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Tomer Frankel Secures Olympic Berth with 51.81 100 Fly Israeli National Record

Frankel blasted a 51.81, which not only broke the national record, it also was under the Olympic A standard.

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15 Year-Old Sasha Gatt Continues Strong 2021 With Two Maltese National Records

15 year-old Sasha Gatt of Malta has been firing on all cylinders over the last few months and once again set national records in the 400 and 800 freestyles.

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Tomoe Hvas Hits 1:59.44 200 IM At Bergen Swim Festival To Crack FINA A

Tomoe Hvas looks to have added his name to the 2021 Norwegian Olympic roster with his 1:59.44 gold-medal-winning 200 IM.

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Mount Kelly Swimming’s Lucinda Andrews Commits to Wingate for 2021-22

British sprint free and backstroke specialist Lucinda Andrews has committed to swim for Wingate University beginning next fall in the class of 2025.

Anastasia Gorbenko Sinks 3 Israel Records, Hits Another Olympic “A” Cut

17-year old Anastasia Gorbenko now has 5 Olympic “A” standards and 4 Olympic “B” standards after crushing the Israel Record in the 200 breast on Friday.

Markus Lie Improves Upon His Own Norwegian Record With 49.63 100 Freestyle

Lie lowered his own 100 freestyle national record by just 0.02 seconds on day 1 of the 2021 Bergen Swim Festival in Norway.

SwimSwam’s Master Timeline for U.S., Australia, Canada & France Olympic Trials

Want to follow Olympic Trials meets in the U.S., Australia, France & Canada at the same time? We’ve got you covered with a master timeline of all four meets.

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How To Follow Australian, Canadian, French & U.S. Olympic Selection Meets

Hold onto your hats, because the next two weeks are about to be a whirlwind here on SwimSwam with Olympic selection meets for four major nations.

Russian Olympic Training Camp Relocated From Osaka To Vladivostok

The final prep camp ahead of the Olympic Games was intended to be held in Japan but will now take place at home in Russia.

Two Swimmers Named to Refugee Olympic Team

Yusra Mardini, a native of Syria, has been named to the Refugee Olympic Team for the second time. She will be joined by 28 other athletes in Tokyo.

Grigory Tarasevich Added To Russian Olympic Team In Men’s 200 Back

After narrowly missing the qualifying time at the Olympic Trials, Tarasevich went fast enough at the European Championships to earn an Olympic berth.

2021 Mare Nostrum Money Table: Hosszu/Efimova Earn €3k+ Across All 3 Stops

Out of 12 athletes who swam all 3 Mare Nostrum stops in 2021, Katinka Hosszu and Yulia Efimova earned more than €3,000 with their efforts.

Caspar Corbeau Gets Green Light For Individual Olympic Events

Texas swimmer Caspar Corbeau has been called up to represent the Netherlands in individual breaststroke events in Tokyo at next month’s Olympic Games.

Jackl Vivien’s 4:46.47 400 IM Shatters Krisztina Egerszegi’s Hungary Age Record

13-year-old Jackl Vivien broke the record for her age in the 400 IM at the National Youth Championships. Krisztina Egerszegi set the previous record in 1987.

Big 12 Bronze Medalist Emily Haimes Transfers to Nebraska

British sprinter Emily Haimes from Mount Kelly Swimming has announced her transfer to Nebraska after 2 years at West Virginia.