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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.

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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.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Katinka Hosszu Explains Brutal Origin Story of “Iron Lady”

Hosszu talks us through her age group days in Hungary, AKA swimming boot camp, and her successes and failures once she came to the US and USC.

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Loughborough Swimmers Wilby, Wood, and Wattel Find Ways to #trainathome

Loughborough University swimmers and elite athletes James Wilby, Abbie Wood, and Marie Wattel are joining the #trainathome campaign.

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Taastrup NTC Swimming Pool Open For Danish Elite

The Danish Swimming Union has confirmed that elite swimmers have the ability to return to the National Training Center at Taastrup Swimming Hall

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Anton Chupkov Selected for Forbes Russia’s 30 Under 30 List

23-year old Anton Chupkov was selected as one of three Russians to earn the honor of being on Forbes 30 Under 30 in the “Sports and E-sports” category.

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Madrid Natacion Club: A New Franchise Is Born

“Nationally, we have a lot of ambition, and of course, getting to win the Spanish Cup in the honors division would be our dream,” the team indicated.

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Sarah Sjostrom Taking it ‘One Day at a Time’ While Training in Stockholm

Sarah Sjostrom talks to us about her life and training in Sweden, the ISL, her reaction to the Olympic postponement and plans for after Tokyo 2021

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Adam Peaty Speaks Candidly About Drinking, Depression & Moving On

We’re used to hearing Adam Peaty set big goals and have a clear vision in mind. But there was a time when the Olympic champion was living under darkness.

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Spain’s Main Training Centers Located In Madrid And Barcelona Reopen

Prior to entering campus, athletes had their temperature taken and were screened for any possible sign of COVID-19 symptoms.

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Spaniard Jessica Vall Talks Olympic Stall, Post-Swimming Career Plans

The European champion and World bronze has opened up about confinement, the good and hard times of her career and her plans for the future.

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Jernstedt, Tornqvist Top Performers On Week 2 Of Swedish Virtual Meet Program

Week 2 of Sweden’s virtual meet program featured the men’s and women’s 25 breast, 50 back, 100 fly, 400 IM and 800 free.

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Sweden Will Hold a Virtual National Championship Meet in Late June

The Swedish Swimming Federation, which has been on the leading edge of hosting virtual swimming competitions during the coronavirus pandemic,…

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Aquatic Center Construction For 2022 Commonwealth Games Remains On Schedule

Overseers of the construction on the 2022 Commonwealth Games aquatic facility say the project is still on track, despite the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kamminga 59.24 100 Breast, Toussaint 1:00.91 100 Back In Post-Lockdown Swims

Some real, live swimming is beginning to take place throughout the world, including in the Netherlands. Read about Arno Kamminga and Kira Toussaint’s times.

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