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Tokyo Day 1 World Cup Start Lists Out; Biggest American Contingent Yet

Becca Mann will be a part of over 80 entries on day 1 alone of the 2013 FINA World Cup Series in Tokyo.

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World Cup Numbers After Singapore

Katinka Hosszu and Chad le Clos once again highlighted the list of top performers in Singapore.

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Ottawa swimmer begins next chapter at UBC

The Ottawa native is one of several top recruits at the National Swim Centre – Vancouver, where she’s training under coach Tom Johnson and studying at the University of British Columbia.

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Singapore Day One FINA Point Leaders

With the top three best performances (according to the FINA Points Table), earning bonus points (1st – 24 pt  …

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Day 1 in Singapore Sees Two World Record Performances

South Africa’s Chad le Clos took down one of two World Record swims in Singapore.

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WRMS to Host International Coaching Clinic

Dr. Brent Rushall is coming to Brantford March 22-23, 2014 to present a clinic on Ultra Short Race Pace Training. Dr. Rushall will also cover many key aspects of technical development for swimmers.

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UBC SWIMMING: T-Birds to host Toronto in “Ghoul in the Pool” meet

Local swimming fans are in for a treat on Halloween as the UBC Thunderbirds men’s team hosts the University of Toronto Varsity Blues in a dual meet at the UBC Aquatic Centre in Vancouver. Dubbed “Ghoul in the Pool,” the meet features the top two teams from last year’s Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) championship, where Toronto defeated UBC by a score of 539-524.

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Big Splash Awards Week set for late November

The 2013 Big Splash Awards Week will be a weeklong celebration of Canada’s best swimmers and their accomplishments throughout the year. Swimming Canada will be announcing a number of awards including six major individual awards between Nov. 22 and 29.

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Swimming Canada Announced 2013-2014 List Of Carded Athletes

wimming Canada just released their 2013-2014 list of carded athletes; the Athlete Assistance Program Criteria selects certain swimmers who are dedicated to swimming for Canada at high-level competition.

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Made in Canada Medal

There’s no doubt, Eric Hedlin wants to be the best in the world. And to achieve that, he headed north to the Victoria Academy of Swimming/National Swim Centre, the home club of all four Canadian swimming medals at the FINA World Championships this past summer.

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Olympian Scott Dickens announces retirement

‘’I’m going to miss my teammates the most,’’ said Dickens, who also competed at two Commonwealth Games, two Pan Am Games and three FINA World Championships.

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Hosszu’s World Cup Performances By The Numbers

Katinka Hosszu has had a historic run of performances in the World Cup Series so far this year and SwimSwam…

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Toronto, Edmonton, Montreal, and Quebec Finalists to Host 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials

The Toronto Pan Am Pool is one of 4 finalists to host Canada’s next Olympic Trials, and has a significantly larger seating capacity than the other bids.

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Day Two In Doha

Men’s 1500 freestyle In the men’s 1500 freestyle it looked World Cup record holder Italian Gregorio Paltrinieri was on his…

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Patience pays off for Swimming Canada Star Hilary Caldwell

Hilary Caldwell still finds it hard to believe she touched the wall third in the women’s 200-metre backstroke final at the FINA World Championships this past summer. But the bronze medal was her reward for the countless early morning rises and thousands of kilometres she’s swum since was a youngster.

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