Europe

Agnel Battles Through Ilness to Final in 200 Free; Stravius Continues to Roll in France

Aidan Pongrace is an American high school student who just-so-happens to be studying and training abroad for his senior year in…

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Agnel Struck by Illness Ripping Through French Championships

Aidan Pongrace contributed to this report. A nasty bug, of origins unknown, is ripping through the French National Championships and…

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Meynard Trumps Agnel at French Nationals In 100 Freestyle

“William Meynard only split a 23.44 at the 50, .2 seconds slower than Agnel and .3 slower than Fabien Gilot in lane 3, but he powered off the turn to take the win in a rapid 48.53, making him the third fastest 100 freestyler of 2013.”

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Pellegrini Wins 200 Free on Day 4 of Italian Sprint Nationals

Federica Pellegrini hasn’t entirely given up the middle distance freestyles. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Paul Biedermann Out of 2013 World Championships With Viral Infection

Germany’s Paul Biedermann has withdrawn from Germany’s World Championship Trials. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Stravius Blows the Lid Off of French National Record in 200 IM

France’s Jeremy Stravius crushed a four-year old National Record in an event that’s still a bit new to him on Thursday. (Photo: Aidan Pongrace)

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Pellegrini Wins Second Backstroke Race at Italian Championships (Day 3)

Day three, out of five, at the 2013 Italian Spring National Championships (and their World Championship trials) saw Federica Pellegrini…

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Generational Divide: Florent Tops Freddie in 50 Free at French Nationals

Fred Bousquet and Florent Manaudou discuss the 50 free, where both qualified for the World Championships. (Photo Courtesy: Aidan Pongrace)

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Matteo Rivolta Breaks Italian National Record in 100 Fly on Day 2 at Spring Championship

Italy’s Matteo Rivolta now leads the world in 2013 in the 100 fly in long course. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Simon Winther Resigns at Top Danish Club; Spanish Coach Rovira Replacement

Simon Winther has resigned as the head coach of the SIGMA Swim Club in Denmark, and will be replaced by…

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Bousquet is Back: Fred Beats Florent in 50 Fly to Book Flight to Barcelona

Fred Bousquet, after missing the Olympic team, swam an emphatic 23.00 to win the 50 fly in Rennes. (Photo: Aidan Pongrace)

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Pellegrini Wins 100 Backstroke on Day 1 of 2013 Italian Spring Nationals

The 2013 Italian National Championships began Tuesday at the huge swim center in Riccione, and will serve as the selector…

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Dutch select world championship team

Jacco Verharen, who took over the Dutch Technical Director role in November after coaching Ranomi Kromowidjojo to a double gold in London,…

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2013 French Nationals Preview; Agnel Back Off The 400 Free Bandwagon

The view of the city hall in Rennes, France where the 2013 French National Championships and World Championship Trials will begin on Tuesday. (Photo: Aidan Pongrace)

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Georgia Davies First European in 2013 to Break Minute in 100 Backstroke

Thefinal day of the 2013 Eindhoven Swim Cup in the Netherlands saw a punctuation of four great days of swimming…

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