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Top 20 swimming recruits in the girls high school class of 2016

National public high school 100 fly record-holder Beata Nelson is among the top swimmers in a very deep girls class of 2016.

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International

World Championships Preview: Men’s 100 Butterfly

The men’s 100 butterfly should be tightly contested as there is only 37 one-hundredths of a second separating the world’s top ranked time and eighth…

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College Recruiting

Top 20 swimming recruits in the boys high school class of 2016

Pleasanton’s Maxime Rooney is a swimmer on the rise, and his freestyle prowess ranks him at the top of our recruiting class.

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Europe

Hungarian Nationals: Gyurta Swims Easy 2:10 In 200 Breast Semifinal

Gyurta posted the fastest time in the semifinal of the men’s 200 breaststroke by four seconds, swimming to a time of 2:10.74. That time is still two seconds off of his season best of 2:08.58 from the Bergen Swim Festival.

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International

Sjostrom Breaks Two Meet Reconds on Day 1 of Swedish Championships

The 2015 Swedish Championships started today in Sundsvall. The meet kicked off with the men’s 200 fly, 100 free, 200 breast, and 1500 free as well as the women’s 200 free, 50 back, and 200 breast.

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College

College Recruiting: There is Nothing Magic About July 1

Don’t panic if you have not received a ton of calls on July 1. This is only the first day that D-I coaches are “allowed” to start making calls.

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Top 20 swimming recruits in the girls high school class of 2016

National public high school 100 fly record-holder Beata Nelson is among the top swimmers in a very deep girls class of 2016.

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World Championships Preview: Men’s 100 Butterfly

The men’s 100 butterfly should be tightly contested as there is only 37 one-hundredths of a second separating the world’s top ranked time and eighth…

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Top 20 swimming recruits in the boys high school class of 2016

Pleasanton’s Maxime Rooney is a swimmer on the rise, and his freestyle prowess ranks him at the top of our recruiting class.

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Hungarian Nationals: Gyurta Swims Easy 2:10 In 200 Breast Semifinal

Gyurta posted the fastest time in the semifinal of the men’s 200 breaststroke by four seconds, swimming to a time of 2:10.74. That time is still two seconds off of his season best of 2:08.58 from the Bergen Swim Festival.

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Sjostrom Breaks Two Meet Reconds on Day 1 of Swedish Championships

The 2015 Swedish Championships started today in Sundsvall. The meet kicked off with the men’s 200 fly, 100 free, 200 breast, and 1500 free as well as the women’s 200 free, 50 back, and 200 breast.

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College Recruiting: There is Nothing Magic About July 1

Don’t panic if you have not received a ton of calls on July 1. This is only the first day that D-I coaches are “allowed” to start making calls.

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Missouri to host SEC Championships for first time in 2016

In just its fourth season in the expanded Southeastern Conference (SEC), Missouri will host the SEC Championships in swimming & diving in 2016.

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Auburn Will Begin 2015-2016 Season Against Rivals Alabama

Kyle Darmody will lead the Auburn Tigers into a 2015-2016 season that will begin it’s regular-season schedule against arch-rivals Alabama.

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Kazan Organizers Launch New World Championships App

To help keep up with all of the action surrounding the upcoming 2015 FINA World Swimming Championships in Russia, the…

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FGCU All-American Kira Toussaint Transfers To Tennessee

All-American backstroker, Kira Toussaint, will be transferring to the University to Tennessee. Toussaint is the Dutch record holder in the women’s 100 scm backstroke and is also the daughter of 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist, Jolanda de Rover.

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Sub-20 Sprinter James Jones Verbally Commits to Michigan Wolverines

James Jones is one of two sub-20 second sprinters so far in the high school class of 2016.

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Open Contact Season Begins for High School Seniors on July 1

Maxime Rooney, a top-10 men’s recruit in the class of 2016, has already verbally committed to the University of Florida, part of a trend to pledge earlier and earlier.

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Swim Capz

NC State to Host Wolfpack Speed & Power Camp December 2015

With a total of three power packed sessions, the Wolfpack Speed & Power Camp will instruct & demonstrate the proper sprint technique, stroke mechanics, starts, turns, and relay handoffs for sprinters.

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International Stars Head to Vichy for the French Open

One of the highlights of the weekend will be the showdowns between Cesar Cielo and Florent Manaudou in the 50 freestyle and 50 butterfly…

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Trojan Swimmers Pinzon and Dvariskyte Make A Very Funky Couple

“We met a year ago and it was love at first sight. Rami was quite upfront about it, she was actually the one that asked me out. We went for sushi after a swim,” Omar recalls.

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What is The Art of Swim Parenting?

Being a swim parent is not easy. If it were, we would likely have 2 million registered USA Swimming members, rather than 400,000.

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