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Tomasz Polewka knocks off Polish record in 50 back at Poland Grand Prix

On the second and final day of the Polish Grand Prix event in Opole, rising star Tomasz Polewka took down a national record in the 50 backstroke, going 25.12.

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Two National Records Broken On The Second Day Of The Belgian Championships

Louis Croenen and Emmanuel Vanluchene both set new national marks on day two of the Belgian Nationals Championships in Antwerp…

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Legendary Australian, Danish, Spanish coach Paulus Wildeboer passes away at 59

Paulus Wildeboer, one of the most well-known and well-respected swimming coaches in the world has passed away after an ongoing illness, according to AS.com, a Spanish-based sports site.

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Sweden announces Junior Euros squad, gives update on current European Champs roster qualifiers

Sarah Sjostrom leads the current Euros roster, while 14 swimmers were officially named to the Junior Euros team.

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Biedermann comes out with big 100 free win, two more age records fall at finals of German Nationals day three

Paul Biedermann continues to impress in his return to the German swimming scene, taking another national championship on day 3 of the national championship meet in Berlin.

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German Olympian Sandra Völker Auctions Medals

Anthony Ervin isn’t the only one in the business of selling medals: 1996 Olympian and 2001 FINA World Championship gold medalist Sandra Völker is currently in the process of auctioning off her medal for a substantial amount of money.

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Five Top 10 Times Posted On Day Two Of The German National Championships

On the second day of the German National Championships in Berlin five athletes recorded times that rank top 10 in the world…

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14 Year Old Johannes Hintze Swims Second-Fastest Time In History For The 400 IM

14 year old Johannes Hintze recorded an astonishing time of 4:23.63 in the men’s 400 IM becoming the second-fastest 14 year old to ever swim the event…

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A Breaststroke Kick to the Gut: The Day We All Woke Up to News that Alexander Dale Oen Had Died

When I woke up this morning, May 1st, 2014, I had a bit of a gut-wrenched feeling. I couldn’t exactly…

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Chris Walker Hebborn: Three things backstrokers really need to do

The 23 year-old is Britain’s top ranked backstroker following his wins in the 50m and 100m at last months British Championships, where he caught attention for his tattoos as well as his swimming.

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Khloptsov and Prozhoha Set Junior Records At Ukrainian National Championhips

Two of the most impressive performances at the Ukrainian Junior National Championship came from Dmitry Prozhoha and Andriy Khloptsov who both set new junior national records…

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FINA Anti-Doping Commission Hears Case of Yulia Efimova; Ruling Awaits

World Champion Yulia Efimova has had her case heard in front of the FINA Doping Panel, Russian media reports.

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Twenty-two World Records Fall at 28th International German Championships

Pictured is Jessica Long’s 100m fly gold medal from the 28th International German Championships in Berlin. Long set a world record in the event in prelims.

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Meilutyte and Proud lead Plymouth Leander to U.K.’s National Arena League Championship

World Record-holder Ruta Meilutyte and British record-holder Ben Proud combined to lead Plymouth Leander to its sixth National Arena League title in the last seven years.

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Cetus Breaks Finnish Record in 4 x 100 Medley Relay on the Final Day of National Championships

On the final day of the Finnish National Championships Sami Juopperi, Lassi Ohtonen, Riku Poytakivi and Ari-Pekka Liukkonen combined to break the Finnish national record in the 4 x 100 medley relay…

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