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Federica Pellegrini’s Last Race: Photo Vault

Federica Pellegrini closes her career in Riccione, Italy, where her historical rivals arrive for one last race. Photo vault

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The Divine Last Show

Federica Pellegrini transcended swimming in Italy as a prominent public figure, and this week says goodbye to the sport after an illustrious career.

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Pellegrini Tops Women’s 200 Free In Farewell Italian Short Course Meet

Federica Pellegrini, Italian Olympic icon, raced her final 200m freestyle tonight in Riccione, fittingly taking gold at these Short Course Championships.

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WATCH: Shymanovich Resets 100 Breast WR & More ISL Playoff Match 5 Race Videos

Watch Ilya Shymanovich re-break his 100 breast world record (55.28), Ryan Murphy break the American/ISL Record in the 50 back (22.53) and several other races.

Simone Cerasuolo Posts New World Junior Record In 50 Breast

Day one of the 2021 Italian Short Course Championships already brought a new World Junior Record, as Simone Cerasuolo broke through in the men’s 50m breast.

Russia Reveals Roster For 2021 Short Course World Championships

Educate yourself on the Russian swimmers who are slotted to race at next month’s FINA Short Course World Championships set for Abu Dhabi.

Sarah Mardini, Former Syrian Swimmer Turned Humanitarian, Has Trial Suspended

Syrian competitive swimmer turned humanitarian Sarah Mardini was put on trial two weeks ago on a variety of charges, though that trial has now been suspended.

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Two Women’s Relay Records Go Down To Close Out Spanish Winter Championships

The 2021 Spanish Winter Championships wrapped up today from Palma de Mallorca, but not before two relay records were established, both on the women’s side.

Sophie Hansson Breaks Her Own 50 Breast Record, Another Sjostrom Record Falls

During the second half of the Swedish Short Course Championships, Sophie Hansson lowered her own 50 breaststroke national record.

Pernille Blume Earns Third Place in Danish Dance Show Finale (Video)

Three-time Olympian Pernille Blume finished season 18 of “Vild med dans” in 3rd place after performing a cha-cha and freestyle dance for the finale.

New Masters Meet Stockholm Golden Will Offer Prize Money by 2024

The Swedish Swimming Federation is planning a new high-level international meet in central Stockholm that will eventually offer prize money.

Julia Hassler, Liechtenstein’s Greatest-Ever Swimmer, Announces Retirement

28-year old Julia Hassler will retire at the conclusion of the 2021 International Swimming League season after a decorated career.

Hugo Gonzalez Wreaks Backstroke Havoc At Spanish Winter C’Ships

Cal’s Hugo Gonzalez got it done in two backstroke events on night two of these 2021 Spanish Winter Swimming Championships.

Matteo Rivolta Smashes His Own Italian Record, Almost Gets Euro Mark

For the 2nd time in 2 meets, the 30-year old Matteo Rivolta has broken the Italian Record in the 100 fly in short course meters.

Ilya Shymanovich Breaks 100 Breast World Record Again In 55.28

Shymanovich broke the record for the second time in the span of a week, bringing his 55.32 mark down to 55.28 in Eindhoven.