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5 Headlines to Watch at the World University Games

Three of the world’s top 9 200 breaststrokers on the women’s side will swim at the World University Games this week.. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Worlds Previews: Sun a Runaway Favorite as Men’s 400 Free Field Thins Out

China’s Sun Yang is the defending Olympic Champion, and there doesn’t seem to be anyone even in the neighborhood of catching him in the 2013 field. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Canada’s Hedlin Making the Transition to Open Water Swimming

Canada’s Eric Hedlin known for his strength in the 1500 will be representing Team Canada in Barcelona in the 10K open water swim. Photo: Mike Lewis, OlaVistaPhotography.com

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Canada: Savard breaks national record; new para performance coach hired

Katerine Savard was the top performer at this weekend’s Canada Cup in Montreal. Savard broke the Canadian record in the…

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Water safety a priority as Canada’s Swim Team launches get swimming.ca

“Swimming Canada is proud to be launching Getswimming.ca with these three great organizations,” said Chris Wilson, marketing and events director for Swimming Canada. “Of course every child that learns to swim is a potential recruit, but much more importantly they become more safe around water, more fit and more confident. We all benefit from a goal of teaching every Canadian child to swim.” (Photo Courtesy of Swimming Canada)

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Stravius Goes 53.1 in 100 Back; Pedersen 2:21 in 200 Breast on Day 1 of Canet Mare Nostrum

Felipe Lima posted this shot of the Canet pool from day 1 of the 2013 Mare Nostrum series.

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Ruta Meilutyte Gets 2nd European Record in a Week at Barcelona Stop

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte now owns both sprint records on the Continent.

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Canada’s Savard Breaks National Record on Final Day of 2013 SMOC

The Canadian women have been building some depth in their butterfly group; perhaps not quite the depth that their breaststroke…

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Claude-Yves Bertrand hired as an assistant at Simon Fraser University

Liam Donnelly, the head coach of the Simon Fraser University swimming program, has announced the hiring of Claude-Yves Bertrand as…

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Sutton Wins 800 to Open Swim Meet of Champions; Has Uncanny Split

Mission Viejo’s Chloe Sutton knows how to nail her splits. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Fran Crippen Meet of Champions Begins Thursday in Mission Viejo

The meet named in honor of the great American swimmer Fran Crippen will begin Thursday in Mission Viejo. (Photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)

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Olympians Berens and Breeja to Headline Texas Senior Circuit #2

Thanks to Scott Scofield for passing along the psych sheets. A large portion of the United States’ national and international…

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Atkinson discusses his first few months on the job

On his most recent trip out to the west coast to attend the Mel Zajac Jr. International SwimSwam caught up…

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Lochte Finishes Meet With 4th Win; Pelton Swims Best Time in 100 Back

Conor Dwyer has been on a roll so far at the Santa Clara Grand Prix, and will hope to stay hot in the last finals session in the 200 IM. (Photo: Bill Collins)

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Lochte Top Seed in 100 Backstroke at Sleepy Sunday Morning from Santa Clara

Mike Alexandrov has been on fire this year, but he’ll face his biggest challenge yet in the young Kevin Cordes in Sunday’s 100 breaststroke. (Photo: Bill Collins)

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