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Five-Time Olympic Champ Svetlana Romashina to Come Out of Retirement

Svetlana Romashina, four-time FINA synchronized swimmer of the year, plans to come out of retirement to buoy Russia’s already-dominant synchronized swimming program.

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Sweden Pre-Nominates 5, Including Sjostrom, For 2018 SC Worlds

Sweden has ‘pre-nominated’ five athletes including world record-holder Sarah Sjostrom to the 2018 Short Course World Championships, the Swedish swimming federation announced this week.

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Sweden Selects 5 For Youth Olympic Games

Sweden has picked five young athletes to represent the nation at the Youth Olympic Games this coming October.

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Pickrem, Eastin, Dressel In For 200 IM, Ruck Scratches Day 3 Prelims

Start lists show Sydney Pickrem, Ella Eastin and Caeleb Dressel all swimming the 200 IM on day 3 of Pan Pacs, with Taylor Ruck among the notable scratches out of the event.

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SwimSwam Pulse: Seliskar Most Surprising U.S. Champ, 37% Say

37% of voters found Andrew Seliskar to be the most surprising U.S. National champ.

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Peaty’s Project 56 Continues

Disclaimer: Blueseventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…

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Rivard, Meyers, Patterson Set World Records To Open 2018 Para Pan Pacs

Canada’s Aurelie Rivard and the USA’s Becca Meyers broke their own world records to highlight day 1 at the 2018 Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships.

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Smith, Eastin Scratch 200 Fly On Day 2 Of Pan Pacs

Americans Regan Smith and Ella Eastin have scratched the 200 fly on day 2 prelims of the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships.

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Dagny Knutson Wins Appeal In Suit Vs Former Attorney

A California appeals court has ruled in favor of former professional swimmer Dagny Knutson, reinstating the $617,800 in damages she was awarded in 2016 before a judge threw out that verdict and ordered a new trial.

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Apple Replaces Conger, Grothe Finke On 2019 Worlds Roster

Zach Apple earned himself a 2019 Worlds relay spot in the 200 freestyle, avenging a Nationals DQ and bumping Jack Conger off that relay. Meanwhile Zane Grothe passed up Robert Finke for both the Pan Pacs silver medal and the 2019 Worlds spot in the 1500.

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Official SwimSwam 2018 Pan Pacs Preview Index

Keep tabs on our running discipline-by-discipline previews for the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships below:

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2018 Pan Pacs Previews: Dressel & Horomura Rising In Men’s Butterfly

Caeleb Dressel is one of three men ever to break 50 seconds in the 100 fly, and he’s the heavy favorite at Pan Pacs even without approaching his best time so far this year.

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Freya Anderson Sets European Junior Record With 53.61 100 Free

Great Britain’s Freya Anderson has snapped a European junior record in the 100 free, going 53.61 in the 2018 Euros final.

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Katinka Hosszu Becomes First Woman With 5-Straight Euro Titles

With a win in the 200 IM, Katinka Hosszu has become the first woman to win five consecutive European titles in the same event.

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Pickrem Out, Dressel Scratches 100 Breast For Day 1 of Pan Pacs

Start lists for the first day of Pan Pacs show a number of notable scratches, including third and fourth seeds Ariarne Titmus and Emma McKeon following up on their hints at dropping the 200 free, #3 400 IM seed Sydney Pickrem scratching all three of her events for Canada and American Caeleb Dressel opting out of the 100 breast.

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