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Russian Ministry of Sport Honors Kliment Kolesnikov with Award

Kolesnikov has certainly mastered the sport this year, highlighted by becoming the fastest 50 backstroker in LCM in history with his European title-winning performance in August.

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Fred Furniss Posthumously Nominated For Lifetime Achievement Award

UK Coach Fred Furniss, who died in July of this year at the age of 64, is among those nominated for the 2018 UK Coaching Awards.

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Kayla Van Der Merwe Cracks New British Junior Record In 100 Breast

At this weekend’s Manchester International Swim Meet, 15-year-old Kayla Van Der Merwe of Bournemouth College Swim Team snagged a new British Junior National Record en route to winning her age group’s 100m breaststroke title.

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Rikako Ikee Wreaks Havoc On Night 2 Of Manchester Int’l Swim Meet

Rikako Ikee made an appearance in Manchester, coming within half a second of her own SCM 100 fly national record tonight.

Freya Anderson Strikes Gold Twice In Manchester

Freya Anderson nabbed two individual golds on night 1 of the 2018 Manchester International Swim Meet.

Birmingham 2022 Gives Bird’s Eye View of Commonwealth Games Venues

Birmingham 2022 has just released a video giving a high-level tour of the facilities set to be used at the Commonwealth Games 4 years from now.

2018 Manchester Int’l Swim Meet Preview

Although Rikako Ikee is listed on the start lists for this weekend’s Manchester International Swim Meet, it’s doubtful she will be racing, as the teen is currently in Turkey training with Sarah Sjostrom.

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Beyond the Lane Lines: Gould Is Golden, Atkinson Honored

Read about what’s happening with swim stars Freya Anderson of Great Britain, Alia Atkinson of Jamaica and more in the latest edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

2019 European Open Water World Cup Locations, Dates Announced

The European Swimming League (LEN) has agreed on the locations and dates for the 2019 Open Water World Cup.

Magnini’s Fate Still Unknown As Hearing Resolution Postponed

The hearing  for two-time Italian world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini regarding his anti-doping policies violated took place as scheduled today, however, any suspension decision has been delayed.

Former Russian Swimmer And Coach Nikolai Pankin Dies

Former Russian swimmer and coach Nikolai Pankin died at the age of 70 this past week.

Russia Claims Youth Olympic Games Swimming Crown

The 2018 Youth Olympic Games wrapped up last night in Buenos Aires, Argentina with the nation of Russia racing away as the clear leader of the swimming medal table.

Milak Gunning For YOG 2Fly Glory; Opts Out Of 1Free Final

Denied 100m fly gold, Hungary’s Kristof Milak is ready to give it his all in the 200m fly final tonight in Buenos Aires.

Record 30 Nations Now Represented In YOG Medal Standings

Through the penultimate night of competition of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, a record number of nations penetrated the medal standings, totaling 30 in all.

Mona McSharry Lowers Irish 50 Free Record At Youth Olympic Games

Mona McSharry broke her own Irish Record in the women’s 50 freestyle at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires.

Meet the 2018-19 Swim Ireland National Squads

Swim Ireland announced its 2018/19 national squads.

Markov Drops 1Free To Be Fully Fueled For 50 Fly Showdown At YOG

Russia’s Daniil Markov will just be taking on the 50 fly final tonight and forgoing his spot in the 50m free semi-finals.

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