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Fred Vystavel ’16 (left) and his partner Joachim Sutton
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Fred Vystavel ’16 wins bronze for Denmark in men’s pair rowing

After nearly a week of competition, Princeton finally has its first medalist of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. With the third-place finish, Vystavel becomes the 60th Princetonian to medal at an Olympic Games.

After nearly a week of competition, Princeton finally has its first medalist of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. With the third-place finish, Vystavel becomes the 60th Princetonian to medal at an Olympic Games.

SPORTS | July 29

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Mohamed Hamza ’23 finishes seventh in men’s foil at the Olympics

Hamza will fence again in the team men’s foil event on August 1 with his Egyptian teammates, Alaaeldin Abouelkassem and Mohamed Hassan. “I’ll definitely take this momentum into my team event,” he told the ‘Prince,’ “and the following individual Olympic event in Paris 2024 hopefully!”

Hamza will fence again in the team men’s foil event on August 1 with his Egyptian teammates, Alaaeldin Abouelkassem and Mohamed Hassan. “I’ll definitely take this momentum into my team event,” he told the ‘Prince,’ “and the following individual Olympic event in Paris 2024 hopefully!”

SPORTS | July 26

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Track and field, softball, crew to compete this weekend

Following the recent advancement to Phase IV, the final stage of the Ivy League’s four-phase plan, Princeton Athletics has released an updated spring competition schedule that includes softball games, track meets, and rowing competitions. This weekend, teams will compete for the first time since the pandemic shuttered Ivy League athletics in March 2020.

Following the recent advancement to Phase IV, the final stage of the Ivy League’s four-phase plan, Princeton Athletics has released an updated spring competition schedule that includes softball games, track meets, and rowing competitions. This weekend, teams will compete for the first time since the pandemic shuttered Ivy League athletics in March 2020.

SPORTS | April 23

Anna Durak (left) and teammate Macey Mannion (right) on the beach in Virginia. 
Photo courtesy of Anna Durak

‘Creating our competitive identity’: Women’s swimming and diving sets eyes on the fall

Coming off a dominant win at the Ivy League championships in 2020, the Princeton women’s swim and dive team was looking forward to defending their title in 2021. Instead, COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the entire season. Now back on track, the team looks forward to next season to try and remain on top. 

Coming off a dominant win at the Ivy League championships in 2020, the Princeton women’s swim and dive team was looking forward to defending their title in 2021. Instead, COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the entire season. Now back on track, the team looks forward to next season to try and remain on top. 

SPORTS | April 20

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Senior student-athletes speak out on the Ivy League’s most recent decisions

The ‘Prince’ reached out to over 190 senior student-athletes for commentary on the Ivy League’s two most recent decisions, specifically the approval of temporary graduate eligibility and the cancellation of spring competitions.

The ‘Prince’ reached out to over 190 senior student-athletes for commentary on the Ivy League’s two most recent decisions, specifically the approval of temporary graduate eligibility and the cancellation of spring competitions.

SPORTS | March 2

A view of Powers Field at Princeton Stadium. 
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Ivy League to allow graduate eligibility for current senior athletes

The Ivy League Council of Presidents voted to grant current senior student-athletes an extra year of competitive eligibility if they are accepted to, and enroll at, the graduate school of their current university for the 2021-2022 academic year only. With applications for 2021 admission at Princeton University already closed, it is unclear how much of an impact this new measure will have on Princeton student-athletes.

The Ivy League Council of Presidents voted to grant current senior student-athletes an extra year of competitive eligibility if they are accepted to, and enroll at, the graduate school of their current university for the 2021-2022 academic year only. With applications for 2021 admission at Princeton University already closed, it is unclear how much of an impact this new measure will have on Princeton student-athletes.

SPORTS | February 11

Jadwin Gymnasium.
Jon Ort / The Daily Princetonian

How Princeton athletes, near and far, are feeling this spring

Now that students have moved onto campus for the spring semester, we checked in with men’s basketball senior Jerome Desrosiers, men’s volleyball junior Attila Delingat, and women’s lightweight crew junior Abby Baskind to see how student athletes are feeling about the upcoming semester.

  “Now that students have moved onto campus for the spring semester, we checked in with men’s basketball senior Jerome Desrosiers, men’s volleyball junior Attila Delingat, and women’s lightweight crew junior Abby Baskind to see how student athletes are feeling about the upcoming semester.”

SPORTS | February 9