Caeleb Dressel Named USA Swimming Athlete Of The Year After Winning 7 World Titles


Two-time Olympic gold medalist Caeleb Dressel, who this year joined Michael Phelps as the only swimmers to win seven world titles at a single FINA World Championships, was named USA Swimming Athlete of the Year on Saturday during the United States Aquatic Sports Convention in Dallas.

Dressel, 21, is the first swimmer in history to win three world championships on a single day, accomplishing the feat on June 29 by winning the 50-meter freestyle, 100-meter butterfly and mixed 400-meter freestyle relay.

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