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11 things I’ve learned from two weeks of Masters Swimming

After 15 years of swim parenting, I joined Masters two weeks ago. Here are 11 things I’ve learned from two weeks of Masters…

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Eetu Piiroinen wins twice on opening day of Finnish Nationals

Eetu Piiroinen picked up a pair of wins to kick off the 5-day Finnish National Championships in Vaasa Wednesday.

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Morozov Posts World’s Second Fastest Time in the 50 Freestyle on the Final Day of Russian Nationals

Vladimir Morozov recorded a season’s best and the world’s number two time in the 50 freestyle winning the event in a time of 21.65…

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Team GB Announces Swimming Roster For Inaugural European Games at Baku 2015

This morning Team Great Britain released the roster for the inaugural 2015 European Games.

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Rylov Posts Top Five Time to Win the 200 Backstroke at the Russian National Championships

50 backstroke junior world record holder Evgeny Rylov took the men’s 200 backstroke with ease posting a time of 1:56.44…

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Spain to Send 14 Athletes to Kazan

Spain will be sending 14 athletes, seven male and seven female, to compete at the World Championships in Kazan this summer…

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Swim Poem: The Lane Not Taken

This poem is inspired by and based off of Robert Frost’s poem, The Road Not Taken, with a swimming twist added to it.

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Vlad Morozov posts world-leading 47.9 in 100 free on day 3 of Russian Nationals

On the third day of Russian Nationals, Vlad Morozov took over, winning two events including the 100 free, where he became the first man in the world to crack 48 this season.

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Michael Phelps MP Time-Lapse Video From Mesa

SwimSwam photographer Mike Lewis captured thousands of images from Mesa, including a lot of underwater shots. Lewis put this 15 second Michael Phelps time-lapse video together from the competition coverage.

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Danish Swimming Federation to send 12 swimmers to World Championship

There will be 12 Danish swimmers participating in the World Swimming Championships when they get underway in the Russian city of Kazan from August 2nd-9th.

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For The Love Of Swimming – A Message To My Fellow Swammers

Years after the alarm stops ringing, teeth cease chattering, and the perpetual stomach retching settles, that sweet and tingly chemical aroma catches you off guard and you hear yourself saying “I think I’m ready.”

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Daria Ustinova breaks Junior World Record in 200 back on day 2 of Russian Nationals

Russian 16-year-old Daria Ustinova broke her own Junior World Record in the 200 meter backstroke to highlight the second day of Russia’s national championships.

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Yulia Evimova Is On Top Of World Rankings In A Second Event After First Day of Russian Nationals

The 2015 Russian National Championships kicked off yesterday, bumping Yulia Efimova back on top of the world rankings in the 50…

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Amaury Leveaux’s Tell-All Book, “Sex, Drugs, and Swimming” Comes Out on Wednesday

Amaury Leveaux, the Bad Boy of French Swimming, is in the news again. Leveaux, who has held the SCM world…

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2015 Italian Spring Nationals and WC Trials: 18 Qualified for Kazan at End of Day Five

Marco Orsi finished the Italian Spring Nationals with two individual and two relay qualifications for World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

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