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UK’s GLL Sport Foundation Hands Out Largest Annual Athlete Award

The UK’s largest leisure and culture social enterprise, the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF), has announced it will be doling out £297,000 (~$387,000 USD) to over 577 aquatic athletes in 2019, representing the organization’s largest ever annual athlete award.

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Duncan Scott Changes Tune, Joins London Roar Along With Sarah Vasey

Two more big guns were added to International Swimming League (ISL) team London Roar, as Duncan Scott and Sarah Vasey each announced they are joining the Adam Peaty-led squad.

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Bonnie The Seal Unveiled As 2019 SC European C’ships Mascot

Helping to kick-off the countdown to the 20th edition of the Short Course European Championships will be the just-unveiled official mascot, Bonnie the Seal.

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Benson, Vasey & Szaranek Lead Britain’s 2019 World University Games Roster

On the heels of Great Britain’s roster being announced for the 2019 World Championships, the nation has revealed its 14-strong lineup headed to Naples, Italy this summer to compete at the 2019 World University Games.

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2019 FINA Champions Swim Series – Guangzhou: Day 2 Money Table

Sarah Sjostrom took over the lead in cumulative earnings on Day 2 of FINA Champions Swim Series 2019 in Guangzhou.

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Busch Joins Team Iron, Clark Adds Oomph To Team Energy Standard

British swimmer Imogen Clark threw down a big win tonight at the FINA Champions Series after having been named to Team Energy Standard earlier this week.

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2019 FINA Champions Swim Series – Guangzhou: Day 1 Money Table

Katinka Hosszu of Hungary led the money table with $29,000 at the end of Day 1 of 2019 FINA Champions Swim Series in Guangzhou.

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Meet The 33 Swimmers Representing Great Britain At Euro Jrs & World Jrs

14-year-old sprint phenom Jacob Whittle is among the 33 swimmers will represent Great Britain across the European Junior Championships and/or World Junior Championships this summer.

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Summers-Newton Shaves 2 Seconds Off Own S6 200 IM World Record

Simmons shattered her own world record at the Glasgow stop of the World Para Swimming World Series Thursday. 

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So About Those Stiff British Swimming World C’ships Qualification Standards

It’s no secret that British Swimming set some very high qualification standards for the World Championships, but athletes like Ross Murdoch rose to the challenge and made the squad anyway.

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British Swimming Announces 25-Swimmer Lineup For 2019 World Championships

Based on their performances at the 2019 British Swimming Championships, a 25-strong squad has been selected to represent Great Britain at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, Korea this summer. Look for follow-up posts giving more insight into the team members.

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BJSM Study Reinforces Caffeine As Performance Booster

Adding to the perpetual discussion regarding whether or not caffeine contributes to overall athletic performance, the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) recently released a new set of findings based on a synopsis of past studies.

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2019 British Championships: World Rankings Impact, Emerging Men Edition

We’re taking a look at how the British 18&U racers rearranged the junior world leaders. In addition to the emerging women’s review, let’s see how the men fared.

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2019 British Championships: World Rankings Impact, Emerging Women Edition

Let’s take a look at how the British 18&U women made an impact on their world rankings after the just-concluded 2019 British Swimming Championships.

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2019 British Swimming C’ships: World Rankings Impact, Elite Women Edition

Aimee Willmott entered the world rankings as the 5th fastest 400m IM performer this season. See what other British women made a world rankings impact after the 2019 British Swimming Championships have concluded.

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