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2016 Rio Paralympic Games Wednesday, September 7 – Sunday, September 18, 2016 Swimming: Thursday, September 8 – Saturday, September 17,…

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Duncan Scott Launches Scottish Swimming’s National Framework

The new national framework, which has already been adopted by 16 local authorities, will eventually be rolled out across the whole of Scotland, benefiting around 100,000 children, nationwide.

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Kevin Renshaw Named British Swimming’s Pathway Implementation Manager

British Swimming has announced Kevin Renshaw will be taking on the position of the organization’s new Pathway Implementation Manager.

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First Wave Of 2017 British Swimming Championships Tickets On Sale

Riding the wave of success thrown down by Great Britain in the pool at the 2016 Olympic Games, the first batch of tickets for the 2017 British Swimming Championships are now available.

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Nick Thomas Dies While Attempting English Channel Crossing

English swimmer Nick Thomas has died while attempting a crossing of the English Channel without a wetsuit.

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Jamieson Weighs Future, May Keep Going To Commonwealth Games 2018

2012 Olympic silver medalist Michael Jamieson ponders his future swimming career.

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Adam Barrett Blasts New 100 Fly Short Course British National Record

Adam Barrett scores Britain’s first-ever sub-50-second 100m butterfly (short course).

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Brazilian Maria Heitmann Will Join Indiana in January 2017

Indiana will bring more than a pile of medals back from Brazil.

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Braveheart Is Back: Dan Wallace Makes The Move To Stirling

2016 Olympic silver medalist Dan Wallace of Scotland moves his training base from Millfield to the University of Stirling.

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Scottish Swimming Announces National Performance Squads

Duncan Scott of the University of Stirling was just one of the several Scottish swimmers who were in the medal mix at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. He now lands a spot on the Scottish National Performance Squad roster.

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4-time World Champion Tully Kearney Pulls Out of Paralympics

Tully Kearney, who won 4 World Championships in 2015, won’t be replaced on the British roster.

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British Olympic Athlete Robbed At Gunpoint In Rio On Tuesday

The British Olympic contingency reported an athlete was a victim of an armed robbery in Rio earlier this week.

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Blueseventy Swim(s) of the Week: Ranking the Rio World Records

The Rio Olympics provided plenty of fodder for our weekly Blueseventy Swim of the Week. So to take advantage, we’re technically counting down 7 swims of the week: ranking each of the world records set in Rio.

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Female British Breaststrokers’ World Class Progress

Rachael Solway felt that the coverage of the Rio Olympics swimming, particularly on Swim Swam, inspired her to write articles on the performances of many of her ex-teammates and other British athletes.

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Top 3 Junior Swimmers in Each Event At The 2016 Rio Olympics

A couple of juniors took the Olympic stage by a storm, including Australia’s 100 free gold medalist Kyle Chalmers, and Canada’s 100 free gold medalist Penny Oleksiak, who won 4 medals in her first Olympic Games.

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