Europe

Razorbacks’ UK-to-UA Pipeline Thrives with Addition of Macy Lawrence for 2020

17-year-old British sprinter Macy Lawrence is set to join the Razorbacks in the fall of 2020.

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Spain: Madrid, Barcelona Move Onto Phase 1; Others Move Onto Phase 2

Madrid and Barcelona, where the nation’s main high-performance training centers are located, move today onto Phase 1 in the de-escalation process.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Matsumoto Returns To The Pool

Catch international happenings in this edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Japan’s World Championships silver medalist Katsuhiro Matsumoto.

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Great Britain’s Ellie Simmonds Talks Mental Health (Video)

Get some sound insight into everyday stresses by taking a look at British Swimming’s conversational video with para swimmer Ellie Simmonds.

British Swimmers Adlington and Simmonds Nominated for Best Woman’s Sport Moment

British swimmers and world record holders Rebecca Adington and Ellie Simmonds have been nominated by BBC Sport for the Best British Woman’s Sporting Moment.

Madrid State Swimming Federation Faces Backlash Following Reopening Statement

“First will be athletes pertaining to the training center, the time is approaching for the remaining athletes,” the statement issued by the federation read.

Arena Spain Swimmers Talk COVID-19 Impact, Pool Return

arena Spain swimmers share how they spent confinement. Starting this Monday, all of Spain will remain or move onto Phase 1.

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Russian Draft Calendar Still Includes LCM and SCM Championships in 2020

Russia says that it’s still planning to hold both long course and short course national championship meets in 2020, presuming athletes can return…

Spanish Para Swimmer Ariel Schrenck Stalked By Sharks While Training (Video)

19-year-old Spanish Para swimmer Ariel Schrenck swam for his life when his open water training turned dangerous in the blink of an eye.

European OW Champion Kirill Abrosimov Tries Training in a Quarry

Abrosimov told Russian media outlet Moscow Region Today that the quarry water was 16 degrees Celsius, which is around 60 degrees Fahrenheit.

Dutch Swimming Federation Revamps National Talent Development Process

The KNZB will specifically target junior and youth swimmers for its Training Centers for Swimming, while the top-level athletes will train at the HPCs.

LEN Moves 2021 European SC Championships Forward to Avoid Worlds Conflict

2021 marks the first time that Russia (including the Soviet Union) has hosted a European Championship event in swimming. Above, Kliment Kolesnikov won 6 gold medals at the last edition in 2019.

FINA Announces Postponement of World Short Course Championships to 2021

The announcement comes after FINA previously postponed the FINA World Aquatics Championships from 2021 to 2022 to avoid an Olympic conflict.

Olympic Champion Vladimir Salnikov Speaks on Pandemics Effect on Sport

Russian Swim Federation and Olympic champion Vladimir Salnikov spoke on the countries hopeful return to training and the impact of time away from the water.

Party In Iceland As Reykjavík Swimmers Celebrate Midnight Pool Reopenings

Check out how pool-hungry swimmers in Iceland celebrated the fact their public pools were able to reopen earlier this week.