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1996 Olympic Bronze Medallist Korneyev Becomes Fatal Victim Of Stomach Cancer

Andrey Korneyev, who won an Olympic bronze medal in the 200 breaststroke at the 1996 for Russian, died from stomach cancer on May 2nd…

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Indiana Adds Elite British Junior Sprinter Grace Vertigans from Plymouth Leander

Indiana head coach Ray Looze has filled a significant hole in his 2014-2015 lineup with the addition of a new freshman recruit from the U.K.

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Ben Proud Tweaks Training, Breaks British Record in 50 Free in Time Trial Swim

British Swimmer Ben Proud has broken the 50 long course meter free British Record at a regional meet, swimming a 21.86…

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Italian Olympian Beni Retires After Swimming At Second Annual Swim4Life Trophy

2008 Olympian Niccolo Beni used the Swim4Life event to announce his retirement from the sport…

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Kuznetsov (RUS) stuns favourite in Moscow – FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2014

The local delegation delivered powerful performances in Moscow during the fourth stop of the FINA/NVC Diving World Series on May 2-4 with at its helm 2013 World silver medallist Evgeny Kuznetsov taking the gold in the men’s 3m springboard, ahead of Ukraine’s Illya Kvasha and British Jack Laugher. (Also see the 2014 FINA/NVC Trialer)

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Aliaksandra Herasimenia Takes Two On The Final Day In Antwerp

On the final day of the Belgian National Championships Belarusian swimmer Aliaksandra Herasimenia continued to rack up the wins taking the women’s 100 freestyle and 50 backstroke…

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Koch Puts Up Second Fastest 200 Breaststroke; Team Of 30 For Euro Champs Announced

The final night of the German National Championships in Berlin saw two German stars put up times that rank both number two in the world…

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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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