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Start Lists Released (Finally) for 2013 World Championships

Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu will swim 6 individual events in Barcelona. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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All The Links and Info You Need for the 2013 FINA World Swimming Championships

JEAH – A full list of how to follow every bit of the 2013 World Championships. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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FINA Congress Votes ‘NO’ on Underwater Cameras

FINA’s Technical Swimming Congress rejected the second major proposal on the table about how to clear up underwater pullouts in a vote on Friday.

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ESWIMs’ 13-14 Boys Break Canadian Record in 4 x 200 Free Relay

On the second day of the Canadian Age Group Championships the Etobicoke Swim Club’s 13-14 boys 4 x 200 freestyle…

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2013 World Championships Canadian Open Water Swimming Photo Vault

The team of Philippe Guertin, Eric Hedlin and Zsofi Balazs crossed the finish line at Moll de la Fusta in 57:13.7, good for 12th in the race. (Courtesy Swimming Canada/Ian MacNicol)

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FINA Congress Rejects Changes to Breaststroke Rules on Underwater Dolphin Kicks

FINA has approved a number of rules changes, and will begin coed relays at the 2014 Short Course World Championships, but they rejected changes to the breaststroke rules.

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Cheer on Canadian Swimmers on Sportsnet Starting Sunday

Canadians can catch the swimming from the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona on Sportsnet beginning this Sunday. Swimming Canada’s broadcast partner will be compiling a one-hour highlight show from the finals sessions from all eight days of the championships. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Young Canadian Team 12th in Worlds Open Water Team Event

The team of Philippe Guertin, Eric Hedlin and Zsofi Balazs crossed the finish line at Moll de la Fusta in 57:13.7, good for 12th in the race.

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White Does it Again at Canadian Age Group Championships

Last weekend at the Canadian Summer National Championships in Pointe-Claire, Quebec Evan White of the Oakville Aquatic Club had a…

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The Keys to the Success of the Oakville Aquatic Club

On July 20th the Oakville Aquatic Club won their team’s first National title. To have the opportunity to lead a…

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Twitter, Ehh? Full Twitter List of Canadian World Championship Swim Team

The Canadian team has truly outdone themselves on the Twittersphere since the Olympic games. Now every swimmer on the women’s roster has Twitter account along with only two missing on the men’s side…impressive. (Image courtesy of Swimming Canada)

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Zsofi Balazs breaks into top 20 in open water battle

“That was probably one of the hardest 10k’s I’ve done,” said Balazs, who turned 23 earlier this month. “It’s one of the ones that I’m most proud of also. Everyone stayed together the entire time. It was just fight, fight, fight, none of the girls would give up and the pack never spread out.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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2013 Canadian Age Group Swimming Championships in Montreal July 24-29

More than 900 athletes from 159 clubs are expected to battle for titles from Wednesday through Monday at Parc Jean-Drapeau Aquatic Complex on Ile Ste-Hélène. Female swimmers will compete in the 12-and-under, 13-and-under, 15-and-under and 16-18 age groups, while the males are divided into 13-and-under, 14-and-under, 15-and-under, 16-and-under and 17-18. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Cochrane is Prepared for a Battle in Barcelona

Since the 2008 Olympics in Beijing there have been three men that have consistently found themselves on the medal podium…

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Weinberger fights back from mistake, settles for 5th

“I’m one of the strongest guys out there and I know I could have come first. It’s just so disappointing that I made such an amateur mistake and I didn’t notice the turning buoy pass on my right,” Weinberger said after the race. “I know I’m better than that.” (Photo Credit: Mike Lewis, olavistaphotography.com)

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