Coronavirus

Mireia Belmonte: “en Tokio nadaré el mayor número de pruebas posible”

La campeona olímpica, en una entrevista para “Objetivo Tokio”, ha hablado de sus planes para preparar los Juegos y de la posibilidad de ser abanderada.

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Dutch Swimming Sets 2020-2021 Competition Calendar; Loosens Social Distancing

The Dutch National Championships in December will be moved to a long course event and declared an Olympic qualifying competition.

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Swim England Seeking Clarity on Training Options Under New COVID Guidelines

The national governing body suggested it might condone returning to training in small groups after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement Thursday.

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Swimming Canada Releases Return To Swimming Framework

Swimming Canada has released its official COVID-19 Return to Swimming Framework, outlining their recommendations for return to training and competition.

Russian National Team Will Hold Training Camp On June 2

The Russian National Swimming Team will hold a training camp at Lake Round on June 2, after the approval of reopening policies.

USA Swimming Distributes $1.5 Million to 317 Clubs; $1.5 Million More Pledged

The money, which was funneled through the USA Swimming Foundation, exceeds the initial pledge of $1.5 million, and comes with up to $1.5 million more in round 2.

Club Teams Make Return to Water While Following Strict Safety Protocols

As many states begin to allow the re-opening of pools, swim teams across the country are able to return to the water for the first time in months.

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3 of Minnesota’s Largest Teams Successfully Petition Gov. Walz to Reopen June 1

Among the teams is Riptide Swim Club, which means world record holder Regan Smith can return to the water regularly.

Indiana University Will Require Online Classes from Nov. 21 to Feb. 8

Under the new 2020-21 academic calendar, fall semester will still end in December, but classes will be online from Thanksgiving onward.

Maryland, Northern Virginia, Richmond Pools Can Reopen Friday

Home to some of the nation’s biggest and most successful swim clubs, pools in the greater Washington D.C. area will be allowed to reopen on Friday. (Above: US National Teamer Phoebe Bacon of NCAP, lives in Maryland)

Scottsdale Aquatic Club Reopening Plan Includes Assigned Color-Coded Areas

SAC has published specific diagrams of two of its facilities showing the area where each athlete can swim and leave their bag on deck.

King, Miller & Grothe Among Pros Training In An Indiana Pond

Members of the Indiana pro group have been able to train in a pond twice a week on the grounds of a south Bloomington subdivision.

WADA Publishes Updated Athlete Q&A About Coronavirus Impacts on Drug Testing

The World Anti-Doping Agency has updated its athlete Q&A section to address issues regarding testing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Denmark Moves Swimming Up To Phase 3, Could Reopen June 8

The Danish Swimming Union says that swimming has been moved from Phase 4 of Denmarks’ reopening plan, meaning the sport could start resuming by June 8.

LSCs Gearing up for Virtual Swim Meets

Swimmingly and Gulf Swimming to launch virtual swim meet competitions to member swim teams in the Houston area.