Today’s dose of swimming news includes an award for Marrit Steenbergen, commemorative Rio stamps, a Paris 2024 funding defeat, and a Paralympics NZ funding update.
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In Briefs: Tamsin Cook, 2nd from left, has been awarded the Railtrain Junior Sports Star of the Year. The 17-year-old is pictured here with Marguerite Oliver from the Hancock Family Medical Foundation, fellow Australian swimmer Brianna Throssell, and Gina Rinehart.
Can’t get enough of French backstroking star Camille Lacourt? He now has his own statue in a French wax museum.
Kyle Chalmers earns another Australian award for his stellar swimming in 2015.
This edition of In Briefs highlights the 2015 Barbados Open water Festival.
Read about the USOC’s new Director of Collegiate Partnerships role in this edition of “In Briefs”.
Japan aims to come home with at least 10 gold medals from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Bronte Campbell is one of six winners of Harper’s Bazaar Australia’s Women of the Year.
Aussie Thomas Fraser-Holmes nabs an open water win as part of this edition of In Briefs.
In Briefs: The Josh Project receives a $45,000+ grant from the Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources.
Today’s In Briefs: George Bovell and his Trinidad & Tobago Olympic teammates have extra monetary incentive to rake in the medals in Rio next year.
Maxime Rooney’s Pacific LSC ‘Swimmer of the Year’ award highlights this edition of In Briefs.
This edition of “In Briefs” highlights chaos in Sri Lankan swimming, a Hong Kong race debacle, and a newly-released book about children who conquered less than ideal conditions in their quest to swim.
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