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Florida Adds Spanish National Team Diver Valeria Antolino Pacheco for 2021-22

Spanish National Team diver Valeria Antolino Pacheco is the latest addition to the University of Florida women’s swimming and diving class of 2025.

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Quick Review Of Loughborough Training Groups

Having a hard time keeping your favorite swimmers’ training homes straight? We’ve got you covered with Loughborough, at least.

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Watch Russian Yekaterina Nekrasova Break Ice Swimming World Record

Just when you thought your morning practice jump-in was cold, Yekaterina Nekrasova went ice-swimming in Russia in order to claim a new world record.

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Benedetta Pilato Announces Negative Covid Test, Resumes Training

World Junior record holder and Italian Olympic qualifier Benedetta Pilato has announced that she tested negative for COVID-19 and is resuming her training.

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2021 Geneva Challenge Welcomes French, Dutch, Italians & More

A host of top athletes from around Europe, including Arno Kamminga, are set to descend upon Switzerland this weekend to race at the 54th Geneva Challenge

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85-Strong Roster Of First-Ever England Swimming Team Revealed

85 English swimmers have been named to the first-ever England Swimming Team, giving a glimpse into the type of talent that may represent the nation in 2022.

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Tokyo Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Women’s 400 Medley Relay

The US women of Regan Smith, Lilly King, Kelsi Dahlia, and Simone Manuel lead the pack in the 400 Medley Relay with a WR time of 3:50.40

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Hugo Gonzalez Takes Top Prize Money at International Christmas Tournament

Hugo Gonzalez missed a lifetime best in the 50 backstroke by .01 seconds at the Torneo Internacional de Navidad, but still earned $1800 for his effort.

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Sakci, Boecekler Lead 28 Turkish Swimmers With Olympic Qualifying Times

Turkey, a rising swimming powerhouse, currently has 28 different athletes under FINA B-cuts, while 6 athletes have achieved FINA A-cuts.

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Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update — Women’s 800 Free Relay

Valentine Dumont, who set who Belgian records in 2020, has helped Belgium move into a wildcard spot in the Women’s 800 Free Relay

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Swimmer Matteo Restivo Becomes First Italian Athlete to Receive Covid Vaccine

26-year old swimmer Matteo Restivo, a 2018 European Championships bronze medalist, has become the first elite Italian athlete to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Tokyo 2021 Olympic Relay Qualification Update – Women’s 400 Free Relay

Charlotte Bonnet and the French women now have the fifth fastest 400 Free Relay time as they look ahead to Tokyo while other countries fight to qualify.

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8 German Swimmers Have Qualified So Far For Postponed Olympic Games

Germany’s two-time world champion from 2019, Florian Wellbrock, has achieved Olympic qualification in the 800m and 1500m freestyle events.

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Pandemic and Politics Narrow Manaudou’s Tokyo 2020 Training to Marseille

Manaudou had planned to train for Tokyo with Energy Standard head coach James Gibson in Turkey, but politics and pandemic travel difficulties changed that.

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Swim England CEO Nickerson: Closures Are Extremely Distressing

Swim England CEO Jane Nickerson posted an official response regarding new restrictions, pleading for leisure centres to be exempt from closures.

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