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Olympic Champion Pernille Blume Swaps Fins For Heels, Joins Danish Dance Show

Pernille Blume will spend some of her off-season in the dance studio, competing on the Danish celebrity dance show ‘Vild Med Dans’.

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Klaudia Nazieblo Breaks Polish National Record in 100 Butterfly

Klaudia Nazieblo, representing the DC Trident in the 2021 ISL season, broke a 14-year-old Polish National Record in the 100 meter butterfly in Match 4.

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Beyond The Lane Lines: India’s Sajan Prakash Gets Promoted

Read on to find out more about smaller swimming stories from around the web in this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines.

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Ilya Borodin Lowers Russian, European Junior 400 IM Records In Naples

Borodin’s time of 3:59.57 took more than two seconds off his previous Russian and European Junior Record, and almost broke Daiya Seto’s World Junior mark.

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Why You Should Become Dryland Certified With Chris Ritter of SURGE Strength

Chris explains why now is the time for coaches to become SURGE Strength Dryland Certified (SSDC). Enrollment to Become SSDC goes through Sep14th.

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How David Popovici Evolved into the Fastest 16-year-old in History

Popovici dissects all of his biggest meets this summer, talking through his mental growth and how each opportunity set him up for the next. 

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FINA Ultramarathon Swim Series 2021: Jouisse, Occhipinti Win 36km in Italy

France’s Caroline Laure Jouisse and Italy’s Alessio Occhipinti won the 36km races at the Capri-Napoli leg of the 2021 FINA Ultramarathon Swim Series.

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Irish Jr. Recordholder Paddy Johnston Commits to Cleveland State for 2021-22

Paddy Johnston will arrive at Cleveland State with time that, when converted, would have won the 100/200 fly handily at 2021 Horizon League Championships.

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Italian Men Break 4 x 100 Medley Relay National Record in Naples

Though the Italian men improved upon the official National Record, the same group of four has actually swam the race faster, and on Italian soil.

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Anastasia Gorbenko Breaks 2 More Israeli Records in ISL Match #4

Israeli teenager Anastasia Gorbenko broke two more National Records on Saturday at ISL Match #4 after breaking one last week in Match #2.

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Sarah Sjostrom Out of Remaining ISL Regular Season; Will Return for Playoffs

Energy Standard’s Sarah Sjostrom will miss the remainder of the regular 2021 ISL season to rehab in Stockholm with her coaches and trainers.

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2021 ISL Season 3 Match 4 Preview: It’s A Battle for 2nd Behind the Condors

The Cali Condors, the Aqua Centurions, the DC Trident, and the LA Current all convene for the 3rd match of the 2021 ISL season.

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Marco Orsi Downs Italian 50 Fly Record In Opening Skins Round At ISL Match 3

Orsi scorched a time of 22.50 in the opening round, breaking the Italian Record of 22.63 set by Thomas Ceccon in January.

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Adam Barrett is Back, and He’s Swimming for Energy Standard

Adam Barrett, the SCM 100 fly British record-holder, is making a comeback swimming for Energy Standard this season.

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Senior Staff Members Abruptly Fired By FINA, Asked To Leave Without Explanation

The four former staff members were reportedly fired for being too close to former Executive Director Cornel Marculescu, who resigned in March.

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