Swedish Swimming

Sweden Sending Three to the World Junior Championships

Sweden will be sending a team of three athletes to the World Junior Swimming Championships in Singapore this summer. The…

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Sjostrom Breaks 100 Back National Record, Heemskerk Climbs All-Time 100 Free Rankings

Swedish swimmer Sarah Sjostrom won two events and became the first Swedish woman ever under 1 minute in the 100 meter backstroke on Sunday in Eindhoven.


Sarah Sjostrom Validates World Record Time With Second-Fastest 50 Fly Ever

Watch race video above, courtesy of Zemsporttv. After Swedish swimmer Sarah Sjostrom obliterated the World Record in the women’s 50 fly…


VIDEO: World Record Holder Sarah Sjostrom Makes No-Look, Near Three-Pointer

Swedish swimmer Sarah Sjostrom is adept at almost everything in the water, and in 2014 swam one of the craziest swims we’ve…

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Sjostrom Breaks 23rd World Record of 2014 World Short Course Championships

At the beginning of the 2014 World Short Course Championships, Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom said (in paraphrase) that her 200 free wasn’t…

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Another Suited World Record Goes Down in Doha as Sjostrom Crushes 100 Fly Mark

Sarah Sjostrom has broken the World Record in the 100 short course meters fly. She now holds both this mark and the 50 long course fly record.

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Swedish swimmers protest exclusion of Simon Sjodin from Worlds to irritation of Swedish federation

A number of Swedish swimmers have protested what they believe to be a wrongful exclusion from the nation’s Short Course World Championships team, and the national swimming federation has moved to silence the protests, according to Swedish newspaper Expressen.


Swedes Announce Swimming Candidates For Inaugural European Games in 2015

In the marking of a new era of sport in Europe, the Swedes are among the first nations to publicly…

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HardCore Swim of the Week: Sjostrom highlights range with rocketing 200 free split

Sarah Sjostrom was a sprint beast over last week, but her world-leading split on the 4×200 free relay shows she’s far more than a fly-and-die type.


Alshammar, Sjostrom lead 21-person Swedish Euro Champs roster

On the heels of the Swedish Championships last week, the Swedish Swimming Federation has announced its official entry roster for the European Championships, headed by World Record breaker Sarah Sjostrom and 36-year-old un-retired sprinter Theresa Alshammar.

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Latecomer Katinka Wins Two at Salnikov; Efimova Just Misses World Record

Katinka Hosszu won a pair of events on day 2 of the 2013 Salnikov Cup, including nearly a lifetime best in the 200 fly.


Sjostrom Doubles on Day 1 of Salnikov; Hosszu Absent

World Champion Sarah Sjostrom was the lone female double winner on the first day of the 2013 Salnikov Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Loaded Entry List for Salnikov Cup to Compete for Attention on Duel in the Pool Weekend

Katinka Hosszu will continue to roll one of the richest prize-money seasons in swimming history into the Salnikov Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia.


Erik Persson Breaks Swedish National Record in 200 SCM Breaststroke

Erik Persson has broken a 10-year old Swedish National Record in the men’s 200 SCM breaststroke at their Short Course…

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Insight Into The Training Of Sarah Sjoestroem

In the last year Swedish swimming star Sarah Sjoestroem has been compiling some impressive results on the international stage. In…

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