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An Amazing Eight World Records Broken in Montreal

Another swim, another championships and another world record those words are often heard when American Jessica Long is in attendance at an international competition so why should today be any different…

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Le Clos Named 2014 Youth Olympics Ambassador; Swimming 4th-Most Popular Sport in S.A.

South Africa’s Chad le Clos has been named the IOC’s ambassador for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Canada Picks Up Two Gold as the Ukraine Continues to Dominate

The crowd in Montreal, Canada at the IPC Swimming World Championships had reason to cheer right from the get go…

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Ukraine Increases Lead in Medal Standings with Six Gold

After a strong night in the pool at the IPC Swimming World Championships the Ukrainian team increased their lead in the medal standings accumulating a total of 36 medals (14 gold, 10 silver and 12 bronze) in the first three days… (Credit: Janna Schulze)

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Four More World Records Fall at the IPC World Championships

There were four more world records set on day two of the IPC Swimming World Championships in Montreal, Canada. That…

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2013 World Championships Video Highlights – FINA Thanks You

Cameron van der Burgh, 50 breaststroke World Champion, is one of the many stars in this gorgeous super slow motion highlights video. (Photo Credit: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Five World Records Fall on the First Night of IPC World Championships

The first day at the 2013 IPC World Championships in Montreal, Canada was an eventful one. In the preliminaries the…

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Hosszu, Le Clos Win European Leg of FINA World Cup Series

Chad le Clos has turned World Championship gold medals into World Cup gold coins. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Jason Dunford, Thiago Pereira, Aaron Peirsol Nominated to FINA Athletes Committee

5-time Olympic Champion, and 16-time World Champion, Aaron Peirsol has been re-nominated to the FINA Athletes Committee. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Swim and Shine, Do Not Give In – Swimming Psych Up Video

James Magnussen (featured image, Olympic ink) is a swimmer who does not give in. After a disappointing 2012 Olympic Games, Magnussen returned to the top of the men’s 100m free mountain, winning the 2013 FINA World Championship in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo: Victor Puig, victorpuig.com)

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Current in the Pool: A Contrarian Brings Some Rationality to the Discussion

Was there a current in the Palau Sant Jordi? Maybe, but the numbers being thrown out by the Counsilman Center for Swimming Performance haven’t given any reason to believe so. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)

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Hosszu and Beltmonte Garcia set World Marks on Day Two in Berlin

Yesterday seemed like an anomaly, a day at a World Cup event without Katinka Hosszu breaking a world record… (Photo Credit: Victor Puig)

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Day One in Berlin Begins with a Bang

Only a few short days after an amazing FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain ended the FINA World Cup series…

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Hosszu Does it Again Breaking Her Fourth World Record in Two Days

And she did it again. Hungarian Katinka Hosszu has broken her fourth World Record in two days at the World Cup in Eindhoven…(Courtesy of FINA)

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Hosszu, Kromowidjojo and le Clos Set World Marks in Eindhoven

Hungarian superstar Katinka Hosszu started the meet off with roar in prelims swim breaking the 200 IM world record breaking American Julia Smit’s 2009 record of 2:04.60 by posting a time of 204.39… (Courtesy of FINA)

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