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Breaststroker Jerik Wong Stays Local; Commits to Texas A&M

Flower Mound High School and Lakeside Aquatic Club’s Jerik Wong will swim for the Texas A&M Aggies next fall. Wong, a…

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College Recruiting

Arizona Men Grab In-State 55-Second Breaststroker Marcello Quarante

Scottsdale Aquatic Club’s Marcello Quarante has committed to swim for the University of Arizona this upcoming fall. Quarante is a…

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College Recruiting

British International Shauna Lee Commits to Swim for Georgia

Shauna Lee, a top-flight freestyler from Great Britain, has committed to swim for the Georgia Bulldogs. Lee is currently training…

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Europe

Sjostrom Posts World’s Second Fastest 200 Freestyle in Bergen

In the very first event of the evening at the Bergen Swim Festival Sarah Sjostrom took the women’s 200 freestyle in a time of 1:54.77…

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High School

Katie McLaughlin, Grant Shoults Named OCVarsity Swimmers of the Year

Future Cal Golden Bear Katie McLaughlin was chosen as the OC Register’s 2015 Girls’ High School Swimmer of the Year.

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National

Two of Seven Marines Killed in Helicopter Crash Were Detroit Area HS Swimmers

Two of seven marines killed in a helicopter crash in March of this year were high school swimmers, according to…

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Breaststroker Jerik Wong Stays Local; Commits to Texas A&M

Flower Mound High School and Lakeside Aquatic Club’s Jerik Wong will swim for the Texas A&M Aggies next fall. Wong, a…

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Arizona Men Grab In-State 55-Second Breaststroker Marcello Quarante

Scottsdale Aquatic Club’s Marcello Quarante has committed to swim for the University of Arizona this upcoming fall. Quarante is a…

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British International Shauna Lee Commits to Swim for Georgia

Shauna Lee, a top-flight freestyler from Great Britain, has committed to swim for the Georgia Bulldogs. Lee is currently training…

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Finis

Sjostrom Posts World’s Second Fastest 200 Freestyle in Bergen

In the very first event of the evening at the Bergen Swim Festival Sarah Sjostrom took the women’s 200 freestyle in a time of 1:54.77…

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Katie McLaughlin, Grant Shoults Named OCVarsity Swimmers of the Year

Future Cal Golden Bear Katie McLaughlin was chosen as the OC Register’s 2015 Girls’ High School Swimmer of the Year.

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Two of Seven Marines Killed in Helicopter Crash Were Detroit Area HS Swimmers

Two of seven marines killed in a helicopter crash in March of this year were high school swimmers, according to…

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Yoga for Swimmers: A Short Sequence for Shoulders

The following is a short sequence of poses that promote both greater shoulder stability and mobility…

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7 Things Fast Swimmers Do That You Should Do Too

Olivier Poirier-Leroy is a former national level swimmer based out of Victoria, BC. In feeding his passion for swimming, he…

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Bob Bowman Hires Misty Hyman As New Assistant Coach At Arizona State

“I didn’t know we could get a candidate that is this exceptional” – Bob Bowman

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In Briefs 05/29/15: Australian News, Swiss Swimmer Honored, Guyana Announces Pan Am Roster

Today’s “In Briefs” highlights the Australian Sports Commission’s lack of women within its own ranks, among other global news stories.

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Hosszu, Lochte, Moller Pedersen among huge names to compete at Mare Nostrum in Monaco

The Mare Nostrum series’ Monaco stop – the final stop on the tour – has posted start lists that include some huge names, including the Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu, the American SwimMAC contingent led by Ryan Lochte, and the rising group of Danish women including world record-holder Rikke Moller Pedersen.

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Kawecki wins again on day 2 of Polish Nationals, completes backstroke double

Former European Champion Radoslaw Kawecki continued to roll at Polish Nationals this week, winning the 100 back on day 2 after taking the 200 on day 1.

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Swim Capz

Exciting Races to Come Over the Next Two Days at the Bergen Swim Festival

After the first day of prelims at the Bergen Swim Festival the semi-finals and finals should include some exciting racing…

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Brianna Leverenz, Recovering from Surgery, Commits to Tennessee Volunteers

Brianna Leverenz, who is recovering from spinal surgery, has committed to the Tennessee Volunteers.

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The Late Alexander Dale Oen Honored with Statue in Hometown

Hungarian swimmer, Daniel Gyurta, was present at the ceremony honoring the late Alexander Dale Oen, the Norwegian swimmer who tragically passed away on May 1, 2012.

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The Top 9 Swimming Pool Games: #3 Sharks and Minnows

Disclaimer: SwimSwam does not endorse all of these swimming pool games. Some are dangerous. Some, which are not so dangerous, will, however, enrage lifeguards and probably get you booted from your community pool.

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