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2015 World University Games: Weitzeil and Vreeland go 1-2 in 100 free at day 2 prelims

Abbey Weitzeil leads a 1-2 punch of Americans coming out of heats of the 100 freestyle.

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Europe

Coach: Hentke’s New World Leader, German Record, Result of “Confidence”

The German Open which took place in Essen, Germany, from July 1st to July 4th, were a part of the…

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International

Jakobos, Bernek win 400 IMs to close Hungarian Nationals

Zsuzsanna Jakobos and Peter Bernek took home 400 IM titles to highlight the eighth and final day of the 2015 Hungarian Nationals.

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International

Sasha Touretski Breaks National Record At Swiss Championships

 The biggest swim of the meet through the second day of the 2015 Swiss Championships has been Sasha Touretski‘s 50…

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Previews & Recaps

Sjostrom Crushes 50 Fly in 25.07, Splits 55.6 100 Fly on Swedish Championships Day 4

Day 4 of the Swedish Championships saw the men’s 50 free, 200 back, 100 fly and 800 free. The women battled it out in the 100 breast, 50 fly, and 400 free.

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Weekly Age Group Wonders

AgonSwim Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 7/1/2015

There were quite a few first-time Olympic Trials qualifiers over the weekend of June 19-21, 2015. See who made out list of AgonSwim Weekly Wonders.

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2015 World University Games: Weitzeil and Vreeland go 1-2 in 100 free at day 2 prelims

Abbey Weitzeil leads a 1-2 punch of Americans coming out of heats of the 100 freestyle.

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Coach: Hentke’s New World Leader, German Record, Result of “Confidence”

The German Open which took place in Essen, Germany, from July 1st to July 4th, were a part of the…

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Jakobos, Bernek win 400 IMs to close Hungarian Nationals

Zsuzsanna Jakobos and Peter Bernek took home 400 IM titles to highlight the eighth and final day of the 2015 Hungarian Nationals.

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Finis

Sasha Touretski Breaks National Record At Swiss Championships

 The biggest swim of the meet through the second day of the 2015 Swiss Championships has been Sasha Touretski‘s 50…

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Sjostrom Crushes 50 Fly in 25.07, Splits 55.6 100 Fly on Swedish Championships Day 4

Day 4 of the Swedish Championships saw the men’s 50 free, 200 back, 100 fly and 800 free. The women battled it out in the 100 breast, 50 fly, and 400 free.

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AgonSwim Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 7/1/2015

There were quite a few first-time Olympic Trials qualifiers over the weekend of June 19-21, 2015. See who made out list of AgonSwim Weekly Wonders.

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Sarah Henry Leads Team USA To Top Of Medal Count On Day 1

Although the World University Games team won’t be able to celebrate the fourth with the rest of the country, Henry did honor America by earning the first medal of the Games for Team USA.

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Herasimenia’s Sub-25 50 Free Highlights Golden Bear Meet Day 1

The 30th International Golden Bear meet started today in Zagreb, Croatia. This is the 2nd of 2 meets to qualify for Croatia’s World Championships team.

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Pellegrini Records Her Fastest Time Since World Record Swim

Federica Pellegrini posted a 1:55.00 which is the fastest time she has swam since setting the world record in 2009…

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Five Big Things From Day One of the 2015 World University Games

Five things we noticed from day one of the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea…

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2015 World University Games Day One Finals Recap: USA Sweeps Golds

Sarah Henry won the first gold medal of the World University Games. Her victory in the 400 IM was the first of three golds for Team USA.

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10 Ways to be an Awesome Swimming Lane Mate

We’ve all been there — 12 swimmers, 1 lane. Here are 10 ways to be an awesome lane-mate when lane space is at a premium.

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Swim Capz

10 Swimming Patches for Swim Parents

There are so many cool patches for the swimmers, my question is “Where’s the Love for the Swim Parents?” Here are my 10 suggestions for Swim Parent Patches.

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2015 World University Games: Martins’ 50 fly highlights day 1 prelims

Henrique Martins hit a top-10 ranked world time to lead the 50 fly, highlighting the opening session of the 2015 World University Games.

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Why The Fundamental Law of Drag Matters in Swimming

Gary Hall Sr: “I consider frontal drag the number one enemy of the swimmer. In the medium of our sport, water, which is about 800 times denser than air, drag forces impact the speed of a swimmer at significantly lower speeds than in air.”

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Are You Swimming Faster in Practice than Competition? Here’s Why.

It can be infuriating and mystifying for swimmers to swim faster in practice than competition. Here is the simple reason for why this happens.

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