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Dutch Expecting Strong British & German Racers At Rotterdam Qualification Meet

Reigning 200m freestyle Olympic champion Tom Dean of Great Britain is among the plethora of talent headed to the Rotterdam Qualification Meet this weekend.

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SPIRE Trio Posts Huge Time Drops in 2nd SCY Race Since Arriving from Cairo in August

At his second SCY race earlier this month, Yassen Eltaranisy (pictured) shaved more than 18 seconds off his personal best in the 500 free with a 4:31.92.

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Le Clos Snags Two Additional Golds To Close Out German SC Championships

South Africa’s Chad Le Clos topped the podium two more times before the 2022 German Short Course Championships were said and done.

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Chad le Clos Wins 2 Events in First 2 Days of German Championships

Chad le Clos is swimming in his first domestic meet since joining coach Dirk Lange in Frankfurt, while 13-year old Alina Baievych won her first German title.

Le Clos Takes 200 Fly Gold On Night 1 Of German SC Championships

Day one of the 2022 German Short Course Championships saw South Africa’s Chad Le Clos score his first victory, grabbing gold in the 200m butterfly.

Le Clos Joins Domestic Talent At 2022 German Short Course Championships

The 2022 German Short Course Championships kick off on Thursday, with several key domestic athletes welcoming foreign stars into the competitive mix.

Princeton Women Earn Commitment from South Africa National Teamer Dakota Tucker

South Africa National Team member Dakota Tucker will join the Tigers next fall with Ivy A-final potential in the 200/400 IM and 200 fly.

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Olympic Champion Ahmed Hafnaoui Gives Training, Life Update From Indiana

SwimSwam visited Indiana University recently and got the opportunity to speak with recent Tunisian transplant Ahmed Hafnaoui

High-Level International Meets For November 2022

The 2022 French Elite Short Course Championships are one of several key competitions taking place in the month of November.

Marwan Elkamash Makes History as First Egyptian Man to Win Gold Medal at World Cup

Marwan Elkamash made history on Sunday in Toronto by becoming the first Egyptian man ever to win a gold medal on the World Cup series. 

2022 FINA World Cup – Toronto: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Lithuanian Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte lowered the 50m breaststroke European Record last week. She’ll be in the water on this final day in Toronto.

Katie Ledecky Jumps Maggie MacNeil For Lead After Day 2 In Toronto

With massive power point swims, Katie Ledecky overtakes Maggie MacNeil for the top spot on the women’s side in Toronto heading into day 3.

Chad le Clos: Feels “Like I’m back to 2012, 2013, 2014 Chad”

After a standout meet in Berlin, Chad le Clos came out looking strong in the 100 fly at the second stop of the 2022 FINA World Cup in Toronto

Chad Le Clos 2.0: “I’m Going To Be Competitive In Paris” (Interview)

Chad le Clos swam his second 100 butterfly in the 48-second range at the Toronto World Cup and said that he has big plans for Paris.

After Becoming Youngest Champ Ever, Matt Sates Aiming for World Cup Title Repeat

Matt Sates continued his winning ways, taking the men’s 400 free in a time of 3:37.52. That’s slightly off the 3:36.30 he went to win at the first stop