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Ten Years Ago Today: South Africa Stuns the World in Athens

Ten years ago the South African men stunned the world and destroyed the field in the 4x100m freestyle relay in Athens. Here is how it went down.

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Young South African Women’s Swimmers Get Strong Financial Backing

Among continuing financial uncertainty in Swimming South Africa, amid the loss of a major sponsor, a group of 8 young talented female swimmers have received a huge boost with the launch of the ‘Get the Girls to Gold’ programme. (Credit: Janna Schulze)

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Industry Impact 2012 Swammy Award Winner, Arena USA

Swim News: “For many elites, The POWERSKIN Carbon Pro filled the void left by the FS3 in 2012.” (Swim Photo Credit: LaPress)

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RCP Tiburon Mile, Fastest Open Water Competition on Earth

Swim news: “Since 1999 the RCP Tiburon Mile has attracted more than 100 Olympians and world-class elites from the open water ranks and the pool.”

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4×100 Free Relay, London Olympic Preview

The men’s 4×100 freestyle relay may be the most competitive race at the London Olympic Games.

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Off The Deep End: Top 20 Tweeting Swimmers

In this modern age of social media, the number of Twitter follower’s a person has is often viewed as directly…

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