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Lajunen Sweeps the Women’s Distance Freestyle Events at Finnish Championships

aura Lajunen swept the women’s distance events by taking the women’s 1500 freestyle in a time of 17:08.30…

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Rock Island High School Boys Swim Season Shaded by Forfeits and Hazing Accusations

After some inattention to Illinois High School Association (IHSA) eligibility by-laws, it was discovered that two members of the Rock…

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Canadian Government To Continue Investment On High-Performance Sport Through Federal Budget

Canadian Swimming has been focusing a lot on developing from the ground up in the last few seasons, and it seems the funding to do just that will continue as the Canadian Government will fund high-performance sport in hopes of developing the next generation of successful athletes.

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2015 TYR JAX 50 Sprint Dual Challenge: Watch Live

Professional swimmers including Arianna Vanderpoole-Wallace, Madison Kennedy, Hannah Riordan, Katarina Filova, Josh schneider, Felipe Lima, Mark Weber, and Elvis Burrows will all be racing.

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Former Jr. National Teamer Jorie Caneta Transferring From Arizona State to Texas A&M

Former Junior National Teamer Jorie Caneta has decided to transfer from Arizona State to Texas A&M University after her freshman season…

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Lajunen Sweeps the Women’s Distance Freestyle Events at Finnish Championships

aura Lajunen swept the women’s distance events by taking the women’s 1500 freestyle in a time of 17:08.30…

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Rock Island High School Boys Swim Season Shaded by Forfeits and Hazing Accusations

After some inattention to Illinois High School Association (IHSA) eligibility by-laws, it was discovered that two members of the Rock…

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Canadian Government To Continue Investment On High-Performance Sport Through Federal Budget

Canadian Swimming has been focusing a lot on developing from the ground up in the last few seasons, and it seems the funding to do just that will continue as the Canadian Government will fund high-performance sport in hopes of developing the next generation of successful athletes.

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Finis

2015 TYR JAX 50 Sprint Dual Challenge: Watch Live

Professional swimmers including Arianna Vanderpoole-Wallace, Madison Kennedy, Hannah Riordan, Katarina Filova, Josh schneider, Felipe Lima, Mark Weber, and Elvis Burrows will all be racing.

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Former Jr. National Teamer Jorie Caneta Transferring From Arizona State to Texas A&M

Former Junior National Teamer Jorie Caneta has decided to transfer from Arizona State to Texas A&M University after her freshman season…

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Dean Boles Named New National Coach in Denmark

Swim Ontario Provincial Coach Dean Boles will become the new National Coach in Denmark…

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Swimming Set To Receive Second Highest IOC Funding Among All Olympic Sports

The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations, the organization that represents all 28 sports on the 2016 Rio Olympic Program, is giving swimming one of the highest revenue distributions out of any sport.

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Kierra Smith, Matt Barnard Named University of Minnesota MVP’s

After being named the Big Ten Swimmer of the Year, Minnesota’s Kierra Smith has added her team’s MVP honor to a national title winning season.

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Shouts from the Stands: Upper Case ‘M’ – Manatee or Masters?

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

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5 Reasons Why Swimming on a Small Club Team is Great

Swim teams come in all different shapes and sizes, and they are from many walks of life. Some are massive, having close to a thousand swimmers, and some are smaller. Here are 5 reasons why swimming on a small club team is great.

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Bob Bowman Confirmed As New Head Coach of Arizona State University; Phelps Likely To Follow

Bob Bowman, coach of the one and only Michael Phelps, will become Head Coach at Arizona State University.

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Swim Job: IUPUI seeks assistant swim coach

IUPUI is committed to providing educational opportunities that transform the lives of students, the community, and the changing world around them.

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Government of Canada invests in high-performance sport

Swimming Canada applauds the Government of Canada for its announcement of continued investment in high-performance sport through the federal budget.

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South African Female Swimming: “Get the Girls to Gold” Follow-up

The South African female youth certainly made their mark at this year’s South African National Championships, fueled by the “Get the Girls to Gold” campaign.

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NCAA Division II Catawba College Coach Betsy Graham Resigns

Catawba College Director of Athletics, Larry Leckonby, has announced that swim coach Betsy Graham has resigned to take a position…

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3 Steps to Maximize Your Endurance for Long Course

In a 50-meter pool you can’t rely as heavily on turns, underwaters, or breakouts to help you pick up easy speed along the race. We’ve got a few tips to help you be more efficient in practice and faster at the end of your races this summer.

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