps the U.S. reach the final of the 400-meter freestyle relay — and goes for Olympic gold in an unexpected way after past disappointment

This is not what Olivia Smoliga expected to be doing here. Swimming the first leg in the preliminary heat of the women’s 400-meter freestyle relay Saturday night, the Glenview native helped the United States secure a spot in the final. The gold medal race will take place Sunday morning, which means it will be shown Saturday evening in the Midwest starting at 8:30 p.m.

How Olivia Smoliga Has Gained Confidence & Reduced Anxiety With Mental Training

In the past year, the Olympic gold medalist has learned how to overcome adversity and unlock the power of positive thinking using the Restoic App. Archive photo via Jack Spitser/Spitser Photography. Courtesy: Restoic, a SwimSwam partner. Here’s Olympic gold medalist Olivia Smoliga’s secret weapon for swimmers looking to train their...
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Glenview swimmer Olivia Smoliga makes Olympic team for a 2nd time

Glenview's Olivia Smoliga has made the United States Women's 2021 Olympic Swim Team as a member of the 4x100 freestyle relay. The University of Georgia, Smoliga's alma mater, reported she made the team after placing third with a time of 53.63 seconds in the 100-meter freestyle final at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, on June 18.

S&D: Olivia Smoliga Earns Olympic Berth

With a third-place time of 53.63 in the 100-meter freestyle final, Bulldog alum Olivia Smoliga earned a second-consecutive Olympic berth Friday evening at the United States Olympic Swimming Team Trials at the CHI Health Center Arena. Smoliga will be joined on the 4×100-meter freestyle relay team by fellow Athens Bulldog...