Europe

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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McNamara Qualifies For European Championships in 200 Breaststroke

The final day of the 2014 Irish National Championships saw one new qualifier for the European Championships in the women’s…

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Neamt and Hyland Rack Up One More Win Each At Irish National Championships

Teammates Antoinette Neamt and Brendan Hyland collected three national championship titles…

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Italian European Juniors Roster at 31 swimmers

The Italian Swimming Federation (FIN) has announced the 31 names already on its European Junior Championships roster as of late April.

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Great Britain announces 23-person squad for European Juniors

Following British Nationals, Great Britain has announced its official roster for the European Junior Championships in the Netherlands this July.

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Former Aussie National Teamer Houghton Breaks Irish 50 Fly National Record on Day 2 of Nationals

Day 2 of the 2014 Irish National Championships saw the second butterfly National Record of the meet go down. Following…

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Kromowidjojo Leads 17 Dutch Swimmers to Berlin for 2014 European Championships

Ranomi Kromowidjojo has never won an individual gold at the European Long Course Championships: a fact that she’ll look to change in a big way this summer in Berlin.

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Hyland Breaks 200 Butterfly Record At Irish National Championships

Brendan Hyland was the standout performer on the first day of action securing the 200m Butterfly National Title in a new Irish Senior Record time of 1:58.68…

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Yannick Agnel Out of Day 1 at Mesa Grand Prix

With the release of this morning’s heat sheets for the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix, we see that Yannick Agnel has…

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