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Agnel Tops Stravius; Meynard to Close French Nationals

Even with the core of the squad that did so well at the 2008 Olympics aging and/or retired, the French men look as strong as ever coming out of their National Championship meet in Rennes, France. (Photo Courtesy: Aidan Pongrace)

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No Individual Qualifiers; Men’s 800 Hits Mark on Final Day of Italian Nationals

The last day of the 2013 Italian Championships wrapped on Saturday evening in Riccione, and per the Italian qualifying standards,…

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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Germany’s Paul Biedermann has withdrawn from Germany’s World Championship Trials.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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