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SwimSwam TYR World Rankings Are Here, Meet Our New TYR World Rankings Editor

Ryan Lochte tops the 2013 Men’s LCM 200 IM World Swimming Rankings. Go to the World Rankings Channel and use the search box to see all events.

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FINIS Sponsors Ironman World Champion Frederik van Lierde

Van Lierde has had an extremely successful past few years on the international triathlon circuit, claiming podium finishes in a handful of events. He became the European champion in the 2007 Long Distance Triathlon, which began his ascension to the top of the sport.

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Park Tae-Hwan Stars in 2014 Winter Olympic Commercial

Olympic Champion, Park Tae-Hwan, is a global swim star and a star period in his home country of South Korea,…

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USN Inks Multiyear Agreement to Air Marquee FINA Events

“The success, prestige and exposure of our major events are directly linked with FINA’s association with TV networks worldwide”, considered FINA President Dr. Julio C. Maglione. (Featured image: Michael Phelps)

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Rivalries, Television Bring Big Passion, Energy, and Record Attendance to College Swim Meets

The Cal swim team had at the very least a crowd of 1,500 at their meet against Arizona on Saturday, with hundreds more turned away at the gate.

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U.S. Olympic Committee announces 230-member 2014 U.S. Olympic Team

“We are thrilled to announce the 230 athletes who will represent Team USA in Sochi,” said USOC CEO Scott Blackmun.

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USA Swimming Hopes to Unveil Backstroke Wedges at Mesa Grand Prix

A rendering of an early version of the backstroke wedge start blocks that Omega and Myrtha Pools are developing.

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Arena and FINA take partnership to the next level through 2019

Global aquatic sports brand Arena has pulled off a major coup by landing the prestigious sponsorship of the swimming world’s governing body, FINA.

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FINIS Lands New Zealand Open Water Swim Star Kane Radford

Radford is arguably one of the most exciting young swimmers to watch race in the sport of open water. He was selected for the Men’s 10k in the 2012 Olympics but did not meet the qualification standards of his federation to be sent to the Games.

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Pool Indoor Air Quality: Why it Matters to Your Health and Performance (Part 1)

Take a moment and ask yourself: what’s the worst air quality you’ve ever experienced at an indoor pool? Not just recently…but ever. Have you ever wondered why? Why is the air so bad in most indoor pools, and seemingly fine in others?

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USOC releases Parade Uniform for the Winter Olympic Games

With just 15 days until the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, the United States Olympic Committee and the Ralph Lauren unveiled the official Team USA Opening Ceremony Parade Uniform.

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Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool: Old Meets Temporary; Both Await New

In the shadow of the megalithic giant of history, the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool in Long Beach, California, there is…

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Olympic Icon Aaron Peirsol Headlines Youth Swimming Event in Austin

Twenty Four Youth Swimmers from Longhorn Aquatics will have the experience of a lifetime tonight, swimming alongside 7-time Olympic medalist and University of Texas grad, Aaron Peirsol and 2012 gold medalist Matt McLean.

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Universal Sports Network to Broadcast Big Wave Surf Contest

Courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam partner.

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FINIS Reaches Under The Sea To Raise Awareness

FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products announces the addition of two new brand ambassadors, Mermaid Kariel and Hannah Mermaid. Hannah and Kariel are joining the FINIS team to grow brand awareness through their fitness training, natural resource conservation, and underwater photography efforts.

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