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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.

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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.

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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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Today in Swimming History: September 24th, 1991, Nirvana’s Swimming Baby

22 years ago today, Nirvana’s “Nevermind” album was released.

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2013 FINA World Championships Day 2: Real-Time Recaps

Ruta Meilutyte reacts with great emotion after breaking the 100m breaststroke Lithuanian, European, World Championship, and World Records in 1:04.35. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Sjostrom Confirms Schedule for the World Championships

Sarah Sjostrom is swimming four individual events, but the event order means not much risk for her medal chances. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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2013 World Championships Preview: Can Dana Vollmer Avoid the 100 Fly Post-Olympic Curse?

History is not on the side of the World Record holder and her ability to win the World Championship in the women’s 100 fly (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Brits Win First Two Golds; Skagius Breaks Swedish Record on Day 3 at Euro Jrs

The UK team got in on the gold-medal fun in a big way on Friday, taking two victories and five medals overall in Poznan. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Sjostrom, Gardell Get More Meet Records; Sjodin Solid Ahead of Worlds

The Swedish Championships wrapped on Sunday with three more Meet Records, as the country’s biggest stars look ready for the World Championships. (Stock Photo: Janna Schulze)

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Johansson Breaks Noteworthy, 11-Year Swedish Championship Record in 100 Breaststroke

Sweden’s Jennie Johansson broke a Meet Record that used to be the European Record as well. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Gardell Breaks Swedish Championship Record in 400 IM on Day 3

USC’s Stina Gardell was out very fast in the 400 IM en route to a season-best and a new Meet Record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Jennie Johansson Breaks Swedish National Record in 50 Breast

(Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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