7 Reasons Why Hiring a Swimmer Will Enhance Your Company

Just because so-called “swammers” may have hung up their goggles, doesn’t mean that those years of hard work were wasted. Former swimmers have spent years developing skills which can be integral to their new lives in the workforce.


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Czerniak Posts World’s Top Time in the 100 Butterfly in Malaga

Konrad Czernaik provided the highlight on the second day of the Spanish Championships in Malaga posting a 51.37 in the men’s 100 butterfly…


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Ottesen and Govorov Record Impressive 50 Butterfly Performances

On the second day of the Danish Open both Jeanette Ottesen and Andrey Govorov put up impressive 50 butterfly times…


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Ruta Meilutyte Flies to 2nd in the World at Sheffield Premier Open Gala

Lithuanian Ruta Meilutyte went sub-1:06 on Saturday at the 2015 Sheffield Premier Open meet.

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Belmonte Blasts Chart Topping 200 Butterfly

Mireia Belmonte posted a 2:05.86 in the 200 butterfly at the Spanish Championships…

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Bromer Records World’s Fastest 200 Butterfly at the Danish Open

European champion Viktor Bromer’s performance highlighted the first day of competition at the Danish Open posting a 1:55.39 in the prelims of the men’s 200 butterfly…

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Top 10 Most Commented Reports in SwimSwam History

Braden Keith, SwimSwam editor-in-chief, requested this info. We thought it would be a mix of NCAA Championship reports, but we were wrong, very wrong.

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New German Law May Imprison Athletes Guilty of Doping for Up to Three Years

A draft of a more restrictive anti-doping law was approved by German Federal Cabinet today…

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Bethany Firth Sets SB14 Breaststroke World Record on First Day of British Swimming International

Bethany Firth set the SB14 100m Breaststroke world record on the first day of competition of the 2015 British Para-Swimming…

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RACE VIDEO: Watch 14-Year Old Karlo Noah Paut Go Sub-51 in 100 Long Course Meters Freestyle

Thanks to Josip Miskovic for sharing this video. This weekend, at the Croatian Winter National Championships, 14-year old Karlo Noah Paut…

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Eindhoven Swim Cup Stacked With Stars

Sarah Sjostrom, Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Femke Heemskerk, Inge Dekker, Cameron van der Burgh and Velimir Stepanovic are a few of the athletes taking part in this year’s Swim Cup…

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Belmonte Set to Race Six Events at the Spanish Championships

Mireia Belmonte will compete in the 400, 800 and 1500 freestyle, the 200 and 400 IM and the 200 butterfly…

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Karlo Noah Paut Breaks 4 Age Group Records at Croatian LCM Nationals

14-year-old Karlo Noah Paut set four national age group records over the weekend at the Croatian LCM Nationals.

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10 Struggles Distance Swimmers Know All Too Well

We didn’t choose the distance life, the distance life chose us; by which I mean you probably became a distance swimmer when you finished a long set, your coach looked at you funny, and the next thing you knew, you were entered in the 500 at your next meet.

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Liukkonen Puts Up The World’s Third Fastest 50 Freestyle in Espoo

Ari-Pekka Liukkonen of Finland recorded a time of 21.99 to win the 50 freestyle at the Espoo Grand Prix…

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Efimova Speeds Through 200 Breaststroke on Day 2 of SCS March Senior Invite

Russian breaststroker Yulia Efimova put up a second straight day of big swims on Sunday at the 2015 CA Southern California…

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