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College Swimming Previews: #12 Minnesota Women Will Miss Smith

Breastroke star Kierra Smith will be greatly missed by her Minnesota teammates this season as she plans to redshirt the year in order to prepare for the Olympics

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Lois Daigneault Takes Over as New Head Coach of Kelowna AquaJets

Following the resignation of former Kelowna AquaJets head coach Peter Wilkins, the Canadian swim club announced that Lois Daigneault will take over…

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Canada Falls Short Of Expectations; Will Come Back Stronger In Rio

Canadian Santo Condorelli has emerged as the star of Canadian swimming

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Top 5 Reasons Why These Were The Best Pan Am Games Ever

After an extremely eventful week in Toronto, we at Swimswam compiled a list explaining just why these Pan American Games were the best ever.

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Gophers Earn Gold at Pan Am Games, Speedo Sectionals

Following Samantha Harding’s eighth-place finish in the women’s open water 10k (2:04:37.7), Team Canada and Minnesota teammate Kierra Smith took home gold in the 200-meter breaststroke.

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10th Gophers Record Broken in 2015

Golden Gopher Danielle Nack’s performance in the 200 fly at the2015 Speedo Sectionals at Minneapolis marked the tenth University of Minnesota school record broken in 2015 so far.

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2015 Pan Am Games Day 2 Medal Count: Updated with Relay Appeal

The Canadians continue to stay atop the competition to rack up more gold on day 2.

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Toronto 2015 Pan American Games: Day Two Finals Live Recap

Day two finals of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games have the potential for plenty of excitement and a whole lot of upsets.

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Toronto 2015 Pan American Games: Day Two Prelims Live Recap

In the women’s 200m freestyle American Allison Schmitt looks like a definite lock for gold. She’s been under the Pan Am Games record multiple times this year and has the experience to be much faster than any one else in the field.

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Photo Vault: Toronto 2015 Pan American Games Day Two Prelims

All photos are courtesy of Chris Tanouye. To see more of his work visit www.Christanouye.com

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2015 Toronto Pan Am Games: Day Two Prelims Preview

Canada’s Kierra Smith (above) was the 2015 NCAA Champ in the 200 breast. She’s the top seed in the event at Pan Ams, and will swim in heat 2, lane 4 tomorrow morning.

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Weekend Roundup: Gophers wrap WUGs, kick off Pan Ams

Three Gophers are in Toronto, Canada for the 2015 Pan American Games, where Kierra Smith and Samantha Harding are representing Canada and Kiera Janzen will compete for Team USA.

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Team Canada And Team USA Both In A Position To Top The Pan Am Medals Table

Countries like Brazil and the United States are powerhouses when it comes to swimming, but at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, Team Canada looks as though they have plenty of potential to top the medal table.

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Weekend Roundup: Gophers‬ at World University Games, Swedish Nationals & more

While Fourth of July weekend in Minnesota is often spent with fireworks on one of the state’s 10,000 lakes, three internationally-based Gophers spent the weekend competing in South Korea and Sweden.

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INSTANT ANALYSIS: NCAA adopts FINA rules on underwater breaststroke pullouts

College breaststrokers like returning NCAA champ Will Licon will get to swim under updated pullout rules beginning next season.

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