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Multiple Swimmers Notch Fukuoka-Worthy Times On Day 1 Of Chinese Spring Championships

At the Chinese Spring Championships, Olympic medalist Wang Shun was among the set of swimmers notching times worthy of 2023 World Championships selection.


Grousset Delivers 48.50 100 Free, Steenbergen Posts 2:10.96 200 IM At Giant Open

The 2023 Giant Open wrapped up from France tonight with two-time 2022 World Championships medalist Maxime Grousset winning the men’s 100m free event.


Tes Schouten Rips 1:05.92 100 Breast To Qualify for Paris 2024

On the heels of her 200m breast national record from day one of this 2023 Giant Open, Dutch Olympian Tes Schouten clocked a new standard in the 100m breast.


Charlotte Bonnet Clocks French Record In LCM 100 Breaststroke

Versatile French swimmer Charlotte Bonnet clocked a new national record in the women’s 100m breaststroke while competing at the Giant Open.

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Quadarella, Carraro & Martinenghi Enter World Rankings After City Of Florence Trophy

Olympic medalist Simone Quadarella was among the Italian big guns racing at the 2023 City of Florence Trophy this weekend.


Schouten Continues Assault On Dutch Breaststroke Records

22-year-old Tes Schouten hit a new Dutch national record of 2:23.28 in the 200m breaststroke while competing at the French Giant Open.

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Sjostrom Hits 53.44 100 Free, Grousset 51.72 100 Fly At Giant Open

Competing at the Giant Open in France, Sarah Sjostrom logged a winning time of 53.44 in the women’s 100m freestyle to enter the world rankings.

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Beatriz Dizotti Clocks Brazilian National Record In LCM 1500 Free

Competing at a regional meet in her native Brazil this weekend, 22-year-old Beatriz Dizotti fired off a new national record in the women’s 1500m freestyle.

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Stubblety-Cook Takes 2 Golds, 13-Yr-Old Kolenbet Scores Record At QLD Prep Meet

Olympic champion Zac Stubblety-Cook was among the racers grabbing gold at the Queensland Preparation Meet, ahead of next month’s National Championships.


Hungarian Olympic Icon Katinka Hosszu Announces Pregnancy

33-year-old multi-Olympic champion Katinka Hosszu of Hungary revealed via Instagram that she and her husband are expecting a baby.


Sjostrom Fires Off World-Leading 24.10 50 Freestyle In Nice

Swedish Olympic champion Sarah Sjostrom made her mark on the Meeting Nice Camille Muffat, registering the top 50m freestyle time in the world this season.


After Australian Training Stint, Korea’s Hwang Sunwoo Eyes History

Korean world champion Hwang Sunwoo finished up his 35-day-long training stint in Australia and is now looking ahead to this summer’s biggest meets.


National Head Coach Fred Vergnoux Speaks On Belgium’s Emerging Talent

Belgium’s National Head Coach of Swimming Fred Vergnoux recently spoke with SwamSwam about the nation’s recent successes and future plans.

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Kamminga Posts 59.85, Steenbergen Wins Twice To Open Camille Muffat Meet

Dutch Olympic medalist Arno Kamminga carried his speed from Marseille to Nice, taking the men’s 100m breast event on night one of the Camille Muffat Meet.


Olympic Champion Kosuke Kitajima Entered In First Meet In Seven Years

Multi-Olympic champion and prolific Japanese sports figure Kosuke Kitajima is putting his competition suit back on this weekend.