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USA Swimming Team for Pan American Games announced

USA Swimming has named its official Pan American Games team for next summer’s meet, and it will be led by American veterans and Olympic medalists Natalie Coughlin, Allison Schmitt, and Cullen Jones.

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Swimming Canada Names 5 Coaches to “Select Coaches” Developmental Group

Swimming Canada has named 5 rising coaches to a developmental group hoping to expand the country’s swimming success.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Kierra Smith talks Minnesota Gophers and Canadian anthem

Minnesota’s Kierra Smith currently leads the NCAA in the 200 breaststroke, and she had a chance to catch up with SwimSwam after her Gophers blew out North Dakota Friday night.

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Swimming Canada Race Simulation Camp Puts Top Juniors Through The Speed Test

“We’re practising racing in season, something that we’re trying to encourage Canadians to do a little bit more diligently and a little bit more consistently through all the training programs,” said National Development Coach Ken McKinnon, who is overseeing the camp.

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UBC Sports Hall of Fame To Honour The Decade Of Dominance

The University of British Columbia will be honouring their top swimmers and coaches that competed from 1998-2007, giving recognition for the 10 men’s championships and 10 women’s championships won during those years.

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First Ever Races Swum In 2015 Pan Am Games Pool at Junior Racing Camp

A milestone has been passed in the history of the beautiful new pool on the campus of the University of…

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University of Toronto Varsity Blues Take Down McMaster Marauders In Hamilton

The University of Toronto Varsity Blues travelled to Hamilton, Ont. on October 18th to face the McMaster Marauders in their…

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Canadian Commonwealth Games Swimmer Sydney Pickrem Verbally Commits to Texas A&M

Sydney Pickrem of the Clearwater Aquatic Team has verbally committed to the Texas A&M Aggies.

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Swimming Gear Profile – The Adjustable Resistance Kickboard

Courtesy of Evan King HQ: Belleville, Ontario Canada Inventor: Adjustable Resistance Kickboard I swam competitively from ages 9 to 18 and…

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Canada Moves High Performance Centre to New Pan Ams Pool

The new Pan Am Games pool is already reeling in tenants on the UT-Scarborough campus. (Artist’s Rendering)

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Junior Pan Pacific Championships Triple Bronze Medallist Cameron Kidd Signs With The University of Toronto

The University of Toronto is looking as though it’s a hub for Canadian sprinters as recent Junior Pan Pacific Championships…

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Russell Wood Not Swimming Varsity This Year; Leaves Huge Gap In Backstroke Events At CIS Championships

University of Calgary’s Russell Wood will not be swimming varsity this year, meaning that he will not be competing at any University swimming competitions with the Dinos.

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Brazil Finishes as the Top Nation at the Pan American Sports Festival

Brazil took home the most medals at the inaugural Pan American Sports Festival which concluded yesterday…

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CIS Previews: University Of Toronto Men To Face Tough Battle With UBC If They Want To Threepeat

The University of Toronto men’s team has have won the CIS Championships for the last two years, but with some…

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